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Address: 9 Thurley Place | Bayview, Napier, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)6 836 6705
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Vince the Legend!

Not much I can say about Vince that hasn't already been said, but I will try. The man is the most experienced wine tour guide you could possibly want, however his real strength... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Not much I can say about Vince that hasn't already been said, but I will try. The man is the most experienced wine tour guide you could possibly want, however his real strength lies in his ability to make you feel at home and relax and enjoy the day. He knows all the owners and staff at every winery in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

There were six people on our tour and we visited 4 different vineyards. We had an excellent time! Robert was an amazing tour guide with an extensive knowledge of the wineries within Napier and around the world. We would highly recommend this tour for anyone looking for a great wine tour around the area!

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Vince is an entertaining host who immediately involves you by finding out your wine preferences. We were in a small group of only 4 and he picked us up from our motel. He took us to 4 wineries and we were able to sample several lovely wines from small local producers in the Hawkes Bay Area. I would recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Vince is engaging , very knowledgable , and knows the winemakers in Hawkes Bay. As a resource had answers for every question . From a Canadian wine lover Vince comes recommended .

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Vince knows his wines and his vineyards. Small is beautiful. We were well satisfied with the wines, the stories of where we visited, the cheese platter at Salvare, and above all Vince as entertaining host. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We had a brilliant afternoon on Vince's wine tour. Visited great wineries and learnt a few things about wine. Vince was the perfect tour guide- accommodating, friendly, knowledgable, with a typical kiwi sense of humour! Loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We were picked up from our hotel by Vince and then joined by two other couples...vince was a mine of information and not just about wine...we visited four excellent wineries esp the one run by Bob and caroline where we tried some very good wines esp the Tempranillo and a beautiful dessert wine.... all in all we must have tried... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We always look for smaller wine tours . We find they are more fun and have more character. This tour hit the mark. Vince is very knowledgeable but doesn't take the fun out of it for less experienced guests. We visited four vineyards and enjoyed each of them in a different way. We lucked out . If you are travelling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Vince is very knowledgeable as a wine connoisseur and host to the wines of Napier. He takes the time to determine your likes in wine and matches them to the appropriate vineyard. He is a pleasant and entertaining host indeed. Great value for the cost.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

A real highlight of our recent tour of New Zealand and especially in Napier. We had a very enjoyable afternoon at 4 wineries. We'd have never found these boutique wineries and driving and tasting would be impossible. There were about 8 or 9 on our tour in two minivans so very comfortable, relaxing & entertaining. Our fellow travellers were friendly... More 

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Address: 9 Thurley Place | Bayview, Napier, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)6 836 6705
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier

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