Aroha Wine


Tag: Central Otago

Domaine Thomson

Domaine Thomson’s spectacular elevated site sits at 45° South. It is situated high above the valley floor and has 360-degree views of the Cromwell Basin and Lake Dunstan, framed by the Dunstan and Pisa Mountain ranges and the St Bathans Mountains further beyond.

Prophet’s Rock

Prophet’s Rock was founded in 1999, with the goal to find sites in Central Otago like no others.

Two Paddocks

Two Paddocks is Sam Neill’s vineyard in Central Otago! Sam at Red Bank Farm & Vineyards Sam Neill grew up in the South Island of New Zealand – his family had land and horses. His father ran a wine business, Neill & Co, in Dunedin – it seems only natural...

Read more

Domaine Rewa

Domaine Rewa’s Philippa Fourbet took a leap of faith and purchased, sight unseen, the 5.5-hectare vineyard and French-styled cadole in 2010 – and she’s delighted she did.


Situated 20 minutes from Queenstown in Bendigo, Peregrine’s estate vineyards were first planted in 1999 with Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Riesling on various rootstocks. Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc were introduced later with great success.


The name Akitu is an ancient Maori term for Apex or Summit – and the logo depicts the name reflected in the outline of the alps overlooking the vineyard.


Family Owned.Estate Grown. Established 1996 A delicious range of wines which are a reflection of dramatically beautiful mountain vineyards set across two sub-regions – Bannockburn and Pisa, Central Otago. Sir Clive and Lady Marie Skeggs purchased the land for Akarua in 1995, planting began in 1996.  The name Akarua was chosen...

Read more

Mt Difficulty

Mt Difficulty are a Bannockburn based winery that have been running since the early 1990’s. The owners of five newly planted vineyards in Bannockburn decided to work together, calling their alliance Mt Difficulty after the large mountain that overlooks the Cromwell Basin. Shelter from the mountain create a special micro-climate...

Read more

Central Otago

Central Otago is the world’s southernmost commercial wine growing region, famous for producing outstanding Pinot Noir as well as vivid, aromatic whites. ‘ The extreme climate rewards careful site selection with wines of great intensity and finesse, and encourages an increased focus on sub-regional expression. ‘ Alexandra The southernmost of the...

Read more