Welcome to Waipara Springs

Waipara Springs Winery and Cafe is located in the heart of the Waipara Valley. Planted in the early 1980’s the vineyard contains some of the oldest vines in the valley providing the entirely estate grown wines with a depth and intensity that only old vines can produce.

The vineyard of 26 hectares is planted with Riesling, Sauvignon blanc, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot noir and Merlot with the wines crafted in two differing styles, the fresh fruit driven wines under the Waipara Springs label and the structurally driven wines of the Premo label.

The Southern Boundary Wines Cellar Door is located onsite where all our wines can be sampled including rare older vintages and the Waipara Springs Cafe is famous for its tempting array of seasonal dishes utilising fresh local produce.

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News and Events

Autumn Harvest Dinner- 4 course Degustation with wine match $65pp Friday 1st May 6.00pm- bookings essential. Transport and Accommodation options click here

Restaurant / Cafe wait staff vacancies Click here for further details  

SUMMER FESTIVAL 2015-1st February 11am -5 pm- tickets on sale.wine_bar___cafe/summer_festival

Our new Summer menu is now available. More ... Takeaway asparagus is still available for $10 per kilo!

New wine releases Waipara Springs Pinot Noir 2014 and Waipara Springs Chardonnay 2013

Southern Boundary Wines latest Cellar Club Packs have been released to members. Sign up or find out about what's in the pack.

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We are currently trading from 10am until 4pm, serving lunch from 11am until 3pm. Bookings appreciated.

Waipara Springs stocks produce from Waipara Groves Olive Oil and Roseglen Tea of Canterbury.

Latest awards

wines/waipara_springs/riesling_2013 Waipara Springs 2013 Riesling- Silver medal at Sukara womens wine awards - Japan 

Premo Chardonnay 2013 rated 93/100 and 5 Stars by Sam Kim, Wine Orbit.

Premo Chardonnay 2012 wins Trophy and Gold in London! View details. And top 100 Metro Magazine.

2013 Pinot Gris, Gold Easter Show Wine Awards 2014

2005 Old Vine Chardonnay, Gold, Air NZ Wine Awards 2013

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This is an aromatic, full-flavoured wine with tropical fruit notes of guava and fresh pears with a hint of quince spice. 

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Waipara Springs
Winery & Cafe

Waipara. North Canterbury,
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 314 6777
Fax:   +64 3 314 6993

Worldwide Distributors

Southern Boundary Wines Group