Mission Estate Restaurant


Hours: Mon to Sat: 9am – 5pm Sunday: 10am – 4.30pm

Phone: 06 845 9354

Mission Estate was established in 1851, is New Zealand's oldest winery and the birthplace of New Zealand wine...we produce seriously beautiful wines.


Our story begins with a group of French Missionaries who sailed to New Zealand in 1838 with little more than their faith and a few vines. Mission Estate was established by these Missionaries in Hawke’s Bay in 1851, where vines were planted to produce both sacramental and table wine and New Zealand’s first winery was born. The first record of a commercial sale dates back to 1870 when a parcel of mostly dry reds was sold. The elegantly restored historic seminary building offers an attractive location for the unique, award-winning Mission Restaurant. Providing elegant, classic surroundings, stunning views, world class cuisine and wines combined with the stunning vineyard location makes Mission Restaurant one of Hawke's Bays premier venues. Mission Restaurant is undergoing extensive refurbishments over the winter months. Commencing 6th July, through to mid September, the restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner Friday, Saturday and Sunday only and our capacity is limited, so bookings are essential.

198 Church Road, Taradale, Napier 4112


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