A VENUE FOR EVERY KIND OF EVENT
From corporate functions to intimate weddings to concerts and musical performances, Church Road Winery has earned a reputation as one of New Zealand’s premier function venues. A very special location and ambience, award-winning wines and fabulous cuisine make it the perfect venue for your upcoming event.
We are situated within the Taradale township, in beautiful country surroundings near Napier in Hawke’s Bay.
Our historic winery is a beautiful space popular for weddings, and we also offer a stunning garden ceremony option that be utilised for drinks and canapés.
There’s no need to go off-site for your wedding photographs. Wedding parties love our award-winning gardens and underground cellars for the spectacular backdrops they provide.
Our beautiful grounds can be used to capture your special day and fill your album with unforgettable memories.
ON-SITE FUNCTIONS & CORPORATE EVENTS
We offer a number of unique venues ideal for conference dinners, cocktail functions, social gatherings and so much more.
TOM MCDONALD CELLAR
The winery’s premium function venue is the striking Tom McDonald Cellar that overlooks 1.5 hectares of parklands. The cellar pays tribute to Tom McDonald’s contribution to the New Zealand wine industry. Fusing Old World French Provencal style with uniquely New Zealand influences, the Cellar boasts native tawa floors, open jarrah beams and contemporary copper lighting. The function space overlooks French oak wine barrels that impart a rich ambience of class and warmth.
THE CONTAINER BAR
Our Exclusive container bar situated on the expansive lawn is the perfect place to host those small intimate winetasting/ product launches or even key media releases.
Our underground wine museum provides a wonderfully atmospheric setting for small group events. This adds a truly unique dimension to an event and is ideal for pre-dinner cocktails, private intimate wine tastings as well as our guided experiences.
HOW TO FIND US
Cellar Door: Thurs – Mon, 10:30am – 4:30pm
Restaurant: Thursday – Monday, 10:30am – 4:30pm
Closed: Tuesday & Wednesday’s and some Public Holidays.