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A big thank you to all of our contractors involved with the on-going developments across our vineyards and region. Vineyard Manager Mark celebrated the hard work by hosting a get together last Friday on our Pisa development, here's what happened...

Wondering where to head for brunch this long weekend? Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan might tempt you!

A fantastic result for New Zealand wine!

Exciting developments at Akarua as we upgrade our tractor fleet ready for the busy growing season ahead, left to right - Claas representative Lex Jocelyn, Wanaka Claas center owner Steve Scoles, Akarua proprietor David Skeggs and our vineyard manager Mark Naismith...cheers!

We are so pleased to share that our Siren 2013 has been awarded a Double Gold at the prestigious Six Nations Wine Challenge. Crafted from ultra premium blocks on our estate Bannockburn vineyard that truly represent our unique site.

Australia we are heading your way! We are excited to be pouring at this years Pinot Palooza Melbourne and Sydney this weekend for the very first time. There are still a small amount of tickets left so don't miss out!

A fantastic start to the week here at Akarua as we can share the news that our Akarua Pinot Noir 2016 has been awarded gold at this years New Zealand International Wine Show!

The beautiful sign that Spring has arrived on our home vineyard.

We are all set up here at Shed 10 for another Pinot Palooza...see you very soon Auckland!

The winning streak continues for our bubbles, we have been awarded the Glengarry Champion Sparkling Wine Trophy at this years Romeo Bragato Wine Awards for our Vintage Brut 2011! Among some tough competition we are absolutely thrilled.

Congratulations on the trophy for the 2011 Vintage sparkling!

It's almost that time of year again...We are excited to be joining some amazing producers for another installment of Pinot Palooza! First stop - Auckland. Save 20% on tickets by using our promotional code 'PPAKARUA17'

We are extremely proud to announce we are the new official wine sponsor for the Air New Zealand Queenstown International Marathon! We will be ready and waiting for you at the finish line.

We love hearing from our customers and this review says it all!

Thank you for NOT using eco-toxins (1080 etc) on your vineyard!

Friday night's spent at the office don't seem so bad when you have a bottle of Akarua Pinot Noir to look forward to! Thanks to our friends at Storm for this beautiful shot.

A big congratulations to all of the 'Young Viticulturist of the Year' competitors, a special mention to Akarua's Derek Beirnes who took out third place against some tough competition!

We had a great time hosting the Lions media earlier this week at Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan!

We are hiring! A fantastic sales manager opportunity joining Central Otago's largest family owned winery.


Beautiful views across our vineyards this morning. Just one of many reasons we love Central Otago!

Based in the UK? What better way to enjoy the sunshine than with a glass of Akarua Brut in hand...pop on down to The New Zealand Cellar to pick up your bottle this weekend!

Join us for an evening of fine wine and truffles at Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan on Friday 16th June. Bookings essential, call 03 442 1090 for more details or to reserve your table.


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