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Villa Maria Regions
01. Auckland
02. Gisborne
03. Hawkes Bay
04. Marlborough

39.4167° S
176.8167° E

14,100 KM2

Hawkes Bay is located on the East Coast of the North Island.

155,000

The main urban areas are Napier and Hastings.

2198 HRS

Hawkes Bay has 2,198 hours of sunshine in an average year.

803 mm

The region's average annual rainfall is 803 mm.

+13.8°C

The average temperature in the Hawkes Bay region is 13.8°C.

Climate

Hawkes Bay's long, hot summers and cool winters offer the best weather for growing grapes. The climate is dry and temperate.

Grape Varietals

The region offers myriad soil types and a climate ideal for growing a range of grape varietals.

Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are the major grape varietals planted in the region.