Earthquake 14 November

Thursday, 17 November 2016 by

We luckily had no damage in the recent quakes and are open for business. Our thoughts go to those who have experienced loss and hardship.

Judging for the New Zealand Aromatic Wine Competition also took place on October 15 and 16. Chairman of judges Terry Copeland agreed that the winemaking style was evident in the wines on show. Mr Copeland said that from over 316 entries, 27 gold medals were awarded and judges were impressed with the diversity of the

IWSC Silver Award

Monday, 26 September 2016 by

We are proud to announce that in the International Wine and Spirit Competition ( IWSC) held in London our Late Harvest Noble Riesling 2013 has won a Silver award in this prestigious competition.  

Success at Canterbury Wine Awards

Monday, 23 May 2016 by

  Winner of the Champion Wine Award for Wines of Canterbury 2016 Wines of Canterbury are delighted to announce the winner of the Champion Trophy for the 2016 Canterbury Wine Awards as the Waipara River Estate Late Harvest Noble Riesling 2013. The award was collected by estate owner Michael Peters at the David Jackson Dinner

Air New Zealand Wine Awards

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 by

We are delighted that both our 2013 Pinot Noir & 2014 Pinot Gris won Pure Bronze.

We are thrilled that our 2013 Gewurtzraminer has won a PURE GOLD Award. Stocks are VERY limited. Price $28 per bottle. Buy now before it runs out. And our 2013 Late Harvest Noble Riesling won a Pure Silver Award. Limited Stock. Price $28 per per 375ml bottle. Buy now to avoid disappointment.

Wine Awards

Thursday, 13 June 2013 by

We are delighted that our first vintage, Waipara River Estate, 2009 Riesling won a Gold in New World Wine awards 2012, a Silver Bragato award – in the 2010 New Zealand Winegrowers national competition. and Bronze in the Air New Zealand awards. Now SOLD OUT, but try our 2010 Riesling, a little drier but a

North Canterbury Food & Wine Trail

Thursday, 13 June 2013 by

We are now listed in the North Canterbury Food & Wine Trail.

Now available for marquee venue hire.

Thursday, 13 June 2013 by

We now offer our vineyard as a location for weddings and other celebrations. For more information, refer to our Weddings and Functions page.