The Southern Alps and Fiordland Sights

Rippon Vineyard

  • 246 Mt. Aspiring Rd. Map It
  • Wanaka
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Published 10/27/2015

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Lying spectacularly by the shores of Lake Wanaka, Rippon is one of the most photographed vineyards in the country. The vineyard's portfolio includes riesling, gewürztraminer, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, and fine pinot noir. Every other year, it's the venue for the Rippon Open Air Festival, one of the country's most popular music festivals. Head west from Wanaka along the lake on Mt. Aspiring Road for 4 km (2½ mi).

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246 Mt. Aspiring Rd., Wanaka, Otago, 9343, New Zealand

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Sight Details:

  • Dec.–Apr., daily 11–5; July–Nov., daily 12–5. Closed May–Jun.

Published 10/27/2015


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