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Address: Christchurch, New Zealand
Visit Marlborough Vineyards like an insider
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$62*
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Picton Shore Excursion: Marlborough Wine Region Small-Group Tour

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Excellent wine tasting

My family and my self we don't know much about wine, but when we visited this place we full in love we learn to drink wine and wine knowledge. Now we drink wine very often after... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2012
borgy2m
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Paranaque, Philippines
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Paranaque, Philippines
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

My family and my self we don't know much about wine, but when we visited this place we full in love we learn to drink wine and wine knowledge. Now we drink wine very often after our vacation and we love New Zealand so much they call it New World. Local people very friendly it seem I am at home.... More 

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F'burg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

No where, not even in Napa, is there so much great wine in such a small area. One needs several days to get a taste of all the exceelent wines and wineries.

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scotland
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Great wine and what an education in flavours and tastes. Please try the grapes that you would normally give a miss.

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Rarotonga, Cook Islands
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31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

Not simply drinking wines for enjoyment, but being able to view row upon row of gorgeous grapes ripening on the vines is one of life's simple pleasures.

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Upwey, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

The Marlborough region is one of the most beautiful places you will ever visit. Miles and miles of vineyards with tastings and food to delight every palate. A wonderful spot to position yourself and take day trips to the Picton and the Marlborough sounds.

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

Beautiful countryside,fabulous wines and wonderful people! You must go and visit the Marlborough Vineyards. Also take your camera as the light and the hills and landscape make for some stunning shots. Favourite winery?? ...nah, I couldnt pick one out as they all hold their own unique charm. Plan the minimum of one night and one full day in this area... More 

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Preston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Had an afternoon tour for around £30 per adult when staying in Picton. Guide/driver very good and we were able to choose the 5 vinyards we wanted to visit when we booked. Got all bar one. Tastings were very professional and informative (bit unlucky at one as there was a ber festival on at the time and it was really... More 

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poppadoms01235
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Had a lovely time at the Brancott Estate, really nice place with a gorgeous restaurant looking out over the vineyards. The food was delicous as was the wine. Was a fan of the sauvignon blanc, pinot grigio and there is one they call bubbles which is lovely. Really nice chilled afternoon

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atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

Our guide was very informative and visited the wineries that we asked him too (except for Cloudy Bay, which we visited on our own the next day)

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Christchurch NZ
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

All the vineyard cellar doors I visited were amazingly friendly and generous with wine tastings for which I was never charged. Was also able to ramp up my vino knowledge a tad. A great vineyard touir best dsone on a bicycle from Blenheim or Renwick.

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