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NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours

417 A Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-575 1958
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NZWINEPRO™ Auckland Wine Tours twice awarded best wine tour in Australasia and Most Luxury Wine Tasting Experience by Apac Insider New Zealand Business awards. Owner & guide John McFarlane is a fifth generation New Zealander and has worked in hospitality and tourism for over 32 years. With 17 years experience working directly in the industry, you'll be guided beyond the cellar door with morning and afternoon options, stunning wines to taste, magnificent coastal scenery/regional parks, honey producers, cheese factory tastings, olive oils and delicious New Zealand cuisine. See how wine is made with private guided behind the scenes winemaking facility tours at Villa Maria Estate or Kumeu River Wines. Door to door service to Auckland's very best wineries and vineyards. Destinations include Kumeu, Waimauku, Muriwai, Piha, Karekare, Matakana, Waiheke Island and Villa Maria Estate.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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417 A Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I and my wife joined a tour to Villa Maria winery near Auckland airport, guided by John. He is an expert in wines and has plenty of knowledge. It was fun talking and asking him a lot of questions about wine on the way to...More

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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Yoshi, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your Tour to Cornwall Park, One Tree Hill and Villa Maria Estate. It's certainly an impressive winery and Vineyard. I hope you'll like the NZWINEPRO Facebook page to stay in touch. You can also follow us on Twitter...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I enjoyed a great day out with John on the Vineyards, Honey, and Black Sand Beaches tour in September. Given the quality of the foods and wine you’ll sample, John’s excellent driving and guiding, and the gorgeous scenery you’ll travel through, this tour is an...More

3  Thank Doubletee_45
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thomas, Thanks for your tremendous feedback. I'm so happy I was able to take you out to one of the wine regions, especially as a solo traveller which I know can be tricky. We just happened to have great luck with Angie booking for...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon tour of Muriwai Beach with stops at a few wineries along the way. Our guide John was very friendly and knowledgeable. He added a brief stop at Cornwall Park on the way back which was worth the trip in itself!More

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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Linda, thanks for your great review. I'm glad you enjoyed your Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour. It's the perfect way to quickly leave the city and take in some wine and beautiful country scenery without hours of travel. I'm glad I could tack on Cornwall...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Really informative tour of both the wineries & the countryside. Each stop gave us the opportunity to generously taste many different wines an experience enhanced by John's knowledge. At our lunch stop at Soljan's we were treated to a delicious meal with a glass of...More

3  Thank Rarb0405
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your great feedback with others. I'm pleased you enjoyed the winery visits and the lunch. As a Department of Conservation approved Tour operator I am able to take my clients down to the Gannet lookout, something many...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

It was our first time to visit New Zealand and John's hospitality and warmth during our first day tour had certainly lessened our anxiety of being in a new country. The tour was not only informative because of John's knowledge and enthusiasm about NZ's wine...More

2  Thank drmaster168
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi James, Thank for one of the loveliest reviews I've ever had. You're truly a wordsmith, it's no wonder you're a language expert. it was a great trip with you and your wife from the start to the end and I'm so glad the inclusions...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017

My daughter and I fully enjoyed the Muriwai tour we took with John. With his background in the wine industry, he's a real expert. We visited two wineries (West Brook and Hunting Lodge), both of which featured tastings that were delicious and informative. But the...More

2  Thank bakery
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Beth, Thanks for your wonderful review. I thoroughly enjoyed your company and it was a pleasure to take you out with your daughter whilst you were in Auckland visiting her. I'm really pleased you found the Gannet colony a thrill. It often is the...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We arranged a last minute wine tour with John the night before. Despite just coming back from Queenstown, he was able to make time to take us around Piha, Karekare as well as taking us to visit 4 wineries around Auckland. John provided us with...More

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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thanks for your great review. I'm really pleased I was able to take you out that day after your other whale tour canceled due to weather. Having just returned from Queenstown and having lived there I must admit I do have a lot of information...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Me and my wife went for this tour during our visit to Auckland on 10th August 2017. John is a fantastic guy with excellent knowledge about New Zealand, not only about wineries but in overall. He shared some useful information about the country and was...More

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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Manoj and Sahana, Thanks for your wonderful review. I'm really pleased you both enjoyed the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour. It's very popular and a great way to see natural beauty wth going too far from Auckland. I really appreciate the feedback. I hope...More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Had a blast traveling around Auckland with John. He was very nice and informative and takes you to the best local wineries. Would recommend!

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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hi Ian, Thank for your great review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your tour. I hope you'll like the NZWINEPRO Facebook page, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram to stay in touch. Best regards - John McFarlane

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protoman1984
23 July 2017|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
Depending on which tour you choose there can be some walking but only very short distances and I've had many clients aged over 70 that have never had a problem. At Villa Maria Estate there are some stairs to climb to an... More
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JohnThomason
24 December 2016|
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Hi John, You certainly could bring your 15 year old daughter although she wont be able to taste wine. She would receive a 20% discount. The 29th has been booked for the Vineyards Honey & Black Sand Beach Tour. You can... More
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seat151
21 October 2016|
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