Central Otago

Our Central Otago Wineries

Mt. Difficulty Wines

Mt. Difficulty was established in New Zealand’s trendy Central Otago region in 1998 as a boutique winery by four Bannockburn vineyard owners, with the aim of making a super-premium Otago Pinot Noir. The Bannockburn soil with a mix of clays and gravels, ideal for viticulture, combined with the unique microclimate brought by the mountai ...

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Quartz Reef

Sitting in a prime location as the pioneer of Bendigo, our sun-drenched Quartz Reef Estate vineyard is BioGro certified organic and Demeter certified biodynamic. Our grapes are hand-harvested and vinified with a respectful and non-interventive philosophy, combined with the vision of Rudi Bauer to express our sense of place.

Two Paddocks

Established in 1993 by itinerant actor Sam Neill, initially, the sole aim was to share ethereal Pinot Noir moments with loved ones. Sam is now the only producer to own small parcels of vines in the three main valleys of Central Otago – Gibbston, Cromwell (Bannockburn) and Alexandra – all are certified organic. Two Paddocks Est ...

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