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Review of Black Peak Gelato

Black Peak Gelato
Ranked #2 of 3 Dessert in Wanaka
Price range: $4 - $8
Description: We make outstanding homemade gelato and sorbets from a 70 year old Italian recipe that uses local produce- made with passion on the premises in vintage gelato machines. Come and see how these old machines work, you may be lucky enough to get a sample straight out machine if you time it right. In store we make over 90 different flavours with 18 to choose from daily. We cater for all dietary requirements with dairy free, gluten free, egg free, nut free flavours every day. If your in Wanaka over Winter we also make wicked hot chocolates. We hope you have a great time in Wanaka from all the Black Peak Gelato staff.
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Description: We make outstanding homemade gelato and sorbets from a 70 year old Italian recipe that uses local produce- made with passion on the premises in vintage gelato machines. Come and see how these old machines work, you may be lucky enough to get a sample straight out machine if you time it right. In store we make over 90 different flavours with 18 to choose from daily. We cater for all dietary requirements with dairy free, gluten free, egg free, nut free flavours every day. If your in Wanaka over Winter we also make wicked hot chocolates. We hope you have a great time in Wanaka from all the Black Peak Gelato staff.
Reviewed October 11, 2012 via mobile

Awesome changing selection using local fruits like apricots, peaches, cherries. Genuine nice guy owner serves you after clearing treble cone for avalanche risk. A Wanaka must do and on a par with Rush Munro's for NZ ice cream experiences.

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Reviewed October 8, 2012

A must do. We have travelled and tasted gelato across the world. Certainly the best in New Zealand. It requires passion to get consistent fresh unpreserved taste. This place does it.
The Wanaka lakefront is perfect scenery out the front of the shop.

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Reviewed October 7, 2012

We are total gelato snobs, even having been to the two top award winners in Italy.
For us, this place is top of the game. I think hubby has tried several hundred Rum and Raisin gelato offerings around the globe as a point of comparison- this was a real favorite.

Lovely warm service, amazing fresh and home made ingredients, innovative flavours (apple pie and blueberry were also delicious, made with locally sourced fruit). Obviously born of great passion for gelato excellence - don't miss it! We visited every day we were in Wanaka.

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Reviewed October 3, 2012

The best ice treat in Wanaka. Excellent selection with changing flavours. We went back twice and had new flavours to try.

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

We toured from Queenstown to Wanaka one day last summer it was a scorcher had a swim in the lake ,It was time for a treat, I saw a person with an ice cream .and I asked where they got it she pointed to a shop across from the lake. It's quite funny the staff have unusual tea shirt attire and they have the ice cream making machines in full view of the customers,which is interesting,
Anyhow I chose from the selection the macadamia,well in my opinion this hit the spot big time,a generous serving for the price,as a extensively travelled person I have sampled ice cream in many places through out the world,it must be the NZ dairy cow cause this little shop is producing a product up there with great ice creams in the world or maybe I just needed it so badly on that hot day I remembered uttering the word "Superb" 2 seconds after my first taste.

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