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Classic Wanaka Wine Tour

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    What to Expect
    Discover some of Wanaka and Central Otago’s wonderful vineyards and scenery, while meeting some of the numerous characters that produce these gorgeous, award winning wines. You will be taken to the little gems that are quietly making a big name for themselves with their dedication to produce the best possible wine. Here you’ll get up close and personal with the vineyard owners and wine makers.

    You will be picked up from your Wanaka accommodation, and taken back there on completion of the tour.

    You will be guided in style around 6 of Wanaka and Central Otago's premium Boutique Vineyards. Your knowledgeable and friendly guide will enhance your experience by providing an insightful, entertaining commentary about the geography, the history, soils and the characters of this amazing region. You'll be tasting world class Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Rose and Sauvignon Blanc along the way.

    Find out why this little region is punching well above its weight when it comes to producing well balanced, delightful, premium wines.

    Halfway through your tour, you will stop at a popular local vineyard restaurant, where you'll enjoy a delicious gourmet platter, while overlooking the vineyard.

    There is plenty of time for photos and chatting with your new found friends.

    You'll come away from the tour with a new appreciation of Central Otago's wine, history, beauty and characters.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    11:00 AM
    6h 30m
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Lunch
    • Snacks and bottled water
    • Wine tasting
    • Driver/guide
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Live commentary on board
    • Professional/local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We did a tour with Richard, and to our pleasant surprise it was a private tour! Richard was very knowledgeable and accomodating of our needs. He had immense knowledge of not only the local Wanaka wine but also of the Central Otago district and history....More

    Thank 39rachaelb
    wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi 39rach, Thanks for your review. We're really pleased that you enjoyed the tour. We are very fortunate to have amazing wines, scenery and staff. Hope the rest of your holiday went well.. Warm regards,

    Reviewed 12 August 2019

    Scott is a fantastic host, who did a wonderful job making me aware of the amazing wine that the region supplies. His vehicle was comfortable, well stocked and the trip was seamless. Nothing was too big an ask and everything was just right. Highly recommend...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LeeseAnneH
    wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

    Hi LeeseAnn, Thanks for your review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour and the wine. Hopefully the rest of your holiday went well. Thnaks again and all the best !!

    Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

    My partner and I went on the half day tour in winter. We had slightly lowered expectations for a winter wine tour - purely due to the season - but this wasn’t the case at all. The wineries we visited and the scenery were absolutely...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Kirstycooper91
    wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

    Hi Kirstycoope, Thanks for your great review. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour so much. Hopefully you can find some of the wines you tasted back home. Thanks again and all the best.

    Reviewed 30 July 2019

    We had a wonderful day out with Abby last Saturday on the Classic Wine Tour. We were 4 women on a "weekend away" and had a fabulous time drinking wine and eating food at the Stoaker Room (we will be going back there!) and had...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Vicki O
    wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

    Hi Vicki O, Thanks so much for reviewing us. We're trilled that you thought the tour and Abby were so good. We are super stoked to have her as part of our team. Hopefully you learnt a little (more) about Central Otago wines. All the...More

    Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

    We had the most amazing day with Abby on the weekend. Apart from being incredibly well versed in all things wine she was such a lovely person to spend the day with. By the end of the day it felt like we were travelling with...More

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    wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2019

    Hi paulgA9495HS, Thanks so much for reviewing Wanaka Wine Tours. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour and Abby's great guiding style. We are so lucky to have so many great vineyards to choose from in the Wanaka and Central Otago areas. We look forward...More

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