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NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours

417A Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-575 1958
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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 hospitality and tourism for over 32 years. With 17 years experience working directly in the industry, you'll be guided beyond the cellar door with morning and afternoon options, stunning wines to taste, magnificent coastal scenery/regional parks, honey producers, cheese factory tastings, olive oils and delicious New Zealand cuisine. See how wine is made with private guided behind the scenes winemaking facility tours at Villa Maria Estate or Kumeu River Wines. Door to door service to Auckland's very best wineries and vineyards. Destinations include Kumeu, Waimauku, Muriwai, Piha, Karekare, Matakana, Waiheke Island and Villa Maria Estate.
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417A Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Would like to thank John for a wonderful tour to Matakana and excellent visits to various outlets including a cheese and chocolate establishment.Wonderful. The wineries visited were also outstanding and our lunch and tasting at Plumes was reflective of the wonderful produce of NZ Highly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a half day tour with John and it was awesome! John was a legit pro in wines and told us so much about wines. Definitely learn a lot more than just visiting wineries by ourself. We would genuinely recommend anyone who's interested in...More

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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kong and Bonnie, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your Muriwai Scenic WineTour. I really enjoyed my time with you both. If you interested in Wine or Auckland then I hope you'll like the NZWINEPRO Facebook page or NZWINEPRO is on Instagram and Twitter -...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the afternoon Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour from Auckland. Two other couples joined us for a lovely afternoon with John. He took us to two wineries. Both were charming settings and a wide offering of their wines. John is very interesting as he shared...More

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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Judy, thanks for your tremendous review. I'm thrilled you enjoyed your Muriwai Scenic Wine Tour. It's a great tour that quickly gets travellers out of the city & into the country to drink some great wine and see some extraordinary wildlife and coastal scenery....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second wonderful experience with NZWINEPRO. John is a fabulous guide and doesn’t miss any detail of making sure you have a fabulous experience. He is very knowledgeable about wine and specific wineries and was very good to point out points of interest...More

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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Carol, I thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Waiheke Island this year. The weather was fine and a little afternoon cloud and breeze made the day a pleasure. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the trip. I hope I'll see you on your next tour to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last year John did an excellent job and we toured wineries with him on two different days. Weather wasn't the best and some wineries were better than others. But John does a nice job sorting this out and keeping you focused on the task at...More

2  Thank Marion M
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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ed and Carol, It was a treat to see you again and take you to Waiheke Island this year and thanks for being my 500th TripAdvisor reviewer!! It really was a delight to spend the day with you all on Waiheke Island for the...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

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protoman1984
23 July 2017|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
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
21 October 2016|
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