If you are a wine connoisseur or just love the prospect of exploring enchanting wineries and sampling wines, then make sure you plan a tour to the Gibbston Valley when next in Queenstown. Travellers in search of a Queenstown resort from which to set off on excursions to this picturesque area can stay at Copthorne Hotel & Resort Queenstown Lakefront. Apart from offering well equipped Queenstown hotel accommodation, it is within easy reach of the town’s central shopping area too.
Known as the ‘Valley of the Vines’, the Gibbston Valley is home to many lush vineyards set against truly breathtaking backdrops of mountains landscapes and the Kawarau River gorge. The climate is perfect for growing grapes and pinot noir, chardonnay and Riesling are among the varieties produced here. Brennan Wines, Coal Pit Wine, Peregrine Wines and Mt Rosa Winery are some of the popular wineries in the region, while taking tours and sampling the finished products offer a unique insight into the process of making these delicious wines.
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