Gibbston Valley Wineries In Central Otago
See a list with 7 wineries that have a wine-tasting room with or without restaurant in Gibbston Valley in Central Otago on the South Island.
Central Otago at 45 degrees south is the most south lying region in the world that grows grapes.
While Central Otago is rather small as a wine region, it has already established an international reputation for Pinot Noir.
The variety of Pinot Noir makes up for more than 85% of vineyard plantings. Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, and Riesling make up the largest part of the rest.
In addition, the region also produces sparkling wine made from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes, which has been internationally well-received.
20% of grape plantings in Central Otago are found around Gibbston, where most vines occupy north-facing slopes and terraces above the Kawarau Gorge. Many vinyards can be spotted from the road as you drive from Cromwell to Queenstown.
Visitors to the region will witness harvest time during autumn in New Zealand (April and May) when vinyards and wineries are busy picking, sorting, and crushing the fruit for the new vintage.
Wine Tasting Rooms In Gibbston Valley Central Otago
|Brennan Wines||86 Gibbston Back Road, Gibbston|
|Chard Farm||Chard Road, Gibbston|
|Mt Rosa Wines||Gibbston Back Road, Gibbston|
|Peregrine Wines||State Highway 6, Gibbston|
Wine Tasting Rooms & Restaurants In Gibbston Valley
|Amisfield Wine Company||10 Lake Hayes Road, Queenstown|
|Gibbston Valley Wines||State Highway 6, Gibbston|
|Waitiri Creek Wines||2323 Church Lane, State Highway 6, Gibbston|
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