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Martinborough Wine Tours

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Address: 7 Campbell Drive, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
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+64 6-306 8032
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Choose a 'Martinborough in a Day' tour and take the stress out of...

Choose a 'Martinborough in a Day' tour and take the stress out of drink/driving. Fully hosted, visit four vineyards, enjoy a lovely vineyard lunch and visit an Olive Grove or take the 'Pinot to Palliser Bay' tour for something different. This tour goes to the fishing village of Ngawi and the seal colonies at Cape Palliser. Enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch on the beach and a beer or coffee at the historic Lake Ferry Hotel. All tours are conducted in luxury vehicles hosted by a local who knows the region intimately. This is your opportunity to go behind the scenes, meet winemakers and producers not normally available to the general public, while at the same time tasting the fantastic produce and wines of the region.

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Such an enjoyable day!

Our guide Trinity was awesome and we had a great day and we're able to visit 6 wineries. It's nice to have someone around who is knowledgeable about the area and you don't have to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
njhassinger
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Chicago, Illinois
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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited four wineries for tastings. All personnel involved were friendly and helpful as was the tour company itself. Not the best wine area in New Zealand but an enjoyable afternoon out.

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1 Thank Robert M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide Trinity was awesome and we had a great day and we're able to visit 6 wineries. It's nice to have someone around who is knowledgeable about the area and you don't have to worry about safety. We met really cool people along the way. The only thing was, is that it is pretty expensive and we thought lunch... More 

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Thank njhassinger
MBO_Wine_Tours, Front Office Manager at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback - we really appreciate it. We know how much the people on the journey can make a difference to the day and pride ourselves on our knowledgeable guides and the interesting people at each cellar door that also have an impact on your experience so pleased to hear this! I apologise if it was lost... More 

Kotka, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wines were for me probably one of the most important things to visit New Zealand. Because of my schedules I decided to make my wine tour as easily as possible. I contacted Martinborough Wine Tours well in advance and the on day tour was easily arranged via e-mail. The service and all the advices given were accurate and friendly. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a half day tour while visiting the very charming Martinborough. Trinity picked us up st our hotel, and there was another couple who joined us. Five wineries had been selected, but seeing our we progressed, Trinity changed it to four, rather than rush us. She also arranged for us to get some lunch along the way, as we'd... More 

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1 Thank RIBeachLover
MBO_Wine_Tours, Front Office Manager at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, we love to hear our guests had a laugh whilst also enjoying what there is to learn. It was Trinity's pleasure to have you on board and we would love to see you back one day to do it again but different! More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

1/2 day wine tour - Jack was an awesome guide, he picked us up from our accommodation and took us to 5 different vineyards.He had a great knowledge of Martinborough and was really and friendly and nice. Along the way we saw quite a few people on bicycles touring each vineyard, we really felt sorry for them as they seemed... More 

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4 Thank Suzie S
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Such a great tour! So easy to plan and easy to work with for pick ups and drop offs. Lovely tour guide! Would definitely recommend and great experience, really fun to do with friends

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were a family of 7 that took the afternoon wine tour in Martinborough. Not all of us were big wine drinkers, but we learned a lot about the wineries and the different wines that the area had to offer. One of our passengers was slightly under the weather and there was special accommodation made for her. We also were... More 

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Thank Jamie M
MBO_Wine_Tours, Front Office Manager at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It was Lou's pleasure to have you and your family on board! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Enjoyable trip, that wasn't frantic and allowed you to enjoy the experience, whilst also convenient. Would recommend to others

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Louise (tour guide/driver) picked us up from our Peppers Parehua Hotel in a nice new VW van seating 6 people for what turned out to be a fantastic afternoon. The wineries visited gave an excellent cross-section of the available product of the region and NZ. From the quirky Mark Haythornthwaite (with all wines named after a female relative or friend)... More 

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1 Thank thejoneses1728
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Apologies this is a few months late, but myself and my partner were lucky enough to have Roger bring us on our tour. We had an absolute ball!!We tasted some beautiful wines (and bought quite a few more bottles!!) and Roger charmed us with his own personal stories and history about Martinborough. My parents are visiting New Zealand early next... More 

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2 Thank Smileyk8y2009
MBO_Wine_Tours, Front Office Manager at Martinborough Wine Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your great feedback, it makes our day to know you had such an enjoyable experience which is our top priority. I have passed your message on to Roger and we look forward to seeing you again Katie and Andy. Enjoy your wine! More 

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