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Making wine personal ... our daily tours visit renowned local wineries in Central Otago, taking in both Queenstown and Bannockburn sub-regions. Just what you have been looking for, a fun, relaxed and personalised tour, visiting a selection of boutique wineries amongst spectacular scenery. Our small well organised tours keep travelling time to a minimum, with plenty of time for you to sample our cool climate wines, delicious food and local cheeses .Experience the true flavour of our region whilst interacting with winery personnel and our knowledgeable guide. Courtesy pick up from selected hotels or meet in central Queenstown.

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Wine & Food Tour

  • Departs daily at 12.30pm
  • Available year-round
  • Allow 4.5 hours.

Details

This half day wine and food experience delivers an unforgettable taste of Central Otago’s wine region, showcasing its superb local produce. The winery lunch consists of several dishes each perfectly matched with estate wines. An underground wine cave tour & tastings gives you inside information about our great wines and the Central Otago wine industry. Enjoy hand-crafted artisan cheese tasting and presentation in your small group before calling in at one of the regions finest wineries for a final wine tasting. This is a relaxed and leisurely tour amongst picturesque surroundings.

Tour includes:

  • Wine Tastings at two wineries
  • Wine tasting tour of New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave
  • Cheese presentation and tastings
  • Wine and food paired lunch
  • Courtesy pick up from selected Queenstown accommodation.

Price

NZ$182 per person (valid until September 30, 2017)
NZ$189 per person (valid from October 1, 2017)

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The Original Tour

  • Departs daily at 12.30pm
  • Available year-round
  • Allow 4 hours.

Details

The perfect tour for novices and seasoned wine enthusiasts alike. The original tour visits four local wineries and an underground wine cave. This tour offers an introduction to the region and operates year-round in all weathers. Join us for al fresco dining in summer, grape harvest in autumn or cosy tastings in winter.

Tour includes:

  • Presentations and tastings at 4 Queenstown or Gibbston Valley wineries
  • Wine tasting tour of New Zealand's largest underground wine cave
  • Relaxing pitstop at a wine bar or cheesery
  • Scenic views
  • Free pickup from selected Queenstown accommodation
  • (Add a la carte winery lunch at your own expense).

Price

NZ$160 per person (valid until September 30, 2017)

From 1st October 2017 the new format Original Tour Includes

  • Departs daily at 1.30pm
  • Tutored tastings at three wineries
  • Underground wine cave tour
  • Shared NZ cheeseboard
  • Time available for craft beer tasting – optional at own expense
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off at selected accommodation or central Queenstown

Price

NZ$165 per person (Valid from 1st October 2017)

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Bannockburn’s Finest Full Day Tour

New daily tour starting 1st October 2017

  • Full day, allow 6 hours
  • Departs daily 10.00am
  • Limited to 8 people per tour.

Details

Queenstown Wine Trail’s premium food and wine tour allows you to discover the best of Central Otago's wine regions. Savour the true flavour of the wines while being part of our fully customised small group tour. Choose from an a la carte lunch menu at Mt Difficulty (or similar) and dine with an amazing view over Bannockburn’s dramatic landscape. We will take you to five of the finest wineries, in both the Gibbston and Bannockburn wine regions. These wineries may include Amisfield, Peregrine, Mt Difficulty, Domain Road, Akarua, Felton Road, Carrick or Chard Farm.

Tour includes:

  • Wine tastings and presentations at five Central Otago Wineries
  • Sightseeing in the heart of the Central Otago wine region
  • A la carte winery lunch at Mt Difficulty (or similar)
  • Complimentary bottled spring water
  • Courtesy pick up from selected Queenstown accommodation.

Price

NZ$289 per adult, NZ$199 per child (Valid from 1st October 2017)