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Half-Day Wine and Beer Tour from Napier

Highlights
  • Visit three Napier wineries for tastings
  • Try a wide range of local wines
  • Tour a wine museum and learn about making wine
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Half-Day Wine and Beer Tour from Napier
From USD 84.21
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Half-Day Wine and Beer Tour from Napier
From USD 84.21
Overview
Visit three wineries and a beloved local ale house on a half-day tour that’s all about Napier wine and beer. Taste wines at each destination, from the country’s oldest winery to a boutique winery, learn about wine-making techniques on a comprehensive tour, then visit a wine museum built into underground wine fermentation tanks. The small-group tour wraps up with three glasses of cider or beer at an ale house in Napier’s historic center, and it includes round-trip transportation from the city center.
What to Expect
This hugely popular tour starts with a free pickup from your Napier accommodation or the Napier Visitor Center on the Marine Parade. Head off to the world famous Gimblett Gravels wine growing region. Visit three very different wineries on the day, from boutique to something that would fit right into the Bordeaux region in France and the oldest winery in New Zealand the Mission Estate winery. 
Along the way you will take a tour of a working winery and learn why this winery is a premium producer on the world stage. Learn the wine making techniques as you make your way around, inside and out, over and under this winery.
Explore their Winery Museum and Wine Cellars that were once underground wine fermentation tanks. If this wasn't enough already, you will then head off to a delightful ale house in the historic part of Napier. Here you will select and relax and enjoy three glass fulls of beers and or ciders from their extensive range.
At the completion of these tastings and drinks, you will be returned to your accommodation or any location within Napier City area. What a way to spend 4-5 hours.
Reviews (17)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AWESOME DAY! YOU MUST DO THIS!

Having booked a long weekend to Napier at the end of October for a bit of a look around, we checked out the wine tours in advance (since that's what they do in Napier) and settled on booking this half day wine & beer tour....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MissT0710
Reviewed 23 September 2018
FABULOUS! Do it!!

My friend and I were the only ones on our tour. John our driver and tour guide met us on time and took us on a Fabulous tour to a few wineries ending up in a brewery tasting some local beers. John was great, super...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NorthStar601529
John H, Owner at Hawkes Bay Scenic Tours Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hi NorthStar601529: Thank you so much for your fantastic Review of your afternoon. Yes, we are always very pleased to receive great reviews like yours.. and try hard to make your day special for you. Thank you again - John

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Great value for money

Half day wine and beer tour, great driver, awesome wines and beer. Knowledgeable staff at the wineries. Definitely value for money. Would recommend highly.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Culture275110
John H, Owner at Hawkes Bay Scenic Tours Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hi Culture275110: Thank you for your review. It is always a privilege to receive fantastic reviews like your review. We pick what we consider the best of the Wineries to enhance your experience. Thank you again. - John

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Great afternoon, great tour

For the afternoon on our one full day in Napier we opted for this half day winery and beer tour. At the allotted time our driver John arrived to pick us up from our hotel and with only two others in our bus we were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Peter R
John H, Owner at Hawkes Bay Scenic Tours Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Hi Peter: Thank you for taking the time to review. It is always great to receive the reviews as this continues to guide us along the way. I am really pleased that we ticked all the boxes on the day for you. We do try...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Fantastic day in the Hawkes Bay

The history and other knowledge that John shared in the course of our day was brilliant and lifted what was a great experience to a truly wonderful and memorable time. We could not have been taken better care of and absolutely want to go with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PRFCnz
John H, Owner at Hawkes Bay Scenic Tours Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hi PRFCnz; Thank you for your fantastic review. It is always just great for an owner to receive consistent reviews about how they present their business. Many people comment on how they look these reviews over and only a few respond, so any review is...More

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