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
Enjoy freewheeling around Hawkes Bay on our great range of comfort bikes or tandems and make the most of our fantastic climate! We cater for individuals, couples, families and small groups. Great for team building, hen's parties, social clubs or conferences. More...