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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 2 days ago via mobile

This was our first day in New Zealand and we booked this tour as an introduction to the surroundings of Auckland. We weren’t quite sure what to expect, but it turned out to be a fabulous time. There was just one other couple on the...More

Thank Johnomee
nzwinebug, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi John and Jane, It was a pleasure to fulfill your best expectation given it was your first day to explore. I think you'll find as you travel around New Zealand, one great experience seems to be eclipsed by the next, the scenery never stops...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

John was an excellent guide and host. Delicious wines. Great views. Magnificent lunch. Couldn't have asked for more.More

2  Thank Tom N
nzwinebug, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Tom, What a thorough pleasure it was to spend the day with you both. I'm glad I could get you out at short notice, it was just as well you telephoned to confirm your last minute booking. I take calls 24 hours. The Piha...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a perfect tour. John is highly knowledgeable about grape growing and wine making, and is happy to share this knowledge. He has obviously worked hard to develop good relationships with the wineries, even taking us through the entire operations at one winery. He...More

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nzwinebug, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Lisa, Thanks for your fantastic review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your tour experience with NZWINEPRO on the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour.. I do hope you'll like the NZWINEPRO Facebook Page to stay in touch, or follow us on Twitter or Instagram. It...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The best tour ever!!! What an amazing and unforgettable day that John afforded us. He was accommodating to our needs yet kept us moving along so that we could experience so many different sites and wonders of Auckland and the surrounding area including beaches, rainforests,...More

Thank lanbarn
nzwinebug, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Lanae, Thank you for your brilliant review. I had a such a great time with you and Lisa. I'm pleased the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour turned out to be everything you hoped for. It was a great day and felt like being out...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

John was punctual, professional and a man who knows all about the process of wine making as well as the appreciation. The group was small and the experience was very personal. We were taken to the restaurant at Soljans winery and were given the option...More

1  Thank Maureen B
nzwinebug, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Maureen, Thanks for your super review. I'm glad the day was informative and fabulous. The lunches on the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour and the Vineyards Honey & Black Sand Beach Tour always seem to impress. It's the traditional New Zealand food we are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the most wonderful impromptu trip with John. The first thing to know is that John is very knowledgeable about the wine industry and the area. He was very informative about every step along the way during my visit, from the history of the...More

1  Thank spembry
nzwinebug, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Steve, Thanks for your brilliant review. I'm glad I was able to get you out of the office and into some wineries whilst you were visiting from the USA. I'm happy that the tour met with your best expectation with regard to commentary, general...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited many cities and taken tours in the past but this was one of the best. John picked us up at the time promised and from the first good morning we knew it would be a lovely day. The van was super clean...More

2  Thank Sookie402
nzwinebug, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Patti, Thanks for your wonderful review. I'm so happy you enjoyed the Piha and Karkare Rainforest Wine tour. So many clients tell me how perfect the tour is with regard to scenery and travel times from Auckland. I'm glad the pace of the tour...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Took us to scenic sites and award winning wineries. Lunch was 1st class. Nice small group.More

3  Thank 51Suz
nzwinebug, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Suzie, Thanks for you kind words and great review. I'm really pleased the scenery, lunch, wineries and other inclusions on the day met with your total approval. Piha is one of my favourite places around Auckland, so I thoroughly enjoy taking my clients there...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Jon is amazing! He is very kind hearted and is in the right profession. He is knowledgeable and loves the land and wines. The lunch was so amazing and delicious. Every winery was kind and no pressure to buy anything! Which I find refreshing. We...More

2  Thank Kimberly K
nzwinebug, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kimberly. Thanks so much for your fantastic positive review. I'm glad I could take you both out on the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour and show you some of the beautiful spots in the Waitakere Ranges, Karekare where the Piano was filmed and my...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We went on the Vineyards Honey and Black Sand Beach tour. John picked us up on time at our hotel along with the other couple who were on the tour . We went to some a couple of wineries with interesting wines. We then went...More

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John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Sanjiv, Thanks for your great review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the Vineyards Honey & Black Sand Beach Tour and that you appreciated the Honey inclusion. Manuka UMF honey is fascinating and I like to showcase something unique to New Zealand apart from wine. It...More

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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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