Black Ridge are famous for being the world’s southernmost vineyard and winery, Black Ridge is also one of the first vine growers in the Central Otago region, planted in 1981. Black Ridge are a small boutique vineyard and winery set amongst the rugged thyme covered schist outcrops and hills of Conroys Gully, near Alexandra. Black Ridge proudly grow 24,600 vines, distributed in our unique rocky landscape. Some of them are almost 40 years old, resulting in wines with distinctive terroir based character. Black Ridge specialise in Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Breidecker.