Waitiri Creek Wines

Waitiri Creek Wines has a cellar door and cafe / restaurant.

Waitiri Creek Wines was established in 1993 by Alistair Ward, Paula Ramage and the Ward family. Paula grew up in Alexandra and the Ward family farmed for many years on Malaghans Road, near Arrowtown.

“Waitiri” roughly translates from Maori as “thundering water”. Both our Gibbston vineyards are situated above the Kawarau River which boasts some impressive rapids.


Summer hours: open 7 days.

Wine Tasting: 10 am until 5 pm
Lunches: 11 am until 3 pm
Closed: Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day.

Waitiri Creek Winery

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