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Auckland Wine Trail Tours

11 Pentland Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-630 1540
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customers service excellent

Its fine to spend day with family or friends.Nice place to taste wine. Buying too wine is good value

Reviewed 1 week ago
mariamf796
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Excellent Wine Tour

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our wine tour with John. We learned a lot about New Zealand... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patricia T
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Auckland Wine Trail Tours has now been voted "Best Wine Tour In New Zealand" five times, in the 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016 "Traveller Voted" tourism awards. We were also awarded Trip Advisor's "Certificate Of Excellence" for 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016 and give our thanks to all our customers for their great reviews & comments. We are Auckland's original specialist wine tasting tour operator with the most experienced wine tour guide in Auckland, owner John Meadows. We offer a great range of Day & Half Day tours all with excellent wineries on both the West Coast (Kumeu, Waimauku) & East Coast (Matakana). Great scenery & sightseeing, farmland, regional parks, Tasman Sea, Pacific Ocean, rainforest, waterfalls, black sand beaches, vineyards, winery tour... Delicious winery restaurant lunches. Small group, max 9, door to door service in city area. Private tours & large groups by arrangement.
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11 Pentland Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
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+64 9-630 1540

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its fine to spend day with family or friends.Nice place to taste wine. Buying too wine is good value

Thank mariamf796
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our wine tour with John. We learned a lot about New Zealand wines at the four wineries we visited and also appreciated seeing the west coast of the North Island, the Tasman Sea and the black sand beach. Thanks...More

Thank Patricia T
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Patricia & John, many thanks for the great review & comments... very pleased you both enjoyed everything on the tour... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John took us around to different vineyards which all offered us something unique and different compared to the competitors so it was not repetitive. The waterfall and beach were peaceful and majestic locations. It is a small and personalized tour so I highly recommend it!

Thank clemsongirl84
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jennifer... many thanks for the great review & recommendation... appreciate it. Thanks again, regards John Meadows.

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Our wine tour was great. John was both knowledgeable and friendly. We both learnt a great deal about the wines and wineries we visited. It is great to see the creativity in both the wines and marketing at The Hunting Lodge. Very pleased to have...More

Thank Jess H
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jessica, very good of you to send in your great review... very pleased you both enjoyed the day and all it included...! See you next time... Thanks again, regards John Meadows.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our guide John was awesome! We visited three wineries and our guide even explained the different wines. We had lunch at this remote place and the food was great. My daughter wanted to see a cookabura and josh found one for her. We saw koalas...More

Thank Marilyn B
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Marilyn... many thanks for sending in your generous review... I think you might be getting a couple of tours/countries mixed up because we don't have kookaburra or koala in NZ...! Anyway pleased you enjoyed the wines here in NZ... Thanks again. Regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went with my sister and niece who were over from Australia. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. the people showing us the wine were very knowledgeable and we came away very impressed

Thank Neil D
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Neil... many thanks for your review... very pleased you all enjoyed the tour... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

I only had one free day in Auckland on a business trip and this tour, which I did with work colleagues, was perfect. I got to see some of the spectacular scenery in NZ, have lunch and taste wines all done on a virtually private...More

Thank billho1965
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Charles... many thanks for the kind words... I was hoping you'd forgotten about the tunnel detour...! Very pleased to get the great review from you. Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We did this tour one day + had a great time . Good wineries , fun tour guide . We got information about the wine we were going to be trying at each winery . Very helpful beautiful winters

Thank Lori B
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi again Lori & Alexis... many thanks for the great review & comments... pleased that you both enjoyed everything... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon on our small personalised tour with another couple from Australia. John selected wineries which matched our wine preferences. All 3 wineries were generous with their tastings. We appreciated John's knowledge of the area and history. Took home a few bottles...More

Thank D_BeeNZ
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi again Donna & Steve, always good to get good feedback from 'locals'...! Very pleased to see you enjoyed the tour and found some wines to enjoy too...! Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 29 September 2017

John was a knowledgeable tour guide! Each stop included an in-depth knowledge about each place! By far the best wine tour that I have been on, ever! Would definitely recommend to anyone.

Thank Gary W
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Gary... can't argue with that...! Very many thanks for the great review, comments & recommendation. Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

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walshya
14 December 2015|
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Response from MidlandsSam01 | Reviewed this property |
Prices are listed on the wine trail tours website (day tours NZ$265pp). Gift vouchers are available too. Select your preferred tour to see options and age restrictions.
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coffeemama
6 September 2015|
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Response from Clare S | Reviewed this property |
I am also pretty sure that the legal age for drinking in NZ is 18. This was a great tour, the small vineyards were just beautiful!!
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