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Appellation Wine Tours

Queenstown, New Zealand
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About Appellation Wine Tours
With over 20 years of experience, join New Zealand's award-winning wine tour company and discover the wines, history and sights of New Zealand's premier cool climate wine region, Central Otago. Head into the heart of the Central Otago wine region, and enjoy tastings from three contrasting wine sub-regions; the Gibbston Valley and the lesser known Bannockburn and Cromwell basin. Sit back and relax in our luxury minivans, and take in the sights with our wine guide providing a full commentary on the area. Daily group and private tours available, with vineyard visits changing every day. We have relationships with every vineyard and requests can be considered upon booking.
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Central Otago Wine Tour from Queenstown - Includes 4 Vineyards, Lunch & Wine

Taste Central Otago wine and cuisine on a small-group tour of the region’s boutique vineyards. Group size is limited to 12 wine lovers to ensure personal service as you sip your way through four Central Otago wineries, pausing for a gourmet lunch in a vineyard. Visiting smaller vintners helps you get a feel for what makes Central Otago wines distinctive, from chardonnay to pinot gris and Riesling.
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5 hours 30 minutes
from $132.08

Gourmet Food and Wine Tour From Queenstown with Lunch Included

Explore the Central Otago wine region on this small-group wine tour from Queenstown. Sample delicious New Zealand wines at several wineries, and snack on cheeses and a gourmet lunch—all accompanied by a guide who makes it easy to find the best wineries in this renowned region. Also stop at the country’s largest wine cave, and hear about the Otago Gold Rush at the Cromwell Heritage Precinct.
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6 hours 30 minutes
from $178.55

Queenstown Classic Wine Tour - 3 Vineyards, Cave Tour and Cheeseboard

Spend an afternoon tasting New Zealand wines and taking in the scenery of Central Otago on a half-day tour from Queenstown. Your guide takes you to three wineries for tastings and a wine cave tour, with sightseeing at Lord of the Rings film sites and other top attractions along the way. Includes wine tastings, afternoon tea, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $112.17

Exclusive Central Otago Wine Tour - Departs Queenstown

This is the ideal tour for wine lovers. Spend a day going on a wine tasting journey to some of the best vineyards in Central Otago. You won’t have to worry about organizing transport as hotel pickup and drop-off is included. The package is tailor-made according to your preferences, and you’ll have the ultimate stress-free day with lunch and wine tastings included.
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330 to 420 minutes
from $242.26

Queenstown Highlights Tour

Strike gold and take in all the scenic alpine wonders of Queenstown and Arrowtown on this small group sightseeing tour. Spend three-hours enjoying panoramic lake and mountain views, learning along the way about the rugged alpine region’s historic gold-rush and contemporary wine-making industries. A perfect option for those who want to explore this stunning landscape and its rich history in a single day.
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3 hours
from $76.51
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Skyler wrote a review Apr 10
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Our tour guide Gary was great and we thoroughly enjoyed the day! Gibbston valley wine cave is a must see. Don’t be afraid to try everything! You’ll be surprised.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Matt wrote a review Apr 8
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We had an amazing time on our tour! The vineyards and wine were great. Gary, our tour guide, was fantastic! He was knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating. We would recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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amelia wrote a review Apr 7
Auckland Central, New Zealand1 contribution
The team at Appelation were so accommodating and helpful. Had a great morning with Chris, he was super knowledgeable and I got to see so much of Queenstown on the most stunning of days
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Rebecca M wrote a review Apr 5
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Hands down the best wine tour we have done in NZ. Our tour guide, Gary, was so knowledgeable and friendly! Would recommend to anyone visiting Queenstown!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Deirdre A wrote a review Apr 4
Auckland, New Zealand85 contributions28 helpful votes
We were very impressed with the tour. The guide Gary was so knowledgeable about the area and wine. He made the day very enjoyable. Can't go wrong in Queenstown and surrounding area but have to say this tour was the best we have done. 100% recomend.
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