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Full-Day Wine Gourmet and Scenic Delight Tour of Marlborough from Blenheim

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    What to Expect
    Your full day wine, gourmet and scenic tour departs Blenheim at 10am. Enjoy a relaxing journey to taste sensational Marlborough wines at a selection of award winning cellar doors. Most wineries remain open all year round for your pleasure. You have a local chauffeur/guide who has experience and knowledge to share with you on the region, so sit back and enjoy the scenic side of the magnificent Wairau Valley landscapes as you travel from place to place. Fall in love with wines and explore new varietals that are there for you to taste. 

    Admire from high vantage points the spectacular views of the rolling hill ranges and contrasting vineyards, market gardens and farms. Along the way you can stop for seasonal produce (between December and February) of juicy strawberries, cherries, apricots, nectarines. For every day of the year, there's delicious gourmet treats of local cheeses, oils, liqueurs, manuka honey, peanut butter, black garlic and not to forget a very special stop at Makana Chocolate Boutique Confections for divine chocolate treats.

    Wine is the famous drawcard in the Marlborough region, and Marlborough is the largest producer of wine for New Zealand. and renowned for specializing in Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Some local wineries are also specialists in additional wines you will be able

    to taste such as Gewurztraminer, Riesling, Viognier, Gruener-veltliner, Albarino are just some of the different wines that can grow well in this area.

    Relax in a picturesque winery garden café or at a chateau on the hill with magnificent views of the valley overlooking the vineyards. Enjoy a cheese, meat and seafood platter or tapas. As you near the end of the day, the beautiful views of the hills create a perfect ambiance for you to relax before getting ready for dinner with your favorite wine of the day.

    Your chauffeur/guide looks forward to meeting you and creating a memorable and exciting day for you.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel or other chosen location in Blenheim
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Return to your chosen Blenheim location
    • All wine tasting fees
    • Bottled water
    • Complimentary chocolates
    • Lunch
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • A minimum of 2 people group booking is required
    • A maximum of 6 people per booking
    • Minimum age for child is 7 years due to no availability for booster or baby seat
    • Boosters seats and baby seats are subject to availability and only an option on booking requests in advance.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 12 August 2019

    Our lovely tour guide (Pamela) picked us up at our gate and so started a wonderful day of visits to local wineries, Makana Confections, and The Vines Village. The wines sampled are definitely world class and have won international awards and accolades. The platters were...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    3  Thank Inspiration278252
    Reviewed 28 February 2019

    Guide had experience and knowledge of the area and the wine tastings were good and the bus comfortable. Our only comment/complaint was that there are many options for lunch but no discussion, rather the guide choose. In this situation whilst the food was good the...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    12  Thank Susan N
    Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2019

    Hi Susan Thank you for your review. In regard to lunch, for cruise tours we book well in advance otherwise we may miss out on having a lunch anywhere it is getting so busy. On the day as we specialise in custom options where we...More

    Reviewed 13 February 2019

    We had a wonderful day with our guide Lisa who was easy to get on with and had lots of interesting things about the area to tell us. We liked her choice of vineyards and enjoyed being in a small group of 4. Despite us...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    12  Thank jesswdt
    Pamela M, Owner at Your Local Chauffeur, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2019

    A lovely review thank you so much. Thank you for your offer of recommendation. Lisa loves the tours and meeting you all. I love arranging them and also the driving and sharing my home town and region with everyone. We are very lucky to live...More

    Reviewed 28 November 2018

    Booked this trip via another site. Host turned up at accommodation and took us to the most wonderful locations. Weather was beautiful and the lunch location was great with nice views over the valley

    Date of experience: November 2018
    11  Thank Chyanmor
    Reviewed 26 November 2018

    Well organised , good guide with experience of the area. Bus was clean and comfortable. Recommend this to anyone interested in wine tasting.

    Date of experience: August 2018
    9  Thank GlobeTrotting791690
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    28 September 2018|
    Response from Pamela M | Property representative |
    Hello Ngaire Of course! I always custom the tour to each individual on tour and in groups as much as possible. I can offer such a mix of Wine Gourmet and Scenic all the way. Omaka Aviation Centre and award winning... More
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