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  • Marlborough: Full-Day Wine and Seafood Tour with Cruise

    1. Marlborough: Full-Day Wine and Seafood Tour with Cruise

    Experience the best of beautiful Marlborough on this full-day tour. Get picked up from Blenheim in the morning and head straight to your first of two wineries. Taste award-winning reserve-grade Marlborough wine, talk with respected winemakers, and explore beautiful Marlborough vineyards at both locations. Afterward, drive to Picton to enjoy a delicious Marlborough Sounds waterfront lunch, then a relaxing seafood cruise for the afternoon, accompanied by fresh local seafood and Marlborough sauvignon blanc as you cruise the stunning Marlborough Sounds. Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the Queen Charlotte Sound while cruising aboard a luxury boat, and learn about the local history. Visit a salmon and a mussel farm to experience the Marlborough marine farming industry firsthand. Make use of the onboard licensed bar, serving a range of Marlborough wines, along with beers, juice, and bottl...

  • Marlborough: 3-Course Lunch & Wine Pairing at Cloudy Bay

    2. Marlborough: 3-Course Lunch & Wine Pairing at Cloudy Bay

    Indulge your senses with a 3-course lunch at Cloudy Bay Vineyards. After arriving, your Cloudy Bay ambassador will escort you to either The Shack or the Treehouse to begin your foodie experience. This handcrafted lunch showcases the best produce of the Marlborough region and changes according to seasonal availability. Each dish is complimented by a Cloudy Bay wine. You can see an example menu below. Please note the menu is continuously changing depending on the season and availability of produce.  Pelorus Rose Fallow deer back strap tataki | black garlic | organic miso Pinot Noir 2007 Grilled koura | potato gnocchi | citrus buttery Te Koko 2011 Pinot chocolate mousse | tamarillo textures sorbet | caramelised chocolate Pinot Noir 2014

  • Marlborough: Wineries Visit with Tastings and 2-Course Lunch

    3. Marlborough: Wineries Visit with Tastings and 2-Course Lunch

    The day begins with pickup from the meeting points in Blenheim, then heads out into the sprawling Marlborough countryside. Soak up picturesque views of the landscape, and admire the many vineyards along the way. Visit a selection of the region’s most iconic and boutique wineries, selected for their impressive history, customer service, and stunning range of wines. Learn how wine is made from the winemakers themselves, and sample their best wines. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch.

  • Marlborough: Deluxe Private Wine Tour

    4. Marlborough: Deluxe Private Wine Tour

    The day is all about you. Your guide will meet you at your hotel at an agreed time (usually around 10:00). Your day starts with a short drive to a local vineyard to get a taste for the bouquet and texture of the styles of wines you will enjoy throughout the day. Learn about local viticulture and the unique combination of soil and climate (the Terroir), and wine maker's art, which create the unique aromas and textures of these award winning wines. An air-conditioned minibus will then transport you to a winery where you'll visit the barrel room and soak in the atmosphere of wine maturing in French oak barrels. Their expert staff will then guide you through the process of blending samples of Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Noir wines, to produce your own unique vintage to perfectly match your personal idea of the ideal wine. Those proportions will never be matched again! You'll move on to lunch a...

  • Blenheim: Progressive Wine & Gourmet Trail of Marlborough

    5. Blenheim: Progressive Wine & Gourmet Trail of Marlborough

    Marlborough's wine and gourmet experience is something you should not miss. Plus, you will have complimentary wine for couples and single travelers. Enjoy an all-inclusive tour with your own chauffeur/ guide. This is a small group tour for only up to six persons. Single travelers are welcome.  Your Progressive Wine and Gourmet Trail has been designed for you to get the best Marlborough has to offer, departing from Blenheim or Picton. Marlborough provides a superb selection of winery restaurants and cafes that can offer the most amazing experiences and what better way to enjoy and taste your wine. A menu will be created for you to enjoy with the best Marlborough wine match. it is recommended that you book in advance so your chauffeur/ guide can plan the best selection for you and ensure catering is observed for any special requirements. Your perfect day will include up to five course sel...

    We had a fabulous day with Pamela -six wine tastings with five food tastings - no need for any dinner! We had great fun and learnt a huge amount about the local vineyards and wines.

  • Marlborough: Private Yacht Tour with Lunch & Sparkling Wine

    6. Marlborough: Private Yacht Tour with Lunch & Sparkling Wine

    Experience the Marlborough Sounds in complete luxury with up to 5 friends on the private Cloudy Bay yacht. This excursion is a unique way to savour Cloudy Bay wines in the captivating beauty of one of New Zealand’s most pristine settings. Guests can take part in the sailing process, or just sit back, relax and enjoy a flute of Cloudy Bay’s sparkling wine, Pelorus. A 3-course lunch will be served onboard, featuring some of Marlborough's incredible local produce. Also indulge yourself in wine pairing throughout the lunch. Your transfers from Cloudy Bay Vineyards or your local accommodation are included in this experience.

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We had a fabulous day with Pamela -six wine tastings with five food tastings - no need for any dinner! We had great fun and learnt a huge amount about the local vineyards and wines.