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Wine Focused Events of Note

Bridge Pa Wine Festival 2018
10.00 am to 6.00 pm, Saturday 20 January 2018
Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District, Hawke’s Bay
Cost: Tickets from $38.00 pp, covering entry to all wineries, festival glass and hop on/hop off buses
$55.00 for tickets including bus transfers from Napier, Taradale, Hastings and Havelock North
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This is the fourth Bridge Pa Wine Festival which follows on from the success of the previous three years’ events. The festival has eight wineries showcasing the attributes of this special winegrowing area which produces some of Hawke’s Bay’s and New Zealand’s top wines. Attendees will be able to taste wines and meet the winemakers from Abbey Cellars, Alpha Domus, Ash Ridge, Ngatarawa, Oak Estate, Paritua, Redmetal Vineyards and Sileni Estates. These wineries will each host individual events, music, and food and wine matches. Details will be available at each winery.

The wineries will be connected by a bus service throughout the day, and participants can hop on and off to allow them to choose the wineries they wish to visit at their convenience. Each of the wineries is located less than 5 minutes’ drive apart from each other.

The $38.00 ticket includes access to all wineries, a festival glass and the use of hop on/hop off buses throughout the day. There are also tickets at $55.00 pp which include transport from Napier, Taradale, Havelock North and Hastings, beginning at 9.30 am.


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