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Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours

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“phil parker”(66 reviews)
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“waiheke island”(83 reviews)
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Hi! I'm Phil - a fourth generation New Zealander, wine writer and food fan who started Fine Wine Tours in 2000. As your personal guide, I can assure you of a highly memorable and enjoyable fun time - going behind the scenes of Auckland's premium...more
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36A Formby Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the Waiheke tour with Phil and it was everything that we could have hoped for. Phil was on time, picked us up from where we were staying on the Island, and then took us for a great tour of a number of interesting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lucie Z
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Lucie, Thanks so much for taking time to post your fantastic review! It was my pleasure to host you both to Waiheke Island. I really enjoyed your company - and I’m so glad that you enjoyed the day out with me. Warm regards, And...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a tour with Phil Parker while staying at Ascot Parnell near Auckland. We arranged everything online with Phil with our information from Ascott Parnell, a very comfortable B n B. We chose the city and volcanic tour which also took us on stops...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tappy, Thanks so much for taking time to post your great review! It was my pleasure to host you both to the Volcano Coast & Country tour in Auckland. I’m so glad that you enjoyed the day with me. Warm regards, And best wishes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our full-day wine tour of Waiheke Island was a great experience. He's lived in the area his whole life, and he has family on the island, so he was able to give us insider knowledge about the area. We visited a few small wineries, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kelly S
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kelly, Thanks so much for your fantastic review! It was such a pleasure to meet you both and host you to Waiheke Island. So glad that you enjoyed the day sampling wine and my company. Warm regards to Chicago! Best wishes, Phil

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Phil had nothing to do with the cruise, but he was ready and waiting when we jumped ship at 8:30 AM on a beautiful day in November eagerly looking forward to seeing a bit of Auckland and tasting some wines. With a plane to catch...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there! Thanks very much for your fantastic review and positive comments. It was a total pleasure hosting you both on tour to Kumeu region. So glad that you enjoyed the day with me. I do wish that I had more time to show you...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We had a great day touring and drinking wine with Phil on Waiheke. He is very knowledgeable about the area and NZ culture, and an engaging guide. He chose three fabulous wineries for our tastings and lunch, and our conversations, on a variety of topics,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Hi there! Thanks so much for your fantastic review. It was my pleasure to host you both to Waiheke. So glad that you enjoyed the day with me. Kind regards & best wishes, Phil

Reviewed October 22, 2018

The day was really fun for my wife and me. The weather was beautiful and Phil was an excellent host. His knowledge of wine is great! Lunch was also great. Thanks Phil! -Erik

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi Erik, Thanks so much for your kind comments and great review of the Waiheke Island tour! It was a pleasure meeting you both and hosting you on tour. Warm regards, Phil

Reviewed October 21, 2018

From the first moment we met Phil we could tell that he was very professional, knowledgeable and personable. He took care of all the details of the tour throughout the day and we feel he went above and beyond to make our day memorable and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Hi Stuart, Thanks so much for your fantastic review! It was a total pleasure hosting you both to Waiheke Island. Thanks for taking time to post your very positive comments. Warm regards to Florida, Best wishes, Phil

Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

A really big thank you to Phil for the winery tour today. My sister and I felt so lucky to be shown around the Kumeu region. His knowledge was outstanding and being in a small group made the tour more personal. Such an amazing day!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi Dani, What a great review! Thanks so much. It was a real pleasure hosting you both to Kumeu region. Have a great time in Auckland and enjoy the wedding in Hahei ! Warm regards, Phil

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Sunday turned out to be a private tour for my husband and I.From hotel pick up to drop-off, and everything in between, Phil's service was excellent! We opted for the Volcano Coast and Country Wine Tour which lasted about 5.5 hours. We went on a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi there! Thanks very much for your fantastic review. It was a very enjoyable day and a total pleasure sharing some of Kumeu's wines and scenery with you both. So glad that you enjoyed Mt. Eden's panoramic views on a lovely day and the wine...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

On a recent trip to New Zealand, we were told we had to go over to the vineyards on Waheike Island, so we hired Phil Parker, journalist, author and wine guide through Swain Destinations. We were so happy we did! His general wine knowledge, familiarity...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Hi there, Thanks so much for your fantastic review! It was a pleasure hosting you both to Waiheke Island and I'm really glad that you enjoyed the day. It is my favourite tour region, with such great wine and fantastic scenery. Warm regards, And best...More

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