Why the Woolshed
The Wet Jacket brand is a unique concept reverencing the history of farming in Central Otago and celebrating the modern wine industry of today.
The Woolshed at Bendemeer is very much a representation of the Wet Jacket brand. With the Woolshed's historical significance to the Wakitipu Basin and the regions farming history, the result is a perfect fit of old and new.
To elaborate, the industry of wine making and grape growing are a more recent but further extension of farming in Central Otago - where today we see those sheep stations of the past replaced by vineyards. The Woolshed and Wet Jacket are a unique synergy, sharing the history of farming with winemaking in one interesting and exceptional venue.
Oh - and isn't it just perfect that they both start with W?