Winter Wine Tasting Series #1- Mark Sweet

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Winter Wine Tasting Series #1- Mark Sweet

30 May @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Mark Sweet – Wine Characters & The Character of Single Varietals – Buy Tickets below

Mission Estate Winery is celebrating 170 years of winemaking in Hawke’s Bay with a new monthly Winter Wine Tasting Series at our Cellar Door, once a month.

This is a chance to taste different wines, new releases of old favourites, savour food matches, meet guest speakers from Hawke’s Bay’s creative world and even make your own wine.

From May until September, enjoy a series of wine events. Starting with a glass of bubbles on arrival, canapés, a guest speaker and guided wine tasting. Exclusive offers available on the day.

First up 2pm, Sunday, May 30: Mark Sweet – Wine Characters and the Character of Single Varietals.

Hawke’s Bay author Mark Sweet will entertain with stories of the characters he met while researching his book Wine: Stories from Hawke’s Bay. Followed by a guided flight of six, single varietal wines hosted by our Cellar Door team.

This is your chance to try rare single varietals such as Semillon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and more.

Keep an eye out for more fabulous events on the following dates:

  • 2pm, Sunday May 30 – Wine Characters and the Character of Single Varietals
  • 6pm, Thursday June 24 – Chocolate and Wine Matching
  • 2pm, Sunday July 18 –  Bordeaux Sunday
  • TBC, Thursday August 19 – HB Arts Community Guest Speaker
  • TBC, Thursday September 16, Blend your own Wine

As this is a catered event, we will need a minimum of 18 people to make this experience happen.

If we do not meet the minimum requirement – we will inform you 72 hours before the event and offer you the option of a full refund or transfer the ticket to a later event.

Numbers strictly limited to 30 people. If you cannot attend, please let us know 72 hours prior, otherwise the full fee will be charged.

NB: You must be over 18 to take part in the wine tasting.


30 May
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Mission Cellar Door
198 Church Rd, Poraiti
Napier, Hawke’s Bay 4112 New Zealand


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