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Wrights Vineyard & Winery

1093 Wharerata Road | Gisborne, Manutuke 4053, New Zealand
+64 6-862 8746
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One more reason to move to Gisborne

Always great to visit a Winery operated and run by the owner. Jeoff with his professional approach... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
crap0ussin
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Gisborne, New Zealand
Great organic wines

We really enjoyed the wine tasting at this venue. The Pinot Gris and the late harvest Semillon were... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
A K
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Melbourne, Australia
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Winery, Cafe, Cellar Door located at our organic certified vineyard. Our Cellar Door is open from Labour Weekend, Sat, Sun and Mon, vver January 7 days, then open over Easter weekend, then by appointment. Come and relax and taste our wines, we have food, coffee, beer and non alcoholic drinks. This year we are offering customers Gourmet Pizza's at our cellar door, winery. Our place has a great family atmosphere, with a separate area for the kids to play - swings, swings and sand pit. Plus petanque for the adults. We also do a wine and food match deconstruction experience, where you get four wines matched with four tapa's. Saturday's during summer we have live music from 1pm. We also operate a unique wine cruise ship tour and sightseeing trip around Gisborne, we can pick you up by coach in town and take you to Kaiti Hill lookout for a historical overview of Gisborne, then out to our winery for a tour of the winery, plus Wine and Food match experience.
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1093 Wharerata Road | Gisborne, Manutuke 4053, New Zealand
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+64 6-862 8746
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Always great to visit a Winery operated and run by the owner. Jeoff with his professional approach and his cheerful and pleasant personality gave us an intimate experience into the world and passion of a local wine maker. We spent a very good moment in...More

Thank crap0ussin
Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

It was great meeting you both and look forward to seeing you again next year. This time of year we welcome appointments to our cellar door as we are busy with the grape harvest - thanks.

Reviewed 30 January 2017

We really enjoyed the wine tasting at this venue. The Pinot Gris and the late harvest Semillon were the standout wines for us. We purchased the Semillon. All of the wines were paired with a vegetarian platter, which we requested given that we are vegetarians....More

Thank A K
Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

It was great meeting you glad to hear you enjoyed our organic wines and pizza. We always work our hardest in the vineyards to bring you the best we can with our wines - so thanks for making the time to come out and meet...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here on the way from Gisborne to Napier & was greeted with a friendly smile from Ashley who served us a delicious Farmers Market Vegetarian Pizza ($18) non-alcoholic wine spritzer ($4) & we bought a few bottles of their amazing organic wine to...More

Thank KiwiJenni
Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Thanks for the review and visiting our winery cellar door, we are now open 7 days from 11am - 4pm during January.

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Spent the afternoon enjoying home made pizza and sampling wine while the kids played with one of the owners boys in the garden. Very relaxed environment with good quality food and wine, will defiantly be back to enjoy the live music in the summer months.

Thank Aspeys
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had the pleasure of getting a tour of the Winery and Vineyard. Very interesting especially the production being organic. Tasted a number of different wines which were very good. We ended up buying a number of bottles to bring home with us. Turns our they...More

Thank BKN1975
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Our recent visit to Gisborne and a tour of the Wights Vineyard & Winery at Manutuke was truely amazing. The owners Jeff & Nicola Wight showed their passion in making amazing and great tasting Organic Wines, with a tasting in the cellar followed by a...More

Thank raewynpete
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We ordered a platter and 3 tasting wines each. The platter was a wonderful mix of cold meats, olives, and home made spreads accompanied by crackers and toasted ciabatta. Just perfect. The tasting wines were a bargain for $5 with generous 'tasting' servings! Topped off...More

2  Thank A8259VKianh
Reviewed 13 March 2016

On a recent cruise, we had the opportunity to visit Wrights Vineyard & Winery near Gisborne, NZ. Geoff Wright and two of his sons met us at the pier, where we boarded a bus for a short look around the Gisborne area before heading to...More

3  Thank kbeauinal
Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Thanks for the review, we really appreciate it. Thanks for coming on our cruise ship winery tour in Gisborne. Its always nice to meet the people off the boat and showcase Gisborne's fine organic wines. Our boys also love the scenic bus tour up to...More

Reviewed 23 February 2016

Came to Wrights Winery for a birthday lunch and had a wonderful afternoon The wine and food was excellent. The service brilliant, gave descriptions of wines we were tasting and having been told the night before that it was my birthday they went that extra...More

Thank fantailnursery
Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Thanks for visiting our organic winery in Gisborne and on your birthday, it was a special day for us as well in that you could share your birthday and anniversary at our place. Our boys love visitors, thanks for making the time to chat with...More

Reviewed 6 February 2016

We visited the winery for a light lunch on Sunday. Beautiful Palin's along with other snacks. Mum in kitchen preparing the food, Dad serving - with the help of 4 young sons who were delightful and entertaining! Enjoyed the pinot grigio we had with our...More

Thank Gillian C
Nicola W, Owner at Wrights Vineyard & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2016

Thanks for visiting us, look forward to seeing you again sometime.

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Colleen C
Is this well behaved children friendly?
3 January 2017|
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Response from Nicola W | Property representative |
Absolutely. We have Petanque. Playground/sandpit etc. You relax they play/eat. Perfect.
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Katie B
Hi, is the outside restaurant area dog friendly if you have a well behaved dog? Thanks
4 December 2016|
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Response from Nicola W | Property representative |
Yes of course, especially if kid friendly. We have a nice tree in the shade the dog can hang out as well.
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