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Wanaka Wine Tours

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Wanaka Wine Tours has been in operation since 2001. It is the original wine touring company in and around Wanaka. We take you to the best places to sample award winning wines and to hear the local stories. As we travel our friendly and knowledgeable...more
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103 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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+64 800 946 387
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All reviews wild earth pinot noir excellent tour spend an afternoon boutique tour wine tasting visited wineries lovely boutique guide driver platter lunch great wineries superb wine highly recommend this tour new zealand central otago wine food pairings private tour
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Reviewed 3 days ago

When next in Central Otago you must spend a day touring the local wineries with Wanaka Wine Tours. We chose the full day 'classic' to six wonderful boutique wineries. Door to door sevice, we began at Rippon Estate, with stunning views across the lake, a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friday 5 October This was a horrifyingly expensive taxi journey with a bit of lunch thrown in....no way worth $259. I felt like I was on a dreadful tourist conveyor belt of laziness. This tour is crap and I want my money back! The people...More

Thank simon h
ScottW4469, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi simon h, Thanks for reviewing us. We're sorry you had a bad experience, and felt that you were ripped off. In response to your comments: 1. This isn't anything like a taxi journey, as your guide will have given you a lot of information...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Absolute pleasure to meet Scott and tour the wineries of Central Otago. His knowledge of the area and the various wines in the region is great, and he goes above and beyond with his hospitality. We really didn't want the day to end. Highly recommend...More

Thank xerubus
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hi Mark & Gaenor C, Thanks so much for reviewing us. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour so much. I had a great time showing you around our little piece of paradise. Hope you enjoy your wine! All the best.

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome day being driven around by Scott, who had great knowledge of the Central Otago wine region and the varieties grown there. He gave us a thorough introduction and was able to handle all the questions we threw at him. The wineries...More

Thank Matt C
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi Matt C, Thanks for taking the time to review us. I really enjoyed showing you guys around, and meeting you all. So pleased that you enjoyed the tour. Look forward to the next time. Enjoy your Riesling! Cheers,

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Had a wonderful afternoon doing the Boutique Wine Tour with Abby. She was a brillant guide and the people at the wineriues were amazing and friendly. Highly reccomend it!

Thank BrisAndy
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi BrisAndy, Thanks for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the tour and Abby's great guiding style. We are very fortunate to have guides of her ability. We look forward to hosting you again at some point. All the best

Reviewed 8 August 2018

Was wonderful going to the smaller boutique wineries. Got to try some fantastic wines, and meet some lovely people. Scott was extremely knowledgeable, and much fun.

Thank debram4510
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi debram4510, Thanks so much for taking the time to do a review. I really enjoyed showing you what great wine and scenery we have around here. Hope you manage to find some Central Otago wine at home. Thanks again. Cheers!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best things we have ever done as a group of friends. We will be back.Hope to be back soon.

Thank Kate R
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Kate R, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased that you loved the tour. Can't wait to see you back here again at some stage. Cheers!!

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were lucky enough to book on a quiet day so we had a private tour with our guide Richard. What a guy! He not only told us all about the wine in the area but also had amazing history about the...More

Thank Samantha R
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hi Samantha R, Thanks for your review. I'm really pleased you loved the tour and Richard's guiding style. We're really fortunate to have guides of his caliber working with us. Hopefully you enjoyed the wine as well!! Cheers,

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Our lovely tour guide Abby picked us up at our accommodation right on time. What a lovely friendly person. We visited four wineries and tasted quite a few different wines. One winery did food and complementary wines, not a meal really just a snack. Very...More

Thank Glenys K
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi Glenys K, Thanks so much for your review. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour, and Abby's guiding style. We are very fortunate to have her as part of our team. We hope you went away with some newly found knowledge of Central Otago...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Abby, collected us right on time and took us on a fantastic 3-4 hour tour of 4 Central Otago vineyard. We had the chance to see 4 vineyards that we otherwise wouldn't have known about. And two days later we went back...More

Thank MegBedfordMA
Scott W, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Hi MegBedfordMA, Thanks so much for doing a review for us. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour and Abby's guiding style. We're really lucky to have such great guides working with us. Hope you have gone away with a new found appreciation of Central...More

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Gary_Travelling
16 December 2015|
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Response from wanakawinetours | Property representative |
Hi Gary, Thanks for your question. We believe we provide good value on our tours. As mentioned above by one of our past guests, we only do small groups, so you get a really personal touch. We also tend to go to the smaller... More
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