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Itinerary

Take this late departure tour and experience the true flavour of our local pinot noir and other wine varietals at three premium vineyards. Enjoy a guided tour through the vines and into an underground wine cave. Craft beer tasting is also an option at this winery. This relaxing tour travels just a short distance from Queenstown allowing plenty of time to unwind and immerse yourself in our picture postcard scenery. 

Tour Includes

  • Tutored tastings at three wineries
  • Underground wine cave tour
  • Time available for lunch, cheese tasting, craft beer tasting – optional at own expense
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off at selected accommodation or central Queenstown
Locations visited
Central Otago
Chard Farm Winery
Gibbston Valley Wines
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Overview
Discover some of the vineyards and wineries for which New Zealand’s fertile South Island is famous on this 4-hour wine tour from Queenstown. Travel from Queenstown into the South Island’s rolling hills with your guide. Visit a total of three wineries such as Gibbston Valley Winery, Mt Rosa, Waitiri Creek Winery or Chard Farm Winery. During your visits sample some of the delicious wines and cheese produced in the region, and gain insight into the delicate balances of scent and flavour at play in your glass.
Highlights
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Hotel pickup included
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The trip was perfect!

Our tour leader Lewis was very informative and talked us through the area as we went from winery to winery. We learnt a heap about the local wines made and the lunch was delicious. We also had a great group! Thanks Lewis!

Thank Harriet M
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your glowing review. Sounds like you had a wonderful afternoon out around the Gibbston wineries.

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Terrific Wine Tour!

We had a wonderful three winery tour with Lance. We were picked up in a spotless new small coach at our AirBnB. Our group of 7 headed out 1/2 hour to our first spot. This location was in an old mining area. We were served...More

Thank Beth B
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thanks for the terrific review! Sounds like you all enjoyed our Wine & Food Tour. We recently changed the format of this tour to include more wine!! Unfortunately this meant we had to drop the cheesery visit to allow more time to enjoy the fine...More

Reviewed May 28, 2018
An amazing trip.

Lance was great. And the whole day was great too. Lance has a real passion for wine and its production and this shines through. The wine was delicious and the surrounding areas. Thank you for a day to remember.

Thank QueenstownHouse
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thanks for joining us and glad to hear you enjoyed the day.

Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile
Fantastic!

Wow this tour was great! Friendly guides that love wine and a good chat. The van was brand new, very comfortable, and we did three tastings in an afternoon. Highly recommended!

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile
A fantastic day

I went on this wine tour with a small group of friends and had a fantastic day. I booked the tour over the phone and dealt with Heather who was incredibly friendly and couldn’t have been more helpful. On the day we were collected in...More

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