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Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim

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Picton, New Zealand
Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim

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Taste some great New Zealand wines on a half-day tour of the Marlborough wine region. Visit various vineyards, learn about the region's distinct terroirs, and go wine tasting at four wineries from Picton or Blenheim. Tastings, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included on this small-group tour limited to 11 guests.
  • Small-group 4-hour tour of the Marlborough wine region, from Picton or Blenheim
  • Hear about the development of wine production in New Zealand
  • Includes wine tastings, transportation, and hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small-group tour limited to 11 people ensures a personalized experience
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Professional driver/guide
Live commentary on board
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Visits to four wineries
Wine tasting
Lunch (optional; extra cost)
  • Gateway Motel , 32 High Street Marlborough, Picton 7220 New Zealand
  • Jasmine Court Motel , 78 Wellington Street, Picton 7220 New Zealand
  • Picton Yacht Club Hotel , 25 Waikawa Road, Picton 7220 New Zealand
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your selected start time for pickup. Your operator can coordinate exact time and location.

    Picton I Site, Blenheim I Site, Bluebridge Ferry Terminal Other Motels on request
    After an early afternoon pickup from your Picton or Blenheim accommodation, travel in a comfortable climate-controlled minivan to the Marlborough wine region.

    Along the way, your guide shares informative commentary about the region as the scenic landscape of vineyards and hills rolls by the window. Stop at four of Marlborough’s top wineries to sample wines such as Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Riesling varietals. Stroll through the vineyards, learn more about New Zealand wines, and have the option to purchase lunch at one of the wineries.

    Your tour ends with hotel drop-off in the early evening.
    Stop At:  
    Marlborough Region
    Visit 4 marlborough wineries and enjoy a selection of there wines at each visit
    Duration: 4 hours 
    Admission Ticket Free
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Small group tour with a maximum of 11 people
    • If you are arriving on the Interislander ferry which berths at 12.30 ( 12.15 in summer) please ensure we know as it can take some time to get your luggage
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Pick ups start up to 15 minutes prior to tour start time. Please check your messages for updated pick up time
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    • OPERATED BY Marlborough Wine Tours
    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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    What is the policy on sanitization during Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim?
    A:The policies on sanitization are:

    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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    Worth doing
    , Jun 2021
    Tour excellent, 4 wineries and 20 tastings Tour guide Nic enthusiastic, informative and very helpful with local knowledge. Would highly recommend this tour.
    icon Response from Host , Jun 2021
    Thanks so much Helen, great to hear you enjoyed your tour with Nic and got to try plenty of the local vino!
    great learning, great experience
    , Apr 2021
    My wife and I departed Picton. Vehicle arrived punctually and we met Keith our guide. As a grape grower Keith was able to talk from experience about the wine industry, viticulture and share views about wine making. He kindly went out of his way to explain cane vs spur pruning. The wineries we visited gave a great experience. We enjoyed the 5 1/2 hours thoroughly. Good wine, conversion and learning. Only suggestion for the wineries was maybe a few little crackers or some type of food would have balanced the wine consumption.
    icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
    Fantastic to hear you had a great day out with Keith - its awesome for us to have a vineyard owner on the MWT team and for him to impart his knowledge!
    Excellent trip
    , Jan 2020
    Thanks Gavin for a great trip. You looked after us well and gave lots of extra wine information. Introduced us to wines we had not tried before which was fun.
    icon Response from Host , Jan 2020
    Thanks for the review, we love introducing people to new wines from our region Jess
    , Dec 2019
    This tour was amazing with our guide April all winery were great lovely views and wine guides for the tasting thank you
    icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
    thanks for the review for April, she'll be really please you enjoyed your afternoon with her.
    Great tour
    , Dec 2018
    We had a great time. Our guide April was very pleasant and informative. We visited 4 wineries and a confectionery outlet. We learnt a great deal about the district.
    Friendly, informative tour to a...
    , Mar 2018
    Friendly, informative tour to a combination of lesser known wineries (Bladon and Framingham) along with bigger ones (AlanScott and Saint Clair). Delano our quite was great...although having done a tour with and without lunch, with lunch makes the better experience IMHO.
    We had a great time, the tour guide...
    Margarita S
    , Mar 2018
    We had a great time, the tour guide was excellent and the wine selection excelente. The best winery for us was Allan Scott
    icon Response from Host , Sep 2019
    Thanks for the review
    Kevin was great, we even saw him the...
    , Feb 2017
    Kevin was great, we even saw him the next day in Picton! He was very knowledgeable about the area and even took us to the chocolate factory to end the tour. Other tour passengers were so nice and loved sharing their experiences. Went to 4 vineyards... Lawsons, Spy Valley, No.1 and Nautilus. Bottles ranged from 20 to 30 each and were wonderful.
    Superbe excursion, très belle vue...
    , Jul 2017
    Superbe excursion, très belle vue. Je recommande surtout le dernier vignoble monté par un français d'oirigine la jeune hôtesse vous parle en français. Chapeau! Les vins sont excellents et les hôtes compétents et accueillants.
    Weinproben sind natürlich ein Muss...
    , Feb 2017
    Weinproben sind natürlich ein Muss, wenn man hier in der Region ist. Vier verschiedene Weingüter werden angefahren, überall großzügige Tastings. Fahrer versucht bei der Auswahl auf die Wünsche der Gruppe einzugehen. Alles top!

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