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Grape Escape Wine Tours

Hastings Street, Napier 4112, New Zealand
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The best of many wine tours

I've been lucky enough to go on many wine tours around the world. This is up there as the best... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Ted S
,
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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Fun Afternoon Out

We booked this excursion the day before, selecting the afternoon wine tour. Ian picked us up... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
fattyandher
,
Tauranga, New Zealand
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Wine and Food Tour company
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Hastings Street, Napier 4112, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I've been lucky enough to go on many wine tours around the world. This is up there as the best. Picked up bang on time in a recent, very comfortable, high roof air con mini bus tourer. Tour size nine plus our host/driver. We visited...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We booked this excursion the day before, selecting the afternoon wine tour. Ian picked us up promptly from our accommodation and greeted us warmly. Eight of us on this tour (the maximum) in the perfectly comfortable minivan. Throughly enjoyed the afternoon - I am no...More

Thank fattyandher
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

The “Wine and Dine” tour was as promised on the website. We didn’t get to see as much scenery as we would have liked given it was a rainy grey day - not a bad thing though, as the region was in desperate need of...More

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GrapeEscape, Manager at Grape Escape Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hopefully you will visit again and Hawkes Bay will turn on better weather for you. I am happy that you had a relaxing enjoyable day. Thank you for your review All the best Robbie D

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Right from the booking stage with Greg through to our trip, everything was easy . . Denise was very welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable about the town of Napier and it's history. We covered a lot on the tour and at no time felt rushed or...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Greg is very knowledgeable about wines and entertains you with his enthusiasm and humour. The tour is very well managed and includes visits to a selection of wineries in the Hawkes Bay area - I think we went to five. Some were more memorable than...More

Thank WanderingBrit2014
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Visited 4 vineyards as per the brochure - good hosts. Very relaxed and friendly. Punctual pick-up and comfortable transport. Great fun.

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Have been in South Island 3 weeks and not managed a tour. So we're determined to get one in North Island. Staying in Napier 2 nights got round to booking with Grape Escape. Ian picked us up with 6 other nice couples. We started of...More

Thank mary h
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

The entire tour was lovely start to finish. I was lucky to have Robbie as my driver and she was so warm and enthusiastic right from the get go. This tour is cheaper than the Oddesy Tour and the Screwed Tour that operate in the...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

A great afternoon out with Grape Escape and our tour leader Robbie. Very informative and so much fun. Would not hesitate to recommend these guys to anyone interested in taking a wine tour while in the Hawkes Bay. Keep up the good work guys!!

Thank Carolyn J
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Two friends and I did the Grape Escapes wine tour last month. We were picked up by Robbie and, with 7 others in the minibus, started our journey to some of the vineyards around Napier. Robbie was great - fun and informative - and even...More

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DWCoker1
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