Kinross – An Excellent Tasting Room with History in Gibbston Valley Since 1860

The Kinross Winery is located in the region of Gibbston Valley at the old Kinross Station. Thomas Kinross, who used to run a successful gold agency and farm on the site, establishing the estate in the late 1860s. At Kinross, tribute is paid to Thomas and his family, for their hard work and in the early Gibbston community. Thomas’ post office and store were an essential part of the district. He lived for over 60 years in the area and was known as the “Grand Old Man of Gibbston”. The estate, in its modern form, was bought by John Erkkila and Christine from Waikato in 2013.

Six Wineries Come Together for One Excellent Wine Experience

Kinross Winery and Tasting Room bring together six great wine partners and their epic collection of wines. Taste from the producers of Coalpit, Hawkshead,Valli, and Wild Irishmmen amongst others for an amazing New Zealand wine tasting experience.
Kinross Tasting Room brings together six great winemaking partners for an epic Otago collection of wines.

A Modern Tasting Room, Overnight Accommodations, and Bistro at Kinross

The team at Kinross envisioned the building of an attractive and modern tasting room, overnight accommodations, and bistro in Gibbston while producing the best possible wine. This is a place for peace and contemplation under the pine trees planted by James and Tom Kinross in the late 1890s. Their orchards, planted by the Kinross over 100 years ago, grow apples, apricots, and grapes. We invite you to explore this incredible wine tasting property and utilize all of its amenities on your journey through the Central Otago of New Zealand.

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Services / Facilities:
Reduced Mobility Access available Reduced Mobility Access
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Pets Not Allowed Pets Allowed
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Cellar Door Sales
Central Otago
Wine Types:
Red Wine, White Wine, Rose Wine, Sparkling Wine,
Grape Varieties:

Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay

2300 Gibbston Hwy, Queenstown, Otago, 9371, New Zealand See it on map
Visiting Hours:

November to April
Monday - Sunday: 7:30 - 21:00
Lunch Service: 12:00 - 16:00
Dinner Service: 18:00 - 20:30

May to October
Monday-Saturday: 8:00 - 20:00
Sunday: 8:00 - 18:00
Lunch Service: 12:00 - 16:00
Dinner Service: 17:00 - 19:30

Spoken Languages: English Français Español

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Wine tasting and tour at Kinross

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2300 Gibbston Hwy, Queenstown, Otago, 9371, New Zealand

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