Marlborough Full Day Wine Tour

Marlborough Full Day Wine Tour

From £71.02 per person

The famous vineyards of Marlborough beckon on your Jade Wine Tour. Experience the finest Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, our passionate Pinot and amazing Aromatics. Taste the passion in every bottle - spoil yourself.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your hotel/ accommodation in Blenheim. Collection from Picton has a $40 surcharge per group.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Sample award winning Marlborough wines
  • Stop for lunch at a vineyard restaurant
  • Relax in the luxury minibus
  • Learn from knowledgeable local guides
  • Enjoy the stunning scenery
Full description
You will be collected from your Blenheim hotel at 10.00 AM (collections from Picton are available at a small surcharge per group). Your guide will discuss the choice of vineyards and your wine preferences to enable him to plan the most suitable route through the winding vineyard roads. Relax in the luxury minibus as your guide describes the enigmatic history of Marlborough and it's world famous wines. Each cellar door in the Wairau Valley is unique, reflecting the rare conditions which make their wines special. The bright Sauvignon Blancs, delectable Pinot Noir and tropical Aromatics have won multiple international wine awards. Not even the French can match the quality of the Sauvignon Blanc. Your tour through the vineyards will visit a variety of famous internationally branded cellar doors to the boutique family-run winery, to illustrate the diversity of wines available.  Join your guide on a stroll through a vineyard to learn about the unique conditions which produce such stunning wines and the challenges that our wine makers must overcome to consistently produce award winning aromas and textures. Smell the wine in the barrel rooms as it matures in the oak casks. We stop for lunch at a stunning vineyard restaurant where you can savor Marlborough delicacies, from simple cheese platters to Royal salmon and Mussels or other regional specialties. Whilst your food is being prepared, you can move through to the tasting room to meet the cellar hosts as they discuss their range of wines on offer. Continue to enjoy the wines at other cellar doors after lunch. Our last stop is at the local Chocolate Factory to taste exquisite hand-made gourmet chocolates and watch the staff demonstrate their mastery of the chocolatier's skills. Your tour will end with your safe delivery back to your hotel in Blenheim or ship in Picton.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Guide
  • Bottled water and crisps in the bus
  • All tasting fees at the cellar doors
  • Lunch costs
  • Any wine purchases
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • The age for wine tasting is 18 years
    • Dress for the weather, in comfortable shoes
    • Collection from Picton will incur a $40 per group surcharge
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 / 5

    based on 14 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.9/5
    • Safety
      5/5
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    Fantastic guide. Very informative.

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