Verdant vineyards at Craggy Range. © Hawke's Bay Tourism

Imbibe your way around the Hawke’s Bay wine trails


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The oldest wine region in New Zealand, Hawke’s Bay is rightly renowned for its tantalising tipples. 

With a maritime climate similar to the Bordeaux region in France, it’s not surprising that the Hawke’s Bay is the country’s leading producer of full-bodied reds and specialists in rich, complex Chardonnays. 

With over 200 vineyards, 76 wineries and 36 cellar doors, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Hawke’s Bay has excelled at ensuring the bulk of its wineries offer multiple reasons to visit – tasting trays, dining options that range from casual to fine, plus plenty of live music and entertainment in summer.

But better yet, do it all by bike. For a condensed experience, the Wineries Ride is a flat, easy day trip, looping inland from coastal Clive to take in 10 separate cellar doors including the area known as the Bridge Pa Triangle.

Meet with knowledgable local winemakers and taste their wares. You can have heaps of fun and likely learn something along the way

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23 December 2018 | By eddie5768

a definite must do, even twice loved it the first time

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