Ripe – The Wānaka Wine & Food Festival Blog

Is Wanaka the best spot in New Zealand for a Wine Holiday?

Wanaka – a perfectly positioned town set in the backdrop of the mighty Southern Alps. A resort town in Central Otago, New Zealand known for its skiing, hiking and the always beautiful Lake Wanaka, but what you may not know is that this region also has a reputation for producing excellent wine.   If youRead more ⟶

Central Otago Wine shines over Otago Anniversary Weekend

Ripe – The inaugural Wānaka Wine & Food Festival held on March 21st 2021 was one for the books, and one to put in the diary for next year! 18 superstar Central Otago Wineries were on show on this stunning weekend in Wanaka. Those who were there were treated to a perfect day showcasing theRead more ⟶

Ripe Festival announces remaining food vendors and the creation of Ripe Summer Series

Summer Series events provide support for community groups while showing off some of premium vendors from The Wānaka Wine & Food Festival The collaborative ‘Summer Series’ events in January will celebrate some of Wānaka’s wine and food industry players with a long lunch at Hook and a four-course dinner at Lipsky & Sons  The firstRead more ⟶

Central Otago Wine

Not many of the world’s vino-producing regions can stack up against the sophistication, serenity and soul of the Central Otago wine region. As the world’s southernmost wine destination, Central Otago produces a vast variety of exquisite wines, all skilfully crafted from the sun-soaked vineyards nestled within its raw and rugged landscape.  But what is itRead more ⟶