Weaver Estate Wines
The Weaver family arrived as early pioneers in the Central Otago area in 1864 following the gold rush. Six generations later we are still living in the area producing hand crafted, award winning wines at our family owned vineyard in the Alexandra Basin.
Jess Weaver, our winemaker, makes our Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir Rose wines. Our tasting room is located on the main road between Alexandra and Clyde, close to the Rail Trail.
Contact: Carey & Liz Weaver
Open: Daily 11am - 5 pm. September - April
Two Paddocks Cellar Door
Producers and Purveyors of Fine Pinot Noir to both Gentry & Ratbags since 1993
Established in 1993 by Sam Neill, the aim was to share ethereal Pinot Noir moments with loved ones. Nowadays Two Paddocks is still an artisan producer of two varieties – predominantly pinot noir and a very small amount of riesling. The Two Paddocks Cellar Door is a beautiful building, housing intriguing art and wonderfully expressive wines. Appointments necessary just to avoid disappointment.
Two Paddocks Cellar Door By appointment only.
Perseverance Estate is situated 4 km from the historic town of Clyde, at Mutton Town Gully, in the Alexandra Basin, the heart of Central Otago - New Zealand’s premier Pinot Noir producing region, The vineyard takes its name from a current wheel gold dredge that worked at Mutton Town Point on the Clutha River from 1886 until 1889. Perseverance was and still is a vital ingredient in the recipe for surviving in this challenging climate.
This family owned boutique vineyard produces handcrafted, single vineyard award winning Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Rosé and Pinot Cousins dessert wine. Open for tastings by appointment.
Wine Tasting Tours
The Wines of the Alexandra basin (including Clyde), are one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets. This sub-region specialises in award winning Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Riesling and Gewürztraminer as well as a few other unusual varieties such as St Laurent. The area produces wine famous for its aromatic qualities, complex structure and big mouth-filling flavours. Let us take you to award winning wineries, meet the vineyard owner and taste the wines amongst the vines. Tours available from 3 to 6 hours; longer tours include a delicious cafe lunch. Contact us now to get your tour underway!
Clyde Village Vineyard
Our boutique family-run vineyard is planted on the hillside overlooking the heart of historic Clyde. The numerous tussocks planted for stabilisation and weed control gives it a distinctive look. The vineyard is Sustainable Winegrowing NZ accredited and our focus is on ensuring the highest quality grapes are produced by improving soil health and by hand-tending the vines. Our wine is made by Dave Grant, an experienced local winemaker, resulting in excellent vintages since 2006.
For more information and orders please visit our website and check out our Facebook page.
The Post Office Cafe & Bar/The Postmasters House
The Post Office Cafe & Bar situated in the historic town of Clyde opens 10am daily. It is the perfect place to enjoy lunch or dinner with family, friends or that someone special. We have an expansive menu that offers something for everyone’s tastes and everyone’s budget. We also have a wide selection of local wines, fresh baking, and great coffee for you to enjoy whether sitting inside in front of the open fire on a cold winters day or enjoying the sunshine in our large garden bar.
Why not stay in our historic Postmasters House, where we offer comfortable & affordable accommodation.
Richard Coutts & Janine Delahunt
2 Blyth Street, Clyde
Tel 03 449 2488
The Packing Shed Gallery and Café
Nestled in an beautiful garden setting, this mini oasis on a hot central day is the place to relax & enjoy the best tastes that Central Otago has to offer. Featuring food that will delight the senses, fine local wines & top notch service to complement it. Gold mining artifacts, Artwork & Sculptures from local artists feature throughout the gardens, gallery & main indoor area. Ideal for Brunch, Lunch, Functions or just a great coffee, cake & a walk around the gallery & gardens. We have seating available inside & out. Early bookings are highly recommended. We operate seasonal business hours.
The Orchard Garden Café
A cafe and maze set within a large country garden with many areas for your relaxation, dining, and exploration. The indoor dining area has the original mudbrick walls of the old fruit packhouse and a huge fire to warm the cooler days. The sheltered garden accommodates diners in the hot Central Otago summers. Expect consistent, friendly service, well priced cafe meals, delectable desserts, morning and afternoon teas.
• Cafe; • Hedge and canvas maze; • Direct access from the Rail Trail; • Weddings and functions
Monte Christo Dessert Café & Gardens
Monte Christo was the first vineyard in Central Otago and carries many colourful tales from the early gold mining days, now the grape vines have been replaced by berry canes and it’s simply a great place to stop and appreciate our serene, clean surroundings.
Set on a Raspberry Farm, Monte Christo Gardens offers delicious desserts that can be enjoyed in the shade of the tranquil garden whilst the children can be entertained in the fun park.
Our freshly picked raspberries are irresistible and available in season.
Open Daily 11am-5pm Dec, Jan, & Feb - Closed Xmas & Boxing Day
100 Springvale Road, Clyde.
Tel 03 449 2268, 027 449 2268
Dunstan Hotel (2002) Ltd
The Dunstan Hotel was built in 1904 and is located on the main street of Historic Clyde, close to both the Clyde Dam and the Otago Central Rail Trail. Whether you are looking for comfortable and affordable accommodation, a hearty meal or a quiet drink, Dunstan Hotel’s friendly atmosphere will help you to relax. Our restaurant is open 7 nights and the food has been praised by an Otago Daily Times food critic.
Our amenities include a sundeck for outdoor dining, TAB machine, gaming room/pokies, pool tables and Sky TV.
We look forward to welcoming you in Clyde!
The Clyde Bistro (with Clyde Cinema and The Barrington Room)
• Enjoy a meal and a movie
• Lunch and dinner, a la carte menu
• Broad selection of local wines
• Great atmosphere and service
• Functions and celebrations
• Indoor and outdoor dining
• Open from 11am every day
6 Fache Street (behind Olivers)
Tel 03 449 3089
The Bank Café
Situated in the historic main street of Clyde, the Bank Cafe offers seasonal fresh food , all made on site.
The cafe menu includes a range of breakfast and lunch options changing periodically to reflect the season and availability of local fare. A wide selection of cabinet favourites , including some gluten free , for those seeking a tasty morsel to accompany a coffee, tea or cold drink.
Plenty of indoors seating plus tables outside for enjoying those sunny Central Otago days, just a short ride from the start of the Otago Central Rail Trail.
The Bank Café
31 Sunderland Street
Tel 03 449 2955
Open Monday to Sunday 9 till 4