Vines & wines make up a large portion of the local Gisborne region and offer a wealth of boutique experiences that are unique to Gisborne. Meet the Gisborne winemakers directly and savour the array of varieties and local produce to match.

Tairawhiti Tours will collect you from your elected location. This tour starts with a regional brief on top of Kaiti Hill and then we head out to the Gisborne wineries after enjoying a quick coffee in town. This Gisborne Wine tour is your own selection, you get six iconic Gisborne wine location options to choose from and you select three to complete your day. Each location offers a unique experience with a gourmet picnic hamper to enjoy along the way.

Returning you back to Gisborne city at 2.30pm to your elected location, we know you will have had a very eventful and fun day.

We will visit : (remember you select three)

Matawhero Estate '
Wines & tasting in the ambience of the historical Matawhero Vineyard

TW Wines -
Learn about the terroir & varieties with a vineyard tour with the colourful characters of TW Wines

Vinoptima -
Wines & tasting with the truly exceptional "Gewurztraminer" variety

Bushmere Estate -
Wines & tasting in the vines with the wine brand whose logo represents the elements of grape growing ' earth, water and sun.

GisVin Ltd '
Learn about the process of winemaking through this successful commercial winery

Gisborne Wine Centre - 
A collection of all Gisborne wines in one amazing centre, located on the city's stunning inner Marina precinct.

The picnic hamper is being provided by Black Pearl Catering, specialists in modern New Zealand cuisine and indigenous flavours.