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NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours

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NZWINEPRO™ Auckland Wine Tours twice awarded best wine tour in Australasia and 2017 Most Luxury Wine Tasting Experience by Apac Insider New Zealand Business awards. Owner & guide John McFarlane is a fifth generation New Zealander and has worked in...more
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417A Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

John was the best tour guide, showing the most beautiful parts of his favorite coast line and provided an enchanting adventure trip balanced with the most scenic wine spots!! My mom and I booked this trip last minute, we did it on the last day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Natasha R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you, John, for a fantastic afternoon for the seven of us! All of us had a great time - everything went so smoothly, and your knowledge about the region and your positive, sunny attitude really added to the trip. Arranging the trip was completely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kenneth k
NZWINEPRO, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ken, What a pleasure it was to host your group of seven from Singapore. I'm so happy we had pleasant weather on the day and that the wineries, lunch and other inclusions met your best expectation. Certainly the cheese tasting at Puhoi Valley Cheese...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A couple of friends and I decided to come to New Zealand on a whim while we were visiting Sydney, Australia. After visiting Hobbinton, we wanted to attend a wine tour. Last minute, we called about 5 different touring companies and everything was booked. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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NZWINEPRO, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ebony, Thanks so much for reviewing the Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour. I'm pleased I was able to take you and your friends on a wine and scenic tour to see the Muriwai Black Sand Beach and Gannet colony and that the inclusions and places...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We signed up for this tour very last minute, and we feel very lucky. Our group was just six total, and our guide, John, was excellent!!! The is an amazing tour and a great value. Highly recommend!More

1  Thank 876terrab
NZWINEPRO, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mr and Mrs Good, It was just pure good luck that I happened to have a booking of 4 from the Norwegian Jewel, the same cruise ship you were on. So it was an easy addition which worked out perfectly for us all. I'm...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am so happy that I chose to go on this tour. It was the highlight of our stay in Auckland. John has such an incredible breadth of knowledge. He has a deep expertise in wine having spent many years in the restaurant, hotel and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank jeannotgene
NZWINEPRO, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jean, Thanks for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to spend the day with you, your husband and son as well as our other guests that joined us on the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour. I'm pleased you found the commentary interesting and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time with small group tour narrated and driven by John. Two wineries are visited with stop at black sand beach in between. Nice drive through rural NZ.More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank BLGblg2018
NZWINEPRO, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great feedback. I'm pleased the Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour wine tour worked to your budget and timeframe. It a very popular tour because it doesn't take much time to drive out of the city and into the wine country and wild...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent experience from start to finish...a very relaxing and informative day in John's company...he is a lovely guy and very knowledgeable. We are from western Australia which has its own great wine region, and so it was delightful to be guided through such varied wines...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 6026mimi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you John for an amazing afternoon. John's knowledge and expertise of wine and the area was outstanding and his friendly nature make for an enjoyable tour. We went to 2 wineries and the spectacular coastline where the gannet birds nest with a nice small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank gatspencer
NZWINEPRO, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Garry and Tanya, Thanks so much for your fantastic review of the Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour. We were lucky to have a fun small group on the day. I thoroughly enjoyed your company and I'm glad you really enjoyed the tour. I hope if...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this wine tour with one other couple. We were picked up early in the morning by John our driver. He was very interesting and provided great commentary about the area's we were seeing throughout the day. One other couple joined the tour -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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NZWINEPRO, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your terrific review. I'm so happy you enjoyed the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour. It's become the most popular tour because of the scenery, wineries and lunch. I'm pleased you found the commentary interesting. I try to include a lot of information about...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

John picked us up at the cruise ship pier with our luggage and took us to the airport after our tour. Could not ask for more. We did the Rainforest and Wine tour which took us to the western shore-absolutely fabulous scenery. We visited 3...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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NZWINEPRO, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bruce and Carole, thank you for your wonderful review of the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour. I'm so happy you enjoyed your tour experience and that it worked out that I could deliver you to the Auckland International Airport after the tour on the...More

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Jeremy L
23 July 2017|
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Depending on which tour you choose there can be some walking but only very short distances and I've had many clients aged over 70 that have never had a problem. At Villa Maria Estate there are some stairs to climb to an... More
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JohnThomason
24 December 2016|
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Hi John, You certainly could bring your 15 year old daughter although she wont be able to taste wine. She would receive a 20% discount. The 29th has been booked for the Vineyards Honey & Black Sand Beach Tour. You can... More
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seat151
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