The Queenstown Wine Trail offers a fun, personalised and friendly sightseeing wine tour of vineyards and wineries in New Zealand’s premier wine regions – Queenstown and Central Otago.
Whether your palate is well developed or simply enthusiastic, as long as you love wine , we have an experience to suit you, ranging from daily wine tours and wine combination tours to private wine tours, we can offer something perfectly tailored to you
Our extensive knowledge of the area, the vineyards and the people means we provide an experience no one else can.Our wine tours are small and personal and we keep travelling time to a minimum. That means you have time to taste a variety of wines, sample local cheeses, enjoy a winery lunch and experience spectacular scenery while relaxing at award winning wineries.
Queenstown Wine Trail is owned by Lance Benseman and Heather McDonald, long time locals, who are passionate about Queenstown's Original Wine Tour. Gibbston Valley Wines released the region's first commercial wine vintage in 1987 and Queenstown Wine Trail was founded just five years later, in 1992. We love showing our visitors our spectacular sQueenstown,there is an array of spectacular award winning cellar doors to visit. These include Gibbston Valley Winery, Amisfield Cellars at Lake Hayes, Peregrine Winery, Waitiri Creek Wines, Chard Farm, Brennan Wincenery and our local vineyards, which have become world famous for their production of premium wines.
The Central Otago region has become known globally for it's wine , particularly Pinot Noir. Other varieties include Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay, Savignon Blanc and Methode Traditional.
In the local Gibbston region, just 20 minutes from es, Remarkable Wines and Mt Rosa.