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Original Wine Tour

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Hotel pickup included
Original Wine Tour
From US$114.75
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Original Wine Tour
From US$114.75
Discover some of the vineyards and wineries for which New Zealand’s fertile South Island is famous on this 4-hour wine tour from Queenstown. Travel from Queenstown into the South Island’s rolling hills with your guide. Visit a total of three wineries such as Gibbston Valley Winery, Mt Rosa, Waitiri Creek Winery or Chard Farm Winery. During your visits sample some of the delicious wines and cheese produced in the region, and gain insight into the delicate balances of scent and flavour at play in your glass.
What to Expect

Take this late departure tour and experience the true flavour of our local pinot noir and other wine varietals at three premium vineyards. Enjoy a guided tour through the vines and into an underground wine cave. Craft beer tasting is also an option at this winery. This relaxing tour travels just a short distance from Queenstown allowing plenty of time to unwind and immerse yourself in our picture postcard scenery. 

Tour Includes

  • Tutored tastings at three wineries
  • Underground wine cave tour
  • Time available for lunch, cheese tasting, craft beer tasting – optional at own expense
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off at selected accommodation or central Queenstown
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Reviews (53)
1 - 5 of 43 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
great tour great wines

It was a really nice wine tour in a comfortable small bus style vehicle. We visited 3 wineries and tasted some really great wines. A really nice thing to do when wishing a relaxing day

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DavidGA986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wine Trail for 4 People

Fantastic wine trail, Lance a lovely tour guide with a lot of knowledge of Queenstown and the vineyards. Lunch at Wild Earth was sensational, as was the 6 wineries we visited Highly recommend this company to anyone about to take a tour

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sightseer43326019357
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Enjoy Wines? This is a Must DO!

We combined this with a helicopter tour that landed at Kinross vineyard. Rex met us and escorted us to the tasting room. The sommelier was from Argentina but was easy to understand. About 7 wines were sampled. The explanation of the wines in the area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeteV206
Reviewed 20 August 2018
Most amazing tour, informative and fun!

Our lovely guide Rex was absolutely amazing in taking us around the 3 awesome wineries. His commentary on Queenstown history, and Queenstown wine history was very informative and engaging. The tour was made all the more pleasant with the winery hosts, who gave us detail...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jay G
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks for the amazing review! I'm glad you enjoyed the history and the hosts at the wineries. We try to give you an array of wineries to show the diversity we have in a small region.

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile
Awesome day! Highly recommended 👍

This was an awesome day out learning all about New Zealand wine. I can’t speak highly enough of our extremely informative and humorous guide, Lewis. He definitely made our day by being so patient and friendly with the whole group. Thanks Lewis, we’ll be back...More

Thank anjepark
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for the review - We think Lewis is great too! :-) We'd be more than happy to have you join a tour with us the next time you visit Queenstown. Maybe you can try one of our other options like the Wine & Food...More

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Jacob H
14 November 2018|
Response from PeteV206 | Reviewed this property |
I think they pick up from most of the local places. (Which Hilton Resort? We were at Oak Shores, which is a Hilton through 12/31). Queenstown isn't that large. We took the helicopter to the Kinross winery, but Rex drove... More