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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™ are wine industry professionals offering personal wine making tours and scenic adventures for discerning enthusiasts. Owner & guide John McFarlane is a fifth generation New Zealander and has worked in hospitality and tourism for over 32years. 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, Matakana, & Waiheke Island and Villa Maria Estate.
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417 A Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-575 1958
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

2  Thank Doubletee_45
Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

2  Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

2  Thank Rarb0405
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank drmaster168
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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

2  Thank FLT36
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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1  Thank manoj_gopi
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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Thank Ian M
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

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

John is very enthusiastic about his job, and his love for new zealand and wines is contagious. My wife and I had a wonderful day. Certainly one of the highlights of our trip to NZ.More

2  Thank Nicolas C
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Hi Nicholas, Thanks for your great review. I'm so pleased you both enjoyed your tour to Piha and Karekare. The natural rugged beauty of those seaside destinations in the morning followed by the tranquil rural, market gardening and wine growing areas in the afternoon have...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Yesterday I took the tour Piha and Kare Kare Waterfalls and it was unbelievable. John's joy and kindness are matchless, on our way he not only told us various facts about New Zealand but also explained much about wine. The tour is highly recommended, the...More

2  Thank Bárbara N
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi Barbara, I'm so pleased you enjoyed the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour and thank you for posting your fantastic photographs. We were lucky on the day to have a small group and the weather was fine for a winter day in August. I agree...More

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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
24 December 2016|
Response from John M | Property representative |
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
21 October 2016|
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Response from nzwinebug | Property representative |
What date are you looking to tour?