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Pinot Thyme Wine Tours

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Address: Cromwell, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-445 4999
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We visited six boutique cellar doors with plenty of tastings at each. Had a great cafe lunch in between wine. Jim is a true local with excellent knowledge of the area. We highly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited six boutique cellar doors with plenty of tastings at each. Had a great cafe lunch in between wine. Jim is a true local with excellent knowledge of the area. We highly recommend Pinot Thyme tours for your Central Otago wine experience.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were lucky enough to be the only people on the tour that day, and Jim was a great host. He was knowledgeable and took us to a number of smaller wineries at our request. Fantastic value for money.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Thanks Jim for a great day out...nicely paced very informative and lovely lunch in Cromwell. We were joined by two others, we enjoyed some laughs and some very good wines in six wineries. We highly recommend this tour!

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Thank Lyndal52
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We were staying at Olivers and were picked up outside on time. We tasted at wineries in and around Cromwell and in the Bannockburn area and Jim, our guide was well known everywhere we went which ensured that we ha d some very good tastings. Jim was very knowledgeable about the area and the wineries which helped make the tour... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

My wife and I had never been on a wine tour before and were not sure what to expect. Jim made the day so enjoyable as we learned so much about the Central Otago region and about wine in general. Our pace was busy but not hurried and we thoroughly enjoyed each of the wineries we visited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

After doing many tours this one with Jim rates as one of the best. Personalised, interesting and paced for us. One for real wine lovers who want to explore. Jim has great local knowledge. Well recommended.

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Thank Lou L
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Had a great five hour tour with Jim. Just two of us. Visited a great range of wineries. Good knowledge from Jim. Showed round the local area. Nice lunch in Cromwell old town. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We were a party of seven staying in Wanaka - Jim rented a larger van especially to accommodate our party which was much appreciated. We visited five wineries, including several small ones that we probably would not have found on our own. It ran from 11 to 5:30, so a full and enjoyable day for our whole group.

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Wellington NZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We had booked with Otago tours who, despite having our money and confirming the booking, decided at the last minute they did not have enough people to take out a tour. Jim was our knight in shining armour and took us out a couple of days later. As it was mid-week we had a personalised tour. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

This has to be the best wine tour from Queenstown, in terms of quality and quantity and sheer enjoyment. We - my daughter and I (and two others) spent a very generous half day with Jim who collected us from and returned us to our hotels. We visited 6 boutique wineries, tasting around 5 wines at each across 3 of... More 

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