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

Stay One Night Free

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 by

Stay ONE NIGHT FREE when you book 2 nights accommodation at Annie’s Loft and Studio in July and August, the second night is included in the first night price. Email or phone 021 483 112 to book.

Winter Special

Monday, 27 June 2016 by

Two nights June/ July/ August Look forward to two nights at our award winning Waipara Vineyard in cosy and comfortable accommodation, with dinner and wine. Enjoy the restaurants, vineyards, Hurunui Bike trail, Weka Pass Railway ( 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month) , Mt Cass Walkway and other local attractions Included: Accommodation at Annie’s

  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.

Taking bookings now! This summer we are offering ‘glamping’ in Betty, our retro caravan with new king size bed, located away from the house, but near an our farm sheds, an outdoor kitchen and picnic area with vineyard views. Shower and toilet facilities are a short walk away. We provide linens only. Minimum 2 night stay,