From Queenstown: Half-Day Boutique Wine Tour with Lunch

From Queenstown: Half-Day Boutique Wine Tour with Lunch

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Key Details
Duration
5 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
English

Pick-up service

Complimentary pick-up from Queenstown hotels. Pick-up is also available from the bus stop outside The Station Building, corner of Shotover and Camp Street.

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What You'll Do
  • Taste premium Central Otago wines at 4 boutique vineyards
  • Enjoy a delightful vineyard platter-style lunch featuring local produce at Carrick Winery
  • Enjoy the informative regional commentary on the wines, local history, and sights
  • Have fun on a day in the wine country with a small group of other like-minded travelers
Overview
This half day wine tour is a great way to discover the boutique vineyards of Central Otago. Sample a range of fine wines at 4 local wineries, learn about the history and culture of the region, and enjoy a gourmet lunch at the Carrick Winery.
What to Expect
Discover Central Otago and some of its world-class wines on this small group tour. Accompanied by an experienced and knowledgeable wine guide, you will visit a selection of the region’s premium vineyards, taste a range of fine wines, and enjoy a gourmet platter-style lunch. A maximum group size of ten adults ensures the pace of the tour is relaxed and informative with time to learn about the early history, master the art of wine appreciation, and visit the historic Old Cromwell Town.

Central Otago is a remarkable region in New Zealand. It is steeped in early pioneering history, has rugged spectacular scenery, produces some of New Zealand’s tastiest stone fruits, and has now become renowned for its outstanding wines. Pinot Noir is the real star of the region but there are many outstanding examples of Pinot Gris, Riesling, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc.

Departing at midday, you will venture through the rugged Kawarau Gorge to visit 4 of the region’s finest boutique vineyards in the Bannockburn and the Gibbston Valley sub regions. Lunch is provided in the peaceful setting of the Carrick Winery, overlooking the Bannockburn Inlet of Lake Dunstan. This tour is a great introduction to the region’s wine, history, culture, and fine cuisine, and makes a great afternoon out from Queenstown.
What's Included
  • All wine tastings
  • Lunch
  • Tea and coffee
  • Hotel transfers (Queenstown)
  • Complimentary mineral water
What's Not Included
  • Any additional wine or drinks with lunch

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