Mission Estate Winery

Mission Estate Winery established in 1851 by pioneering French Missionaries is New Zealand’s oldest winery and the birthplace of New Zealand wine.

Our Wines

Our wines are characterised by purity of flavour, finesse and delicacy. We preserve the distinctive aromas and flavours of our vineyards and craft delicious wines for all occasions.

The Cellar Door is housed in the Grande Maison, an elegantly restored seminary building nestled in the Taradale hills, offering visitors sweeping views of the vineyards and coast beyond. 

Offering elegant, classic surroundings, magnificent views, world class cuisine and wines combined with the stunning vineyard location makes Mission Restaurant one of Hawke’s Bays premier venues.

The ideal accommodation option for weekend escapes, business visits and weddings. A complimentary bottle of Mission Fête sparkling wine is provided on arrival.

Mission Rewards is a loyalty programme which gives you points to access tiers and benefits along with credits for your Mission Wallet. 


Offering an elegant wedding experience in lovingly restored classic surroundings, with magnificent views and complimented with world class cuisine and wines. Mission provides the complete wedding service all in the one convenient and stunning location.

Mission is proudly a founding member of Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand

Mission is committed to sustainability through our environmental management and sustainable programmes. Every aspect of Mission’s production is managed to create wines that minimise the impact on the environment.

A heritage like no other