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Napier tours. Come with us, in our ten seated, air conditioned tour bus, to experience some of the best wines and views this region has to offer. Guided by experienced vineyard manager Ross Lepper and culminates at his exclusive viewing platform...more
Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 800 220 660
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Ross for a very personal and informative tour of four of Napier’s best wineries. The day certainly ticked all the boxes; weather perfect, wines superb and topped off with a delicious and generous platter. Thank you for your beautiful gift our first stemless glasses,...More

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Ross L, Owner at Vines and Views Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Helen and Nev Thanks for a great review. I didnt arrange the weather but will take credit for the rest of your experience. Thanks again Cheers Ross

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We really enjoyed our Afternoon Wine Tasting Tour with Ross. His knowledge of the wine industry and local area is amazing. The wineries visited were really beautiful, and the wines very tasty, and everyone was very friendly. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Ross is the perfect tour guide who has local knowledge and a passion for the industry. The tour visits four wineries with a good sample of wines to taste from the area. I loved the ease of booking and the door to door pickup/drop off...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Ross, the host is very knowledgeable and helpful in our recent trip to this program! My partner and I totally enjoyed it! Good selection of wineries and a lovely cheese plater that was yummy! Unforgettable afternoon spent with few other couples that filled with joy...More

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Ross L, Owner at Vines and Views Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hi there, Thank you very much for your great review. Having fun while learning and enjoying wine is what I do my best to provide to my clients. Thanks again, Cheers Ross PS Thanks so much for including a review of my tour in your...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Picked up in a minibus (do not drive) and visited 4 vineyards. Does not sound a lot but you have 6 sample wines per vineyard! Some really good quality wines were tasted. Personally spitting our wine seems wrong - so drank the lot! I would...More

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Ross L, Owner at Vines and Views Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Hi there, thanks for your great review. I really enjoyed observing how the 2 couples on tour that day got on so well and had so much in common. Cheers Ross

Reviewed 26 May 2018

We had the best time on this tour. Ross was so informative about wines and the Napier area in general. We had a great group of 6 and there were lots of laugh and fun.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Ross is a wonderful host and guide. We learned lots about the area,tasted some good wine and had a nice and unexpected wine and cheese party at the last winery. Thanks for the great day Ross

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We got picked up from our motel by Ross. He was very insightful and an absolute gentleman. 4 great wineries, and a lovely cheese plater. Fun afternoon spent in a small intimate group. Highly recommended if you're looking for a quality tour for a very...More

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Ross L, Owner at Vines and Views Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks for the great review and for mentioning that my tour was good value. Cheers Ross

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We were part of a small group of 10, 6 of which were NOT wine tasting! We drove through downtown Napier & out to the port overlook. Ross dropped 4 of us at Mission & Lindon Wineries & took the others on to a chocolate...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with Ross! Some really nice wines and really nice folks to enjoy them with! Just 4 of us plus Ross- just a fun day with friends! You won’t be sorry if you book this tour!

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Response from Ross L | Property representative |
Hi Cruise Ship visitors to Napier. I meet all my guests by asking them to take the free shuttle a.s.a.p from the port into Napier and get off at the SECOND stop the Aquarium. I will meet you there holding a greetings board... More