Wineries and Vineyards Near Bannockburn and Our Accommodation

Central Otago is the most southerly grape growing region in the world, located at 45 degrees south.  We produce some of the world's finest wines, in particular Pinot Noir and there are numerous vineyards just down the road from our cottages.

Wine Tours accessible from your accommodation

If you don't wish to self-drive to visit the vineyards, you could take a wine tour with:

Roaring Wine Tours:

Funny French Cars offers a fun, quirky, personally guided tour in a classic French open top Citroen 2CV car.  Let the wind blow through your hair as you are driven on a scenic adventure through Central Otago:

The following vineyards are just a hop, skip and a jump from Burn Cottage Retreat:

Burn Cottage Vineyard

We have a close association with Burn Cottage Vineyard who are located just along the road from us, and are in fact our nearest neighbours! This is a unique and fully biodynamic vineyard.  For all information please visit:

Wooing Tree Vineyard

This child-friendly vineyard is five minutes' drive from us and offers wine tasting, sales, light lunches, platters, functions and weddings, under the watchful gaze of Cromwell's very own Wooing Tree.

Vineyard Bannockburn Accommodation - Burn Cottage Road in background, Wooing Tree Vineyard in foreground



Aurum Wines

Aurum Wines is a 2 minute drive from Burn Cottage Retreat and offers cellar door sales of wines, olive oil and local products in a delightful garden vineyard setting overlooking picturesque Lake Dunstan.


Bannockburn offers numerous vineyards.  We suggest you might enjoy a visit to the following:

Mt Difficulty Winery

Very popular winery which sits high on a hillside at Bannockburn with fabulous views over the Cromwell basin, offering wine tastings, sales and lunch.  Reservations are essential.

Terra Sancta Vineyard

One of the first vineyards established in the Cromwell region Terra Sancta (previously Olssens Garden Vineyard) offers wine tasting and sales in a beautiful garden setting.


Carrick grows and makes 100% organic wines from vineyards adjacent to their restaurant.

Their belief in sustainability and organics are reflected in the food you will eat. Many of the herbs, eggs and garnishes come from their own gardens, supplemented with produce from local artisan suppliers as the seasons permit.

Bookings are recommended for lunch at the Carrick restaurant.

Discover more by getting in touch today

Our accommodation is close to Bannockburn and other great destinations in Central Otago. Call us today to make a booking and find out more about what the region has to offer.

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