Welcome to Karikari Estate, New Zealand’s northernmost vineyard and winery, set in the historical home of New Zealand’s internationally recognized wine industry.
Nestled on Northland’s stunning Karikari Peninsula, the vineyard looks over the rolling coastal land of Carrington Farms, towards the very top of the far north of New Zealand.
Karikari Estate is both a wine-lover and leisure seekers paradise. The unique climate and soils of the Karikari Peninsula combine to produce, full bodied and distinctive wines. Karikari Estate is planted out in Chardonnay, Pinotage, Merlot, Syrah and Tannat.
Karikari Estate captures the rich and unique characteristics of the vineyard and produces intensely flavoured and stylish award winning wines that will continue to captivate.
Karikari Estate welcomes you to our cellar door and café which overlooks the vast blue Pacific Ocean and the North Cape of New Zealand. Whether it’s a tasting, a meal, or a weekend experience, Karikari Estate Vineyard and Winery is a whole new experience to savour and enjoy.
Karikari Estate are delighted to be awarded gold medal for the 2010 Syrah at the University of Auckland Upper North Island Wine Challenge 2012. This estate grown Syrah is a denser style of Syrah with rich, full oak and firm tannins. For a full description and tasting notes.
For those who want to spend longer enjoying this unique location, accommodation is available on the adjacent Peppers Carrington Resort with luxury lodge rooms or fully self contained three bedroom villas and an 18 hole championship golf course.