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Highlight Wine Tours

167 Vickerman Street | Grovetown, Blenheim 7202, New Zealand
03 577-9046
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Ranked #2 of 36 Activities in Blenheim
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We have had a wonderful day visiting wineries in David's fabulous Mustang convertible. Great tasting, eating and enjoying our guided tour of the best New Zealand Marlborough region has to offer. If you are after something special and intimate this is definitely the way to go, top down on the Mustang, cruising through the vineyards on a sunny day ,... More

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Wales, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

For my husband's 50th birthday, I booked a private wine tour. Our guide, Colleen, picked us up in a '59 Cadillac--gorgeous car! We spent the day tasting at several wineries, and a gourmet lunch was included also. The day was structured around our preferences. Colleen has expertise in all the wineries around, and told us things about each winery we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We had a private tour (4 of us) with Colleen and had a fantastic day. She took us to some great wineries, and it was a good mix of known and not so well known but fabulous wineries. Her knowledge of wine and the area was enormous. She was also great fun. She deserves a medal after seven hours with... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Colleen was our guide and we couldn't have asked for any more. The tour was tailored between us and another couple. Her choices of wineries to visit were great. Only 4 of us in the minibus so plenty of room. Pickup was on time and the restaurant we went to for lunch was brilliant. Would tour with Colleen again next... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had a wonderful day with Dave from Highlight. He customized the tour to what we wanted to see. The minibus was awesome! I was slightly sceptical about getting a minibus between only four of us but it was great! Very comfortable, very well maintained and very spacious! Dave himself is an awesome guy. We left a camera behind and... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Couldn't have asked for a better winery tour than with Dave! A great day spent driving around Marlborough. We went to 5 wineries and enjoyed an amazing lunch at Wairau River Winery. Very obliging to take you to boutique wineries and providores in the area. Thanks Dave!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Chapmans x 4 We had a great day, Colleen showed us some great wineries, interacted with us (Aussies) and was very informative about the area, wineries and origin. Had a delicious lunch at Wairau River Winery. Colleen had a great sense of humor and made our day memorable. Hubby taken to task (in gest) looking foward to a rematch -... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We took the afternoon tour with Highlight Wine Tours in winter and were absolutely happy. We visited 5 wineries and had some great tastings. Our guide also took the time to find out who liked which kind of wine and chose the wineries accordingly. Best thing was that we were picked up directly in front of our and campground and... More

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Nelson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Thanks Colleen for an excellent day out from start to finish. Four adults and a four-year-old were treated to four wineries (Framingham's was the best), an extremely delicious lunch at Wairau River Winery, finished the day with tasting a selection of beers at Dodson Street. We were comfortable in the van, our preferences were taken into account when planning the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We did they winery tour by limo- what a special amazing day. From the moment Dave picked us up in Picton we knew it was going to be fun. Dave was such a great driver and guide. His knowledge and friendliness made the day perfect! The wineries we visited were a great range of varieties too. Highly recommend!!

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