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We offer daily Wine Tours to some of the finest wineries that Marlborough has to offer. You can choose from our Half day, Full day or Private tours to the picturesque cellar doors of our internationally famous wineries and revel in the stunning...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My father and I joined a full-day wine tour guided by Jade Tour's Mike. I can say this was the most memorable part of our week-long trip to New Zealand. Now that both my father and I were wine novices, we needed help to understand...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your tour review - Marlborough wines are very special and it is so easy to enjoy a tour around our vineyards. Thank you for your company and I'm delighted that you were so impressed with our country. Come and visit us again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided, quite last minute, that we fancied going on a wine tour whilst in Bleinheim. So, we called up Jade wine tours the day before, expecting to be told a big fat no. Mike however was so nice and accommodating and decided to put...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was my pleasure to take you on a tour of the vineyards - sorry about the weather but what else is there to do on a wet day ! Glad that you came away with an improved knowledge of wines, and especially of the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent full day wine tour with Mike. He is very knowledgeable about his wines and arranged the day to suit our preferences. All the wine cellars we visited were welcoming and informative. Our shared platter lunch was delicious and much needed after...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to Marlborough to taste their wines. It was a pleasure to show you around and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your tour. Hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our host Mike was fantastic. His local knowledge of the vineyards and their different wines is exceptional. We had our 1 year old with us and he was very good at making time for her also. Our stop for lunch was lovely which just added...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Guys. Many thanks for your lovely review - it was a pleasure to show you some of the vineyards in our valley and I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed yourselves. Wish I could be as well behaved as Claudia. Enjoy the rest of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jade Tours Perfect, Mike responded to online inquiry quickly. Done deal without fuss. Mike was the host, and he was excellent! Lots of information on both the area and wines. Full day tour (from cruise ship Noordam Nov 4th) with visiting 5 wineries. After taking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review and it was great to hear that you enjoyed your tour through the vineyards. Sorry about the inconvenience of the cards - some kind souls found them in the carpark and handed them in. At least they were out of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really enjoyable day combining a visit to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre and 3 wineries. Could have spent several hours at Peter Jackson's wonderful Omaka exhibition. Lunch (extra) was excellent. A very pleasant small group (6 people) and a highlight was a photostop at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for choosing us for your shore excursion that day and I am delighted that you had such a good. We are very proud of the Omaka museum and showing you around the valley was a real pleasure. I trust the weather played ball for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that was due to visit Dunedin but was diverted to Picton due to weather conditions. We are so pleased that it was! When we were informed of the change in itinerary, we contacted Mike at Jade Tours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for joining us for your wine tour of Marlborough. I take full responsibility for the lovely weather ( ! ) and it is always a pleasure to take guests around our superb wineries. We specialize in small group tours for that more personal...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This was a great wine tour. We had a small group of 10 and visited 5 wineries in the Marlborough region NZ. Our Tour guide was very knowledgeable and picked a good selection of wineries. Only one was a bit disappointing. I highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Many thanks for your review and for choosing us for your wine tour. We like to choose the wineries to visit so as to give a wide a selection of aromas and tastes as possible. Unfortunately cruise ship days tend to be hectic around the...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Our group of three from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Radiance of the Seas docked in Picton on Saturday 3 Nov and was greeted by Sue and Mike at i-Site. Sue took us to four wineries and we also had lunch at the Twelve Trees...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Many thanks for your enthusiastic review and we are delighted that you had such a good time on our tour. Our small group tours are designed to give maximum emersion for our guests and they can gain the most benefit from the Marlborough region. We...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

Our trip with Jade Tours was recommended and arranged for us at short notice by the owner of the excellent motor lodge (Lugano) in Blenheim where we were staying. What a great recommendation. We had a very enjoyable tour with Mike, visiting 5 'Cellar Doors'...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Many thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and thank you for contributing to a really enjoyable day out. I trust that you will take fond memories of Marlborough wines back home with you !

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