Hastings has over 40 wineries, each with its own individual character and charm. Some are
small boutique wineries; others are major operations that have spared no expense in setting
themselves up. Most have cellar door tastings and many offer alfresco dining to complement
Hawkes Bay is New Zealand's oldest winemaking region, home to New Zealand's oldest winemaking
establishments, some producing wines for over 140 years. Today the Hawkes Bay is New Zealand's
second-largest wine region, leading the country with 70% of Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% of
Chardonnay production. It also produces high quality Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and sweet
dessert wines, while smaller boutique wineries are constantly experimenting with new varieties.
Why not book yourself on a tour or grab a wine map and take yourself? From boutique
wineries to major operations, you're bound to find something special to swirl around your
Featured Hawkes Bay Wineries/Wine Tours
Wine Tour - Napier - Starting from NZ $70.00 per person
See and savour the "Best of the Bay" with Bay Tours and Charters - top wine, sightseeing and food tastings. You have a full range of options to suit your budget and timing requirements - morning, afternoon or full day tours. More...
Featured Hastings Winery Events
Festivals & Lifestyle - Food, Gourmet, Wine Events
Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau, Central Hawke's Bay, Hawkes Bay
From Thursday 5 September 2013 to Sunday 8 September 2013
A festival of the arts featuring the Centralines Art Extravaganza, Electra Gallery's premier art exhibition of the year including Sue Davidson as resident artist and Jill Kennett as resident potter. Cooking classes with... More...