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Your tour starts with pickup from your centrally located Picton accommodation.

As you travel to your first destination, your guide shares background information about New Zealand wines and the Marlborough wine region, which is known for sauvignon blanc and pinot noir.

Taste a range of wines at four or five different wineries during your afternoon tour. You'll get to know more about the production at each winery, see the vineyards, and get firsthand experience of the world famous Marlborough wine region.

Your guide may be able to accommodate a request for a specific winery, or you can let the guide select great wineries for your tour. A lunch stop is not included; it is recommended that you eat before departing.

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Overview

Visit several wineries in the Marlborough wine region on a half-day tour from Picton. Enjoy wine tasting at each location, and learn about New Zealand's prolific wine industry from your guide on this comprehensive wine tour.

Highlights
  • 4-hour wine tour from Picton
  • Sample delicious wines in the Marlborough wine region
  • Visit four or five wineries for tastings
  • Includes tastings, and hotel pickup and drop-off
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Reviewed July 10, 2018
Absolutely, the perfect wine tour!

An amazing half-day tour to one of the most incredible white wine regions in the world. We tasted wines at 4 radically different vineyards in the Marlborough Region, home to amazing Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir wines. Our driver was engaging, a local and full...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Dear bobsacha, Thank you very much for your glowing review of your Half Day Wine Tour with us. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it - the variety of wines and wineries, your great guide, the fun! We love hearing this sort of...More

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile
Perfect for a rainy afternoon

We did the half day wine tour and got picked up from our requested pick up with no issues, even with booking the tour last minute the night before. Our driver Don was lovely and gave us lots of information about the area of picton...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Dear Caitlin_Louise16, Thanks so much for choosing Sounds Connection for your half day wine tour in Marlborough. We're so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed the wine, wineries, and learning about the region with Don as your guide. It's great to hear you had...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Highly recommend the Sounds Connection company to book a wine tour.

My husband and I were visiting Picton last week and after driving to the area passing the amazing wineries, we decided that we should learn more about the area and the best way to do that would be experiencing a winery tour. After researching Trip...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2018

Dear denbrokjo, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your half day wine tour with us. We really appreciate you taking the time to write this full account of your experience. David and our other tour guides genuinely love sharing this beautiful Marlborough...More

Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile
Really lovely afternoon

Went on the wine tour with my best friend! We had never been on one before but Sam our driver was so helpful showed and spoke to us about everything on the way to the vineyards. Different grapes, how the soil effects the Grape vines...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Dear Hugh T, Thanks so much for posting your feedback. We appreciate the great comments about the wine tour and Sam's knowledgeable guiding. Great to hear how much fun you and your friend had. Thanks very much for choosing Sounds Connection to travel around the...More

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Great afternoon and good variety

From the booking with Sarah through to our informative driver David we had a brilliant afternoon. The 4 wineries were varied and offered very different experiences from tasting the individual wine grapes, to tasting a range of Rieslings that we didn't know existed and also...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2018

Dear Debra D, Thank you for choosing Sounds Connection and for taking time to post your feedback. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your whole wine tour experience with us, including David's guiding, the various wineries, wines, gins, and chocolates! We really appreciate...More

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