Matariki Wine and Lunch Adventure
Visiting : Honey Paihia OR Mahoe Cheese Factory
Marsden Estate – Tasting wines & ports. The first vines planted at the Stone Store by
Samuel Marsden & the first vintage in NZ made at Waitangi by James Busby.
Next we visit the Historic Stone Store Mission Station enjoy a visit to NZ’s oldest gardens & buildings : Kemp House & The Stone Store operating since 1836; see a range of authentic goods of the era and NZ souvenirs.
Colour yourself a Matariki Star which will be displayed on site.
Honey House Café – our lunch stop (extra cost) set on the banks of the Kerikeri River. Right behind the Stone Store in the heritage gardens.
Enjoy lunch trying one of their Matariki specials :
Watercress and Peruperu Soup drizzled with Kawakawa infused oil, served with Damper or Smoked Fish Pie
From Lunch to Ake Ake Vineyard: Tasting organic wines & locally made Limoncello by Sovrano. Before heading back to Paihia we visit Makana Confections – Enjoy some chocolate samples