Category: Wine Regions

New Zealand’s Information Network has provided this summary of the main wine growing regions and local vineyard trails as a guide for the visiting wine enthusiast.

Wine Regions

New Zealand's Information Network has provided this summary of the main wine growing regions and…

Central Otago

The majestic golden tussock hills, dramatic river gorges and weird schist rock outcrops of ‘Central’…

Canterbury

The wine traveller can indulge in luxury in our fourth largest wine-growing region. Canterbury offers…

Waipara

One of our newest, rapidly expanding wine growing areas is in a quiet North Canterbury…

Marlborough

It is no coincidence that New Zealand’s most famous wine region has the largest grape…

Nelson

Picture this! A sumptuous lunch with local fish delicacies, cheeses, olives and fresh fruit. All…

Wairarapa

A town with a laid-back village atmosphere has emerged as the hub of this prestigious…

Hawkes Bay

Catch the classic New Zealand wine trail safari through this bountiful, sun-drenched region. Hawke’s Bay…

Gisborne

The title of ‘Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand’ actually belongs to the most easterly wine…

Waiheke Island

This ‘Island Suburb’ in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf is the perfect place for a combined seaside…

Waikato – Bay of Plenty

Explore the lush Waikato land and the broad sweep of country inland from the Bay…

Henderson

For four generations these dedicated pioneer viticulturists tended their vines as the city grew around…

Auckland

The Auckland region is home to New Zealand’s three largest wine producers each having state…

Rural West Auckland

The western slopes of our most populous city are New Zealand’s traditional winemaking region. Here…

Northland

The area around Waitangi, was also the birthplace of viticulture. The British Government representative James…

Matakana

The wine trail begins south of Warkworth, where a vineyard is located near the highway.…