Visiting a winery is probably the best way to taste wine and be certain of what you are getting, as these tasting visits allow you to see the vineyards and see the process up-close. Wine Circle tells you all about wineries in New Zealand that we are certain you will love visiting.
Rippon Vineyard, Central Otago
Located in 246 Wanaka-Mount Aspiring Rd, Wanaka 9381, this winery is perfect for those wine lovers that prefer a pesticide and poison-free grape growing system. They are well known for their wonderful Pinot Noir and going in for a tasting visit takes little hassle, as you only need to show up during business hours.
Neudorf Vineyards, Nelson
This small winery can be found at 138 Neudorf Rd, Nelson 7175 and it offers great tasting tours for up to eight wine lovers. Their most outstanding wines are the Chardonnay and their Pinot Noir, but you can taste some excellent Pinot Gris as well or even a Sauvignon Blanc.
Brancott Estate, Marlborough
In the 1970s, this winery pioneered the crafting of Sauvignon Blanc in this region and they make a point of sharing the process that got them there during tasting tours. If you pay a visit to their address at 180 Brancott Road, Brancott Vineyard, RD 2, Blenheim 7272, you will be told all about how the region’s conditions make it so they can grow unique grapes.
Pegasus Bay, Canterbury
For a unique experience that perfectly mixes fine cuisine and top-quality wines, you need to visit this winery at 263 Stockgrove Rd, Waipara 7482. When you decide to drop by, you absolutely must try their Chardonnays and their Pinot Noirs, which have won awards and pair up beautifully with many of their dishes.
Te Mata Estate, Hawke’s Bay
There just is no limitation to the greatness of this winery’s crafting of outstanding wines, as both their reds and whites are top-quality. Because of their excellent reputation, their tours are frequently requested that you will have to book them well in advance. Make sure you plan to visit them at 349 Te Mata Rd, Parkvale, Havelock North 4294.
If you decide to visit any of these wineries, you will have unforgettable experiences and will love every minute of it. Wine Circle would enjoy hearing all about how much you liked each one of these wonderful places you’ve visited.