Central Otago Wine Tasting – Day Trips from Queenstown

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Are you looking for a delightful way to celebrate your hens party in New Zealand? Look no further than the stunning wine region of Central Otago! Nestled amidst breathtaking landscapes just a stone’s throw away from Queenstown, Central Otago offers an unforgettable day of wine tasting and scenic beauty that will make your hens party truly memorable. Best of all, with tours and transport options available, you can indulge in the wine experience without worrying about driving!


Why Central Otago?

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Central Otago is renowned worldwide for its exceptional Pinot Noir and picturesque vineyards. Just a short drive from Queenstown, this wine-lover’s paradise beckons with its rolling hills, glistening lakes, and award-winning wineries. It’s the perfect destination for a day of indulgence and celebration with your closest friends.


Top Wine Tasting Spots:

Amisfield Winery & Bistro:

Amisfield Winery Bistro Wine Tasting Central Otago Wicked Hens

Start your wine adventure with a visit to Amisfield, where you’ll be treated to stunning views of Lake Hayes and the Remarkables mountain range. Only a 30 minute drive from Queenstown, Amisfield is a Central Otago based specialist producer of pinot noir and aromatic white wines. Sip on their acclaimed wines while enjoying a delicious meal at their bistro, crowned restaurant of the year 2023 at Cuisine Good Food Awards.

10 Lake Hayes Road, RD 1, Queenstown 9371

restaurant@amisfield.co.nz | +64 3 442 0556

Gibbston Valley Winery:

Gibbston Valley Winery Wine Tasting Central Otago Wicked Hens

Explore the “Valley of the Vines” at Gibbston Valley Winery, where you can embark on guided cave tours and sample their exquisite wines, including their famous Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Located just 20 minutes from Queenstown, Gibbston Valley are home to New Zealand’s largest wine cave and the region’s oldest vineyards. Celebrate with the girls enjoy a variety of wine, tasting & bike tours showcasing both the wine and the region.

1820 State Highway 6, Queenstown 9371

info@gibbstonvalley.com | +64 3 442 6910

Chard Farm:

Chard Farm Wine Tasting Central Otago Wicked Hens

Perched on the slopes of the Kawarau Gorge, Chard Farm offers a rustic cellar door experience with panoramic views of the Kawarau River. Indulge in their handcrafted Pinot Noir and Riesling while soaking in the serene surroundings. Chard Farm takes pride in being entirely estate-grown, drawing grapes from their diverse vineyards situated in the Gibbston, Lowburn, and Parkburn sub-regions of Central Otago.

205 Chard Road, Gibbston, Queenstown, 9371

wine@chardfarm.co.nz | +64 3 442 6110

Mt Difficulty Wines:

Mt Difficulty Wines Wine Tasting Central Otago Wicked Hens

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Bannockburn sub-region at Mt Difficulty Wines, known for its premium Pinot Noir and aromatic whites. Sample their estate-grown wines and discover the unique terroir of Central Otago. Their love for Central Otago stems from the location being New Zealand’s only ‘continental’ style climate combined with unique soils ideally suited for growing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris. Enjoy the beautiful views with the Cellar Door and Restaurant sitting high above the Mt Difficulty winery on Felton Road, perched on a rocky outcrop looking across the Cromwell Basin to Lake Dunstan.

73 Felton Road, Bannockburn 9384

cellardoor@mtdifficulty.co.nz | +64 3 445 3445

Felton Road Winery:

Felton Road Winery Wine Tasting Central Otago Wicked Hens

Experience biodynamic winemaking at its finest at Felton Road, where you can taste their sought-after Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Riesling. Don’t miss the opportunity to savour the purity of Central Otago’s terroir in every sip. Felton Road welcome visitors by prior appointment from Monday to Friday, usually scheduled for 10.30am or 1.30pm.

Felton Road, Bannockburn 9384

+64 3 445 0885

Let Wicked Hens Parties Plan Your Perfect Day:

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At Wicked Hens Parties, we specialise in creating unforgettable experiences for hen’s parties across New Zealand. Let us take care of all the details so you can focus on celebrating with your bride tribe. Whether you’re looking for wine tastings, adventure activities, or pampering spa days, we’ll tailor a hen’s party itinerary that’s wickedly perfect for you. Raise a glass to love and friendship amidst the stunning vineyards of Central Otago. Contact Wicked Hens Parties today to start planning your dream hens party in New Zealand. Cheers to unforgettable memories and wicked adventures!

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