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Well Travelled Bride Lake Wanaka and Central Otago Wineries.


Central Otago is the land of Pinot Noir. The stunning vineyards of the region are circled by mountains and braided by flowing rivers and deep lakes. They are as well known internationally for their beautiful settings as they are for their carefully crafted wines. Its well worth putting aside a day to visit some of these vineyards, and here are our top picks...


Always striving to do everything ‘that little bit better’ is well reflected in the beautiful wines and enthusiasm the vineyard seeps. Regarding themselves as custodians hints at the drive behind the team and the investment of care at Archangel to make something special and everlasting. As they add to their already engaging story they have opened a harmonious tasting room to welcome visitors to soak up the surrounds and sip (or sup) on some delicious wines.

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Aurum Wines

This a family Estate with Brook looking after the vineyard and his darling french wife Lucie making the wine. Lucie moved to New Zealand in 2002 from the famous Burgundy wine region in France and the husband and wife now work alongside Brook’s parents who planted the vineyard in 1997. They are passionate about crafting sensational organic wines on a small scale. There is a cellar door for sales and are you are able to take a VIP tour by prior arrangement.

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