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James' Vineyard Tours

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James' Vineyard Tours operate small wine tours in our 12 seat minibus in the Orange Wine Region visiting the smaller hidden away boutique vineyards. Also available are private tours in our 6 seat Toyota Kluger allowing passengers to plan the day and...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 1, 2012

What a wonderful way to spend the day! Picked up from our accommodation, 4 great wineries, cheese shop, chocolate shop, olive oil tasting. James was fun but not overbearing. Favourite stop was Irongate.

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Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Average wines, average information provided by the guide and the tasting facilitators. Most wineries cater for non-wine lovers, producing and selling mostly sweet wines with "sodastream" bubbles. If you've never toured a wine region, this is for you. If you're used to European wine regions...More

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Vineyardtours, Owner at James' Vineyard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2015

There are some innacuracies in your review which I believe need correcting. First of all the Hunter Valley Wine area is the second most visited region after Sydney with over 2 million visitors annually and so tourism plays a major part in our economy. Secondly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I really enjoyed the tour with James! The choice of vineyards was superb - I particularly enjoyed the lunch spot, having been on other organised winery tours where the food has been mediocre, but we went to the Agrestic and it was...More

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Vineyardtours, Owner at James' Vineyard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tessa, Thank you very much for your nice review and I delighted you had a great day. We try to make the vineyards we visit a little different as the day progresses and allow everybody to enjoy themselves and taste the outstanding cool climate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

James is a lovely tour guide & very knowledgeable about the area. He even went to an unscheduled winery for us whilst we were tasting at another & bought us the wine we wanted!! Would highly recommend going with James when in OrangeMore

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Vineyardtours, Owner at James' Vineyard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nadene, Thank you for your response an I am delighted you had a great time.It was very easy to buy you wines from the vineyards next door and I hope you have managed to enjoy them. Hop to see you again soon Kind Regards...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We arrived late Friday 10/8 into Orange and decided to do a Wine Tour Saturday 11/8 without a booking- silly 6 of us However, within 10 minutes James confirmed our Saturday wine tour at a very competitive price His customer service was second to none...More

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Vineyardtours, General Manager at James' Vineyard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hi everybody and thank you for your wonderful comments.I certainly had a great day and look forward to seeing you again in the future. Hope you had a fun evening in Orange on Saturday. James

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

A group of friends and I recently had the pleasure of James hosting us on his wine tour. James was very knowledgeable about the region and was able to answer all questions I had about the wine making process or specific vineyards. James selected four...More

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Vineyardtours, General Manager at James' Vineyard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Dear Sophie, Thank you for your comments and I am delighted your group had such a great day. We are very proud of our cool climate Orange wines and your review helps the tourism, wine and food business grow and expand. Thankyou James

Reviewed July 29, 2018

James is a fantastic host! He was relaxed, flexible, accommodating and very knowledgeable. Our group all greatly enjoyed he day and no doubt would all highly recommend James' tour!

1  Thank Aussieloads
Vineyardtours, Manager at James' Vineyard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you for your great response and i am delighted you had such an enjoyable time. Your group were very entertaining which made my day a lot easier. Hope to see you again some time James

Reviewed July 20, 2018

We were a group of 5 uni students up in orange for placement and wanted to do something fun on our day off, we came across this tour and from the get go they were so accommodating and kind that it really set the whole...More

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Vineyardtours, Owner at James' Vineyard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thanks so much Sophie, so glad I could give your a good impression of our lovely city of Orange. If you are having fun then so am I. Good luck with your future studies. Cheers, Adrienne

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing day. Adrienne was a sensational host. It was a fun relaxed personalized tour and we couldn’t recommend this experience enough

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Vineyardtours, Owner at James' Vineyard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thanks Romy, hope your dinner at Fiorini's was good the other Saturday and that you can make a visit to Orange an annual event. Cheers, Adrienne

Reviewed May 30, 2018

Fabulous day! Picked up in the morning and dropped off in the afternoon. We visited 4 wineries and had a lovely lunch in Milthorpe. It was a great day all round and James was a great host. We will definitely do this again.

Thank Rosimay
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We had a friendly comfortable drive with tastings and lunch across half a dozen wineries in Orange. We definitely got better service at the cellar door tastings for being in the group but what we learnt about the local wines was largely from the vintners...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We got a great personalised tour as a group of 4 in the Toyota Kluger with Adrienne. She was very friendly and flexible with where we wanted to go and how long it took at each place. Nothing was a bother and we didn’t feel...More

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Vineyardtours, Owner at James' Vineyard Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thanks so much for your review. If you have a good day then it is a great day for me. Hope to see you again with more of your visiting friends. Cheers, Adrienne

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