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Food & Wine Weekend Retreat

Take time to explore the Mid Canterbury Food and Wine Trail. Enjoy the tranquillity of the countryside and experience the local food and wine produced from this land.

Within an hour of Christchurch International Airport (only 86km) you can be relaxing in your rural accommodation, soaking up the fantastic views with a NZ wine in hand.

For a weekend of relaxation, NZ wine and food, and a Sunday morning sleep-in, choose your place to stay, restaurants and cafes to dine at, Farmers Markets to peruse, or visit a vineyard and enjoy some wine tasting.

Experience the Mid Canterbury Food & Wine Trail

Getting here:
Take State Highway 1, travelling south from Christchurch (only 86km) or North from Timaru (only 76km). Once you have arrived there are many choices.

Stay at:
Lake Heron StationTerrace Downs or Double Hill Station or The Blue Pub

Cellar Door tastings at:
CharRees Vineyard (open Wed - Sun 11am - 4pm),

Evening dining at:
Braided Rivers, Twelve Wine Lounge and Tapas, The Lake House Restuarant, The Last Post, Huber Hut, or Terrace Downs,

Cafe for lunch or coffee pick me up at:
Salmon Tales, Robert Harris, Taste Cafe, The Somerset Grocer, Nosh Cafe, Lushingtons Cafe, Primo, or Arabica Licensing Cafe,

Local Produce at:
Crozier Turkeys, Bullrush Chocolates, Sims Bakery, Southberry, Staveley Store and Cafe; Hemp Seed Oil, or Mid Apiaries Honey.