North Canterbury is home to one of New Zealand’s most exciting wine regions – the Waipara Valley Wine Region. A leisurely 40 minute drive from Christchurch, Waipara is home to some of New Zealand's top wineries, vineyards and cellar door experiences.
Known for their particularly robust Pinot Noirs and Rieslings – as well as Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc – the wineries of the Waipara region have something for any wine connoisseur.
Some of the more notable Waipara wineries and vineyards include:
- Fiddlers Green
- Greystone Wines
- Pegasus Bay Winery
- The Mud House Winery & Café
- Torlesse Wines
- Waipara Springs Winery and Café
For more information visit the North Canterbury Food and Wine Trail.
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