These events are the perfect way to enjoy our wines and warm hospitality.
First Light Wine & Food
SUNDAY OCTOBER 27TH 2019 – LABOUR WEEKEND – NOON TO 7PM
The First Light Wine & Food Festival is Gisborne’s pre-eminent wine event. Held on Sunday of Labour Weekend (27 October 2019) 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/2019/first-light-wine-food-gisborne/hawkes-bay-gisborne
or Gisborne I-site and Matawhero Cellar Door
Matawhero Rosé Garden Party
SATURDAY 26 OCTOBER 2019 – LABOUR WEEKEND – $35 PER TICKET – 2pm to 5pm
After a sell-out Rosé garden party at Labour Weekend last year, we are holding another picnic afternoon on the lawn. Tickets include a picnic box, glass of gorgeous rosé and live music throughout the afternoon with Paul Jackson and Ben Wilkinson.
The Chardonnay Affair
MAY 23-24TH 2019
RENDEZVOUS WITH GISBORNE’S FINEST CHARDONNAY’S IN THIS ARRAY OF SUMPTUOUS EVENTS!
International Chardonnay Day is celebrated on the Thursday before the last Monday in May every year and is gathering momentum in many wine producing countries around the world. The Chardonnay Affair will host a number of events focusing on matching the wines with local cuisine and learning more about our beautiful wines and region. Please visit for more information www.thechardonnayaffair.co.nz