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Sounds Connection

94 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 8843
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Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton
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USD 73.75*
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Full-Day Wine Tour from Picton
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Fun-filled, flexible daily tours to the best of Marlborough's wineries! Your Sounds Connection guide will take you right to the heart of New Zealand's premier wine region in comfort, safety and style. Sample the best the wineries have to offer, and learn some of the secrets of fine wine appreciation. Tour options include: half-day wine tours, full-day wine tours, a gourmet wine experience tour, and private wine tours. Our daily tours offer you: * small relaxed group settings * the convenience of door-to-door pick up from accommodation in Picton or Blenheim * the expertise of our friendly local tour guides * a completely relaxed and friendly atmosphere * flexible itineraries to match your preferences and ensure you fully experience Marlborough's varied wine styles Discover the magic of Marlborough with Sounds Connection.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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94 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 8843
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

My daughter and I went on this tour with Sam. He was extremely knowledgeable not only about the wineries but the area in general. He was a great tour guide and made the day very enjoyable. We visited great wineries and had a delicious lunch...More

Thank Sharon8822
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sharon8822, We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your day out with Sam and your tour group, learning about our wonderful Marlborough region and the wines and wineries it boasts. We love the fresh and local food at Allan Scott’s Twelve Trees...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Frank our driver was very good knowable quite and obliging Well organised, lunch stop perfect, great day

Thank Pollie1956
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pollie1956, Thanks for taking the time to post your review and we’re very glad you had a great day with Frank. We try to make every customer’s trip around our beautiful Marlborough region special. With thanks, The Sounds Connection team

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

To our surprise we were the only ones on the tour, which made the half-day trip all the more enjoyable! Don (our guide) was excellent! Very friendly, informative and interesting. The four wineries we visited were all very generous and gave a large range of...More

Thank LMR91
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear LMR91, Thanks for including a half day wine tour with Don and Sounds Connection on your trip and we’re delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it. Our guides are passionate about Marlborough and its spectacular wines and wineries. Thank you for your kind...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Great half day out wine tasting around Marlborough. Peter the driver was great and picked 4 fantastic vineyards to visit.

Thank James S
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear James S, We are very glad to hear you had a great half day wine tour with Peter and enjoyed all four of the wineries you visited. Thank you for choosing Sounds Connection and for sharing your experience. The Sounds Connection team

Reviewed 13 April 2017

A well organised, informative tour of six wineries with tastings at each, a very pleasant lunch and a boutique chocolate factory visit as a bonus! Picked up from our hotel about 10;15 we were four couples in a comfortable minibus with a pleasant, chatty, knowledgeable...More

Thank paymonger
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear paymonger, We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your full day wine tour with Peter. We put a lot of thought into each of our trips and delight in showing off the fantastic Marlborough region and its wineries. It is great to...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We did the half-day tour from Blenheim and visited 4 wineries plus a posh chocolate shop. Plus points * 3 of the 4 wineries (Giesen, Framingham, Saint Clair) were well organised - gave intro and overview of wines. On average thry gave samples of around...More

Thank Martin&Chris
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Martin&Chris, Thanks for choosing Sounds Connection for your tour. We are really pleased you enjoyed your time at the majority of the wineries you visited, and in particular Saint Clair Family Estate, and we realise different wineries will appeal to different people. We understand...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great afternoon, driving from Picton to the wineries where we had great commentary. Frank was a fun guy and made our trip enjoyable, plus the group were great company also. Tasted some beautiful wines and then went to chocolate shop on way...More

Thank Rhonda V
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rhonda V, Thank you for your review, we love hearing how our customers have enjoyed their tour with us. Frank has a wonderful knowledge of the region, which he enjoys sharing on his tours. The Marlborough region produces some lovely wines, and Makana Confections...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

The nicest people you can imagine. You may be thinking that a boat rip would be nice. But if you have come here from OS to Wellington, you are going to have to take either the Ferry or Sounds Air. Ferry: 3.5 hours, have to...More

Thank restewax
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear restewax, We are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and our friendly team. Thank you for your review. The Sounds Connection team

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I had pretty high expectations for today and sound connections well and truly fulfilled on the day. Peter our tour guide was not only knowledgable about wines and the region but he was also very warm and good for a laugh. 6 out of 5...More

Thank cameron654321
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear cameron654321, Thank you for your wonderful rating of your experience with us. We are thrilled that we could meet and exceed your expectations for your day visiting our magnificent Marlborough wineries. Thank you for sharing. The Sounds Connection Team

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

What a great wine tasting experience - We are from the UK currently touring NZ and a wine tour while staying in Blenheim was a must. We chose Sounds Connection and were very impressed with the door to door collection service and the quality of...More

Thank Rob S
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Rob S, Thank you for adding a Sounds Connection Half Day wine tour to your itinerary. We are pleased to hear that you had a great experience with us visiting several wineries. We aim to provide a relaxed and enjoyable experience mixing local knowledge...More

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Kris M
I am on a cruise arriving in Picton on Feb. 19th 2015. I would like to do a wine tour from our port to the Marlborough region. We arrive at 0900hrs and need to be on the cruise ship by 1700hrs. There would be 6 adults and a child (10 years old). Any suggestions would be appreciated. Regards Kris
29 December 2014|
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Response from Allan W | Reviewed this property |
Sounds Connection operate 10 seater mini vans therefore I'm sure with 6 adults and one child, they will do a tour for you to ensure you are back at the ship before sailing. There website is readily available There phone... More
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