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Haere mai. Welcome to the Agent Portal.

This page has been designed to provide business information, product updates and resources in relation to Appellation Wine Tours and is intended for the use of our wholesale trade network.

Appellation Wine Tours is a premium wine tour company operating Daily FIT, Private and Custom Wine Tours departing Queenstown and visiting multiple sub-regions of Central Otago region.

We have been operating for over 25 years and built up an excellent reputation within the industry with ongoing relationships with all of the cellar doors in Central Otago. We also specialise in small-group tours with the majority of our tours operating at a maximum of 12 guests.

Bookings and Enquiries

All bookings and enquiries can be emailed to Please note we require the following information to process the booking:

  • Guest name, age (range,) and nationality
  • Pick-up/drop-off location
  • Any special dietary restrictions

Large group bookings or or custom tours can also be quoted separately. We can adjust the start time, pick up from another activity, alter the inclusions and take into consideration any vineyard requests.

Thanks a lot, please let me know if you have any further questions otherwise I look forward to any opportunity to work together in the future.



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Multi Award Winning Wine Tours

Don't just take our word for it! Our reviews speak for themselves...
  • “Just brilliant. A really well organised tour that took us behind the scenes at a number of wineries in the Otago region. We were the beneficiaries of the strong networks and relationships Appellation has with local winemakers. John was a charming and knowledgeable guide. And the group was small and full of likeminded wine lovers. We can’t wait to come back and visit". 

    Mark, April 2023 (Google Review).
  • “Julia was an amazing guide! This tour was such a great way to get a taste of the best vineyards. We were not in town for long so thought this would be the best option to get to a few places. We did the KJet first as part of a combo tour which was an awesome option as Julia picked us up from the drop-off point to take us to the vineyards. Garrett from Stoneridge Estate and the staff at Mt Rosa were super friendly and their knowledge was great! Bought a bottle of the Rose from Mt Rosa and made friends with others on the tour. Would highly recommend this tour.”  

    Cullen Smith, 23rd May 2023 (Trip Advisor).
  • “From the very moment we stepped on the the bus and was welcomed by our guide Murray it was evident this was going to be a great experience. After being acquainted with the other travellers our journey began with Murray constantly sharing his amazing knowledge and history of the regions.
    4 wineries visited each very different but and enjoyable experience learning about the wines and the makers.
    Each place visited made you feel special and time taken for you to discuss and comment on the generous samples tried.
    Lunch share platter was brilliant. All in all 10/10 a great day, good value for money, and a most professional organisation that should be most proud of their guides. Would strongly recommend this tour." 

    Michael A, 14 May 2023 (Trip Advisor).
  • “We had a wonderful day with Paul - who is super knowledgeable about wine, Central Otago, and countless other topics! We tasted some lovely wines and had a fabulous lunch along with visits to Old Cromwell and Arrowtown. A lovely way to experience Central Otago - highly recommended!”

    1709Hollis, 16th April 2023 (Trip Advisor).
  • “We had such an amazing day out in wine country with John. We were expecting the fantastic wines of course but the scenery in the region is simply spectacular! All the wineries we visited were able to ship wine home to Australia for us which was so convenient. Lunch was delicious and the cellar door hosts all so lovely. Fun day had by all, will definitely be back.” 

    Lyndal S, 12th June 2023 (Trip Advisor).