|Aurum Wines (Aurum is the Latin word for gold) is a family owned and operated boutique winery established by Joan and Tony Lawrence to produce premium Central Otago wines. Son Brook is the viticulturalist and winemaker and his wife Lucie, a graduate in oenology from Dijon University in France, is the principal winemaker.
Organic Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Riesling wines are produced from Aurum’s Registered Sustainable and organic Te Wairere vineyard near to Cromwell at Lowburn. Extra Virgin olive oil is produced from Aurum’s olive grove which surrounds the winery and Tasting Room. Wine, extra virgin olive oil, as well as locally produced lavender products and jams, pickles and sauces can be purchased from the Tasting Room.
Aurum Wines winery and Tasting Room are located on the main road to Wanaka and the West coast, State Highway 6, just 2 km from Cromwell township. Open for tastings and sales 7 days 10 – 5pm.