July 11, 2019: On this day, Rippon Vineyard was recognized as one of the best vineyards of 2019 by World Best Vineyards. It was the highest ranking of the four vineyards to make the list from the Australasia region out of the 50 vineyards total. The family run vineyard has been producing wines on Lake Wānaka since 1989.

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