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Wine Tours By Bike

Blenheim 7204, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7954
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Amazing hospitality

A very nice experience - given the full debrief on the various wineries, and bikes are in good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dan F
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The very best!

We did not stay at Steve and Jo at house, but we rented bicycles for a wine tour from them. Steve... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Noah B
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"This will possibly be the most fun you will ever have on a bike" The beautiful thing about Renwicks' cellar doors is that not only are they so incredibly close to us, and each other (the first one is literally 2 minutes from our front gate), but biking around them is really easy, even for those who haven't been on a bike for ages :-) We have a number of bike paths and quiet roads to ride on, you don't need to book an appointment ahead of time to do a tasting session with them like you do in other countries, and the cellar door teams are happy to answer any questions you may have about growing wine in Marlborough and also the wine they have on offer at the cellar door. You have the complete freedom to choose for yourselves which of the 17+ cellar doors you would like to visit and we are on hand to help you decide who they will be based on what wines you like, how far you are happy to bike and where you fancy stopping for lunch. Your time on the bikes is self-guided/unguided because we want you to be able to just take it easy, go at your own pace, visit to each cellar door for as long or as short as you want without feeling under pressure to keep up with anyone else who may be starting at the same time as you. If you need us at all whilst you are out on the bikes, we are but a phone call away - as we have a full emergency backup service in place at all times. We take our host responsibility very seriously and want you, as well as everyone else around you, to stay safe. This is why we like to offer you FREE PICKUP AND DROP-OFF from your accommodation and that way you don't have to worry about drink/driving or risk riding out from Blenheim on the busy state highway 100km/h roads. Our package includes - a choice of step-through retro cruiser bikes, including tandems and trikes with baskets on the front, hi-vis helmets, panniers that carry 4 wine bottles, a bottle of spring water, detailed winery map plus the full emergency backup service. For those with families we have tow-alongs, trailers & child seats too if required (all free of charge). These are our pickup times, so that you don’t have to worry about drinking and driving:- Tour A Complimentary Pick-Up between 9.30am and 9.50am Briefing starts at 10.00am, tour ends at 3.15pm Drop-Off by 3.30pm Tour B Complimentary Pick-Up between 10.30am and 10.50am Briefing starts at 11.00am, tour ends at 4.15pm Drop-Off by 4.30pm Tour C Complimentary Pick-Up between 11.30am and 11.50am Briefing starts at 12.00pm, tour ends at 5.15pm Drop-Off by 5.30pm If you want to have some laughs and get the chance to sample some beautiful wine and food, just give us a call as we would love to help make it happen for you. Cheers Steve and Jo
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Blenheim 7204, New Zealand
+64 3-572 7954

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very nice experience - given the full debrief on the various wineries, and bikes are in good quality, maintained condition. New side by side tandems coming next week which should be good if you're interested in that study of thing!

1  Thank Dan F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did not stay at Steve and Jo at house, but we rented bicycles for a wine tour from them. Steve and Jo were very friendly and and gave us excellent service They picked us up, gave us on time, give us water and a...More

Thank Noah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in Bleinheim and knew there were a few places where you can rent out a bike and have a diy tour of the wineries. We couldn't have picked a better place for this! The owner (Steve) came to pick us up from...More

1  Thank Trinitea
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

The people here are some of the best you could meet. They opened when I called on spec, even though the were shut for winter!! And came to pick us up from the airport. They privide a route map with realistic times, and advice on...More

1  Thank nick w
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We were a large group who took to the Blenhiem highways and pathways on bikes going around the vineyards and it was excellent Jo and Steve kitted us out on various types of bicycles - gave us a map with water and off we went...More

Thank julesOnTour
Reviewed May 23, 2017

My husband and I have a great day on our tandem bike. Jo was extremely friendly and accommodating with our booking ( given that we changed the pick up time quite a few times) and Steve made sure we were comfortable before heading off.

1  Thank hummingbird2015
Reviewed May 4, 2017

I booked this tour independently for my husband and myself in advance of my cruise ship docking in Picton January 2017. Jo and Steve were absolutely amazing. Jo assisted me by putting me in touch with Marlborough Shuttles. The two companies worked together with me...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Steve and Jo were wonderful. Before we departed on our tandem bicycle Steve clued us in to what type of wine each venue had and if they had food to serve. We bought several bottles during the day and enjoyed numerous tastings from 6 or...More

Thank Tabitha_Andrew_Reyno
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Steve could not have been more helpful and informative. The ability to ride from a nice quiet base and be warmly welcomed at each and every vineyard was an absolute pleasure. The ride is flat and easy, bikes are in good order and the experience...More

1  Thank Wayne H
Reviewed April 28, 2017

I can highly recommend contacting Jo at Wine Tours by Bike and arranging a self-guided bike tour. Jo was so helpful and fun, and getting picked up and dropped back to the motel for no extra charge was an added bonus. The bikes are great...More

Thank AsilYdder
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Steph B
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Hillsfield | Property representative |
Hiya Steph. It was great to hear from you. Renwick is a stunning place to cycle around on a sunny Marlborough day, but we still get loads of our lovely bikers choosing to come and join us even if it is an overcast day/rainy... More