Departure Points for the 2016 Bridge Pa Wine Festival

Napier Buses will depart Napier from the Sunken Gardens, Marine Parade, Napier – 50m south of the Napier i-Site. First bus leaves at 9:45am and will depart when the bus is full, subsequent buses will also leave when full, with the last bus leaving at 11:15am – full or not.

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Line up for second wine festival released.

Activities for the second annual Bridge Pa Wine Festival has just been finalised: Paritua At Paritua Vineyards, we appreciate that truly great wine speaks of the land in which it was born. We invite you to experience our Paritua and Stone Paddock wines; our boutique label Paritua are produced only in

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Bridge Pa does well at Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction

The 24th annual Hawke’s Bay Wine Auction, which took place on Saturday 14th November, saw some spirited bidding with over $141,000 raised to support the Cranford Hospice – Hawke’s Bay’s leading palliative care facility. One of the stand-out lots was the 225 litre barrique from Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District . This rich blend

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2016 Bridge Pa Wine Festival Dates Announced

The selling-out of the inaugural Bridge Pa Wine Festival last summer has led to a second event being staged but on a greater scale. As Bridge Pa Triangle chairman Paul Ham, of Alpha Domus Winery, said – “we will now raise the bar”. The first festival was hosted by eight wineries in

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Barry Riwai joins Alpha Domus as Head Winemaker

Alpha Domus has announced a changing of the guard after 10 years, with Kate Galloway passing on the winemaking reigns to the highly regarded Barry Riwai. Alpha Domus Managing Director Paul Ham said “Barry’s appointment to replace Kate will see a continuance of her hard work of making quality wines,

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Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District Launched

The Bridge Pa Triangle Wine District in Hawke’s Bay has recently been launched to celebrate and promote one of New Zealand’s premium wine-growing sub-regions.  The area extends over more than 2,000 hectares on the western side of the Heretaunga plains and includes the largest concentration of quality vineyards in Hawke’s

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