South Island

South Island New Zealand winery experiences & private wine tours

Best of Nelson Tour
NZ$145
x Departing from Nelson at 11 am, our first stop will be Pic’s Peanut World, celebrating a business started by Pic in 2009 with a cement mixer in his garage to produce the best peanut butter locally, now exporting globally from a new purpose built facility. Your next stop will be Brightwater vineyard (summer only) where you will get a chance to taste some of their internationally acclaimed award winning wines, with a detailed explanation of each and the opportunity to ask questions. The next stop will be McGlashen pottery where you will be able to wander around the works as well as see some of the stunning pottery Royce McGlashen exports around the world. Royce  has been producing pottery for nearly fifty years and is a founder member of the Geneva based Academy of Ceramics. After leaving McGlashen’s you will be taken through the Moutere Hills to Mapua Wharf, originally the regional apple packing centre from where the apples were shipped globally. Now converted to a tourist centre with a range of excellent cafes, restaurants and shops, you will be given about 45 minutes to explore and enjoy lunch. On a fine summer’s day this is a popular local place to visit and most days will see young people of all ages leaping off the wharf into the fast flowing estuarine waters. The Rimu wine bar does a fabulous tasting of many regional as well as other New Zealand wines, using a tasting tree holding multiple glasses
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Top of the South Tour
NZ$525
This tour of the northern part of South Island, known colloquially as ‘Top of the South’ introduces you to the varied landscapes and scenery of this region. Heading south and away from the coast we climb to Lake Rotoiti in Nelson Lakes National Park, not far from Nelson’s Rainbow Ski Field. At the lake there are a variety of short and easy walks that can be enjoyed around the lake shores in ancient forests, alive with bird song and native flora. The visitor centre there gives an excellent opportunity to learn some more in-depth detail of this region. Lake Rotoiti flows out in to the Buller River which eventually meets the sea on the West Coast. We will take you a couple of kilometres east where we will join the Wairau River flowing out of the adjoining valley down to the east. One of New Zealand’s many ‘braided’ rivers, we will follow the Wairau down to Blenheim where the river enters the sea on the east coast of South Island, at a point where the first Maori are reputed to have landed. The delta of this river forms the majority of the flat land on which Marlborough wine growers have their vineyards.
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Nelson Region Wine Tasting
NZ$375
The two Nelson wine growing regions, though adjoining, even overlapping in places, are distinctly different and you will have the opportunity to taste the difference. Unlike many of the  of Marlborough region vineyards, the vineyards of the Nelson region are still family owned and managed, thus reflecting their owners’ passion to produce the best possible wines from their vines. This passion is reflected in the variety of wines produced and the many awards the region holds. This exclusive and personal tour takes you to some of the very best cellar doors in the region, chosen for the wine tasting experience they share with guests as well as their wine. We are usually able to include one or two cellars that only open by special request. The Waimea Plains, ‘River Garden’ in Maori, just to the South of Richmond is an alluvial plain with stony soils, lying under an open sky ensuring long summer days, tempered with sea breezes flowing in from Tasman Bay, which bounds one edge of the Plains. This is ideal for aromatic wines, making them vibrant with strong fruit flavours. The main varieties grown here tend to be Chardonnay, Pinot and Sauvignon.
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Two Region Wine Tasting Tour
NZ$725
A unique Day Out two day wine tasting adventure for anyone wanting to broaden their understanding of wines and the effects of varying terroirs and climates. Do you enjoy tasting, comparing and learning about wines? Finding the subtle differences between regions? Then this tour is for you! Compare Nelson regional wines to Marlborough regional wines, two adjacent regions separated by a range of mountains ensuring very different growing conditions. Both regions produce award winning wines, focusing on fine aromatics, but with noticeable differences on the palate from region to region, and even vineyard to vineyard. Some are sheltered from sea breezes while others benefit from sea breezes, some grow in alluvial soils mixed with clay, others not. This unique tour takes you to at least four, possibly five, of Nelson’s top wine producers on one day, in the two different terroirs of Waimea Plains and Moutere Hills. As a comparison another day will be spent in the Marlborough region visiting vineyards there and tasting wines from that region. Both regions produce wines which have won many global awards.
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Nelson Craft Brewery Tour
NZ$145
Depart Nelson at 10:30 for McCashin’s Brewery, in time for the 11:00 daily (weekdays only) 40 minute brewery tour (closed toe shoes essential for entry), before sampling some of their ales, all included in McCashin’s $25 entry fee. Then on to the Eddyline brewery, founded by a young American couple from Colorado who have already established micro-breweries there and in Texas, to try some of their very different, US influenced brews. Stop for lunch at New Zealand’s oldest pub, The Moutere Inn, for one hour. Visit Mapua Wharf and sample Golden Bear beer at their brewery (if open), or drop[ in at the Sprig & Fern to sample some of their great beers. Explore the converted apple sheds now home to a rich variety of artisan shops and cafes.  
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Best Nelson Wines
NZ$155
This popular wine tasting tour introduces you to the two Nelson wine growing regions which, though adjoining, even overlapping in places, are distinctly different. The Waimea Plains, ‘River Garden’ in Maori, just to the South of Richmond is an alluvial plain with stony soils, lying under an open sky ensuring long summer days, tempered with sea breezes flowing in from Tasman Bay, which bounds one edge of the Plains. This is ideal for aromatic wines, making them vibrant with strong fruit flavours. The main varieties grown here tend to be Chardonnay, Pinot and Sauvignon. Meanwhile, just to the west of the Plains the ground rises to the gently rolling Moutere Hills region, with its weathered gravels from ancient river systems, mixed with clay. This region is renowned for the richness and texture of its wines, usually more complicated in flavour than those from the Plains. In addition to the aromatics grown on the Plains, growers in the Hills also grow Riesling, Tempranillo and other varieties.
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Marlborough Sounds Mussel Farm Boat Tour
NZ$650
Leaving Nelson, we will climb up and over the scenic Whangamoas, the route through the Richmond Ranges that divide the Nelson and Marlborough wine growing regions. In about an hour we reach Havelock at the head of Pelorus Sound, a pleasant drive through wooded valleys. The Greenshell Mussel Cruise’s large, comfortable and fully equipped catamaran departs Havelock daily at 1:30 pm for an approximately three hour cruise. During this time you will pass down the stunning picturesque Sounds, seeing them from the water, possibly on occasion being escorted by dolphins and even, if you are lucky, sighting some Orca. You will visit at least one mussel farm, whose mussels are exported around the world. You will be able to see the full process of growing through to harvesting the mussels with an experienced guide explaining the process. At some stage during your boat trip you will be presented with freshly harvested and cooked mussels with some local wine to wash them down.
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Self Guided Biking Wine Tour - Full Day
NZ$45
Discover the beauty of Marlborough your way. Rent a bike from us and enjoy your own self-guided wine tour. We’ll set you up with quality bikes and helmets and wine map and send you on your way with all the recommendations, tips and hints you need to craft your own unforgettable Marlborough wine adventure. The terrain is flat, the biking is easy and the scenery is stunning. If you’re up for it, hiring a bike from us and spending the day cycling between vineyards is one of the best ways to take in the beauty of Marlborough. Our base at the Vines Village is within 3km of over a dozen wineries. We have safe off-road parking and an on-site café where you can pick up a picnic lunch or a drink before your adventure begins. To make it easier for you,we’ve put together some recommended routes which we have marked on the map. Free transport to the Vines Village from Blenheim and Renwick accommodation is included with all full day bike hire meaning you can just relax and enjoy your day. If you are looking for pick up from Picton we can pick you up for $50pp or try the Blenheim or Picton information sites for information on the bus that runs between Picton and Blenheim.  Note: Please be aware that if you require a pick up you will need to book online at least 12 hours before the start of the day. Otherwise if you want a pick up after that please ring us to check if we can pick you up.
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Full Day Guided Biking Wine Tour
NZ$145
This Explore Marlborough full day biking wine tour visits superb Marlborough vineyards and tasting rooms on the Wairau Plains surrounding Blenheim and Renwick.  This is a great day out, where you experience the views, tastes and flavours of Marlborough wine to the full. Your guide will plan the route, cycling from winery to winery through stunning vineyards, allowing you to take your time and enjoy the beauty of the Marlborough wine region.  You will learn a little of the history of the area and the background to growing and producing wine. The highlight will be the visit to at least six of our favourite wineries to taste some of the best wines of the region, including our world class Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Lunch awaits you at one of the winery restaurants, which are all set in their own beautiful grounds and have a relaxed, friendly ambience - lunch is at your own cost. Our tours are small and personal with a maximum of eight people per tour. Your guide will be with you to answer your questions and ensure you have the best possible experience.  You do not need to be an experienced cyclist to enjoy this bike tour. The pace is leisurely and the terrain is gentle, ensuring easy riding no matter what your skill level.  We will pick you up from your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation (approx 9.30am) and drop you off (approx 4.00pm) so that you are free to enjoy the day to the full. We provide a bottle of water and a snack bar. You will need to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, warm top. Don't worry about the weather. We have some of the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand, and if it does rain we will just switch you to a driving wine tour for no additional cost, so you still have a full day of fun in the Marlborough wine region. Note: We need 2 people booked to run this tour so if you are booking as a single please be aware that we may have to cancel the tour if we do not get enough bookings. If you want to ensure that the tour will go ahead you can pay the single person surcharge for this tour. This will be refunded if more bookings are taken for the same tour. Cancellation policy: If you need to change the day of your booked Explore Marlborough Guided Wine tour you can do so provided that we are given at least seven days notice. If you need to cancel your booking with Explore Marlborough Guided Wine Tours you can do so provided we are given a minimum of 48 hours notice at which point a full refund will be provided. Any cancellations received within 48 hours of a booked tour date will incur the full tour charge. Bike tours may be cancelled due to the weather and an alternative driving tour option will be provided instead. You will be notified by 9am of the morning of the tour. Only if a driving tour option is not available will you be given a full refund.
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Morning Guided Biking tour with afternoon self guided
NZ$120
During the morning guided tour, you’ll stop at least 3 select wineries and have the chance to take in the incredible views of the Richmond Range, Wither Hills, Wairau River. You will wind along bike paths, quiet country roads and through the vineyards while learning about the history Marlborough and its wine-making. Our tours are small and personal with a maximum of eight people per tour. Your guide will be with you for the morning to answer your questions and ensure you have the best possible experience.  In the afternoon, you’ll take control of the adventure, armed with your winery map and expert advice from your guide on lunch spots, wineries and routes! We will meet you back at the Vines Village at 4.30pm to take you back to your accommodation. Be prepared to taste some exceptional Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and a range of aromatics. You’ll get the best of both worlds on this tour as you soak up the knowledge of our expert guide in the morning and do your own exploring in the afternoon. You do not need to be an experienced cyclist to enjoy this bike tour. The pace is leisurely and the terrain is gentle, ensuring easy riding no matter what your skill level. If you are booking as a family, we have a range of kids bikes. We will pick you up from your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation (approx 9.30am) and drop you off (approx 4.00pm) so that you are free to enjoy the day to the full. Don't worry about the weather. We have some of the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand, and if it does rain we will just switch you to a driving wine tour for the morning guided tour. Note: We need 2 people booked to run this tour so if you are booking as a single please be aware that we may have to cancel the tour if we do not get enough bookings. If you want to ensure that the tour will go ahead you can pay the single person surcharge for this tour. This will be refunded if more bookings are taken for the same tour. Cancellation policy: If you need to change the day of your booked Explore Marlborough Guided Wine tour you can do so provided that we are given at least seven days notice. If you need to cancel your booking with Explore Marlborough Guided Wine Tours you can do so provided we are given a minimum of 48 hours notice at which point a full refund will be provided. Any cancellations received within 48 hours of a booked tour date will incur the full tour charge. Bike tours may be cancelled due to the weather and an alternative driving tour option will be provided instead. You will be notified by 9am of the morning of the tour. Only if a driving tour option is not available will you be given a full refund.
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Half Day Guided Biking Wine Tour
NZ$95
This is an ideal winery tour for those who want a snap shot of the views, tastes and flavours of the Marlborough wine region. No need for maps as your friendly and knowledgeable guide will take you from winery to winery on superb wine trails through the vineyards, on river stop-banks and down quiet country roads. Along the way you'll be inundated with spectacular views of the Richmond Range, Wither Hills, Wairau River and beautiful Marlborough vineyards. You will learn a little of the history of the area around Blenheim, and the background to growing and producing wine in Marlborough. The highlight is a visit to three of our favourite wineries to taste some of the best wines of the region, including Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and a range of aromatics. Our tours are small and personal with a maximum of eight people per bike tour. Your guide will be with you the whole time to answer your questions and ensure you have the best possible experience. You do not need to be an experienced cyclist to enjoy this bike tour. The pace is leisurely and the terrain is gentle, ensuring easy riding no matter what your skill level.  Don't worry about the weather - if it rains we just switch you to a driving wine tour so you still get to have a great day out.Our tours are small and personal with a maximum of eight people per tour. Your guide will be with you to answer your questions and ensure you have the best possible experience.  We will pick you up from your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation (approx 9.30am) and drop you off (approx 12.30pm) so that you are free to enjoy the day to the full. Note: We need 2 people booked to run this tour so if you are booking as a single please be aware that we may have to cancel the tour if we do not get enough bookings. If you want to ensure that the tour will go ahead you can pay the single person surcharge for this tour. This will be refunded if more bookings are taken for the same tour. Cancellation policy: If you need to change the day of your booked Explore Marlborough Guided Wine tour you can do so provided that we are given at least seven days notice. If you need to cancel your booking with Explore Marlborough Guided Wine Tours you can do so provided we are given a minimum of 48 hours notice at which point a full refund will be provided. Any cancellations received within 48 hours of a booked tour date will incur the full tour charge. Bike tours may be cancelled due to the weather and an alternative driving tour option will be provided instead. You will be notified by 9am of the morning of the tour. Only if a driving tour option is not available will you be given a full refund.
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Deluxe Half Day Guided Driving Wine Tour
NZ$275
Explore Marlborough provides driving wine tours of the Marlborough Wine region.We have an extensive local wine knowledge and as a result we can tailor the tour to the clients preference for a certain wine variety or their request to visit a specific local winery.  We have a flexible itinerary based on clients interests We will pick you up from your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation (approx 9.30am) and drop you off (approx 1.30pm) so that you are free to enjoy the day to the full. Picton pick up is available for $40pp. Note: We need 2 people booked to run this tour so if you are booking as a single please be aware that we may have to cancel the tour if we do not get enough bookings. If you want to ensure that the tour will go ahead you can pay the single person surcharge for this tour. This will be refunded if more bookings are taken for the same tour. Cancellation policy: If you need to change the day of your booked Explore Marlborough Guided Wine tour you can do so provided that we are given at least seven days notice. If you need to cancel your booking with Explore Marlborough Guided Wine Tours you can do so provided we are given a minimum of 48 hours notice at which point a full refund will be provided. Any cancellations received within 48 hours of a booked tour date will incur the full tour charge.
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Deluxe Half Day Biking Wine Tour
NZ$275
Our deluxe half day guided biking wine tour is ideal for people without a lot of time. They want a fun, easy tour of the vineyards that allows them time to travel or do something different for the rest of the day. This guided half day tour bikes to three of Marlborough’s premium wineries, stopping at one of them for a platter lunch. We ride along country roads, river stop-banks and through vineyards. The tour guide provides commentary throughout the tour on the wines and wineries and also the history and geography of NZ’s largest wine region.  This tour is ideal for small groups and families.  Our tours are small and personal with a maximum of four people per tour. Your guide will be with you to answer your questions and ensure you have the best possible experience.  You do not need to be an experienced cyclist to enjoy this bike tour. The pace is leisurely and the terrain is gentle, ensuring easy riding no matter what your skill level.  We will pick you up from your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation (approx 9.30am) and drop you off (approx 1.30pm) so that you are free to enjoy the day to the full. Picton pick-up is available for a $40pp charge. Don't worry about the weather. We have some of the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand, and if it does rain we will just switch you to a driving wine tour for no additional cost, so you still have a full day of fun in the Marlborough wine region. Note: We need 2 people booked to run this tour so if you are booking as a single please be aware that we may have to cancel the tour if we do not get enough bookings. If you want to ensure that the tour will go ahead you can pay the single person surcharge for this tour. This will be refunded if more bookings are taken for the same tour. Cancellation policy: If you need to change the day of your booked Explore Marlborough Guided Wine tour you can do so provided that we are given at least seven days notice. If you need to cancel your booking with Explore Marlborough Guided Wine Tours you can do so provided we are given a minimum of 48 hours notice at which point a full refund will be provided. Any cancellations received within 48 hours of a booked tour date will incur the full tour charge. Bike tours may be cancelled due to the weather and an alternative driving tour option will be provided instead. You will be notified by 9am of the morning of the tour. Only if a driving tour option is not available will you be given a full refund.
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Deluxe Private Full Day Driving Wine Tour
NZ$395
You are our guest, not a number on the back seat of a mini bus. We give you a unique experience, tailored to suit you, not a set standard outing with set standard stops. If you love Riesling, we know just the right spot for you, and if you love Sauvignon Blanc, you'll love it even more when you taste it with us, whether it's an iconic label you know well, or a limited release single vineyard Sauvignon from the smallest boutique winery. We'll take you to a private tasting or a winery tour, where you'll learn things you didn't know you didn't know. Then, just as your palate is tiring, we'll whip you off for a vineyard lunch to refresh it for the afternoon (lunch is at the clients cost) .  Explore Marlborough's driving wine tours are built around our clients' wishes. We have a planned itinerary for the day, but once we pick you up from your accommodation we will talk to you about the types of wines you like or particular Marlborough wineries you would like to visit. Our guides have a wealth of knowledge ensuring you have a really informative day, where you learn about the history of the valley and the wine region, the reasons that Marlborough grows world renown Sauvignon Blanc, and an understanding of the process of growing grapes and making wine.  We will pick you up from your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation (approx 9.45am) and drop you off (approx 4.00pm). Note: We need 2 people booked to run this tour so if you are booking as a single please be aware that you will need to pay the single person surcharge for this. ***Group discounts are available for parties over 6 people. Please call for details.*** Cancellation policy:  If you need to cancel your booking with Explore Marlborough Guided Wine Tours you can do so provided we are given a minimum of 48 hours notice at which point a full refund will be provided. Any cancellations received within 48 hours of a booked tour date will incur the full tour charge.
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Deluxe Private Full Day Biking Wine Tour
NZ$395
This private biking wine tour is the stuff memories are made of.. Our premium Marlborough wine tour experience is tailored to your individual tastes, with a personalised tour of at least five of Marlborough's boutique and iconic wineries, along with a delicious a la carte lunch at a beautiful vineyard restaurant ( lunch at clients cost).  At one of the wineries you will have an in-depth wine experience that may include a winery tour, a private tasting or a food and wine matching exercise Stunning scenery, gentle cycling, wonderful food, world class wines and a friendly, experienced guide. You are going to love this personalised introduction to Marlborough. You do not need to be an experienced cyclist to enjoy this bike tour. The pace is leisurely and the terrain is gentle, ensuring easy riding no matter what your skill level.  We will pick you up from your accommodation ( approx 9.30am ) and drop you off ( approx 4.00pm) so that you are free to enjoy the day to the full.  Don't worry about the weather. We have some of the highest sunshine hours in New Zealand, and if it does rain we will just switch you to a driving wine tour for no additional cost, so you still have a full day of fun in the Marlborough wine region. Note: We need 2 people booked to run this tour so if you are booking as a single please be aware that you will need to  pay the single person surcharge for this tour. Cancellation policy: If you need to change the day of your booked Explore Marlborough Guided Wine tour you can do so provided that we are given at least seven days notice. If you need to cancel your booking with Explore Marlborough Guided Wine Tours you can do so provided we are given a minimum of 48 hours notice at which point a full refund will be provided. Any cancellations received within 48 hours of a booked tour date will incur the full tour charge. Bike tours may be cancelled due to the weather and an alternative driving tour option will be provided instead. You will be notified by 9am of the morning of the tour. Only if a driving tour option is not available will you be given a full refund.
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Monteith's Brewing Co 45 minute Brewery Tour
NZ$25
The Monteith's Brewery tour starts out in the Beertopia Room which houses our very own Monteith's Museum. Here you'll get an introduction into the heritage and rich stories of the origins of Monteith's, starting in 1868 right here on the West Coast. You'll then move into the brewery to see, touch, taste (if you're up for it) and smell the New Zealand grown ingredients we use to make our range of craft beers here in our state of the art, modern brewery.  Take your time to walk through the brew house and packaging house as your expert guide talks you through the process involved with crafting our 150 year old beer recipes as well as the modern additions. You will receive video, visual and verbal prompts throughout the tour to help you to understand the various techniques and technical terms our brewers are so familiar with.  You will no doubt by this point be ready to taste the delicious range of beers and ciders right at the source. Good news for you - your tour will finish with a lesson on how to achieve the 'perfect pour'. For those over 18, you'll pour yourself your very own tap beer from our 'Brewers Table' to enjoy. For the $25NZD brewery tour, your package includes a West Coast Passport full of vouchers and discounts to enjoy including 20% off vouchers to the key activities on the West Coast including Franz Josef Glacier Guides and Hot Pools, West Coast Scenic Water Tours, Shanty Town Heritage Park, West Coast Wildlife Centre and Treetop Walks.  With the passport you will also get you three tap beers (200ml) at our modern bar, as well as a complimentary beverage at various Monteith's Brewery bars, and a number of discount offers in our retail shop so you can take something home to remember your visit to our brewery establishment here in Greymouth.  The 'Beer Free' Tour excludes the Passport of vouchers for beers and discounts, and this is suitable for participants under the age of 18 or who do not wish to consume beer. Participants 5-12 years of age are $10 and Infants (under 5 years of age) are free.  Don't miss out on your very own Personalised Monteith's beer bottle, with your name on it (or the name of that friend or family member you want to give a special surprise). Add this to any package for only $10NZD (RRP $15NZD).  
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Monteith's Brewing Co Tasting Tray (3 craft beers)
NZ$15
A selection of our best brews for you to linger over while planning their next move. Great for sharing or taking one’s time, the Tasting Tray is a generous serving of 3 Monteith’s beers, served up with tasting notes and an in-depth insight into the various beers styles that Monteith’s has to offer. Additionally, each ‘Tasting Tray’ receives a West Coast Passport to ‘confirm’ your attendance, which includes one complimentary Monteith’s beer at numerous hotels and discounts at other tourism hot spots on your journey through the West Coast. Includes free access to the Monteith's Brewery museum where you can learn about our heritage and story here on the West Coast of New Zealand for over 150 years. 
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Monteith's Brewery Taste of the Coast with Brewery Tour
NZ$75
Nothing says the West Coast like Monteith’s and Taste of the Coast! Enjoy a Beer & Food Match Experience.  Enjoy a 45 minute guided Tour around Monteith’s Brewery before sitting down to tastings of handcrafted beers and tantalising bites including our famous Whitebait Patties & Beer Battered Fries and then take home your personalised 500ml bottle of beer. Package Includes: • Four food items  (NB: Whitebait Patties & Beer battered Fries included) • Tastings of three Monteith’s beers (you select from a choice of 12 options) (can be exchanged for one non-alcoholic beverage) • 500ml personalised Monteith’s beer bottle • Monteith’s West Coast Passport • Transfers to/from Greymouth train station if required and prebooked Please select your 2 food items from the following to accompany your Whitebait Patties & Beer Battered Fries: - Kowhai Kumara Tarts (V) (Sweet potato bound in an aromatic yellow curry sauce, crispy pastry case) - Coast Fried Chicken (GF DF) (Chicken thigh marinated in mild spices, fried & served with a lime & sweet chilli mayo) - Alpine Venison Sliders (leg medallions rolled in a juniper berry spice rub, with aioli, caramelised onion jam, smoked cheese & gourmet Lettuce - Mexican Street Corn Salad (V) (Char-grilled corn, Mexican beans and feta, served with a toasted tortilla and smokey yoghurt.
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Cruise ship tour (6 Hours)
NZ$120
6 hour wine tour designed especially for cruise ship passengers arriving in Picton with times to fit the ship schedule. Most of these tours will stop for lunch* at a winery and visit approximately 5 wineries as well as the Makana chocolate factory.  Enjoy the scenery during the 1/2 hour drive from Picton to the Wairau Valley. During the tour your guide will introduce each of the wineries and give the history of the region. Time permitting a talk in the vineyard discussing the way Marlborough tends the vines. All standard tasting charges are included in this tour. A great way to spend your day in Marlborough. * Lunch cost is not included in this tour to allow you to choose what you like. Main courses are between $20 and $30
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1/2 Day wine tour without lunch (4 Hours) from Picton or Havelock
NZ$105
1/2 day wine tour without lunch lasting about 4 hours. We will pick you up from your accommodation about 1pm*. Visit another 3 or 4 wineries in the afternoon. Enjoy the various varieties of grapes and wines that Marlborough has to offer while taking in the gorgeous scenery of the Wairau Valley.    Learn about the history of the region and maybe challenge yourself on varieties of grapes and types of wines you may not be familiar with. We have flexible tours and not one of our tours are the same. You have the opportunity to request a winery or varieties of grapes that you would like to taste. We take on board all our guests’ requests to try and satisfy them all. All standard tasting fees are included in the price of the tour. During the tour your guide will introduce each of the wineries and give the history of the region. Time permitting a talk in the vineyard discussing the way Marlborough tends the vines. If you have any special requests please enter these during the booking process. * Pickup time will vary depending on where you are staying. 
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1/2 Day wine tour with lunch (5 Hours) From Picton or Havelock
NZ$110
1/2 day wine tour with lunch lasting about 5 hours. Start with a beautiful winery lunch** and tasting then visit another 3 or 4 wineries in the afternoon. All standard tasting fees included. A fun afternoon while being educated by our experienced guides. Enjoy the various grape varieties and wines that Marlborough has to offer while taking in the gorgeous scenery of the Wairau Valley.  Learn about the history of the region and maybe challenge yourself on varieties of grapes and types of wines you may not be familiar with. During the tour your guide will introduce each of the wineries and give the history of the region. Time permitting a talk in the vineyard discussing the way Marlborough tends the vines. If you have any special requests please enter these during the booking process. * Pickup time will vary depending on where you are staying.  ** Lunch cost is not included in this tour to allow you to choose what you like. Main courses are between $20 and $30
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Full Day wine tour (7 Hours) from Picton or Havelock
NZ$135
For those guests who want to have day long experience tasting wines from around the region. We pick you up from your accommodation about 9.30am. We visit 2 or 3 wineries in the morning and then stop for a winery lunch**. After lunch taste their wines and then visit another 3 or 4 wineries in the afternoon. Enjoy the various grape varieties that Marlborough has to offer while taking in the gorgeous scenery of the Wairau Valley.  Learn about the history of the region and maybe challenge yourself on varieties of grapes and types of wines you may not be familiar with. During the tour your guide will introduce each of the wineries and give the history of the region. Time permitting a talk in the vineyard discussing the way Marlborough tends the vines. You have the opportunity to request a winery or grape varieties that you would like to taste. If you have any special requests please enter these during the booking process. ** Lunch cost is not included in this tour to allow you to choose what you like. Main courses are between $20 and $30
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Cruise ship Tour (4.5 / 5 hours)
NZ$115
4.5 to 5 hour wine tour designed especially for cruise ship passengers arriving in Picton with times to fit the ship schedule. Most of these tours will stop for lunch* at a winery and visit approximately 4 wineries as well as the Makana chocolate factory.  Enjoy the scenery during the 1/2 hour drive from Picton to the Wairau Valley. During the tour your guide will introduce each of the wineries and give the history of the region. Time permitting a talk in the vineyard discussing the way Marlborough tends the vines. All standard tasting charges are included in this tour. A great way to spend your day in Marlborough. * Lunch cost is not included in this tour to allow you to choose what you like. Main courses are between $20 and $30
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Private tour in Mercedes choose from 4 to 7 hours
NZ$400
Enjoy a private wine tour in our Mercedes for between 4 and 7 hours (maximum of 4 guests). You can choose the length of the tour and work with your guide to define your itinerary with the opportunity to visit appointment only wineries. No working to a group tour schedule, achieve what you are looking for. The pickup time can be flexible during the day to suit your requirements. All the wineries in the Wairau valley are within 5-10 minutes of each other. If you don't know the region and would like to have an idea of tours may we suggest; The big players; Visit Cloudy Bay, Villa Maria, Wither Hills and have lunch at the Brancott Heritage Centre with lovely views over the Brancott and Wairau Valleys. Organic wineries tour; Visit Clos Henri (small French owned winery with Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir), Te Whare Ra (taste Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir) , Fromm (a whole range of Pinot Noir wines as well as Syrah and Sauvignon Blanc, Lunch at Rock Ferry (Bubbles, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Tempranillo) also the possibility to visit Huia and Hans Herzog. Tasting fees and Lunch is extra to the hourly charge. Lunch main courses are usually between $20 and $30. Tasting fees at most wineries are $5 each with the exception of Cloudy Bay and Hans Herzog who have different options and prices.
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1/2 Day wine tour without lunch (4 Hours) from Blenheim or Renwick
NZ$95
1/2 day wine tour without lunch lasting about 4 hours. We will pick you up from your accommodation about 1pm*. Visit another 3 or 4 wineries in the afternoon. Enjoy the various varieties of grapes and wines that Marlborough has to offer while taking in the gorgeous scenery of the Wairau Valley.    Learn about the history of the region and maybe challenge yourself on varieties of grapes and types of wines you may not be familiar with. We have flexible tours and not one of our tours are the same. You have the opportunity to request a winery or varieties of grapes that you would like to taste. We take on board all our guests’ requests to try and satisfy them all. All standard tasting fees are included in the price of the tour. During the tour your guide will introduce each of the wineries and give the history of the region. Time permitting a talk in the vineyard discussing the way Marlborough tends the vines. If you have any special requests please enter these during the booking process. * Pickup time will vary depending on where you are staying. Blenheim or Renwick approx 1pm
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1/2 Day wine tour with lunch (5 Hours) from Blenheim or Renwick
NZ$100
1/2 day wine tour with lunch lasting about 5 hours. Start with a beautiful winery lunch** and tasting then visit another 3 or 4 wineries in the afternoon. All standard tasting fees included. A fun afternoon while being educated by our experienced guides. Enjoy the various grape varieties and wines that Marlborough has to offer while taking in the gorgeous scenery of the Wairau Valley.  Learn about the history of the region and maybe challenge yourself on varieties of grapes and types of wines you may not be familiar with. During the tour your guide will introduce each of the wineries and give the history of the region. Time permitting a talk in the vineyard discussing the way Marlborough tends the vines. If you have any special requests please enter these during the booking process. * Pickup time will vary depending on where you are staying. Blenheim or Renwick approx 12pm,  ** Lunch cost is not included in this tour to allow you to choose what you like. Main courses are between $20 and $30
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Full Day wine tour (7 Hours) from Blenheim or Renwick
NZ$125
For those guests who want to have day long experience tasting wines from around the region. We pick you up from your accommodation about 10am*. We visit 2 or 3 wineries in the morning and then stop for a winery lunch**. After lunch taste their wines and then visit another 3 or 4 wineries in the afternoon. Enjoy the various grape varieties that Marlborough has to offer while taking in the gorgeous scenery of the Wairau Valley.  Learn about the history of the region and maybe challenge yourself on varieties of grapes and types of wines you may not be familiar with. During the tour your guide will introduce each of the wineries and give the history of the region. Time permitting a talk in the vineyard discussing the way Marlborough tends the vines. You have the opportunity to request a winery or grape varieties that you would like to taste. If you have any special requests please enter these during the booking process. * Pickup time will vary depending on where you are staying. Blenheim or Renwick approx 10am ** Lunch cost is not included in this tour to allow you to choose what you like. Main courses are between $20 and $30
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Queenstown - Wine & Gourmet Odyssey
NZ$369
Savour some of Central Otago’s internationally acclaimed wine and food on this fabulous odyssey. Relax where art meets science in one of the world’s most scenic wine regions. Match premium wines with superb local produce at one of the region’s top winery restaurants. Platters include local produce such as cheese, meats, seafood, breads, dips & more. Wine tasting at a minimum of four wineries chosen from Gibbston Valley, Cromwell and Bannockburn Gourmet platter at top winery restaurant (approximately 3:45pm) Sightseeing with fully guided commentary including the historic Kawarau Gorge, home of the world’s first Bungy jump Learn how wine evolves from the vine to the glass
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Queenstown - Odyssey Experience
NZ$569
Discover the best Central Otago has to offer as you treat yourself to a day of indulgence. If wine and food is your passion, then this tour has it all. Experience a tasting in New Zealand’s only wine cave and take a behind-the-scenes look at a vineyard, then dine at one of the country’s top winery restaurants. You’ll see some of the most amazing scenery in the country while indulging in exquisite local gourmet produce and world-class wines.
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Wine Adventure Co - Full Day Adventure
NZ$299
Join us and discover the best Central Otago has to offer. Experience a tasting at New Zealand’s only wine cave, have an à la carte gourmet lunch at one of the country’s top winery restaurants and after visiting more wineries in the afternoon, indulge yourself at our favourite stop with ‘Pizza and Pinot’ (or a craft beer).   • Wine tasting at 6 Central Otago wineries • Gourmet à la carte lunch • A cross section of wineries chosen from Gibbston Valley, Cromwell or Bannockburn • A tasting in the wine cave at Gibbston Valley • Pizza and Pinot (or craft beer) later in the afternoon • A wine history of Central Otago and New Zealand • Sightseeing and fully guided commentary • Visit a Pinot Noir vineyard • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
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Abel Tasman and Golden Bay in One Day
NZ$209
We will pick you up in Motueka or Nelson at the information centre. If you need another pick up, please advise with your booking.  We will drive you in our brand new 12 seater bus along the coastline to Kaiteriteri.  You will enjoy the wonderful beach and views over the bay before we start to enter our cruise boat.  Choose your seat on the cruise boat inside or outside before you cruise from Kaiteriteri Beach to Totaranui along the coastline of the Abel Tasman Park ( 1 ½ h ) while your Driver Guide drives the bus over the Takaka hill to Totaranui. There is coffee, tea and snacks available on the boat.  Enjoy the stunning beach in Totaranui, we have about 1/2 hour before we start driving to our next destination and you could even fit a swim in the crystal clear sea in.  You will be picked up by your Driver Guide and you will be blown away by the 20 minute drive to stunning bush with the option for a short walk. After the walk to a lookout we drive about 10 minutes to Takaka for a break. Takaka is a colourful interesting lifestyler town with wonderful lunch stop options, interesting shops and locals.  3km out of Takaka there is the well known springs "Waikoropupu Springs",  known for the clarity of the water and the volume of water discharged. The springs are spiritually significant to the Maori people. We will have another stop here.  The tour ends with a scenic drive over Takaka Hill back to Motueka and Nelson.  We will arrive Motueka at about 4.30pm, Nelson at about 5.30pm. 
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Half Day Wine Tour
NZ$140
You will be in awe of the natural surroundings whilst savouring absolutely world class wines. The half day trip starts in the morning at  about 10.30am (depending on your pick up location). We will visit 3 to 4  different wineries. At one winery we will have the opportunity to order a light or gourmet lunch while tasting wine.  As we travel along the Waimea Plains and into the Hills of Upper Moutere you have the opportunity to see the best of Tasman's outstanding scenery. Your tour guide will  provide you with information on the local history within the area. All wine tastings are included, lunch at your own cost.  A lot of sunshine, river stones from riverbeds, good soil with clay and creativity: This is Tasman's and Nelson's secret mix for creating unique artisan wines. The region's reputation says it produces some of New Zealand best Chardonnay and aromatics. Learn from our guides at this Winery Tour about the regions Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay,  Riesling, Pinot Noir and other varieties. Tasman area wines are sold around the world. Boutique family-owned wineries craft exquisite wines from the hills to the plains.
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Tasman Private Tour
NZ$360
INCLUDES: One wine tasting or other local drink DEPARTURE: according to demand DURATION: 4 hours can be extended to full day trip FITNESS LEVEL: has to be discussed WALKING TIME: flexible PICK-UP :At your accommodation in Nelson, Mapua or Motueka This is a personalized half day or day trip with a guide with a lot of local knowledge. Your guide is an experienced traveller, who lives locally and enjoys to deliver a personalized fun experience in our area. Tell us what you would like to do or Tell us about your interest and we create a trip for you or Choose some some blocks of our other tours: - Wine tasting - Food tasting, visiting good local restaurants or cafes  -Beer tasting - Beach stops - Stops at historical places - Stops at local towns or harbours - Abel Tasman National Park - Short walks in a National Park or in our area - Takaka with Waikoropupu Springs - Golden Bay with Wharariki Beach, Farewell Spit, Waikoropupu Springs (only available on full day trip)
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Abel Tasman "Off The Beaten Track" for fit Walkers
NZ$299
Our Tour Guide will pick you up at your accommodation at around 7.30am. The walk starts in Marahau at about 8.45am before all Watertaxi services enter the park. We will follow  the Coast Track to Tinline Bay for about 30 minutes. Here  we turn off the main track and climb up the hill climbing steadily away from the coast and then steeply through regenerating forest. Later we will have stunning views over the coastline.  After about  2 h ½ hours Holyoake Clearing is reached, where there is a shelter and a camping area, where we can have lunch. Later we climb down to Anchorage Bay (1 ½ hours) to  one of our favourite Abel Tasman beaches with golden sand. You can have a swim, a stroll along the beach or another short walk to Cleopatra's Pool is possible.  Plenty of time to enjoy the area before we head back with a Sea Shuttle to Marahau.  You will be back in Motueka at about 4.30pm.  Fitness Level 4 At times challenging tramping track Can include uneven track surfaces and river crossings For hiker who look for a challenge Very good fitness required  Altitude gains up to 600m A day pack has to be carried Walks up to 6 hours
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Golden Bay - Wharariki Beach - Farewell Spit
NZ$179
The wild northwestern coast of the South Island is the perfect place for a day adventure.Number one on every to do list of Golden Bay is Wharariki Beach.Not far behind is  Farewell Spit, a 26 km long arm of fine golden sand which is the country's longest sandspit. Golden Bay is nestled into the South Island's north-west corner. A chain of steep and rugged mountains cuts its fertile river plains and valleys from the rest of the island. We will stop at Te Waikoropupu Springs, the largest resurgence in the Southern Hemisphere.  ‘Pupu Springs' is a colourful little lake refreshed with around 14,000L of water per second surging from underground vents. It is a sacred Maori place.There will definitely be time to explore alternative  livestyler town Takaka. Takaka is full of character.  Enjoy outstanding cafes and an interesting choice of shops and art galleries. If you do not want to miss out and are ready to come with us on a long day trip in our comfortable bus, book soon. Our day trip begins at 8.30am from the information centre in Motueka or at 7.3 am from the Bus Depot in Nelson.  You can get a pick up from your accommodation or close to your accommodation. We try to orientate our trip on the tide in Wharakiki Beach. Our order of how we do the trip may change. We will first drive over the Takaka hill (791m)  On the way we pass dramatic lookouts over Tasman Bay,  Abel Tasman National Park and Golden Bay. We will have a stop at Te Waikoropupu Springs, the largest freshwater springs Australasia and reputedly the clearest in the world. We will have a stop at Farewell Spit Cafe (The cafe is open during summer season). You will be able to take in the stunning views over Farewell Spit. At low tide  you will be able to walk the length of the 1km long beach at Wharariki Beach (15 min. away from Farewell Spit). At high tide you walk over farmland first. The walk over farmland is stunning. You arrive at the most amazing beach, sand dunes and huge rock formations. If you are lucky you might see seals. In Takaka - halfway on our trip from Motueka to Wharariki Beach - there is time for shopping and cafes. Driving time for the whole day, starting from Motueka, is about 5 hours in total. Walking time on the beach is about 1 hour, partly though sand. This part of the West Coast can be very windy. Please be prepared for a walk with a lot of wind on the beach.
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Golf and Wine Full Day Tour
NZ$320
Pick-up in the Marahau-Motueka-Mapua region Traveling region: Tasman, Moutere Hills, Waimea Plains At 10am we will pick you up at your accommodation. First stop to prepare yourself for the day can be with an award winning coffee at the Tasman store  before we tee off at one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world: The 9-hole Tasman Golf Course on top of the Kina Cliffs. The course has stunning 360 degree views across Tasman Bay towards Nelson, d’Urville Island at the Marlborough Sounds, Abel Tasman National Park and the Mt. Arthur Range of the Kahurangi National Park. Rolling hills require some kind of physical fitness. You play on your own if you wish or your guide Michael is more than happy to join you. Sets of Golf Clubs are available at the club house.
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Tasman Winery Selection
NZ$180
The full day tour starts in the morning at about 10am. We will see  4 to 5 wineries and one or two breweries, art galleries on the way, do some  small walks, have a light lunch (at your own expense ).  When you book, we will discuss what you are interested in and organize the trip accordingly.
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Explore Waipara Tour
NZ$225
The Explore Waipara Tour is so much more than just tasting wine. Find out what makes this region special. We begin at 10am and conclude around 5pm . We start with pick up from your hotel and then travel to the beautiful area of Waipara. There will be wine history and regional commentary from your local guide throughout the trip. We include lunch, all tastings, snacks, bottled water and Wifi. We will explore 4 different wineries based on your preferences on the day. There may be an option for a brewery stop on the return home if you wish.  Bring your camera and your sense of adventure.
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Customised Private Tour
NZ$460
Customize your own private tour. Tours can be customized to fit around the time you have available in Canterbury. Your tour is not shared with anyone else, so you have an experienced guide/driver to show you around Waipara. Your day starts with your pick up from your Christchurch location and then you are driven through to Waipara with stops designed by you and Explore Waipara. A la carte lunch is provided at either Pegasus Bay Winery or Black Estate winery depending on availability. Plenty of photo opportunities to make this a day that you will not forget. This tour must be prebooked. Minimum of 2.
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Private Group Wine Tour - Picton Cruise Ship Excursion
NZ$800
A winemaker is your tour guide.  Your tour includes all the tasting fees.  We stop at the best wineries in Marlborough, tour can also include the Chocolate factory and or a Brewery. Lunch is additional. The tour times are flexible and the tour will work in with your time frame.  We collect you from Picton and return you to Picton as required. We can organise top end luxury experiences and affordable family group options. 
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Private Tour - Winemaker tour Guide
NZ$300
Let our winemaker tailor a Marlborough wine tour especially for you or your group’s needs… or let us surprise you with something special!  You decide the start and finish time of the tour. Visit only your favourite wineries.  Get behind the scenes. Focus on boutique, or organic wineries, breweries, combine wine and food, eat at Marlborough’s finest… anything is possible with a private tour. This option is recommended for families with children under the age of 12.  We can visit wineries more suited to young families, to keep everyone happy. If you are arriving on a cruise ship to Picton we can arrange a tour that works around your ship’s schedule. Private tours can be arranged on request.  Please contact us for a quote if you have more than 4 guests.  Tour can cater for large corporate or sports team groups.
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Half Day "Wino's Tour"
NZ$100
The same as our Full Day “Winemaker’s Tour” but excluding the morning winery tour and behind the scene tasting.  A good option for people who are passing through with less time to spare who still desire the expert knowledge and connections that a winemaker tour guide can offer.  On our half day tour you get up close and personal with the Marlborough wine region and visit 3-4 wineries.  Also on request the tour can include local Breweries or a visit to Makana Chocolate Shop.  Time for Lunch at a vineyard restaurant. Whats on offer Half day wine tasting tour. Pick up in Blenheim and Renwick only.  (Picton, Rarangi and Havelock Groups only by special arrangement)  Time of tour approximately 12.15pm – 4.30pm Free pick up from your accommodation in Blenheim/ Renwick. (Picton half day tour only available by special arrangement please call or email)  Get insights from your winemaker/tour guide. Taste world famous, and boutique wines of Marlborough. 40 Cellar doors to choose from.  The tour may include Cloudy Bay, Allen Scott, Saint Clair Visit 3-4 Wineries but tailor your tour to include visits to local breweries, or the chocolate factory. All tasting fees included in the tour also free pick up in Blenheim and within 15 Km of Blenheim  (Half day tour Pick ups not always available if staying in Rarangi, Picton or Havelock please book full day or a Private tour or contact to make special arrangements)
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Full Day "Winemaker's Tour"
NZ$130
Whats on offer Pickup 9.30(Picton) 10-10.15 am (Blenheim).  Finish 4.30 pm - 5 pm Free pick up from your accommodation in Blenheim/ Renwick. (For Picton there is an additional NZ$40 Picton Transfer)  Sample wine straight from the tank. Get insights from your winemaker/tour guide. Capture the best behind-the-scenes winery photos. Taste world famous, and boutique wines of Marlborough. 40 Cellar doors to choose from the tour may include Cloudy Bay, Villa Maria, Saint Clair Visit 4-6 Wineries but tailor your tour to include visits to local breweries or the chocolate factory…  All tasting fees included in the tour.
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Winemakers Reserve
NZ$450
Only the best wine tours deserve the Reserve label and this private tour has it all. Private tastings at some of the finest wineries in the region plus an a-la-carte lunch with wine. You can meet winemakers and sample the region's best wines. Optional stops include an art gallery, scenic lookouts, and the historic Old Town in Cromwell. This tour can be fully customised to suit your preferences, and bookings in advance are essential.
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Pinot Country Tour
NZ$235
The Pinot Country tour starts at 10am and finishes around 5:30pm. We typically start off with vineyard tour and tasting at Peregrine Wines then move on to an Aroma Room Experience at Highlands where we have lunch. Lunch is a platter of cheeses, meats, bread, dips, fruit and an assortment of seasonal foods.  In the afternoon we visit three more wineries chosen on the day to suit your tastes. All tours include commentary on the local wine industry, scenery and history of the Central Otago region. We also provide snacks, bottled water and free WiFi on board. 
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Degustation Tour
NZ$285
The Degustation Tour is a food and wine matching experience not to be missed. The tour starts with a bite sized food and wine pairing, exclusive to NZ Wine Tours and destigned by the acclaimed Chef Brendan. Then we will have a lovely scenic drive through the Kawarau Gorge to the Bannockburn Hotel Wine-country Restaurant for a five course tapas style lunch, matched to five outstanding local wines. After lunch the tour continues through to the Cromwell Basin and Bannockburn where we visit 2 more wineries, chosen on the day to suit your tastes.
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The Wine Trail Tour
NZ$149
Visiting 4 cellar doors;                            Tasting of up to 20 of the best of Central Otago wines in all the wineries visited;                            Return transfers to and from your Queenstown accommodation;                            Complimentary bottled water;                            Professional commentary;                            Sightseeing in the heart of the Central Otago wine region;                            Professional photos.
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Private Wine Trail Tour
NZ$500
Private, flexible, relaxed wine touring. With a minimum of two people, you can secure a private vehicle and a personal driver-guide and create your own adventure in the vines. Or get some friends together and indulge in an unforgettable afternoon of scenery, wine and good company. ​Queenstown Winery Tours is a family-friendly wine tour company, so children are more than welcome to join our excursions and we will definitely help to keep them busy so that you can enjoy your tastings! We reccomend booking a private wine tour for your family, but we also know that sometimes parents could use a little downtime. If you’d like to leave your little ones with a babysitter, we can arrange a qualified carer for the day. Find out more about babysitting services: Babysitting Queenstown Duration:            approx. from 11pm-5pm (allow 5-6 hours) Includes:            Visiting 4 cellar doors;                            Tasting of up to 20 of the best of Central Otago wines in all the wineries visited;                            Return transfers to and from your Queenstown accommodation;                            Complimentary bottled water;                            Professional commentary;                            Sightseeing in the heart of the Central Otago wine region;                            Professional photos.
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Cellar Door Tasting
NZ$10
Akarua’s new cellar door was opened in September 2010 and since its opening has been the perfect way for Akarua to showcase our home and our brand to wine lovers from all over the world. It is a not to be missed stop on the Wine Trail for those interested in learning more about the Central Otago region and at the same time to enjoy sampling the diverse range of Akarua wines that are available; including our renown Pinot Noirs and Methode Traditional wines. Our tasting room is cosy and intimate Cairnmuir Road in Bannockburn, Central Otago where Akarua’s winery and home vineyard is situated. Our aim is to provide our visitors with a relaxed, enjoyable experience and to share the history and story of Akarua whilst also imparting our intimate knowledge of our wines and what makes them so special. We would love to meet you and share with you our passion for Akarua wines so if you do have the opportunity to visit, please drop in to our Cellar Door.
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Cellar Door Tasting
NZ$10
The region is renowned for Pinot Noir and you will always find a healthy selection of vintages and styles on their wine tasting list, along with a unique range of white wines. Add the Amisfield Wines cellar door tasting experience to your Itinerary.
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Winery Tour
NZ$20
Carrick Winery and Vineyard Tour.  Join us for a exclusive look into what makes our vineyards and wines so special. A guided tour through our vineyard, winery and cellar is a great way to understand a little bit more into the winemaking progress from start to finish. Each tour will finish with a tasting of 4 organic wines with one of our senior team members. Please allow up to 45mins for the tour and tasting and dress accordingly to the season.
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Organic Wine Tasting Flight
NZ$15
Enjoy tasting a range of our organically-certified, estate-grown wines. 4 x 50ml pours served on our own ex pinot noir barrel staves. Carrick Bannockburn Pinot Gris 2017 This aromatic off dry Gris, has notes of white nectarine, sweet spice and ripe pear notes. It is well rounded with a nice soft finish. Carrick Bannockburn Chardonnay 2016 Notes of apple, oak and tropical fruit aromas. The palate is textural, precise and long after spending 12 months in barrel. Carrick Bannockburn Rose 2019 The Carrick Rose is crafted from hand picked Organic Pinot Noir grapes, gently pressed then fermented and aged in barrel fo 4months. Dry in style with hints of fresh strawberry and red cherries. Bright clean acidity give it a refreshing finish. Carrick Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2016 The Carrick Pinot Noir is known for its structure and its ability to age well over a long period of time. The 2016 vintage is marked for its great line and length, supported by soft supple tannins and aromas in the red-currant and cherry spectrum. With further contemplation it is possible to pick up on vanilla notes from oak ageing and an introduction to tertiary notes from bottle age, which contributes an earthy forest-floor complexity. The 2016 speaks of finesse and elegance, combined with intensity.  
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Cellar Door Wine Tasting
NZ$5
Visit the Only Winery Tasting Room in Central Auckland.
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Cellar Door Tasting
NZ$10
Upon arrival you'll be able to choose from the following options. The Pinot Family $10 pp $5 refundable on purchase of one or more bottles Indulge $15 pp $10 refundable on purchase of 2 bottles or more Ultimate $25 pp $10 refundable on purchase of 2 plus bottles choose 4 wines of your choice incl. 1 Coravin wine tasting
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Cellar Door Tasting
NZ$2
The Cellar Door at Mt Difficulty showcases its wines to thousands of visitors annually. It's the perfect spot to experience Mt Difficulty's unique hospitality while taking in the magical views of Bannockburn's dramatic rugged rock and thyme landscape. Passionate staff who will cater to your tastes and level of wine experience, offering a full range of Mt Difficulty and Roaring Meg wines for $2 per person. All wines are available for purchase, with national and international wine delivery options.
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Cellar Door Tasting
NZ$10
Greeted by the rising wing of our multi-award-winning winery, a visit to Peregrine is an experience in itself. Recalling the sweep of a falcon's wing in flight, this has been the heart of our operation since 2003, where we welcome visitors for tastings and cellar door sales daily from 11am to 5pm (except on public holidays).
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Cellar Door Tasting
NZ$10
We welcome visitors to our "Industrial" working winery Cellar Door / Tasting Room. Come try our latest vintage of sparkling, whites and red. Fee redeemable with any purchase.
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Cellar Door Tasting
NZ$10
Visit our Cellar Door in the heart of Gibbston, located in the art gallery space at the Gibbston Tavern, and taste our award-winning Pinot Noir wines as well as Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Rosé and Fumé Blanc of exceptional quality. Fee redeemable with any purchase.
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Cellar Door
NZ$5
Our Cellar Door provides a relaxing atmosphere where you can have a tasting of our delicious wines and uncover the Wairau River story, whilst leisurely sitting in comfort by the open fire during winter or outside on the sun drenched lawn.
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