The distillery and cellar door are open 7 days a week, with tours on the hour from 10am-3pm every day of the week. The Cardrona Family Cask Tour will run Tuesday - Friday from 10am-1pm each day.
The Classic Tour: NZD $25 per person / 75 minutes
The Cardrona Family Reserve Tour: NZD $350 per person (including $200 hand filled exclusive bottle) / 3+ hours
Taking approximately 75 minutes you will discover the secrets to Cardrona’s artisan spirits, starting with our water source, malted barley and yeast. You will see where the malt is milled, mashed, fermented, distilled and matured before tasting the wares with a tutored spirit tasting of Cardrona spirits
This exclusive experience will further your whisky tasting skills, while providing you with deep insight into Whisky maturation. You will be hosted by a passionate, expert member of our distillery team. Our time will focus deeply upon warehousing and maturation. You will have the special privilege of tasting spirit directly from cask, and then selecting and personally hand-filling your own exclusive bottle of single cask Cardrona Single Malt Whisky, from a choice of three exceptional casks preselected from our stocks. We will explore the impact temperature, foods and texture have on the Whisky drinking experience.