About Akarua

Discover a world of unparalleled beauty and exhilarating wines at Akarua Winery. Nestled in the heart of New Zealand's stunning Central Otago region, Akarua is a family-owned winery with a passion for crafting award-winning wines with an unwavering commitment to quality.

From the moment it was established by Sir Clifford Skeggs in 1996, Akarua has been dedicated to representing the unique terroir of Central Otago. The winery's striking landscape, marked by rugged mountains, pure rivers, and diverse soils, offers an optimal environment for growing high-quality Pinot Noir and sparkling wines.

Walk into Akarua and you’ll be immediately drawn to its captivating setting. Bordered by lakes, mountains, and vineyards, it's a splendid space to taste world-class wines and enjoy a gourmet meal at its restaurant - Artisan Kitchen and Bar, where they serve exquisite dishes made from locally sourced ingredients.

Akarua’s notable Pinot Noir collection receives global acclaim; renowned for a refined elegance and complexity. The winery also cultivates Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris varieties – each reflecting Akarua’s pledge to producing exceptional wines imbued with the spirit of Central Otago.

Innovation is central to Akarua's approach to winemaking: From hand-tending their vines to using state-of-the-art winemaking equipment. Visitors get the chance to meet the winemakers, understand their processes, and witness their quest for excellence first-hand.

There is an evident respect for the land and a commitment to sustainability at Akarua; from the organic cultivation practices and mindful water use to the protection of local wildlife.

Simply put, a visit to Akarua Winery immerses you in a memorable wine experience, filled with outstanding wines exceptional cuisine and breath-taking landscapes. For wine connoisseurs and nature enthusiasts alike Akarua Winery promises a captivating journey into the heart of Central Otago's wine country.

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