The old church wedding

Located in the Gibbston Valley famously known for some of the best Pinot Noir produced in this region this is where you’ll find privacy and picturesque scenery for your special day. Cargo at Waitiri is only 25 minutes drive from Queenstown International Airport. The church was built in 1894 in a small town south of Dunedin and became deconsecrated in the early 1950’s. In the year 2000 the church was moved to its final resting place and became a cellar door for Waitiri Wine. With a Cricket pitch, and other games including Pétanque and Croquet there is ample outdoor space for guests to mingle and enjoy the mountains with total privacy. Our team are passionate and dedicated to work together with you to ensure that your wedding day is a stunning and unforgettable occasion. You can expect delicious food, wine and award winning craft beer, with professional and friendly service to the highest standards. We take pride in offering exquisite, fresh and abundant cuisine in a variety of creative dishes. Our food philosophy is all about great ingredients kept simple. Showcasing the best local ingredients from artisan farmers and growers offering dishes packed with flavour and of quality. Meron is happy to customise a menu to suit you and your guests.


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