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Do you know why different kinds of roses are planted in vineyards? If not, after this tour you... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Christoph T
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Auckland, New Zealand
Vet's reunion day out.

We had a great time out, wine tasting at Soljans, out to Muriwai gannets, and on to lunch and then... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Richard B
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London, United Kingdom
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Kia Ora and Welcome onboard Auckland's Leading Winery Tour - Barry's Wine tours and the start of your West Auckland Wine Tour appreciation and cultural experience. Barry has created one of the best value wine tours in Auckland - a tour that will be...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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45b Rothesay Bay Road, Auckland 0630, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Do you know why different kinds of roses are planted in vineyards? If not, after this tour you will. Very good trip despite the weather, a selection of excellent wines (and some beers) to taste. Barry is a great guide and - being a local...More

Thank Christoph T
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We had a great time out, wine tasting at Soljans, out to Muriwai gannets, and on to lunch and then a loop back over the harbour bridge from the north. The wine info was great and I learned more than I expected - and I...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Barry turned up at our hotel exactly on time with an air conditioned mini bus. We were the only ones on the tour. Barry took us over to west Auckland to our first stop at Soljans winery. He disclosed that he had a family connection....More

1  Thank thompsch849
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Me and my family had a wonderful day with Barry! He is very friendly and knowledgeable about the wine and regions where we visited. People from the vineyards were friendly, and they were generous with their wine tastings. The whole trip was personalised. Before the...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We had the Chapmans Christmas party with Barrys Wine Tours and it was a fantastic day out. Everything ran smoothly and Barry was a great host with a great sense of humour. I definately recommend this for a social work function!

2  Thank NatalieS4479
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Barry was a great host and very knowledgeable. Our group of 4 were treated to a fabulous lunch followed by the biggest strawberry ice cream I have ever seen. Even though I am not a wine drinker myself (the others in the group are) I...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We had no hesitation rebooking with Barry after doing our first wine tour with him 4 years ago. From the moment he picked us up from our cruise ship our 3 and a half hour day with him commenced. He was very informative, had a...More

Thank guyser3
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Amazing tour through 3 vineyards and a microbrewery in West Auckland. Barry was a great host; very knowledgeable and a delight to talk to. All the vineyards were welcoming and helpful in explaining their wine selections. Would highly recommend for anyone visiting or even living...More

1  Thank MatthewW4443
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended!!! Couldn't have asked for a better tour guide! Barry is excellent! He was very knowledgable and polite, a very funny and amazing guide!! He is passionate about what he does. We tasted more than 20 wines in 3 differents wineries! Was fantastic!! Barry is pointual and his...More

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Great tour, lovely wines, fantastic commentary and a really fun day We were the only ones on the tour and Barry personalized it for us by showing us different areas that we had never been to

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