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Classic Wine Tour - From Queenstown

  • Get a close look at New Zealand wine producers
  • Taste a variety of wines at three wineries
  • Sightseeing may include Lord of the Rings film sites
Classic Wine Tour - From Queenstown
From US$ 116.06
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Discover Central Otago’s scenic wine country on this fun and interactive afternoon tour. Enjoy tastings at 3 varying wineries with light afternoon tea included.
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Spend an afternoon tasting New Zealand wines and taking in the scenery of Central Otago on a half-day tour from Queenstown. Your guide takes you to three wineries for tastings and a wine cave tour, with sightseeing at Lord of the Rings film sites and other top attractions along the way. Includes wine tastings, afternoon tea, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
What to Expect

- Visit 3 wineries around Queenstown and the Gibbston wine region

- Pick up and drop off in Queenstown is included (unless you join the morning Scenic Sights Tour, and we will re-collect you in Arrowtown)

- Take a tour through New Zealand’s largest wine cave

- Stunning drive through the rugged Kawarau Gorge viewing the original AJ Hackett bungy bridge

- Enjoy panoramic views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu & The Remarkables

- Visit the Lord of the Rings filming site: Pillar of the Kings (time permitting)

- Knowledgeable guides with fascinating commentary on wine, local sights & early history of Central Otago

- Light afternoon tea provided

Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best of the wineries

We were taken to 3 wineries for tastings - each provided good wines,very knowledgeable hosts and were entertaining. After the last, we were given a wonderful cheese and fruit platter and ordered a glass of wine of our choice - a great way to finish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michael n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Classic tour

Thanks Martin for a great afternoon tasting some fantastic wines. The wine cave was very special and the Roa was the best

2  Thank 106andrewc
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Simon was a perfect tour guide, his knowledge of the area, the wine making history made this tour a very pleasant moment. From stories to anecdotes, with humor and a big smile, his driving skills were as smooth as the different wines we tasted. All...More

2  Thank pierresiszep
Sarah G, General Manager at Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What an excellent account of your time on tour with us - thank you so much! Simon will love reading this too. All the best with the rest of your travels and we hope you return some day :) Kind regards, Sarah

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Great Afternoon Sampling the Wines of Central Otago

James and I had a lovely afternoon with Roberta and Martin on 15th October - as we were the only two booked we had the tour to ourselves! Usually I might worry that this would be awkward, but not at all. Roberta and Martin were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank NatalieP2562
Reviewed 19 October 2018
Fun day with wine and good company

I was doing this tour solo and Gavin (our host) immediately made me feel accepted and comfortable by appointing me as his co-pilot in the passengers front seat. We visited 4 wineries and I learned a lot about wine, the different varieties and even about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Jessebel
Sarah G, General Manager at Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Hi there, thank you so much for sharing your experience, it's so nice to hear that you got a lot out of our tour. We hope to see you back again in the future! Kind regards, Sarah

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