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Grape Escape Wine Tours

68 Squire Drive, Napier 4110, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 31 Activities in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Description: Wine and Food Tour company
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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We only visited 3 wineries instead of the 4-5 advertised on the website. Also, there was no cheese board, also as advertised, which meant we went for 4 hours with no food, while drinking. The regular tour host was overseas, and one of the replacements was more concerned about asking the winemakers about his own vineyard. We emailed with our... More

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Gregory B, Owner at Grape Escape Wine Tours, responded to this review

Sorry you had such a bad experience. Yes I have been away a couple of operators had to cover for me. I did not receive and email about your complaint and if I had i would have replied immediately and offered you a refund. 3 wineries and no cheese board is inexcusable. Can you give me the name of the... More

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Collected from our Napier hotel at midday, and spent the next five hours on the most informative, and fun filled winery tour to be found in the Hakes Bay. Excellent choice of wineries, very generous tastings and sampling at the chosen cellar doors. Hugely recommended to any wine lover.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had a wonderful day with Greg touring this glorious country. We even ordered wine and had it shipped. When it did not arrive in the States, we emailed Greg. He tracked it down, making the wine and our day with Greg even more delicious.

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Nelson, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Great guide and fantastic wineries. Nice group size and we had an amazing day where we shared two bottles of wine and a cheese platter at the last winery. Can definitely recommend this wine tour.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We had a great day out in Napier with Grape Escape. We were picked up from the hotel and dropped back there later that day. We went to 5 wineries in total and learnt A LOT about wine, more so than any of the winery tours we have been on before. The vineyard we went to for lunch was very... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This tour was the highlight of my recent trip to NZ. Greg was knowledgeable and informative. His laid back nature made for an excellent day of wine tasting. I have recommended this tour to friends and family as it makes for a great day out! Thanks again Greg, for an awesome day in the Hawkes Bay!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Returning customer and Greg has not changed in the few years (11) since last been in the region. Again great tour from different wineries, even picking up Ash Ridge Syrah Jelly, taking it to our next destination supplying the group with different types of cheeses and biscuits and with the jelly on top was simply delicious.

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Wavendon, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Fabulous and informative tour of the local Hawkes Bay wineries, Greg certainly has a great way of helping you get the most out of the trip. His knowledge about wines and how they are made exceed any other trip I have been on.

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Napier, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Grape Escape by Greg in Hawkes Bay! Awesome, Amazing, Lots of information, fun and great photo opportunities!! had a wine tour with the girls and it was just what we needed in the Hawkes bay area! Also going to take my partner as well, it was just that great :)

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We visited 4 wineries in an afternoon. Peter was a friendly and very knowledgable host. We went to a great selection of vineyards with a wide range of wines to taste. It was great to have the organisation taken care of. Peter also provided a cheese platter. A fantastic afternoon.

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