The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail (State Highway 2) runs from Hawkes Bay down to Marlborough with Wairarapa wineries in the middle; home to Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton vineyards.
A beautiful vineyard in Gladstone, Urlar Estate produces some stunning Wairarapa wine. Pop out to their cellar door for a tasting.
Follow the boardwalk through a recovering wetland and remnant of flooded forest at Carters Reserve just outside on Carterton.
Gladstone Vineyard is a beautiful place to try premium pinot noir in Gladstone, Wairarapa. The Cellar Door here has some stunning drops available to try and this pretty setting makes for a great visit.
The Gladstone Inn, also known as the Gladdy or the Gladstone Pub is just ten minutes from Carterton in the Wairarapa and is a great place to eat! The Gladdy is family friendly and has outdoor dining options.
Johner Estate is a Gladstone winery on Dakins Road by the banks of the Ruamahanga river. Check out their cellar door.