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Welcome to the cellar door of Central Otago’s gold rush era. You’ll find us about an hour’s drive from Queenstown airport, just outside the picturesque village of Clyde.

Opening Hours

7 days a week, 10am – 6pm

(winter hours may vary)

We open at 1pm on ANZAC Day

Closed Christmas Day, Easter Sunday, Good Friday.

Covering 2,000 hectares and home to around 140 wineries, the Central Otago wine region began its journey at Monte Christo. Féraud’s original winery has been meticulously restored, standing as a rare testament to New Zealand’s 19th-century agricultural history.

Today this heritage building serves as our cellar door, where our guests are invited to taste Monte Christo wines in wonderfully authentic, historical surroundings. 

Cellar Door - Classic Tasting

From $15 per person

Unwind at our Cellar Door tasting bar, and enjoy a guided flight of our core range of limited-production wines.

Embark on a sensory journey of complex and graceful wines, with meaningful relevance to this beautiful region.

Bookings are not required for walk-in tastings in our cellar door, but we recommend contacting us for groups of 6 or more. 

Please click below or give us a call at 03 664 6644.

Private Tastings

$40 per person

For groups up to 6 guests.

Reserve our private tasting room and enjoy an intimate, educational wine experience.

You’ll begin your tasting in our cellar door where your dedicated host will share some of our unique history before escorting you to the private tasting room.

Once settled, you’ll be guided through an in-depth tasting of our portfolio, including our most exclusive limited-production subregional Pinot Noirs.

Please allow approximately 45 mins for this experience.
Advanced bookings are required. Select your preferred date and time below.

Underground Cellar Tasting & Tour

From $60 per person

For groups up to 12 guests.

Led by your dedicated host, you’ll begin your tasting in our historic cellar door before embarking on a tour of our estate to uncover more about our site’s unique history.

Your guided journey continues in the intimate underground cellar with an educational wine tasting of our full range, including our limited-production subregional Pinot Noirs. 

Add-on a delicious charcuterie platter to be shared by your group in the underground cellar after your tasting. 

Please allow at least an hour to enjoy this experience.
Advanced bookings are required. Select your preferred date and time below.

Fritzy the Food Trailer

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon in our laid-back garden, complete with a play area for the children, and a pétanque court.

It’s the perfect spot to settle in, sip a glass of wine, and savour culinary delights from “Fritzy,” our cherished food trailer.

Crafting dishes exclusively from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, we offer a delectable range of specialty sandwiches, artisanal pizzas, enticing platters & snacks.

Reservations for Fritzy are not required, however, we do suggest calling ahead for large groups, especially on weekends. 

To book a table a few days in advance, or to check same-day availability, get in touch with our team: 03 664 6644, or email

Large Groups & Private Events

We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces tailored to accommodate
a wide range of events & group bookings.

Whether you’re seeking an intimate setting for a wine tasting and lunch, or a space to host larger gatherings of up to 100 guests for corporate events or weddings, you’ll find the perfect destination at Monte Christo Winery.

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