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Private Classic Wine Tour

A fun and interactive afternoon wine tour exploring the “Valley of the Vines” Gibbston region.

Private Classic Wine Tour

$
$415

Per Person

4 hours

1pm – 5.00pm

3

Premium Vineyards

While away the afternoon in the "Valley of the Vines".

Spend an afternoon being chauffeured by your specialist wine guide exploring the pioneering Central Otago wine region of Gibbston, also aptly named, the “Valley of Vines”. 

Taste outstanding and elegant Pinot Noir, delicate refined Riesling, rich Pinot Gris and stylish Chardonnay at three of the best cellar doors in the area including a guided tour through New Zealand’s largest wine cave. Take time to enjoy a shared platter lunch accompanied by glass of wine at a vineyard restaurant.

Enjoy the enthusiasm and passion from your guide; soak up all the information including the evolving history of Gibbston from just a couple of vines into a full valley producing world-renowned Pinot Noir.

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Inclusions

  • Return hotel transfers in a luxury vehicle
  • Tastings at premium 3 vineyards in the Gibbston wine region
  • Take a tour through the wine cave at Gibbston Valley Winery
  • Platter lunch
  • A glass of premium wine with lunch
  • Abundant sightseeing opportunities catered to your interests
  • Specialist wine guide

Multi Award Winning Wine Tours

Don't just take our word for it! Our reviews speak for themselves...
Elyse T
Elyse T
14 April 2024
Verified
Wine and Smoked Fare This was one of the most interesting of the several wine tours we took in New Zealand. The wine was excellent and the vintners interesting, but the star of the tour was lunch at the Stoakery Restaurant: meats and vegetables cooked in repurposed wine barrels served with a selection of Wild Earth wines. A unique and very tasty experience.
Patti J
Patti J
8 April 2024
Verified
Helpful guide and good variation in wineries Our guide, Al, was very knowledgeable of the area and gave us wonderful insight about the vineyards we were visiting. Each of the wineries treated us with their best pours and helpful tasting notes. Lunch was a real treat, we asked for the vegetarian option and it was one for the best plates we had in NZ. Al also made sure everything operated well, even helping out at the meal and cheese tasting. I highly recommend this company for a tour.
Warwick M
Warwick M
4 April 2024
Verified
Great experience. This trip was a great experience. We had Paul as our tour guide and he was very knowledgeable, welcoming and ensured we had a great time. The wineries were lovely and the food was great. Would highly recommend.
Todd F
Todd F
4 April 2024
Verified
Amazing Whiskey and Wine tasting luxury tour - one not to miss My wife bought for me a Whiskey and Wine Tasting luxury tour. We were picked up from our hotel by John, who was wonderfully engaging and knowledgeable about the area we were travelling through. We went to the Cardrona Distillery for a personal tour of the distillation process and tasting afterwards, which was wonderfully delivered by the team at Cardrona. We then went to Kinross Vineyard's Celler Door which was representing 5 different vineyards followed by a food platter - all was amazing and well delivered by the local teams. Would highly recommend this tour.
Cindy C
Cindy C
30 March 2024
Verified
One of the best wine tours I've been on around the world Outstanding food and wine tour with an amazingly interesting group of people and a extremely knowledgeable guide. The sommelier were fantastic too. This region is known to produce some of the best Pinot Noir in the world. I learned sooooo much ... and tasted MANY wines...in fact it was one of the most generous wine tours in terms of how many wines we tasted. We visited Gibbston Valley Winery, Akarua winery, Misha's Vineyard (this where we had the main food tasting which was seriously spectacular... my favorite food thus far on our trip), and Mt. Rosa Wines. A couple of my favorites from rhe day were the 2023 Pinot Rouge by Akarua, 2022 China Terrace by Gibbston.
Alice K
Alice K
21 March 2024
Verified
Tasteful and fun day Tasteful and fun day visiting 4 smaller wineries, including having a very tasteful lunch at one of them. Traveling together with a small group of 10 people from several different countries was great.
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OnAir46783555542
18 March 2024
Verified
You Must Do a this It was an awesome trip - so well worth the money - excellent knowledgeable driver and very warm welcomes from the vineyards - the food was outstanding
Catherine S
Catherine S
17 March 2024
Verified
Great day out! A really great day out with a lovely, friendly and knowledgeable guide. Although we visited several wineries, the day never felt rushed. Lunch at The Stoaker was delicious. Being in a small group of around 10-12 was great as everyone got to know each other a little. Highly recommended.
Martina T
Martina T
12 March 2024
Verified
Great value, unique and special wines Great selection of wines. The last winery (Brennan) had some really unique and special wines and the best vibes. Bonus was the friendly winery dogs on site to welcome us. Our driver Al was friendly and knowledgeable about the wines. Lunch at Carrick winery was delicious, filling and good quality. Round trip transportation was included in the cost in addition to a tasting at each of the 4 wineries so great value for the price

More about our Private Wine Tours...

If you are the more discerning wine lover, or would simply prefer the flexibility of a private tour, then together we can customise your Central Otago wine experience. Join one of our senior wine guides on a wine tasting journey to some of New Zealand’s most memorable vineyards, at your own pace.

Our local knowledge and familiarity with the vineyards of Central Otago is at your disposal for an intimate half or full day’s wine experience in a thriving wine region. Let us custom design your wine touring experience, or alternatively, let us know where you would like to visit and we will arrange this all for you.

Our private wine tours below are designed for 2-9 guests. If your group is more than this, you might like to check out our Custom Wine & Bespoke Tours for custom tours or, otherwise all of our Daily Wine Tours can be run privately for groups.

Lastly, we know our region well, and include visits to any sub-region. Wanaka is a popular destination to visit and we can easily combine activities, lunch and vineyard visits on private tours. Please make an enquiry with your dream tour and let us do the rest!

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