The Dunbar Family own two unique and spectacular properties – SHINE BASIN near Cromwell in Central Otago, as pictured above, and DUNBAR ESTATES in the Nelson Tasman region. Both properties are 100% Kiwi-owned and offer a boutique vineyard function venue for weddings and other celebratory occasions, along with accommodation, all accompanied by our unique DUNBAR ESTATES boutique wine selection crafted from grapes grown on the two properties. 

At SHINE BASIN the indoor venue is a large shed so you would need to provide all necessary furniture, furnishings, catering etc and imaginative touches. At DUNBAR ESTATES, it’s all provided, except for requests to make it your special day.

DUNBAR ESTATES CELLAR DOOR & CAFE on the Motueka Valley Highway presents a beautiful indoor/outdoor area, grand piano, hospitable staff, catering either in-house or out-sourced.  Enjoy the outdoor area with gardens, lawns, immaculate vineyards and a large spectacular pin oak tree with dramatic views across to the Mt Arthur range. Savour the peacefulness of the environment accompanied by the soothing sounds of the Motueka River as it weaves its way to the sea. 

Our motto is ‘A Taste of New Zealand Life’. Our properties are ideal places to celebrate special moments. 

Custom packages for DUNBAR ESTATES functions are available in conjunction with Terri Everett, The Dream Maker, a wedding consultant and celebrant contacted through our website or directly by email or mobile +64 27 526 8771.