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Time3 hours 15 minutes (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
TicketMobile ticket
Offered in: English

Overview

Discover some of the fine wines for which New Zealand is famous on this 3.5-hour winemaking experience from Auckland. Visit the lush vineyards of Villa Maria Estate Winery, nestled beneath a mighty volcano on the Ihimatao Peninsula. Explore the vineyards and winery with your guide, and learn of the different grape varietals thriving in the fertile soils. Gain insight into the workings of a modern winemaking estate and sample seven award-winning wines.
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Reviews

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G
, Jan 2018

Weather was bad but tour was great. Although we have done many wine tours this was our first visit to behind the scenes at a winery. Very interesting. Great local knowledge and history from our driver.

S
, Sep 2017

Enjoyable trip !

M
, Aug 2017

Delightful knowledgeable guide. This winery is such an impressive operation. I enjoyed seeing the process and, obviously, I found the tasting at the end excellent. I highly recommend this tour.

m
, Sep 2016

Despite the rainy weather, John our tour guide provided an enjoyable, informative, introduction to the wine industry in New Zealand. Our visit included the scenic spots listed in the tour description, a guided tour of the Villa Maria Winery and personalized wine tasting. The tour was an excellent value and educational.

R
, Jul 2016

The half-day tour was outstanding! Our tour guide, John, was exceptionally knowlegable about Auckland and wine which made for an enlightening and enjoyable tour of a couple of historic and scenic areas of the city and of the Villa Maria winery, which was an excellent experience, both the tour of the production area and the wine tastings. It was a great way to spend an afternoon in Auckland.

A
, Dec 2015

John was awesome, he was so friendly and accommodating. He made our trip to Villa maria winery memorable and fun! John was full of interesting facts and information and even took us on a bonus tour around Auckland to see some other areas we hadn't yet gotten to on our trip! I would highly recommend any tour which has John leading the way!


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