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Central Otago Wine Tour from Queenstown

  • Central Otago wine-tasting tour includes four vineyards
  • Learn the history and terroir of Central Otago wines
  • Enjoy a gourmet lunch served at a scenic vineyard
Central Otago Wine Tour from Queenstown
From US$137.33
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5 and a half hour small group winery tour. Includes wine tastings; gourmet platter style vineyard lunch. Departs at 11am. Hotel pickup and drop-off at central Queenstown hotels
From US$137.33
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Taste Central Otago wine and cuisine on a small-group tour of the region’s boutique vineyards. Group size is limited to 12 wine lovers to ensure personal service as you sip your way through four Central Otago wineries, pausing for a gourmet lunch in a vineyard. Visiting smaller vintners helps you get a feel for what makes Central Otago wines distinctive, from chardonnay to pinot gris and Riesling.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Queenstown, then travel into the rolling hills and valleys of Central Otago in a climate-controlled vehicle. As you make your way to the first vineyard, learn how Central Otago has become a premier cool-climate wine region, with high-quality pinot noir, Riesling, pinot gris, chardonnay, and more.

The tour itinerary varies to keep up with Central Otago’s freshest wines, but generally includes two vineyards in Gibbston and two others in either the historic gold mining town of Bannockburn or in the Cromwell area.

At each destination, sample locally produced wines, then pause for a gourmet lunch platter served at a vineyard. Following your four vineyard visits, this tour concludes with return transfer to Queenstown and drop-off at the original departure point.
Reviews (107)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent tour well organised from start to finish. Visited 4 different wineries which gave a good range to taste. Martin our driver and host was first class and gave a first rate commentary on the history of the surrounding area. Fully recommend you go for...More

2  Thank scotstewarts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Tasty Tour

We had a private wine tour with Martin who was very friendly and knowledgeable about all things wine AND New Zealand. He was extremely informative and attentive which made for a wonderful day. We visited Kinross Tasting Room, Mt. Difficulty Wine, and Misha’s Vineyard -...More

Thank macates93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
V great and fruitful tour

Appellation tour is a tour among four wineries, lunch, and cheery farm, instead of one vineyard. I love Domain Road vineyard the most, with smooth, rich, non-dry white wines. The red wines and wine from bald hills sucks. I like this tour for its relaxation,...More

Thank ILoVeH0ngkong
Reviewed 7 November 2018
Beautiful tour with great wine

We really enjoyed our wine tour. Our guide, Gavin, was very knowledgable and friendly. The tour was well organized, we were picked up from our hotel and went to four vineyards, toured the beautiful landscape, and had a lovely lunch at one of the vineyards.The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank lrb5045
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile
Great winetour, can recommend

Simon was a great driver with good background knowledge. We visited a few very nice vineyards with friendly staff, good wines and great food

2  Thank 512andreast
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