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Vines and Views Tours

11 Seapoint Road, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 800 220 660
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Napier tours. Come with us, in our ten seated, air conditioned tour bus, to experience some of the best wines and views this region has to offer. Guided by experienced vineyard manager Ross Lepper and culminates at his exclusive viewing platform high above the Hawke's Bay vineyards.
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11 Seapoint Road, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 800 220 660
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Our guide, Bart, was absolutely wonderful. He collected us from our accommodation on time and was very hospitable and easy going. He took care of all the wine that was purchased throughout the tour and was awesome with the local wines and knowledge of the...More

Thank SherrieMarie
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We had a perfect afternoon with Ross on this tour. We've done many wine tours in many areas and this one ranks as one of the best but also a great value! Tough to beat. Great wineries, and great insight by Ross, he's obviously been...More

Thank PS00011
Ross L, Owner at Vines and Views Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi there, thanks for a great review. Yes local knowledge and a background in wine growing has been a great asset to my little business. Regards Ross

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Booked the private premium wine tour while on our honeymoon and we had a wonderful time! It is pricey but definitely worth it. Ross picked us up at our B&B and dropped us off at the end of the day (five hour tour). He was...More

Thank Rpd18
Ross L, Owner at Vines and Views Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks so much for your great review. Stopping to buy dry flies was a first for me on a wine tour. You guys were great company and its not every day that a Kiwi gets to chat with an Air force "top gun". Cheers Ross

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We booked this tour as a "small group". We ended up with Teri just for the two of us and she was great. First, she drove us around the town of Nelson. The defining moment in Nelson's history was the earthquake of 1931, which caused...More

Thank Elaine R
Ross L, Owner at Vines and Views Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi there, thanks for the great review. I am very fortunate in being able to call upon Tere to help met out on busy days. One small point, your review should have read Napier and not Nelson, but thats not a problem. Thanks again Ross

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Sensational afternoon with my new wife, Bruce picked us up from the glamping site and entertained us the whole way back to Napier with his knowledge of the place, the vineyards and general chat about life. Excellent tour guide, I would highly recommend the Vines...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a lovely afternoon tasting wines in the Hawkes Bay. Bruce our guide was terrific and we thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon. A particular highlight was meeting the wine maker at Linden Estate where we finished up our trip. Well worth the money and the...More

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Ross L, Owner at Vines and Views Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi there, Thanks for the great review. Bruce told me that you folks were really into your wine so it was great that my mate Trevor the wine maker at Linden Estate came and joined your table. Hes a great communicator and also a dam...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had pre-booked this tour for the day our cruise ship was in port. We had read reviews on all of the tour companies and selected Vines and Views since it is a smaller and more personalized tour, and is unique in offering the wine...More

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Ross L, Owner at Vines and Views Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Hi there, Thanks for the great review. It was good that you took the option to take a quick walk about our great little town after my tour. Its a pity that most cruise ships are only in Napier for a few hours but I...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent communication with Ross beforehand, organising tour. We were picked up from accommodation and taken to Mission Estate where we tasted several wines and then enjoyed a very substantial and tasty platter in the glorious sunshine We were then taken to Church Road, Esk Valley...More

Thank LClark2601
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Had a wonderful afternoon visiting four wineries with Ross. Having worked in the wine trade for a number of years Ross is extremely knowledgeable about the industry. Staff at the the wineries were very friendly and we had a lovely time tasting the wines. The...More

Thank Taisie
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Ross Lepper from Vines @ Views tour was absolutely amazing. His tour of Napier was thorough and informative. He took us to the top of a hill overlooking the bay and served us an outstanding fresh picnic lunch with wine. The view was amazing and...More

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We are arriving on a cruise ship . Where would we met you for this tour and what is the cost?
6 October 2015|
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Response from Ross L | Property representative |
Hi Cruise Ship visitors to Napier. I meet all my guests by asking them to take the free shuttle a.s.a.p from the port into Napier and get off at the SECOND stop the Aquarium. I will meet you there holding a greetings board... More