We were a small group of 4 people and John accommodated all our preferences for wine tasting. John’s extensive knowledge of the region’s wineries and history was interesting and informative. At no point did we feel rushed which made our day completely relaxing. Lunch at...More
Great relaxing day visiting wineries we would never have found ourselves and even some sight seeing , Good lunch ,Great company
John crafted a half-day tour of local wineries based on our personal interests. His knowledge of grapes, wine, and the local industry was exceptional. It is always a joy to learn about wines from someone who is passionate about them. He encouraged us to try...More
Hi Marion, I think this is you...!? Many thanks for the generous review & comments & recommendation... appreciate it all. Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.
We decided to do something a little different this year for our work Christmas do and so booked an East Coast wine tour with John! And what a treat it was! Even as locals we enjoyed exploring the area and stopping into the Puhoi Cheese...More
Hi again Rosalyn, always good to get good feedback from "locals"...! Very pleased you all had a good time, many thanks for the great review. Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.
We chose the Waterfalls and wines tour on our first day in Auckland which was a great choice since we got to see great places and taste excellent wines. But most important was our great host John who told us interesting things about New Zealand...More
Hi again Tarja, many thanks once again, for the great bottle of Sav' Blanc and now for this great review...! Appreciate it, thanks again, regards, John Meadows.
John gave us a great tour of the area north of the city. He was very informative and did a great job listening to what we wanted to see and do. We enjoyed the small amount of hiking to see the waterfalls and beaches, but...More
Many thanks Erik for your great review and comments... very pleased you enjoyed everything... Thanks again, regards John Meadows.
Our Coast to Coast Wine Trail tour from Auckland was very enjoyable and informative. John Meadows is an excellent and knowledgeable guide. The Muriwai black sand beach and Takapu gannet colony were fun first stops before heading to four wineries. John’s pulling out a magnet...More
Hi again Ann & Jeff, apologies for late response... very many thanks for this great review... very much appreciated... and sorry you didn't know but I did (always do) have a couple of bottles of water available, don't recall you asking but it was a...More
My husband and I were so pleased we booked the Water Falls and Wines sightseeing tour (independent from what our cruise ship offered). It was a wonderful way to spend our day in Auckland. John was able to pick us up where our cruise ship...More
Hi Betty & Rick, what an amazing review... thank you so much...! Very pleased to see you have great memories of the day, really appreciate your generous comments...! Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.
My family of 4 (including 2 teenage children) are thankful for John's interesting informative commentary along the way to different visits, we especially appreciate the variety of special places and great educational experiences John brought us to, namely cheese tasting at Puhoi Valley, live bees...More
Hi again David.... many thanks for the very generous review of out tour... appreciate it...! Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.
I recently went on John's all day East Coast tour and enjoyed it very much. He had arranged a good mix of wine and other visits. It was very interesting to observe the production and taste a multitude of different Honeys, Cheeses and Chocolates. The...More
Hi again Patrick, many thanks for the great review and comments... very pleased you enjoyed everything, not just the wines...! Thanks again, appreciate it, regards, John Meadows.