Guided tours with authentic Hawke's Bay characters

Hawke’s Bay Syrah Journey

Syrah Journey

A Day of Indulgence – tasting stunning syrah.  7 hour tour

Journey into the heart of this country’s most influential winemaking community – the famed Gimblett Gravels – this terroir has developed as a world beater renowned for its Bordeaux style varietals and now rapidly pursued by the sky rocketing popularity of its intense Syrah wines.   The special gravely soils, unique climatic conditions plus the expertise of our winemakers – combine to produce a high quality varietal.  Syrah is synonymous with this area, really only grown in Hawke’s Bay it is our wine of choice today.

We will taste a remarkable cross section of the leading syrah wines and meet some of the personalities involved in crafting these award winning wines and gain an insight into the complexities of getting the grape from the vine to the bottle.  Lunch will be a delicious platter of gourmet local food with special wines.