Located in the beautiful alpine region of Central Otago in the South Island, Akarua was amongst the first band of pioneering vineyards. With estates in the ‘Grand Cru’ of Bannockburn - in Felton Road and Cairnmuir Road – and the Pisa subregion including a certified organic block; Akarua has enviable and diverse terroir from which to draw. Akarua is a progressive, family-owned winery focused on producing pinot noir and sparkling wine speaking proudly of their unique origin and the dedicated and experienced Akarua team. Lavished with awards and accolades every year, Akarua’s wines are exceptional quality and enjoyed worldwide.
Our winery cellar door is located at our home vineyard site on Cairnmuir Road, in the prestigious sub-region of Bannockburn. Visitors can enjoy sampling award-winning pinot noir, methode traditionelle, and white varietals, and are welcomed by our knowledgeable and friendly cellar door team. We also have a cellar door conveniently located at our restaurant site, Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan, in Arrowtown just a short drive from bustling Queenstown.