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A great 93 Point review from MS Cameron Douglas of our RUA Pinot Noir 2016

Join us to celebrate the opening of the Oyster season and 'Let us call your Bluff!'...

Summer has finally arrived in Central Otago and what a beautiful weekend it was in the tranquil gardens of Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan. Open 9am-5pm, 7 days.

It's not just Waitangi Day this weekend, it's NZ Rosé Day on Sunday! This is a national day of celebration I'm totally onboard with (HA!) so I thought I'd share a recipe for Frosé (frozen Rosé) using Akarua Pinot Rosé that's perfect for sipping on over summer.
Enjoy! Check out Sip NZ Rosé for more info #sipnzrose

International Tasting session at Pinot Noir 2017 this morning with an incredible panel guiding 600 attendees.

Kicking things off in true Central Otago style with handmade central cherry sorbet in the Otago and Waitaki regional tasting room at Pinot Noir 2017!

We are thrilled to be here in Wellington for Pinot Noir 2017! Three days of the best Pinot Noir from across New Zealand, incredible cuisine and fantastic events!

We are looking forward to seeing everyone at this year's Pinot Noir 2017! Come and say hello to our team and try some delicious Central Otago Pinot's.

After a busy start to the year we enjoyed a fabulous lunch at Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan cheers to your fabulous new venue Akarua- we will be back! 🍾

Rosé month is almost upon us and we can't wait! Which is your go-to Akarua Rosé?

Happy Friday all, the perfect day for a glass of Rua Pinot Rosé here in sunny Central!

The countdown is on to Pinot Noir 2017! We can't wait to see you all there.


Akarua #Central #Otago #Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2015

Neudorf Vineyards, Churton, Seresin Estate, Muddy Water, Akarua, Burn Cottage Vineyard, Urlar, Schubert Wines

It's a toasty 27 degrees in Bannockburn and the vineyards are looking stunning!

Thinking of stopping by for a tasting or to pick up a bottle to celebrate with over Christmas? Our Bannockburn cellar door will be open as below:

Saturday 24th 10:30am-2pm
Sunday 25th - Closed
Monday 26th - Closed
Tuesday 27th - Closed
Wednesday 28th - Saturday 31st - Normal opening hours
Sunday 1st January - Closed

From the team at Akarua we hope you have a fantastic Christmas and New Year and look forward to seeing you in 2017!

Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan is open for business! Thank you to all those who have popped by so far for lunch, a glass of wine or just to say hello!

Open from 9am-11:30am for Breakfast, 12-3:30pm for lunch & our Antipasti & Pizza Afternoon menu from 3:30pm-5:00pm. The on-site cellar door is open from 10-5 for sales and tastings.

To make a booking call 03 442 1090

For menu's please visit www.akaruaandartisan.co.nz

Christmas is fast approaching and what better way to treat your loved ones (or yourself!) than with a beautiful bottle of bubbles.

Last night's Client Christmas party was a huge success! Thank you to Little & Friday for the catering, and to MOA BEER and Akarua for the beverages. We hope you all had a great evening.

We can't wait to visit Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan this #Christmas for a spot of al fresco dining. Arrowtown Akarua #Queenstown #wine

It's official! Akarua Wines and Kitchen by Artisan will be opening their doors this Saturday at 9am. Welcome to your new favorite breakfast and lunch spot!

Stuck for gift ideas? We have a range of beautiful gift boxes and merchandise that you'll love to give this Christmas.


Stage one of land development on our new vineyard, formerly Kawarau Estate, nearly complete. Last pass with harrows finished ready for Rye Corn to go in tomorrow. Stage 2 irrigation and trellising underway in 2017.


Are you 18 or over? If you're under 18 we can't let you in the cellar door.
(Sorry it's the law)