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Full-Day Martinborough Guided Wine-Tasting Tour with Lunch

Highlights
  • Fill your stomach with a two-course lunch at a local winery restaurant
  • They don’t just make wine here: visit an olive grove and taste-test their oils
  • Your guide will give you hot tips about wineries to visit and wines to try
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Full-Day Martinborough Guided Wine-Tasting Tour with Lunch
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Based at Martinborough accommodation or location tour starts with pick-up at 10:30am
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Coming by train - weekdays
Catch the Wairarapa train line from the Wellington region Monday-Friday and disembark at Featherston Station at 9:20am. Have a wander in Martinborough before your tour starts at 10:30am.
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Coming by train - weekends
Catch the Wairarapa train line from the Wellington region on a Saturday or Sunday and disembark at Featherston Station at 10:55am. Tour will commence on pick-up from the station at 11:00am
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Overview
Martinborough is just a small town in the rural Wairarapa but it boasts a large number of boutique wineries, known internationally for their pinot noirs in particular. On this full day tour, visit some of the region’s wineries and sample their wines without worrying about who’s going to drive back to the hotel. Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes winery tour in the morning: stroll through the peaceful grape vines and learn about how Martinborough winemakers make their celebrated wines.
What to Expect
Your knowledgeable local guide will collect you from your Martinborough accommodation or Featherston Station in a luxurious vehicle. You will begin your day with an informative and entertaining wine tour which comprises of a walk amongst the vines sampling wines as you go and assembling knowledge to set you up perfectly for the rest of the day.
Following this you can relax and enjoy a gourmet 2-course lunch and complementing glass of wine. After lunch take a drive down Martinborough's 'Golden Mile' strip of vineyards to two vineyards to sample their line-ups of beautiful wines while hearing a commentary on local wine characters, a short history of the town and development of the wine industry in Martinborough. To complete the day you will take a stroll around an olive grove with the owner and taste a range of superb olive oils.

You will be dropped back at your accommodation or Featherston Station for the return train to Wellington.
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Reviews (22)
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Reviewed 31 October 2018
Good way to see the town and taste its wines

Although they have wineries that they regularly visit, if there is one you would particularly like to visit then let them know in advance and they can probably fit it in. There were only the two of us on our tour so there was no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank manofekent
MBO_Tours, Owner at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you very much for the thoughtful feedback Manofekent. I know Matthew really enjoyed showing you around our lovely wine village, so I'm sure he too will appreciate the feedback. Please do make contact again when you are next back in Martinborough. Warm regards, Jill

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Full Day Wine Tour - Absolutely Excellent Day Out

Booked a full day tour at last minute - they could not of been so accommodating. We were lucky that the boss Roger took us on the day, and it was most friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining guide we could ever have. As an ex-vineyard owner,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wildfire1966
MBO_Wine_Tours, Front Office Manager at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this 5 star review! It brought a smile to our faces and we're pleased you had such an enjoyable afternoon which is what Roger, and our team strive for. We would love to see you...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Great experience

We did 2 full days with Martinborough Wine Tours. We were lucky to have Roger with us. He is was an excellent tour guide, an interesting Gentleman. He used to be in wine industry and as the result he had lots of knowledge about wine...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Abby_V_22
MBO_Wine_Tours, Front Office Manager at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for the positive feeback Abid. It was an absolute pleasure having you and Cameron on board. We thoroughly enjoyed creating the bespoke tours for you and visiting some of the cellar doors off the beaten track that we don't always get the opportunity...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Good tour - nice lunch

We had a good day tour with Jilly and particularly enjoyed the variety of wine tastings and also the visit to the Olive oil producer at the end of the tour.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Martin and Sue C
MBO_Tours, Owner at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Loved hosting you and hope to see you back sometime soon!! Regards, Jill

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Way to wine

Pick up from marginborough accomodation. 4 wineries. They mix it up. We got two biggies palliser and Te kairanga and two smaller Brodie and Hamden. It was a coach but only 10 on tour which is good size. Good platter lunch at the villager with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank antnChris
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