Explore Central Otago Wineries

With around 200 vineyards in Central Otago, it’s easy to while away a day exploring cellar doors and tasting a variety of delicious wines. The region boasts a reputation for producing some of the world’s best Pinot Noir. Why not come and discover your new favourite vintage whilst enjoying dramatic scenery and breathtaking surrounds that Central Otago has to offer.

Central Otago is made up of six sub-regions; Gibbston, Cromwell/Pisa/Lowburn, Bannockburn, Bendigo, Wanaka and Alexandra, with wineries scattered throughout. What makes the wine so special in this area is the landscape that the grapes are grown in. Central Otago is the southernmost wine growing region in the world at a latitude of 45° south. The climate, temperatures and terroir (earth) all combine to create the unique flavours of Central Otago Pinot Noir and the other varietals that the talented winemakers create here.

There are endless ways to explore the vineyards, whether you choose to cycle, join a tour group or jump in a helicopter! Contact our concierge team for further information and recommendations based on local knowledge. Our Concierge Team will create a personalised tour just for you, ensuring a memorable Central Otago wine experience.

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