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Grape Escape Wine Tours

Address: 68 Squire Drive, Napier 4110, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64212277211
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Ranked #12 of 36 Activities in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Wine and Food Tour company
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Owner description: Wine and Food Tour company

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Snohomish, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

This is a wine tour that won't disappoint! I went on the half day, afternoon tour and got to visit four different wineries. Greg, the owner, was so nice and hospitable. He provides a great cheese and cracker platter about half way through too. I would definitely choose his tour company again if traveling through Napier.

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Paulhan, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We passed an excellent wine tour in the bubbly company of Greg's replacement driver/tour guide, who also runs tours at the Church Road winery. A great time was had by all, with special mention of the excellent welcome (and great wine...) at the Crossroads winery. Well worth the fee and highly recommended.

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Tamworth, Australia
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13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

You have a few choices and this one is the better one. Driver very talkative and informative. He helps the group on the tour bond and have a fun day out together. Doesn't rush you at the wineries. Enjoyed his cheese and nibbles at the end of the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We visited 4 wineries and tasted many varieties of wines, some that I hadn't heard of before. Greg was easygoing and friendly. The group was nice and small so it was easy to chat and socialise for a solo traveller like me. Overall a good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

After previous tours in NZ I was dubious about this one but Greg managed to restore my faith. He was friendly, informative and funny. He was frank and honest which was greatly appreciated and after hearing my horror stories of previous tours he began to mock them which was highly entertaining. The wine was also great 😉 kudos to Greg... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I spent a very enjoyable day on a Grape Escape wine tour: 6 vineyards, including a leisurely lunch stop. Booking was easy and included a pick up/drop off in Napier. Greg was a good host and driver and knowledgable about the wines and area. I particularly appreciated the small party size, 9 in total, as the group was friendly and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We were picked up from our hotel by the lovely Gregg who drove us around several fantastic boutique wineries. Gregg is a nice guy and put lots of interesting questions to the winery staff, which brought out information us novices would not have thought of. After drinking at three vineyards, we stopped to enjoy a nice cheeseboard in the sunshine,... More 

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Guildford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were collected very promptly from our hotel We were a small group of 8 people driven by Greg who is a very informative leader. He was keen to inform and answer any questions. An excellent tour of 4 family run vineyards, all producing an excellent selection of wines. The hosts at the vineyards were all very friendly and there... More 

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Frankfurt/Main
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We did the 4 hours tour on a Sunday afternoon. We only booked the day before, which was quite short notice, but it worked well. The Tour was nice. The Minibus (9 people in ttl) was clean, Greg was a great host, group of people was nice too and wineries were chosen well. We visited 4 wineries and tasted up... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The Grape Escape tour was fantastic! Great for wine lovers & novices. We booked our tour on 10/29. Greg picked us up promptly at our hotel. It was a nice intimate group of 6 including us. This made me happy that we didn't have to battle large groups or crowds. The van was clean, comfy and spacious. Greg was very... More 

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