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Marlborough Wine Tours
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USD 74.29*
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Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton...
Ranked #8 of 42 Food & Drink in Blenheim
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We provide tours around the Marlborough wineries. We make every effort to make them to individual needs where possible and include sightseeing and lots of information on the Marlborough region.
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We booked through Viator as a shore excursion rather than through the cruise ship. The company was Canterbury Leisure Tours. From the start our guide was excellent and knowledgeable about the region, culture and sites. We visited No. 1 Family Estate, Giesen, Omaka Springs and the Makana Chocolate factory. My favorite was Omaka Springs - the proprietor was friendly and the tasting room was unassuming as opposed to the larger wineries. Lastly, 1 person in our group had a terrible cough and our guide stopped at a pharmacy for cold relief medicine we also had another person in our group leave their credit card where we had lunch. Our guide returned to retrieve the card. It was a long day but our guide displayed the values and culture of the Island.

Thank Kokua711
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This is a lovely day out in The beautiful Marlborough Wine Region.Andy our great guide gave us all his knowledge and a few jokes on the way, this was relaxing and the time flew by, as we tasted some great wines from all the friendly staff at Geisen.saint Clair.Fromm and spy valley.This is a great value tour in clean and well maintained vans.

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Marlboroughwinetours, Owner at Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Hi Carol .
Thank you for your nice comments.
It is always humbling to us when we are giving such praise .And that you had a lovely exprience

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Reviewed 24 December 2016

These tours are great well organised with friendly staff, all wineries we visited were excellent, beautiful scenery along the way in very clean vans and a great and informative driver to top if off a great lunch was served.

Thank Kay S
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was a great tour from the cruise ship. We stopped at four wineries and all were good. Only problem was it was mostly white wines.

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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Booked this tour the day before as unexpectedly found I was going to have a whole day in the area. It was a really memorable day with Katrina the tour guide who was extremely freindly and knowledgable and totally catered the day around my wishes. Got to sample some beautiful wines by starting at Villa Maria with Stephen who was so very knowledgable about his subject and the vineyard. Then went to a number of other vineyards, had a lovely lunch at Giesons, and finished off at Makana chocolates. All in all a really great day

Thank FlorenceDevon
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