Welcome to Waipara River Estate in the heart of the Waipara Valley, one of the fastest growing wine producing areas of New Zealand. Our historic, boutique vineyard, the first planted in the region, includes some of Waipara's oldest vines that produce intensely flavoured premium wines. Our beautiful estate is perfect for a marquee for your wedding or special celebration.
Weddings & Functions
Style, amid the romance of the vines and spectacular Waipara Valley scenery—the perfect place for a white silk-lined marquee to celebrate a special occasion, just 45 minutes from Christchurch. Hold your ceremony, photos and reception amid the lush vines and spectacular Waipara Valley.
Waipara River Estate—available for marquees for only a select number of weddings, special events or corporate functions—click below to learn more.
Wine & Accommodation
Our boutique vineyard—formerly Glenmark Wines—produces classic Riesling, elegant Pinot Noir, and Cabernet/Merlot made for our Waipara River Estate label. Our Gewürztraminer formerly sold to Pegasus Bay, is now under our own label.
Annie's Loft and Studio - 2 luxury B&B units, each with separate, private entrances. Stay and enjoy first class restaurants nearby and in Amberley.