Mt Difficulty Wines
Mt Difficulty Wines was one of the first established wineries in Bannockburn, Central Otago. The company has the luxury of utilising a variety of different terroirs which create superb regional and Single Vineyard wines for the Mt Difficulty and Roaring Meg labels.
The Cellar Door and Restaurant showcase the Mt Difficulty brand to thousands of New Zealand and international visitors annually. The venue is known as much for dramatic views of rugged rock and thyme landscapes as for wonderful wines and stylish cuisine. Wine tastings daily 10.30am - 4.30pm, with lunch served between 12noon and 3pm.
The Mt Difficulty winery was designed as a low energy input winery. The entire winery is housed in insulated buildings, and the barrel hall is sunk below ground level to enable even more stable and lower energy inputs. Any tanks which are housed outside are also insulated. Mt Difficulty’s policy has always been to build in energy efficiency for the long term and to seek out innovative technology to keep ahead of current practice. Mt Difficulty’s new barrel hall was completed in April 2012. A low energy ultrasonic humidification system was installed, combined with an external air heat reclaim system… Continue reading →