Queenstown Queenstown South Island 9348 New Zealand

Queenstown's Highest Ranked Wine Tour 2014 - 2018

New Zealand Wine Tours Queenstown is a specialist wine tour operator providing personalised sight-seeing and winery tours around Central Otago. We limit tours to a maximum of seven people, small groups make our wine tours one of the best things to do in Queenstown (highest rated wine tour on TripAdvisor). Our Queenstown based tour tours are customised to suit the tastes of our passengers. Choosing from the widest range of wineries and scenic destinations in the region, we select the itinerary to best suit what you want to taste, see and do during your Central Otago wine tour. Small groups allow us to visit both large and small boutique cellar doors in Central Otago, from Lake Hayes, to Gibbston and Bannockburn. Every wine tasting tour comes with Lunch, snacks, free wi-fi and free wine tastings.

Jake studied Viticulture and Oenology at Lincoln University in 2011 and has worked in both the vineyard and the winery gaining practical industry experience to compliment his theoretical background. Jake has traveled all around New Zealand, France, Italy, South Africa, China and the USA gaining local wine knowledge and experience of some of the finest wines in the world. Jake has a degree in Management and Marketing, a Certificate in Business Systems Analysis and a Graduate Diploma in Viticulture and Oenology. He enjoys continued education in Economics, Physics, Ecology, Environmental Management and Politics as well as Rock Climbing, Running, Photography and Guitar amongst a myriad of hobbies that keep him active and passionate about life.

Originally from Canada and now a fully adopted Kiwi, Liz has lived all over the world guiding tours ranging from back-country skiing to nature hikes and, of course, Wine Tours. Liz has been settled in Queenstown for over 13 years and has been taking wine tours in the region for over 7 years, she has a WSET Level 3 Diploma in Wine and experience working on vineyards. She also regularly takes formal tastings with winemakers and somms of the region and is now part of a team making wine on the side (just for fun). Her other passions include skiing, hiking and photography as well as the amazing landscape of New Zealand. She also has a slight synesthesia (she smells in colour!) – ask her to describe a wine in technicolour, it’s amazing. 

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