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Itinerary

Take this late departure tour and experience the true flavour of our local pinot noir and other wine varietals at three premium vineyards. Enjoy a guided tour through the vines and into an underground wine cave. Craft beer tasting is also an option at this winery. This relaxing tour travels just a short distance from Queenstown allowing plenty of time to unwind and immerse yourself in our picture postcard scenery. 

Tour Includes

  • Tutored tastings at three wineries
  • Underground wine cave tour
  • Time available for lunch, cheese tasting, craft beer tasting – optional at own expense
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off at selected accommodation or central Queenstown
Locations visited
Central Otago
Chard Farm Winery
Gibbston Valley Wines
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Overview
Discover some of the vineyards and wineries for which New Zealand’s fertile South Island is famous on this 4-hour wine tour from Queenstown. Travel from Queenstown into the South Island’s rolling hills with your guide. Visit a total of three wineries such as Gibbston Valley Winery, Mt Rosa, Waitiri Creek Winery or Chard Farm Winery. During your visits sample some of the delicious wines and cheese produced in the region, and gain insight into the delicate balances of scent and flavour at play in your glass.
Highlights
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Hotel pickup included
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Reviewed yesterday
Most amazing tour, informative and fun!

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Awesome day! Highly recommended 👍

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

Thank anjepark
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The trip was perfect!

Our tour leader Lewis was very informative and talked us through the area as we went from winery to winery. We learnt a heap about the local wines made and the lunch was delicious. We also had a great group! Thanks Lewis!

Thank Harriet M
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your glowing review. Sounds like you had a wonderful afternoon out around the Gibbston wineries.

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Terrific Wine Tour!

We had a wonderful three winery tour with Lance. We were picked up in a spotless new small coach at our AirBnB. Our group of 7 headed out 1/2 hour to our first spot. This location was in an old mining area. We were served...More

Thank Beth B
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for the terrific review! Sounds like you all enjoyed our Wine & Food Tour. We recently changed the format of this tour to include more wine!! Unfortunately this meant we had to drop the cheesery visit to allow more time to enjoy the fine...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018
An amazing trip.

Lance was great. And the whole day was great too. Lance has a real passion for wine and its production and this shines through. The wine was delicious and the surrounding areas. Thank you for a day to remember.

Thank QueenstownHouse
qwinetrail, Manager at Queenstown Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for joining us and glad to hear you enjoyed the day.

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