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Address: Riverpoint Road, Gisborne, New Zealand
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+64 6-868 8366

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Had to see where the wine came from!!

We called to Matawhero on the way out of Gisborne and on our way to Napier. We had tried these wines in the Bay of Islands so it was an opportunity to see the vineyard. Only a... read more

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62 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called to Matawhero on the way out of Gisborne and on our way to Napier. We had tried these wines in the Bay of Islands so it was an opportunity to see the vineyard. Only a small tasting (I was driving) but it was as good as ever. Very pleasant surrounds and popular, particularly with cruise ships. They were... More 

Thank aholden862
Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

A bunch of us at Christmas Eve chilling with wine and petanque and platters. An awesome afternoon chilling with bean bags under the trees. No better way to spend a lazy afternoon.

1 Thank Adrenaline_Hit
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stopped in for a late lunch on Saturday afternoon and had a lovely hour or so sitting outside enjoying the tasting platter accompanied by excellent wine. The service was very good, friendly and attentive but not at all intrusive. We will certainly be back again!

1 Thank JRC196366
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149 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We were in Gisborne over Easter and there wasn't uch open so it was great this place was open. We shared some platters of food that were very tasty and had a wine tasting that serves you five or six "tastes". We sat in the nice garden section which was great as we had kids who could run around, there... More 

Thank DCiliberto
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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184 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We really enjoyed our flights of wine, and a delicious platter of tasty food. the setting is lovely, with the nice lawn, and shady trees. Would have definitely scored Matawhero a five, but for the dogs! There was a black dog who seemed to live there. No problem at at, very relaxed lab. However, other customers let there dogs run... More 

Thank CR111
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488 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 378 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

The cheese platter was great. We also had the tasting board of 5 wines, which were all delicious. The rose is one of the best and the Chardonnay is very good. A lovely relaxed lunch break. If one of you is driving one tasting series is enough.

Thank Coylum
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We stopped here on a cycle tour organised by Gisborne cycles. They offer a set selection of 5 tasting wines and a lunch platter. The platter had lots of cheese, meat and deli options and nice bread and dips. The wine came with comprehensive tasting notes. You can buy wine by the glass or buy bottles to drink or takeaway.... More 

Thank Eleanor B
Paia, Hawaii
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50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Was suggested by another staff at neighboring winery to stop here if we wanted more tastings. Walked in and it's in a charming building. Tasting counter occupied by others, so we sat and ended up paying for our tasting flutes of 6, which wasn't a bad deal anyways. Ordered a big platter of appetizers to accompany, which was AMAZING. Cheeses,... More 

Thank Maui N
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit this winery after reading the reviews. Lovely setting under the trees outside ordered our platter for 2 and our wine. The platter was really nice and asking if they had gluten free crackers they did. My husband said the bread was fresh. A good assortment of cheeses, meats including smoked salmon and other condiments and pickles.... More 

Thank Gael G
Hong Kong, China
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218 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

This winery has very pleasant surroundings and would make a relaxing and enjoyable place for lunch. We were there to look at the wines because this vineyard has a fairly famous history, the wines having been selected for a number of major state functions many years ago. The original owner sounds like a classic "can do" New Zealander who left... More 

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