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Handpicked by a Queenstown Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Queenstown Wineries To Visit'.

Central Otago has a well earned reputation for producing world-class wines.  Close to Queenstown are the wine growing regions of Gibbston, Bannocknurn, Cromwell and Alexandra. We've picked out our favourite wineries in the Queenstown region to visit which are not too far away.

Wooing Tree Vineyard

Best Queenstown Wineries To Visit

Award winning Wooing Tree Vineyard is a family owned single vineyard in the town of Cromwell opposite the Big Fruit Sculpture in Central Otago.   Wooing Tree specialises in Pinot Noir and the famous Blondie! As well as Rose and Chardonnay. Enjoy a wine tasting or a glass of wine all year round with our Summer and Winter menus available 7 days a week at our cellar door. The cellar Door of... More info

Gibbston Valley Winery Restaurant

Best Queenstown Wineries To Visit

Renowned as one of the finest dining experiences in the Queenstown region, Gibbston Valley Winery Restaurant offers a Central Otago wine and food experience featuring seasonal selections made of the freshest ingredients and matched with our range of award-winning wines. Open daily from 12 pm to 3 pm. Prepared by Executive Chef Anthony Gradiska, a seasonal menu features carefully selected ingred... More info

Domaine-Thomson Wines

Best Queenstown Wineries To Visit

Welcome to one of NZ's newest & most beautiful Cellar Door's - a quintessential Central Otago experience with a French twist. At Domaine Thomson we're all about your enjoyment, comfort and amazing spaces where you can try incredible wines from our 14ha certified Organic Pinot Noir vineyard in Cromwell and wines from our Chardonnay & Pinot Noir vineyards in Burgundy, France.  The... More info

Peregrine Winery

Best Queenstown Wineries To Visit

Peregrine Wines features an eye catching, modern building in the heart of Gibbston. The winery specialises in Pinot Noirs but also produces Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. The building, which is architectually styled on the wingspan of a peregrine falcon in flight, houses a stylish cellar door for visitors to enjoy sampling the award winning wines. The wine range was ... More info

Aurum Wines

Best Queenstown Wineries To Visit

Aurum Wines is a family run estate situated in the Lowburn sub-region of Central Otago.  Using certified organic practices, the vineyard strives to produce wines that speak truthfully of their origins. The Cellar Door and Tasting Room is situated in the original farm cottage, just off the highway between Cromwell and Wanaka.  Visitors can enjoy sampling Single Estate Organic Central O... More info

Amisfield Winery and Restaurant

Best Queenstown Wineries To Visit

Set amid a stunning backdrop of Lake Hayes and Coronet Peak, Amisfield offers dishes created from local produce and even the local land. The bistro offers a Trust the Chef menu of either three or five courses at lunch and seven courses at dinner, with small dishes designed for sharing with friends and family.  The meal can be matched with wines for an extra cost. Amisfield also runs a w... More info

Mt Difficulty Winery

Best Queenstown Wineries To Visit

Stop by Mt Difficulty, one of Central Otago's major vineyards for a tasting, lunch and to enjoy the extraordinary view. Mt Difficulty is an award winning winery in the rugged Central Otago region.  With some of the oldest vines in the area, Mt Difficulty is able to produce some of the world's tastiest and most complex Pinot Noirs. In addition to the regions most famous varietal, the hot... More info

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