Posts Tagged ‘Mission Estate Winery’

Mission Estate scores a gold in the Red Blends

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Mission Estate scored a gold in the Red Blends category with their Mission Estate Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, while neighbouring Church Road grabbed a gold medal for their Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay 2017 in that category. Read more Related Posts:Vatican indicts Cardinal Becciu, nine others in…Mary Queen of Scots rosary beads stolenIsrael Folau stands by social Read more

Mission Concert close to sold out in 7 days

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

The Mission Concert is close to a full house just seven days after announcing Phil Collins as its top billing. Promoters said the tickets have all sold bar a “small allocation” of extra tickets that will go on sale next week. continue reading Related Posts:Grand, tired St Patrick‚Äôs will be soldWhite House Press Secretary tests Read more

Pope Francis’ environmental message pays off at Mission Estate winery

Monday, May 7th, 2018
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2018 is the twentieth anniversary of the Mission Estate Winery’s environmental certification, and winemaker Paul Mooney continues to be extremely passionate about sustainability. Ahead of its time Mooney says “Mission is also being sustainable because it’s the right thing to do”. “The Mission’s focus is very much in line with Pope Francis’ commitment to sustainability”, Read more

All wine is ‘not’ suitable for Eucharist

Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Sacramental altar wine used to need ecclesiastical approval. It sort of still does. In 1995 the New Zealand Catholic Bishops’ Conference decided that, “Given the more frequent practice of Holy Communion under both kinds, it seems opportune to assure priests that it is no longer necessary always to use ‘ecclesiastically approved’ wine”. A widespread practice Read more

Mission Vineyards: 50 shades of grapes

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Mission Estate Winery, perched high in the Taradale Hills of Hawkes Bay, is as much a history book as it is a vineyard. Approaching the extensive property, the first thing to steal your attention is an avenue of plane trees, the solid trunks, 57 in total, have stood sentry here alongside fields of vines since Read more