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Great afternoon of wine tasting with an excellent guide.

We got to Napier without any plans and decided to go wine tasting the next day. Even though it was... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Portland, Oregon
Wine tour with an experienced guide

Vince is very knowledgeable and knows the area like the back of his hand (and the people). Great... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Amy F
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9 Thurley Place | Bayview, Napier 4104, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

We got to Napier without any plans and decided to go wine tasting the next day. Even though it was the off season everyone seemed to be booked. Vince had just gotten back from a vacation and wasn't planning to do any tours that day,...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Vince is very knowledgeable and knows the area like the back of his hand (and the people). Great fun half day tour with an excellent food! Great choice!

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I have just had a lovely afternoon with Vince. He is a man who great in depth knowledge of the New Zealand wine trade. Very friendly I highly recommend him.

Thank iainsmall84
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

A trip to Hawkes Bay has to include a winery tour and this one was exceptional. The little bus is very comfortable and Vince talks a little about the towns as you drive through. We visited 4 different wineries sampling at least 5 wines in...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had a fantastic time on Vince’s tour. Being a little quieter in April it was just us and another couple. Vince had a real interest in our likes and dislikes, letting us request specific wineries in the area when booking and...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

What an interesting and knowledgeable person Vince our tour guide was. We had an amazing wine tour with him. He took us to 5 small boutique wineries, being picked up outside our Hotel. The wine was really good and plenty to taste, Vince was very...More

Thank jillsands2018
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Vince collected us from the tourist information centre in Napier where we'd booked the tour the previous day. He is friendly, funny and above all knowledgeable about wines and wine making in Hawkes Bay. He didn't say it explicitly but he only took us to...More

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 20 March 2018

On a very rainy day in Napier, excellent tour taking in 4 wineries and a platter lunch at Te Awa. Small tour only - 6 on it which is always preferable to me. Excellent wineries visited including Te Awa and Moana Park. Very good wines...More

Thank dkw796
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Well worth the money. Vince excellent tour guide. Wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Great value for money.

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much Vince for an amazing afternoon, my sister and I had the most amazing bespoke veggie friendly tour with you 8 years ago! And I’m so glad you were able to recently take me and my parents now on an equally fabulous...More

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