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Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours

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Address: 36A Formby Avenue, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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+64 9-845 6971
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Auckland's original boutique food & wine tours. Phil Parker is a fourth...

Auckland's original boutique food & wine tours. Phil Parker is a fourth generation New Zealander, wine writer and food fan who started Fine Wine Tours in 2000. Phil's tours skilfully combine ravishing countryside sightseeing with premium food and wine experiences in Auckland. As your personal guide, Phil assures you of a highly memorable and enjoyable fun time - going behind the scenes of Auckland's premium wine regions and exclusive food outlets. With tours starting at $NZ199 for a half day, there are also full day options covering three wine regions in greater Auckland, plus a full day Food & Wine Lovers' tour. All tours include lunch, complimentary mineral water and information pack.Contact Phil now - for the NZ food and wine experience of a lifetime!

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Perfect day touring Waiheke

When planning a relaxing visit picturesque NZ, this tour was high on our list. Phil certainly makes the extra effort to ensure that you are looked after, from meeting at the ferry... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally W
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Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When planning a relaxing visit picturesque NZ, this tour was high on our list. Phil certainly makes the extra effort to ensure that you are looked after, from meeting at the ferry to driving you around to each of the boutique wineries. Mudbrick and Goldies Vineyards and Winery were absolute highlights. The lunch at Mudbrick was well timed absolutely divine.... More 

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi Sally, Thanks so much for your wonderful review! I'm so glad that your tour on Waiheke Island with me was such a highlight for the two of you. It was a total pleasure meeting you both and enjoying your company on the day. Warm regards to Brisbane! Cheers, Phil More 

Old Lyme, Connecticut
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a great day to kick back, learn the history of wine in the area and sample some of Waiheke Island's finest wines, this is the tour for you! Phil is extremely knowledgeable about the area and the various vineyards on the Island (Auckland too). He quickly assessed the types of wine we preferred and tailored... More 

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi Jjanes ! Thanks very much for your positive feedback and for taking time to post your fantastic review. It was great meeting you both and I'm so glad that you enjoyed Waiheke Island's best wine and food with me. I hope that you had a great time in NZ - with many happy memories to take home to Connecticut!... More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the cheeseboard pairing and the selection of wines. Phil was a great host with great knowledge of the region.

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking time to post your review of the Kumeu wine tour with me. Glad that you enjoyed the opportunity to sample some of our best NZ wine and cheese! Kind regards, Phil More 

Dubai, UAE
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74 reviews
44 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit to New Zealand and too little time to explore. We were told by co-workers that Waiheke Island was a must visit. Found Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours on TripAdvisor. The tour was perfect. Great full day tour of the island, awesome wineries and an awesome lunch at a picturesque winery. Phil Parker is an great guide... More 

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi Captmorgan, Thanks so much for taking time to post your review of the Waiheke wine tour with me. So glad that you enjoyed the opportunity to sample some of our best NZ wine and fine dining. Waiheke is such a magical place and it was a pleasure to share it with the two of you. Warm regards to Dubai!... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time getting to understand the area wine industry and history with Phil. It was a wonderfully paced, interesting, experience. We learned more than 10 other tours we have been on put together. Thank You Phil for being so passionate about your profession.

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking time to post your fantastic review! It's always great to get such positive feedback from my tour guests, so thanks for your kind comments about me and my wine tours. It was a pleasure hosting you. Kind regards & best wishes, Phil More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice day with Phil with a personalised feel, smooth logistics and a good selection of wineries. Phil is extremely knowledgeable about local wines and about New Zealand in general - definitely a good way to start our trip to New Zealand. This was unlike other tours we have taken in NZ where the guide gives out information for several... More 

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi Nahisal, So gald that that the Waiheke Island tour was a highlight for you both. And thanks very much for your wonderful review - it was a pleasure meeting you. Warm regards and best wishes, Phil More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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380 reviews
59 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I did the Waiheke Island tour recently with Phil Parker while on vacation in area. Best decision we made on our tour options in Auckland. Phil provided so much information to us about Auckland including restaurants, attractions and things to do. The tour was organized and fun. There were six Americans on tour plus Phil. He made... More 

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for your great review - so glad that you both enjoyed your tour to Waiheke Island with me. It was a fun day and we had a great group of wine fans. Yes - Peacock Sky is always a highlight - their mini degustation tasting is a great intro to NZ wines. Sorry that Goldie was a... More 

Atlanta
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took 2 different tours with Phil and loved both of them.He was an excellent and knowledgeable host! He took us to several good wineries- especially on Waiheke Island! On our first day, he picked us up from our accommodations and drove us around Auckland. He took us to several places, and we had some great pictures of the skyline.... More 

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi Emily & David, It was a pleasure meeting you both and hostiing you to Kumeu wine region and Waikeke Island. So glad that you enjoyed the tours with me - and thanks so much for taking time to post your fab review! I hope you enjoy those bottles that you took home to Atlanta. Warm regards and best wishes,... More 

Madrid, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Phil introduced us the city of Auckland. He is very knowledgeable and showed us many things for a short period of time. His professionalism was obvious from the moment I contacted him and made the reservation, through all the tour and services he provided. We learnt a lot about the wines in the Kumeu region. Later we made two more... More 

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi Darina, Thanks you so much for your great review! It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and to take you on tour to Auckland's Kumeu wine region. I'm so glad that you all enjoyed your time in New Zealand - particularly my tour! Kind regards and best wishes, Phil More 

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Phil puts on a fantastic tour! He is extremely knowledgeable, friendly, professional and accommodating. If you are on the fence about spending the money for this tour, let me assure you that it will be money well spent!

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this review

Hi Kari, Thanks very much for your kind comments. It was great to meet you - and quite an eventful day! Mr Merlot enjoyed meeting you too. So glad that you had a great time. Kind regards & best wishes, Phil More 

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