Winery Events

Discover Matawhero

These events are the perfect way to enjoy our wines and warm hospitality.

  • First Light Wine & Food


    The First Light Wine & Food Festival is Gisborne’s pre-eminent wine event. Held on Sunday of Labour Weekend, the event brings wineries TW Wines, Matawhero Wines and Bridge Estate together for an amazing day of live music, great wines and superb food choices.

    Please visit for more information https://www.firstlightwineandfood.co.nz 

    Tickets are $45 plus booking fee and available from Eventfinder – https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2020/first-light-wine-food-gisborne-2020/gisborne

    or Gisborne I-site.


  • The Winter Vines Tour with Matawhero, Bridge Estate and The Vines

    SUNDAY JULY 26TH AND 30TH AUGUST 2020 – Noon to 4PM – $20 BUS TICKETS

    Get out amongst the vines this Winter and visit three of our local wineries on the Winter Vines Tour. Bus tickets are $20 per person and include transport from Gisborne I-site to Matawhero, Bridge Estate and The Vines (Bushmere Wines) and back to town at the end of the day. All venues will have live music and food and wine you can purchase. Tickets are limited to 150 people so don’t miss out!

    Buses will depart from Gisborne I-site at 11.45am, noon and 12.15pm and return at 4pm. A shuttle service will operate every 45 minutes between the venues.