The beautiful Waipara Valley in North Canterbury is home to Ataahua Wines. Resting amongst traditional pastoral farms and the Waipara Domain, the vineyard enjoys the ideal grape growing conditions of this warm dry valley. The Maori translation of Ataahua is beautiful, picturesque, a place of beauty – so appropriate to the valley, the
vineyard and the wines alike. Hand tended vines and delicately handcrafted wines have produced a range of unique and delicious wines produced in small quantities.
Black Estate is family owned and comprises of three organic hillside vineyards in North Canterbury. The vineyards lie within a 10 km stretch of mainly clay limestone soils. The winemaking is simple - good estate grown fruit, organic and biodynamic, handpicked, vineyard driven yeasts, no additives or fining and minimum sulphur at bottling. Black Estate’s careful attention to process creates wine with definitive character.Ataahua Wines
George's Road Wines
Georges Road Wines produce a range of delicious, handcrafted, single-vineyard wines from the heart of the Waipara Valley. Georges Road Wines are excited to showcase their award-winning Syrah, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir and Rosé.
Greystone grows grapes and makes wine from the limestone and clay hills of the Waipara Valley. Meticulous vineyard management, hands off wine making and natural fermentation with wild vineyard yeasts help express the site and produce wines of exceptional quality, flavour and style.
Lone Goat Vineyard
Lone Goat’s name is inspired by the vineyard’s sole inhabitant and guardian of the vines, Zoe the goat. This mischievous madam is well known for her sassy attitude and
excellent taste. Lone Goat is Canterbury’s quirky boutique winery from Burnham, South of Christchurch which has been producing outstanding Canterbury wines for nearly 30 years!
Main Divide Wines
Main Divide is the local name for the Southern Alps that form the backbone of the South Island. Wines for Main Divide are sourced from selected growers around North Canterbury chosen for their ability to express unique regional and varietal characters. The wines are made by the Donaldson family at their Waipara Valley winery.
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Melton Estate is family owned boutique winery located near Christchurch in West Melton. There are 8 great wines to discover including the acclaimed Sparkling Riesling ‘Summer Love.’ Keep your eyes peeled for the latest exciting release by this Christchurch institution
Mon Cheval Wines
Mon Cheval Wines originate from grapes grown on a small 2.2 hectare vineyard at the bottom of Weka Pass in the Waipara Valley was planted with Pinot Noir in 2003, with a tiny amount of Riesling added 4 years later. Our mission is to produce the best possible wines from this beautiful land in which we see so much potential. Our dream was made possible by our champion harness race horse “Under Cover Lover” who raced in New Zealand, Australia and United States from 1998-2000 and resides here with us on the property today. It was her success and huge financial contribution which enabled us to follow our passion for wine and her sheer determination keeps reminding us, to never give up on our dream.
Mt. Beautiful Wines
Mt Beautiful’s Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Noir are elegant, made in an artisan, old-world style, and uniquely hand blended while exhibiting balance with lovely acidity to allow for superb aging potential. Mt Beautiful wines are truly elegant, representative of their home region in North Canterbury.
Mount Brown Estates
Omarino Wine Park
Pegasus Bay Winery
Pegasus Bay is owned and operated by the Donaldson family who were pioneers of the local wine industry. Often referred to as the leading producer of fine wine in the region, Pegasus Bay produces complex and full flavoured wines with character from their home vineyard which is now more than 30 years old.
Sherwood Estate Wines
Silver Wing Wines
Silver Wing Wines are dedicated to using natural, traditional wine production methods, producing top wines from premium Waipara valley fruit. Silver Wing, a new handcrafted boutique
producer, draws on hand-picked grapes, wild ferments, battonage, plenty of skin contact and inspiration from the Canterbury coastline. Silver Wing Wines
are thrilled to present the Nada range – naturally preservative-free.
The Crater Rim
The Crater Rim is a family owned boutique winery with its own vineyards situated in both Omihi Hills and Waipara. The wines produced are from grapes from carefully selected vineyards, renowned for their particular mix of grape variety, topography, soil and microclimate – creating high quality, site-specific wines of character and drinkability.
The Old Glenmark Vicarage
The Winemaker's Wife
The Winemaker’s Wife wines are the creation of winemaker Simon McGeorge and his wife Olive. Their wines epitomise good times with family and friends; bright, flavour rich and full of character.
Tongue in Groove
Waipara River Estate
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+64 273 742806