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“thanks john”(3 reviews)
Welcome to Highlands Food & Wine Tours. We are here to give you a great wine tasting experience in one of Australia's greatest food and wine districts. The NSW Southern Highlands boasts some of Australia's best wine makers who have won accolades for...more
Mittagong, New South Wales 2575, Australia
+61 410 590 044
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

I booked a group wine tour a few weeks ago for friends and family and we all had the most loveliest day. Each winery had something different for us to experience. Everyone walked away with something delicious to enjoy later on back at the hotel....More

Thank Ebony H
Reviewed 11 May 2018

A surprise 60th celebration brilliantly orchestrated by John. Our group of 8 were collected from Sydney promptly at 8.30am, and enjoyed a relaxing drive to Mittagong. We visited four different wineries and tasted (and bought) some amazing wines. All in the group agreed that the...More

Thank pgamble1
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We organised an small group booking with John from Southern Highlands Wine & Food Tours for a mid-week option. We selected 2 wineries including lunch and 1 brewery. As it was just our group of 4 we were able to juggle around the day as...More

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We had read that John does an amazing job with ensuring everyone is comfortable & relaxed and that is exactly how it worked out. The tour is not rushed and the added bonus of doing this tour during the Vintage is we got to do...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Definitely, the best wine tour that I have been on. The wineries and the included lunch were great. John is an awesome guide and knows the people and area well. Would highly recommend this tour to everyone.

Thank Tad O
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Comfortable car with a great driver + beautiful scenery + delicious wines and amazing food. John was wonderful from the moment I call him to change our plans till the moment he drop us home. A must do in the region.

Thank Marcus C
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Spent a great day visiting three wineries with John. He made the experience enjoyable and his knowledge of the area was extensive. He was friendly and went out of his way to accomodate all our needs and requests. We have been on a few wine...More

Thank Denise T
John S, Owner at Highlands Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

I am glad you all enjoyed your tour Denise. I look forward to seeing in the Southern Highlands again someday.

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This food and wine tour is real must do. Spotted on TripAdvisor and it lived up to its deserved reputation. John was a great driver - punctual, knowledgeable and drives a comfortable, air-contained bus. The four wineries were impressive, staff friendly wine gurus and lunch...More

Thank dlestersmith
John S, Owner at Highlands Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

I am glad you both enjoyed your tour. It was great that you were able to join us for the day. I look forward to seeing you both in the Southern Highlands again someday.

Reviewed 2 January 2018

My friends and I made a last minute decision to join this tour and we were not disappointed! We did 5 cellar doors in one day, which can be full on, but John (owner and operator) made sure our timings were perfect at each one....More

Thank Mimy L
John S, Owner at Highlands Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

I am glad the three of you enjoyed the tour. It was a shame our usual lunch venue was closed due to the holidays. I look forward to seeing you in the Southern Highlands again some day.

Reviewed 31 December 2017

I loved my first wine tour so much (as part of my hen weekend), I returned a few months later with my new hubby. Our host, John, was excellent. A true professional ensuring we all had a great time and we got to visit some...More

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John S, Owner at Highlands Food & Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

It was great to have back on our tours again and I am glad you both enjoyed your day. I look forward to seeing you again for the grape stomping.

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