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Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours

36A Formby Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 21 626 529
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Fabulous Day and a Five Star Experience!

We took the all day Waiheke Wine Tasting and Brunch tour with Phil. It was fantastic! Phil is a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mary B
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Marsala, Italy
Amazing second tour with Phil

We toured with Phil three years ago and it was such an amazing day we booked for the Waiheke Island... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eileen M
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Sydney, Australia
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Hi! I'm Phil - a fourth generation New Zealander, wine writer and food fan who started Fine Wine Tours in 2000. As your personal guide, I can assure you of a highly memorable and enjoyable fun time - going behind the scenes of Auckland's premium wineries and exclusive food outlets. All tours include lunch with wine, complimentary mineral water and information pack.Contact me now - for the NZ food and wine experience of a lifetime!
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36A Formby Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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+64 21 626 529

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the all day Waiheke Wine Tasting and Brunch tour with Phil. It was fantastic! Phil is a wealth of knowledge about wine, the wineries, and Waiheke Island. He is very personable, we felt very relaxed and comfortable during the tour. Great value -...More

Thank Mary B
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Don & Mary, What a great review. I think I’ll print it off and get it framed! That has to be the most comprehensive, descriptive and detailed review on record. I’m so glad that you enjoyed the Waiheke Island tour with me – it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured with Phil three years ago and it was such an amazing day we booked for the Waiheke Island Paradise VIP Tour while in Auckland on a cruise. Phil met us at the ferry terminal where we were joined by another person from USA...More

Thank Eileen M
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Eileen, It was really good to catch up with you both again and to host you to Waiheke Island. And thanks very much for your wonderful review. I hope you enjoy the last leg of your cruise back to Sydney. I look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I were visiting New Zealand from the US in January and wanted to take a wine tour. After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor about the local wine tours, Phil's had the best and consistent reviews. And we were not let down!...More

Thank Katie H
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Katie, Thank very much for your great review! So glad that your tour with me was a highlight of your NZ trip. Kind regards, Phil

Reviewed 1 week ago

Phil, perfectly on time, well prepared and very knowledgeable, full of passion. Great start of the day with a bit of walking before diving into the heart of nearby wineries. We were only us, so it was a private tour and we enjoyed every moment...More

Thank pasqui18
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there! So glad that you enjoyed the Volcano, Coast & Country tour with me in September. It was lovely to meet you both and enjoy your company on the Kumeu tour. And thanks so much for taking time to post your fantastic TripAdvisor review....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Phil is a great host and so passionate about wine that you cannot help but have a great day out! Phil knows the Auckland wine scene well, having been one of the first to do wine tours in Auckland for a considerable number of harvests!...More

Thank gillwebb310
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gill, Thanks so much for the 5-Star review. It was great catching up again to host your staff Christmas tour - and I'm glad everyone enjoyed it. It was a fun day! Warm regards, Phil

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thankyou Phil for our little private wine tour on the spur of the moment! Phil was very accommodating and friendly ... we thoroughly enjoyed our tour and highly recommend it!

Thank Kirsten L
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kirsten, It was great to take you on a spur of the moment tour to Kumeu! Thanks for your review ... and congratulations to the two of you. Kind regards, Phil

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Phil was an excellent guide, taking us on a full day tour of Waiheke Island. Knowledgeable, friendly and professional. A great way to see some of the top boutique vineyard on the island.

Thank Megan L
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Megan, Thanks very much for the 5-Star review! It was a pleasure to host you to Waiheke Island and I'm so glad that you enjoyed the tour with me. Warm regards, Phil

Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had a very relaxed tour of Waiheke and some great wines! Thank you Phil for a great tour. Phil is a great tour guide and his choices of locations and wineries was amazing.

Thank kathyk465
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Kathy, Thanks very much for taking time to post your great review! I was a pleasure to host you to Waiheke. And thanks so much for your postive comments about your tour. Warm regards, Phil

Reviewed 20 August 2017

I joined Phil's Volcano Coast & Country Market Tour. First, Phil gave us informative handouts on the wineries, wine and places to visit in Auckland. Because of heavy rain and strong wind, we skipped volcano walk. That was good for me since I initially thought...More

Thank Kyoko905
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Dear Kyoko, Thanks very much for your detailed and positive review of your Auckland wine tour with me. It was a pleasure to show you some of our great wines and scenery. And so glad that you enjoyed the lunch at Soljans and the ice-cream!...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a half day tour of West Auckland vineyards. We found the tour great. Phil was very knowledgeable about wine and took us to vineyards that were a bit off the beaten track. The people at the vineyards all knew Phil which meant...More

Thank SusanMWatson
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Hi Susan, Thanks very much for taking time to post your great review. So glad that you enjoyed the half day wine tour with me. Warm regards, Phil

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