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Wanaka Wine Tours

Wanaka, New Zealand
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About Wanaka Wine Tours
Wanaka Wine Tours has been in operation since 2001. It is the original wine touring company in and around Wanaka. We take you to the best places to sample award winning wines and to hear the local stories. As we travel our friendly and knowledgeable guides will tell you tales and stories of the people and land as you enjoy the stunning scenery. Lake Wanaka is the worlds first protected lifestyle reserve. It is a very special place and we look forward to sharing it with you.
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Central Otago is one of New Zealand’s most popular wine regions, producing well-respected reds and whites in alpine vineyards. On this afternoon tour, visit four of boutique wineries in the region and taste some of their award-winning offerings. Learn the secrets behind these wines from the winemakers themselves, and stop at one winery for a gourmet food and wine matching – tasting dishes of local produce matched with wines from the vineyard.
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Central Otago is the world’s southernmost wine-making region, known for its pinot noirs and stunning high-altitude wineries. On this day long tour around this distinctive wine region, taste a wide range of wines – including pinot noirs and chardonnays – at up to six of the region’s boutique vineyards.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I completed the Boutique wine tour with Abbey. It was amazing and would recommend! Abbey was extremely knowledgeable about the wine region and wine making in general and provided an enjoyable afternoon. We visited 4 wineries some being organic and were also...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Spinfam, Thanks so much for your great review. We're really happy that you had a great tour. You're right the Pinot Noir and the Savignon Blanc are exceptional down here. Abby certainly is very knowledgeable and is always happy to pass on her knowledge....More

Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

We did a tour with Richard, and to our pleasant surprise it was a private tour! Richard was very knowledgeable and accomodating of our needs. He had immense knowledge of not only the local Wanaka wine but also of the Central Otago district and history....More

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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2019

Hi 39rach, Thanks for your review. We're really pleased that you enjoyed the tour. We are very fortunate to have amazing wines, scenery and staff. Hope the rest of your holiday went well.. Warm regards,

Reviewed August 12, 2019

Scott is a fantastic host, who did a wonderful job making me aware of the amazing wine that the region supplies. His vehicle was comfortable, well stocked and the trip was seamless. Nothing was too big an ask and everything was just right. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

Hi LeeseAnn, Thanks for your review. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the tour and the wine. Hopefully the rest of your holiday went well. Thnaks again and all the best !!

Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I went on the half day tour in winter. We had slightly lowered expectations for a winter wine tour - purely due to the season - but this wasn’t the case at all. The wineries we visited and the scenery were absolutely...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

Hi Kirstycoope, Thanks for your great review. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour so much. Hopefully you can find some of the wines you tasted back home. Thanks again and all the best.

Reviewed July 30, 2019

We had a wonderful day out with Abby last Saturday on the Classic Wine Tour. We were 4 women on a "weekend away" and had a fabulous time drinking wine and eating food at the Stoaker Room (we will be going back there!) and had...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Hi Vicki O, Thanks so much for reviewing us. We're trilled that you thought the tour and Abby were so good. We are super stoked to have her as part of our team. Hopefully you learnt a little (more) about Central Otago wines. All the...More

Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

We had the most amazing day with Abby on the weekend. Apart from being incredibly well versed in all things wine she was such a lovely person to spend the day with. By the end of the day it felt like we were travelling with...More

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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

Hi paulgA9495HS, Thanks so much for reviewing Wanaka Wine Tours. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour and Abby's great guiding style. We are so lucky to have so many great vineyards to choose from in the Wanaka and Central Otago areas. We look forward...More

Reviewed June 9, 2019

We loved our wine tasting tour with Toni. She was full of great information that she shared along the way. We were able to fit in 6 different wineries, each with a totally different experience. The last stop even had beer tasting too which made...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

Hi Meldesigns21, Thanks so much for doing a review of Wanaka Wine Tours. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour. We're super stoked to have Toni guiding with us. All the best for your future wine experiences! Cheers.

Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Definitely recommend doing this wine tour! Richard was such an amazing tour guide and knew so much about the wineries! All the staff at each winery were so hospitable. Definitely would do it again!

Date of experience: May 2019
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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Hi Maggie A, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour. We are extremely lucky to have guides like Richard as part of our team. Hope to see you again sometime. Cheers!!

Reviewed May 31, 2019

If you want an awesome day out with excellent company, fantastic company, professional knowledgeable tour guide superb scenery and of course fab wines then you can’t go past Wanaka Wine Tours. I did this earlier this year with others and found it exceeded my expectations....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2019

Hi Fionawain, Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour. We look forward to taking you on another tour (to different vineyards) next time. Cheers!

Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing day out with the owner of this company who was our guide for the day. He was incredibly knowledgeable but yet it was informal and fun. The vineyards we went to we’re all quite different and the lunch we enjoyed at...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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wanakawinetours, Owner at Wanaka Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Hi, Thanks so much for reviewing us. We're really pleased you enjoyed the tour. Yes the food at Archangel is fantastic. Hope you found some wines that surprised you. All the best for your future travels. Cheers

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Hi As we only did the area we only had the Queenstown wine tours to compare with n it was much better value for money ( more wineries n lunch ) Scott was very personable n knowledgable about the region. Each winery was... More
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