A Wine Vacation Essential

Let us introduce you to the best wine country vacation in Central Otago. Join us as we take a sip of history and delve into the passion-driven world of wine.

During this half-day, educational experience you will learn about one of the world's most exciting wine regions. You will be fully immersed in the world of New Zealand wine and taste some of the best vintages that Gibbston Valley has produced.

This delightful, educational experience includes a tour of the Gibbston Valley Winery and our world famous wine cave. You will also be treated to an in-depth winemaker tasting, a private presentation, and a premium lunch.

This truly will make your wine vacation package complete!

Wine Country Vacation Packages - The Essential Winery Experience


Included in The Essential Winery Experience:

  • Tour of our winery, vineyards and New Zealand's largest wine cave
  • Educational video session in the media room
  • Exclusive tasting in our cellar with a Gibbston Valley winemaker
  • Allow 2 hours

Price per person $90 or $150 for a couple

You will be able to add this activity onto your booking at the time of checkout.

To Be Enjoyed By All

The Essential Winery Experience is open to be enjoyed by both guests of the Lodge and casual parties. 

For casual parties, reservations must be made over the phone at least two days in advance. Please contact Reservations and they will advise you of availability.