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Making wine personal ... our small group 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
    (Depart 1.00pm for bookings from 1st May 2018)
  • 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 with estae wines before calling in at one of the finest wineries for your final winetasting.

From 1st May 2018; Winery lunch consists of several dishes each perfectly matched with estate wines.Enjoy wine tasting and presentations at one larger well-known winery and two smaller boutique style wineries.Cheese tasting is not included but substituted with the third winery visit.

Tour Highlights:

  • Wine and food paired lunch
  • 15+ wine tastings included
  • Hosted tastings at 2-3 wineries
  • Wine tasting tour of New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave
  • Courtesy pick up from selected Queenstown accommodation.

Price

NZ$189 per person (valid until 30th September, 2018)

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The Original Tour

  • Departs daily at 1.30pm
    (Depart 1.00pm for bookings from 1st May 2018)
  • Available year-round
  • Allow 4.5 hours.

Details

Take this late departure tour and experience the true flavour of our local pinot noir and other wine varietals at three premium vineyards. Enjoy a guided tour through the vines and into an underground wine cave. We offer a selection of NZ cheeses mid-afternoon which perfectly complements the wine tasting. Craft beer tasting is also an option at this winery. This relaxing tour travels just a short distance from Queenstown allowing plenty of time to unwind and immerse yourself in our picture postcard scenery.

From 1st May 2018; Experience the true flavour of our local pinot noir and other wine varietals at three premium vineyards. Enjoy a guided tour through the vines and into New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave. This relaxing tour travels just a short distance from Queenstown and includes hosted wine tastings at each vineyard.  You have free time at the wineries to eat, explore or get yourself an extra a glass of your favourite wine at your leisure.

 

Tour Highlights:

  • Hosted tastings at three wineries
  • Underground wine cave tour
  • 15+ wine tastings
  • 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 until 30th September, 2018)

 

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Bannockburn’s Finest Full Day Tour
(Bookings of 4 or more people)

 

  • Full day, allow 6 hours
  • Departs daily 10.00am
  • Limited to 10 people per tour. Must have 4 people to make booking.

Details

A group tour which is ideal for a small family, group of friends, or special interest group of avid wine enthusiasts.

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 Highlights:

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

Price

NZ$279 per adult, (valid until 30th September, 2018)