Plan your visit

Experience Hawke’s Bay Wine Trails

Hawke’s Bay is home to an outstanding wine tourism culture and offers a wide variety of experiences as well as regular food and wine festivals.

Please note some Wineries and Cellar Doors may be closed due to the affects of Cyclone Gabrielle, please check before visiting.

Cellar doors, winery restaurants, vineyard accommodation, and wine experiences. This is a dream destination for wine lovers, easily accessible via air or road.

Wine trails in Hawke’s Bay offer a plethora of ways to experience the highly-accoladed wines of the region, from well-developed cycle trails, to architecture and wine tours in classic cars. The diversity in wine is matched by the diversity in landscape, as the region’s wineries and tasting rooms are scattered throughout plains, mountain peaks and valleys, and coastal cliffs.

Wine and food is a way of life in Hawke’s Bay, celebrated with festivals, markets, and events throughout the year. For more information on visiting Hawke’s Bay visit the Hello Hawke’s Bay website.


View the Wine and Food Map to help you visit some of the 35 or so winery cellar doors in the bay and taste the numerous award-winning Hawke’s Bay wines.

We have a few tips on Wine Tasting Etiquette you might like to look at to help you make the most of your visit to Hawke’s Bay.

Hawke’s Bay offers some of New Zealand’s leading wine trails. Take a day or two to sample all there is to offer, with wines from Hawke’s Bay river valleys, terraces and hillsides of vineyards.

Open to visitors

Cellar Doors

Please note some Cellar Doors may be closed due to the affects of Cyclone Gabrielle, please check before visiting.

Hawke’s Bay wine trials take in a vast variety of wineries, of which around 37, depending on the season you visit in, have cellar doors open to the public. These cellar doors are all unique and offer a chance to get to know the people behind the scenes as well as discover the diversity of styles and varieties produced in Hawke’s Bay.

Some of our cellar doors operate on a “By Appointment Only” basis. Others have standard opening hours whereby you can pop in. They do get busy sometimes, so it pays to call ahead and make a reservation, especially if you are a group of five or more. That way you can get the most out of your experience. Purchasing wine at a cellar door is a must do. You can take it with you or have it shipped home. The staff are always very helpful.

Closed - keep at the top and empty
Abbey Winery and Brewery

Saturday 11am-5.30pm

Sunday 11am – 5pm

Contact 06 879 6171 or

Akarangi Wines

Temporarily closed


Alpha Domus

Thursday- Sunday 11am-5pm

Contact or 027 862 2340 or 06 879 6752 Ext 2

Ash Ridge Winery

Thursday – Monday, 11am-5pm

Contact or 06 650 4324  

Askerne Winery
Open 7 Days 10am-5pm

Contact or 06 877 2089

Black Barn Vineyards

10am-4pm 7 days

Contact or 06 877 7985

Bostock Wines
By appointment only.

Contact or 06 873 9046

Brookfields Vineyards

Temporarily Closed

Contact or 06 834 4615

Clearview Estate
Wednesday to Sunday 10am-4pm

Contact or 06 875 0150

Church Road Winery
Thursday – Monday, 10:30am-4:30pm

Contact or 06 833 8225

Crab Farm Winery

Projected opening 9th March, please check prior

Contact or 06 836 6678

Craggy Range
7 days, 11am-5pm

Contact or 06 873 0141

Closed - keep at the top and empty
Decibel Wines

Thursday to Sat 11am-5pm

Contact or +64 22 361 9645

De La Terre
Fri to Sun 10am-5pm, or by appointment.

Contact or 06 874 3224

Elephant Hill

Thurs to Mon 11am- 5pm

Contact or 06 872 6060 

Hawke's Ridge Wine Estate

Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 11am-5pm

Closed for winter from mid- May until October 2023

Contact or 06 281 2025

Junction Wines

Temporarily Closed

Contact 027 445 5245

Linden Estate

Temporarily Closed post flooding

Contact 06 836 6806 option 1

Mission Estate Winery
Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4:30pm

Contact or 06 845 9353

Moana Park
Closed for renovations

Contact or 06 844 8269

Monowai Estate

By appointment only. 

Inaccessible post-flooding


Oak Estate
Thurs to Mon 11:30am-4.30pm

Contact or 06 879 7019

Closed - keep at the top and empty
Paritua Winery

Wednesday to Sunday 12pm-4pm (Saturday 11am – 5pm) or by appointment.

Contact or 06 874 9180

Pask Winery
Currently closed for renovations

Contact or 06 879 7906

Pukeora Estate
Cellar Door closed

Contact or 06 858 9339

Radburnd Cellars

Temporarily Closed

Contact  or 06 651 1815

Sileni Estate

Open Wednesday – Sunday 10am-5pm

Contact or 06 879 4830

Smith & Sheth

Wednesday – Saturday: 12pm-9pm

Sunday 12pm-7pm

Closed Mon & Tues.

Tasting flights are available until 4pm each day.

Contact or 06 650 5550

Fri-Sun 11am-4pm or by appointment.

Contact or 06 879 9610

Shed 530 Estate


Te Awanga Estate

Wednesday – Sunday, 11am-5pm

Closed Monday and Tuesday

Contact or 06 875 0553

Te Mata Estate
Mon to Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm.

Contact or 06 877 4399 

The Urban Winery
Wed 12pm-6pm, Thurs-Sat 12pm til late, Sun 12pm-6pm

Contact  or 06 650 3353

Trinity Hill
11am-5pm, 7 days

Contact or 06 879 7778 Ext 709

Unison Vineyards
Weds – Sat 11am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

Contact  or 06 879 7913

Village Vineyards in Brother Cafe
Sat 11am-5pm or by appointment.

Contact  or 06 877 7782 or 021 552 011

Sip & dine

Wine Experiences

Hawke’s Bay is home to an outstanding wine tourism culture and offers a wide variety of experiences as well as regular food and wine festivals.

There is something for everybody in sunny Hawke’s Bay – pre-organised tasting flights (a wine flight is a selection of 4 or 5 wines to be tasted in order); tailored wine flights; wine flights can be self-guided or a knowledgeable character will take you through the wines; food and wine matching experiences; the opportunity to blend your own wine; VIP experiences accompanied by a sommelier, winemaker or even a Master of Wine; at certain times of the year there are opportunities to help in the vineyards at picking parties, or even see the wine making process in action.

Food options are offered at many of the cellar doors – options include full restaurant & bistros; cheese and charcuterie platters; wood fired pizzas; food trucks; build your own picnic or bring your own; café style cabinet food – all centred on the beautifully fresh, seasonal local produce. A long lunch is always the order of the day though, opening a fine bottle of Hawke’s bay wine to accompany it.

Play & stay

Getting Around

With more than 200 vineyards, 70+ wineries and 30+ cellar doors, the toughest decision you’ll have is where to start.

There are many options to transport yourselves between our cellar doors – self-drive, just make sure you nominate a sober driver!; hire a bike – whether electric or the old fashioned pedal power, our trails are organized into different circuits that take in several wineries en-route; book a winery tour and be driven around by a knowledgeable friendly local; you could walk between some that are grouped; or even charter a helicopter! The Wineries Ride was created to take in a small selection of Cellar Doors on an easy cycle route, with some topical storyboards along the way.

And if you want to be completely immersed in vineyard and winery life, then several of our members offer accommodation on their property that can be booked – from quaint vineyard cottages to luxurious lodges that you can bring a group of friends to.