Full-Day Queenstown Gourmet Scenic Wine Tour

Full-Day Queenstown Gourmet Scenic Wine Tour

Discover the uniqueness of the world's southernmost wine region and taste world-class cool climate wines

Tour type: Group , Duration: 7 Hours

Product ID: 46412
Description

Enjoy a relaxed day of fine cuisine and good company sampling local cheeses and tasting premium cool-climate wines in one of the world’s great Pinot Noir wine regions.
 
Discover the uniqueness of Central Otago, the world's southernmost wine region and taste world-class cool climate wines. 
 
The Central Otago wine region spreads from the outskirts of Queenstown’s Wakatipu Basin through picturesque valleys and dramatic gorges to the rolling vine-clad foothills of Bannockburn and beyond.
 
This full-day wine tour will take you from Queenstown to the Gibbston Valley and through to Bannockburn and Cromwell, the heart of the Central Otago wine country.
 
You will be sampling wines from 4 vineyards in Gibbston, Cromwell and Bannockburn wine regions, participating in a cheese and wine pairing and visiting the southern hemisphere's largest wine cave.
 
Enjoy a delightful platter lunch at a  local winery restaurant paired with a glass of premium wine.
 
Next, visit Old Cromwell Town (time and weather permitting), followed by a stunning drive through the Kawarau Gorge. Learn about the early pioneering history of this rugged region.
 
You will also see the historic Kawarau Bridge...

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Enjoy a relaxed day of fine cuisine and good company sampling local cheeses and tasting premium cool-climate wines in one of the world’s great Pinot Noir wine regions.
 
Discover the uniqueness of Central Otago, the world's southernmost wine region and taste world-class cool climate wines. 
 
The Central Otago wine region spreads from the outskirts of Queenstown’s Wakatipu Basin through picturesque valleys and dramatic gorges to the rolling vine-clad foothills of Bannockburn and beyond.
 
This full-day wine tour will take you from Queenstown to the Gibbston Valley and through to Bannockburn and Cromwell, the heart of the Central Otago wine country.
 
You will be sampling wines from 4 vineyards in Gibbston, Cromwell and Bannockburn wine regions, participating in a cheese and wine pairing and visiting the southern hemisphere's largest wine cave.
 
Enjoy a delightful platter lunch at a  local winery restaurant paired with a glass of premium wine.
 
Next, visit Old Cromwell Town (time and weather permitting), followed by a stunning drive through the Kawarau Gorge. Learn about the early pioneering history of this rugged region.
 
You will also see the historic Kawarau Bridge and the original AJ Hackett Bungy before stopping in the historic Arrowtown where you will have time for a stroll through the town and to sample some local handmade chocolates.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Group size
2 - 12
Languages
English
The meeting point
Queenstown

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Includes
  • Visit 4 vineyards in Gibbston and Cromwell/Bannockburn
  • Taste between 4-8 wines at each vineyard
  • Gourmet wine barrel cooked lunch with 5 dishes matched with wines
  • Tour through New Zealand's largest underground wine cave
  • Enjoy local cheeses at a local vineyard
  • Visit the historic precinct of Old Cromwell Town
  • Stunning drive through the Kawarau Gorge 
  • Sample local handmade chocolates
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations within 48 hours of tour departure are non-refundable.

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Sarah

Discover Central Otago's great wines, local cuisine and learn about its fascinating pioneering history. Central Otago wine country is nestled amongst the spectacular foot hills of the Southern Alps with a perfect climate for producing world-class wines. Get fantastic insight into this remarkable region hosted by an expert, local guide. These small group tours include tasting some superb wines, an in-depth local history and sights commentary and relaxing over a sumptuous lunch, making a truly memorable day out in wine country.


Product ID: 46412

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