Posts Tagged ‘Mission Estate’

Mission wine among the best in the world

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Mission’s 2013 Jewelstone continues to put New Zealand wine on the international map. The 2013 Syrah has been selected to appear at the WINE Explorers’ Grand Annual Tasting 2016. It is one of only 2 New Zealand wines and 35 wines selected from around the world. Jewelstone Syrah The WINE Explorers project is a four-year Read more

Mission Estate among world’s top wine destinations

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Hawkes Bay has been listed by Wine Enthusiast among ten of the top wine destinations in the world and Mission Estate named among the top places to taste. Listed as the number three wine destination in the world, ‘The Bay’ is the only New Zealand wine region mentioned by the publication. The region is also praised for Read more

Napier Council and Mission Estate winery settle land dispute

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

A long-running dispute between Napier City Council and the owners of Mission Estate Winery has been settled out of court. The dispute began when the council used the Public Works Act to take 1.5 hectares from the winery to realign a road. The council and Marist Holdings (Greenmeadows) fought a protracted battle over the valuation Read more

Mission Estate breaks out the bubbles

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

To commemorate 50 years since the production of its first sparkling wine Mission Estate is set to turn the pricing clocks back. It is a deal which winery staff believe will put as big a sparkle on the faces of the first 50 people to hit the online “buy” button on December 9 as there Read more

Irish upset by Mission Concert’s “UK invasion”

Friday, November 15th, 2013

When the line-up for next year’s Mission Estate Winery Concert was announced this week, it was billed as the UK Invasion Party. The Concert will feature Ronan Keating, Melanie C from the Spice Girls, Sharon Corr, Billy Ocean and Leo Sayer. However branding Irish musicians Ronan Keating and Sharon Corr  as Brits has upset Hawke’s Bay’s Irish community. Read more

Mission Concert 2013: Barry Gibb and Carole King

Friday, October 12th, 2012

The artist for next year’s 21st Mission Concert has been announced today. Barry Gibb of Bee Gees fame will rock the Hawke’s Bay venue with support from Carole King. The annual round of rumours as to who this year’s artist may have been also included Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen. The concert, which Read more

Mission Estate buys Marlborough vineyard

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Mission Estate, thought to be the oldest winery in New Zealand, has purchased Cape Campbell Wines’ Cable Station Vineyard in Marlborough’s Awatere Valley. The vineyard has 73ha planted with mostly sauvignon blanc, pinot noir and pinot gris. Cape Campbell Wines was put into liquidation almost two years ago. Cable Station was put up for tender Read more