Discover the southernmost wine producing region in the world

Bespoke experience in Central Otago, New Zealand

Discover the gold mining history of this area and enjoy a wine tasting journey to some of New Zealand's most memorable vineyards, all set among the spectacular backdrop off the snow-covered peaks of the Southern Alps

Theme
Exclusive Experiences
Duration
Full day
Groups
Yes

Southern Lakes Wine Region

This morning you will be met at your accommodation by your local guide for your full day Southern Lakes Excursion. First you will have the chance to visit Arrowtown, a nearby historic gold mining village, purveying a combination of historic buildings and quiet charm. Being an artistic town, there is artwork ranging from traditional to contemporary on exhibit in the many homestead studios surrounding Arrowtown. Before you leave we recommend you stop in a Provisions of Arrowtown and try their famous and ‘obscenely good’ sticky buns!

Enjoy lunch at Amisfield Winery Bistro, the architecturally award winning winery known for its ‘Grown Not Made’ philosophy. Amisfield’s Bistro is located within an iconic stone building with stunning views of snow covered mountains and the beautiful Lake Hayes. Choose from the daily changing menu or indulge in Amisfield’s famous shared dining experience, ‘Trust the Chef Menu’ where you will be served a selection of dishes designed to be shared at the table; all dishes are chosen by the chef based on the freshest ingredients available on the day.

This afternoon enjoy a Personalised Wine Tour of the Southern Lakes Region. Visit the Gibbston Valley wine region where extreme conditions have led to pioneering winemaking, consistently superb wines, and worldwide recognition. Join a local character and wine connoisseur on a personalized excursion throughout this burgeoning wine region, the Southernmost wine producing region in the world. They will share wonderful insights into the history of the industry and the challenges facing local winemakers all while visiting a collection of fantastic and varied wineries.

At the end of your excursion you will be transferred back to your accommodation.

Highlights

  • Visit Arrowtown
  • Enjoy lunch at the Amisfield Winery Bistro
  • Bespoke wine tour of the Southern Lakes Region, including the Gibbston Valley wine region
  • Pick-up & Drop-off from/to your accommodation

 

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