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Queenstown Wine Trail

Opens in 18 min: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Making wine personal.... Join Queenstown's original wine tour. Enjoy spectacular scenery, fascinating local history and more importantly taste some great wines,in particular our Pinot Noir. Tours depart daily from Queenstown all year round. Our...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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160 Gorge Road | Central Otago, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a really nice wine tour in a comfortable small bus style vehicle. We visited 3 wineries and tasted some really great wines. A really nice thing to do when wishing a relaxing day

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic wine trail, Lance a lovely tour guide with a lot of knowledge of Queenstown and the vineyards. Lunch at Wild Earth was sensational, as was the 6 wineries we visited Highly recommend this company to anyone about to take a tour

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We combined this with a helicopter tour that landed at Kinross vineyard. Rex met us and escorted us to the tasting room. The sommelier was from Argentina but was easy to understand. About 7 wines were sampled. The explanation of the wines in the area...More

Thank PeteV206
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Three vineyards Kinross, The Rosa and Gibbston Valley Winery. Ed at Kinross is a great host who introduces wine from 5 wineries, then off to a lunch wine paring at Gibbston with a wine tasting in the cave with Duncan and finally Trish at The...More

Thank iwatan
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Had a wine tasting and lunch at wild earth - delicious!!! Then a tasting at a boutique winery - Mt Rosa. Then finally a cellar tour and wine tasting at Gibbston Valley with a visit to the Cheesery

Thank carolynburke2012
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We were able to squeeze this afternoon tour and am I ever glad we did! We had a fabulous tour, 12 of us with Grant as our guide. Weather was fabulous, wines were great, and the food that was served at Gibbston Valley winery was...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2018

I was originally to do the "hop on, hop off" tour, but I was the only one slated for today, so they offered to let me join the more structured tour. I'm glad that I did. Lance was an exceptionally knowledgeable and professional guide. He...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We had a wonderful afternoon with Lance and Emma at 3 different vineyards. The food and wine was amazing and Lances knowledge of the area and all things wine was truely outstanding. We were picked up in a luxury van right from our hotel and...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Our lovely guide Rex was absolutely amazing in taking us around the 3 awesome wineries. His commentary on Queenstown history, and Queenstown wine history was very informative and engaging. The tour was made all the more pleasant with the winery hosts, who gave us detail...More

Thank Jay G
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thanks for the amazing review! I'm glad you enjoyed the history and the hosts at the wineries. We try to give you an array of wineries to show the diversity we have in a small region.

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This was an awesome day out learning all about New Zealand wine. I can’t speak highly enough of our extremely informative and humorous guide, Lewis. He definitely made our day by being so patient and friendly with the whole group. Thanks Lewis, we’ll be back...More

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qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Thanks for the review - We think Lewis is great too! :-) We'd be more than happy to have you join a tour with us the next time you visit Queenstown. Maybe you can try one of our other options like the Wine & Food...More

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MChrisp
Hi Everyone, I'm visiting Queenstown in mid-August with my boyfriend and we're excited to visit the Queenstown Wine Trail for the first time. We've hired bikes from Arrowtown, and have decided that doing a day self-guided is better for us rather than adhering to a tour. We are taking the bus in from Queenstown and then hiring the bikes from 11am - 3pm. Could anyone help me with my questions: 1. How far do you think we could go on the trail before we'd need to turn back? 2. Is it possible in that time to loop back around via Lake Hayes, or would we not have enough time? 3. How many wineries / what wineries would you suggest that we visit in the time that we have? 4. Has anyone done the trail during that time of year (Winter)? And should we prepare for it / wear quite warm clothes etc? Thanks so much!!
July 4, 2017|
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Response from qwinetrail | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your enquiry. We are a wine tour operator that takes people around Gibbston Valley in our van and don't have much to do with cycling hire/tours. However from experience I would say that you would need to allow... More
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Response from howard_dorothy | Reviewed this property |
Many are small vineyard independent owners. Websites should answer your questions
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