Waitaki Valley North Otago
Limestone escarpments, southern Pacific breezes, hot dry summers and cold winters are the conditions offered to winemakers in Waitaki Valley North Otago and therefore result in highly distinctive regional wine styles.
The varied climatic characteristics from region to region present the winemakers in with opportunities to produce features in their wines that present a unique range of flavours and textures. The Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Chardonnay and Gewürztraminer in this part of the country offer the consumers a discernibly different experience compared with the same varieties in other regions. Terroir plays an important role as it does in many regions. Bring your palate to the cellar door and taste the difference.