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North Island New Zealand winery experiences & private wine tours

Use our itinerary planner to help plan, create, and book the ultimate wine tourism experience. You can choose to self-drive or pick a guided boutique wine tour with a local insider who's knowledge will enhance your regional experience. 

More Than A Wine Tour
$155
Want something a little more different, More than a wine tou offers that and more! Think wine, Waiheke's very own craft beer, Waiheke's famous olive oil, chutneys and a degustation wine tasting.  You will visit four destinations and have between 3 and four tastings at each. You will get the 10am Fullers ferry from downtown Auckland (ensure you are there early enough to ensure your place).  You will be greeted as you walk off the ferry on Waiheke buy your guide holding up a sign saying ENJOI. With this tour you can decide to stay on after the last vineyard Batch Winery to enjoy the spectacular views and culinary delights, with this option you will be returned to the 4pm sailing back to downtown Auckland 'or' you can let us know at the time of booking if you prefer to be dropped to one of Waiheke's stunning beaches or enjoy one of the many restaurants and bars in Oneroa village.  This option is great if you want to stay on later as you will find your own way back to the ferry at your own time and pace.
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Premium Waiheke Wine Tour
$165
A Waiheke Premium wine tour that covers all your expectations, fun and laughter mixed with the most spectacular scenery not to mention world famous wines shared with your choice of culinary delights. This tour starts by you getting the 10am Fullers ferry from downtown Auckland (99 Quay Street) where you get to enjoy a relaxed 35 minute ferry ride through the Hauraki harbour passing historic Devonport and Rangitoto Island among others. Arrive on Waiheke Island where you will be greeted by your ENJOI guide.  You will be transported to four of Waiheke's finest vineyards where you will taste between 3 and five wines.  Along the way you will have a full commentary from a local guide, drive through Oneroa Village, sightsee some of the beaches that made Waiheke Island famous and fall in love with the rolling hills covered in vines. You will get up to 1.5 to 2 hours at the third vineyard where you can take in the views while enjoying an al a carte lunch (lunch additional). You can be returned to the 4pm ferry sailing back to downtown Auckland or choose to stay on in the village and get your own way back (short 15 minute stroll down the hill) to the ferry in your own time.
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Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour
$225
The rolling green hills of the Wairarapa Valley have enticed visitors for years, and now it’s your turn to see why. Just over an hour from Wellington City, Martinborough seems a world away from the hustle and bustle of the Capital city. Enjoy a scenic train journey with spectacular views of the Wellington Harbour along the way. You’ll disembark at Featherston Railway Station and have an unforgettable experience with your local guide We drive though the countryside to visit four cellar doors, passing rolling vistas of vineyards before our return back to Martinborough to enjoy a delicious local cheese platter and coffee. A sumptuous antipasto platter, wine and sweet treats are waiting for you back in Martinborough Village for lunch. Tour Highlights… • Indulge in wine tastings at four award-winning vineyards • Relax in comfortable, air-conditioned travel by train and coach • Enjoy mouth-watering, local gourmet cuisine and sweet delights • Stunning scenic country views, just sit back and relax • Meet some of the families behind the wineries If your booking is within 48 hours, please give us a call to reconfirm your departure point and booking. Important information for your Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour passengers: Please be at the Wellington Railway Station 15 minutes prior to the train departure 8.21am midweek and 9.55am weekend/public holidays. Make your way to the ticket office beside the restrooms to get your voucher exchanged for a ticket on the train. Your journey by train will be self-guided before you meet our coach and guide for the Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour at Featherston Railway Station at 9.20am midweek or 10.50am weekends and public holidays
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Hawke's Bay - Wine & Gourmet Odyssey
$199
Savour some of Hawke’s Bay’s internationally acclaimed wine and food on this fabulous Odyssey. Relax where art meets science and learn how wine evolves from vine to glass. Travel through the country’s oldest winemaking region and taste award winning wines from the acclaimed Gimblett Gravels area. Learn about Wine & Food Matching while indulging in a platter with the finest local produce such as meats, cheese, marinated vegetables, breads, dips and more. Wine Tasting 4 Wineries  Gourmet Platter at top winery restaurant (Approximately 3.45pm)  Sightseeing with Fully Guided Commentary  Learn how wine evolves from the vine to the glass
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Hawke's Bay - Odyssey Experience
$299
After lunch visit a mixture of Hawke’s Bay’s boutique and medium sized wineries and learn how wine evolves from
 the vine to the glass on a smaller scale (dependent on health and safety regulations and availability), a great contrast to the larger production winery from the morning. Taste award winning wines from NZ’s most prestigious wine growing district the Gimblett Gravels. Finish with a gourmet platter at an award winning winery. Indulge in the finest local produce such as meats, cheese, marinated vegetables, olives, breads and dips.   Wine Tasting 6 Wineries Fully Guided Tour of the Church Road Winery Visit NZ’s only Wine Museum & taste in the Tom McDonald Cellar Lunch with Wine @ Mission Estate (1 main course & 1 Glass of Wine) Sightseeing with Fully Guided Commentary Vine to Glass Experience (learn how wine evolves from vine to glass) Gourmet Platter at 4pm
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Cellar Door Tasting
$0
Come and taste our wines from vineyards which have the oldest Gewurztraminer, Syrah and Chardonnay plantings in New Zealand, with over 30 year old vines from our Valley Vineyard and Coastal Vineyard. Some of the other grape varieties we grow are Pinot Gris, Viognier, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc.
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Winery Tour & Tasting of our 2020 Wines
$30
Winery Tour & Tasting of our 2020 Wines, held by our Winemaker. Our winemaker will present to you our 2020 release wines, known from the vintage of a decade. Presenting our Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Rose and Pinot Noir. The tour costs $30 per person and can run from 30 - 45 mins. Conditions Must be over 18 years. Bookings essential, phone 027 656 8222.
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Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting Tour
$219
Features award winning restaurants and restaurants by celebrity chefs. Showcasing Auckland's cultural diversity through food and wine. Meet the people behind our fantastic food scene in a small likeminded group with a local certified guide. Includes a brief narrative of Auckland city's history and geography. Know where the locals in the know go and become familiar with this area of town and what it has to offer. A great tour to do on arrival to Auckland. Relaxed walking, Wine and food included, duration is 3 hours - tour commences rain or shine, smart casual dress.
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Original Cocktail Tour
$219
Handmade cocktails the old fashioned way. Meet and greet the mixologists and hear about their passion. Find out about NZ gin and other NZ distilled drinks. Visit old and new bars, some that have a big history. Hear history and geography about that part of town and get to know your way around off the touristy beaten track. This tour includes a variety of cocktails - some cocktails that are designed for your palete exclusivly. A great pre-dinner tour as it kicks off in the early afternoon and lasts for about 3 hours.
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Original New Zealand Craft Beer Tour
$219
Meet the people behind Auckland's pub scene, visiting bars old and new and tasting a variety of New Zealand's craft beers whilst enjoying accompanying bar snacks. Your local guide with show you around this part of town and point out places of interest and also offer a commentary on the NZ beer hisotry. Hang with like minded people in a relaxed fun way. Reasonable amount of fitness is required. Get to know this area and know where the locals in the know go! Do this tour early in your stay to get the most out of downtown Auckland... We specialise in small group tours - maximum 8 people (minimum 2).
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Estate Wine Tasting
$15
Four Estate wines served as a seated & guided tasting. Booking requests need to be made 48hrs in advance. Please don't consider your booking is confirmed until you receive your booking confirmed email.
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Estate & Reserve Tastings
$15
Four Estate & two Reserve wines served as a seated & guided tasting. Tasting fee waived on purchases of $50+ Booking requests need to be made 48hrs in advance. Please don't consider your booking is confirmed until you receive your booking confirmed email.
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Cellar Door Tasting
$10
Add the Kumeu River cellar door tasting experience to your Itinerary.
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Cellar Door Tasting
$10
Be guided through a tasting of six of their current-release wines.  Booking requests need to be made 48hrs in advance. Please don't consider your booking is confirmed until you receive your booking confirmed email.
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