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Blenheim Half day Wine Tour

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    Stop At: Jade Tours, Blenheim 7201 New Zealand

    Tour the famous Marlborough vineyards, tasting the wines and learning some of the secrets of why the wines win awards throughout the world. A stop is made for lunch (own cost) at a vineyard restaurant. Your expert local guide will collect you from your Blenheim accommodation ($40 surcharge for collection and return to Picton). Travel on board our luxury minibus through the scenic Marlborough wine region while your wine guide discusses the wines and vineyards; this small-group tour is limited to 10 people to ensure a more intimate atmosphere.

    You will visit up to five cellar doors on a flexible schedule around the Marlborough vineyards - we try to match our wines to your particular tastes. Learn how Marlborough's sauvignon blanc has reached the pinnacle of sophistication, then take a stroll through a vineyard and learn how climate, soil, and skill combine to make an award-winning wine. Marlborough is not all about Sauvignon Blanc - we have stunning Rieslings, crisp and fruity Pinot Gris, oaked and unoaked Chardonnay and our renown Pinot Noir.

    A stop will be made for lunch (own expense), featuring delicacies such as mussels, salmon, venison or beef when available. Alternatively, a light meal of gourmet local cheeses to pair with your wine might suffice.

    On the way home, we stop at a local chocolate factory for a nibble of hand-made gourmet chocolates. We try to make this a truly memorable day !

    Duration: 5 hours
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    Reviewed July 4, 2019

    On a holiday travelling with another family, the Mums decided to have 'Mum's Day Out'. We had the pleasure of having Mike show us around and take us to some great cellar doors. His knowledge of the region and his relaxed approach to wine tasting...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Mike P, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2019

    That was a great tour - thanks for your company. Wine is a very personal experience and some you like and others you don't ! Makes life easy. Glad you found some nice wines to take home and I hope the menfolk were not tooooo...More

    Reviewed April 8, 2019

    My husband and I were planning our bucket list trip to New Zealand. I really wanted to get to Marlborough while there because they make my favorite Sauvignon Blancs! We had very limited time in our schedule for a wine tour but Mike and Sue...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
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    mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

    Many thanks for your review, Michelle. It's great to know that you really enjoyed your tour with us and even more importantly, enjoyed the wine. Its always a pleasure to help visitors to enjoy our magnificent wines so thank you for entrusting your time to...More

    Reviewed February 2, 2019

    We stumbled on this tour by accident - having changed our mind at the last minute about our plans for the day. The tour had a last-minute opening and took us on. We were very fortunate. Our guide was excellent - so very pleasant and...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
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    mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

    I am delighted that you enjoyed your wine tour with us and that we were able to accommodate you. Coming away with some new experiences adds enjoyment to your holiday and we trust that you were able to follow the good weather ! Many thanks...More

    Reviewed December 8, 2018

    We decided, quite last minute, that we fancied going on a wine tour whilst in Bleinheim. So, we called up Jade wine tours the day before, expecting to be told a big fat no. Mike however was so nice and accommodating and decided to put...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
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    mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

    It was my pleasure to take you on a tour of the vineyards - sorry about the weather but what else is there to do on a wet day ! Glad that you came away with an improved knowledge of wines, and especially of the...More

    Reviewed November 5, 2018

    Our group of three from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Radiance of the Seas docked in Picton on Saturday 3 Nov and was greeted by Sue and Mike at i-Site. Sue took us to four wineries and we also had lunch at the Twelve Trees...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
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    mikeJT01, Manager at Jade Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

    Many thanks for your enthusiastic review and we are delighted that you had such a good time on our tour. Our small group tours are designed to give maximum emersion for our guests and they can gain the most benefit from the Marlborough region. We...More

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    August 19, 2019|
    Response from Michelle P | Reviewed this property |
    I think they would have fun seeing the wineries but I am not sure if they could attend. Ask Mike - tour guide and I am sure he will answer promptly.
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