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Full-Day Martinborough Guided Wine-Tasting Tour with Lunch

  • Fill your stomach with a two-course lunch at a local winery restaurant
  • They don’t just make wine here: visit an olive grove and taste-test their oils
  • Your guide will give you hot tips about wineries to visit and wines to try
Full-Day Martinborough Guided Wine-Tasting Tour with Lunch
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Based at Martinborough accommodation or location tour starts with pick-up at 10:30am
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Coming by train - weekdays
Catch the Wairarapa train line from the Wellington region Monday-Friday and disembark at Featherston Station at 9:20am. Have a wander in Martinborough before your tour starts at 10:30am.
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Coming by train - weekends
Catch the Wairarapa train line from the Wellington region on a Saturday or Sunday and disembark at Featherston Station at 10:55am. Tour will commence on pick-up from the station at 11:00am
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Martinborough is just a small town in the rural Wairarapa but it boasts a large number of boutique wineries, known internationally for their pinot noirs in particular. On this full day tour, visit some of the region’s wineries and sample their wines without worrying about who’s going to drive back to the hotel. Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes winery tour in the morning: stroll through the peaceful grape vines and learn about how Martinborough winemakers make their celebrated wines.
What to Expect
Your knowledgeable local guide will collect you from your Martinborough accommodation or Featherston Station in a luxurious vehicle. You will begin your day with an informative and entertaining wine tour which comprises of a walk amongst the vines sampling wines as you go and assembling knowledge to set you up perfectly for the rest of the day.
Following this you can relax and enjoy a gourmet 2-course lunch and complementing glass of wine. After lunch take a drive down Martinborough's 'Golden Mile' strip of vineyards to two vineyards to sample their line-ups of beautiful wines while hearing a commentary on local wine characters, a short history of the town and development of the wine industry in Martinborough. To complete the day you will take a stroll around an olive grove with the owner and taste a range of superb olive oils.
You will be dropped back at your accommodation or Featherston Station for the return train to Wellington.
Reviews (24)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic day!

Such a great experience. Our guide Matthew was super fun and knowledgable about the area. He asked what we liked and took us to great places. The lunch was wonderful. I highly recommend for your day in beautiful Martinborough!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank redoctober30
MBO_Tours, Owner at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the great review. I know Matthew will appreciate the time you have taken to let us know. It's also good to hear our restaurant partners are providing such excellent food options too. Hope you can visit us again soon! Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great tour of wineries

While in Wellington NZ we took a tour of wineries in Martinborough offered by Flat Earth New Zealand Experiences. Our guide, Tim, knew the wineries very well (he is quite an oenophile) and took us to some of the best. We tasted many excellent wines;...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vin_and_vie
Reviewed 31 October 2018
Good way to see the town and taste its wines

Although they have wineries that they regularly visit, if there is one you would particularly like to visit then let them know in advance and they can probably fit it in. There were only the two of us on our tour so there was no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank manofekent
MBO_Tours, Owner at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thank you very much for the thoughtful feedback Manofekent. I know Matthew really enjoyed showing you around our lovely wine village, so I'm sure he too will appreciate the feedback. Please do make contact again when you are next back in Martinborough. Warm regards, Jill

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Full Day Wine Tour - Absolutely Excellent Day Out

Booked a full day tour at last minute - they could not of been so accommodating. We were lucky that the boss Roger took us on the day, and it was most friendly, knowledgeable and entertaining guide we could ever have. As an ex-vineyard owner,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wildfire1966
MBO_Wine_Tours, Front Office Manager at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this 5 star review! It brought a smile to our faces and we're pleased you had such an enjoyable afternoon which is what Roger, and our team strive for. We would love to see you...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Great experience

We did 2 full days with Martinborough Wine Tours. We were lucky to have Roger with us. He is was an excellent tour guide, an interesting Gentleman. He used to be in wine industry and as the result he had lots of knowledge about wine...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Abby_V_22
MBO_Wine_Tours, Front Office Manager at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for the positive feeback Abid. It was an absolute pleasure having you and Cameron on board. We thoroughly enjoyed creating the bespoke tours for you and visiting some of the cellar doors off the beaten track that we don't always get the opportunity...More

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