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Indulge in the delights of Hawke’s Bay Wine Country on your exclusive private tour. You’ll be chauffeured in style - with luxury, privacy and sophistivation unmatched by traditional group tours. As a small, private tour, we prefer to visit the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
263 Hill Road | Bay View, Eskdale 4182, New Zealand
Don is amazing guide that he clearly introduce and explain us about wine in NZ. The winery tour with him is so exciting and full of information. We enjoy talking with him a lot because of his kind and friendly. Don and his wife also...More
My family and I visited New Zealand next month. We stayed at Don and Roslyn's lodge. Don proposed a pleasant tour around Napier. We really appreciated his knowledge of the history of his wine region. You can visit wine cellars where you can taste of...More
thefarmstay, Owner at The Winemaker's Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018
It was a real pleasure to host Thierry and his family on a Hawkes Bay wine and food tour.
We were fortunate enough to spend a whole day with Don. He imparted his knowledge and passion for Hawkes Bay wines to us throughout the day. His friendliness and humour made us feel welcome and we felt privileged to be in his company.
thefarmstay, Owner at The Winemaker's Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018
It was an absolute pleasure to host Katharine and Clark on my Winemaker's Tour. They were wonderful company and so appreciative of the opportunity to discover what aspects of viticulture and winemaking contribute to making Hawke's Bay one of the world's superior wine regions.
Don's a star, an absolute gem. He tailored a wine tour having observed and understood our preferences and as a result we had a wine tasting experience that a more commercial tour couldn't compete with. This was a bespoke wine tour par excellence. After a...More
Had a great wine tour starting early afternoon with Don, who is a 4th generation of wine makers in the Napier area of New Zealand. His passionate about the subject, his expertise & local knowlwdge of the wines were amazing.. Visited four estates with different...More
As owners of a small UK vineyard, and previous visitors to Hawkes Bay, we were looking for something that gave us more than a group tour....
From the moment Don picked us up in the morning until the moment we said a somewhat reluctant farewell...More
We went on Don’s 3 hour tour. He’s a third generation wine maker with great knowledge and tales to tell. It was fantastic wine tasting with a wine maker - we learned so much. Don paid particular attention to each person's interests and gave great...More
A friend and I had a private 3-hour tour with Don — we visited two wineries (one where the tasting experience included five wines) and we enjoyed drives through beautiful countryside enjoying the experience of seeing NewZealand’s varied landscape as well as a pleasurable tea...More
This tour was a true highlight for my friends and I. We were so impressed with the experience we had, from the moment we were picked up to drop off. Don provided us with a vast amount of knowledge about wine tasting and the surrounding...More
Tour Operator Don Bird comes from a Hawke's Bay wine-making family and is a vintner himself. He offered insightful commentary on the history of the region and selected some of the finest Wineries of the many in the region to visit. Using his experience as...More