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Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton

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    What to Expect
    Your tour starts with pickup from your centrally located Picton accommodation.

    As you travel to your first destination, your guide shares background information about New Zealand wines and the Marlborough wine region, which is known for sauvignon blanc and pinot noir.

    Taste a range of wines at four or five different wineries during your afternoon tour. You'll get to know more about the production at each winery, see the vineyards, and get firsthand experience of the world famous Marlborough wine region.

    Your guide may be able to accommodate a request for a specific winery, or you can let the guide select great wineries for your tour. A lunch stop is not included; it is recommended that you eat before departing.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your tour departs from your Central Picton accommodation or collection from the i-SITE Visitor Information Centre is available should you be arriving by ferry or train

    Ports

    • Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, The Foreshore, Picton 7220, New Zealand
    Departure Time
    1:00 PM
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Wine tasting
    • Local driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
    • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    There were 10 of us in the minibus from 4 different countries. Our driver was Sam and he picked us up bang on time. We visited 4 wineries and by the 2nd we were all chatting as though we were old friends! Sam was knowledgeable and friendly, each winery was different but each
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    Response from SoundsConnection, Owner at Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear RichardB6562, Thanks so much for your kind review of your wine tour with Sam. Great to hear you made new friends with your fellow travellers - we usually find that is the case! Very pleased you enjoyed the varied selection of wineries and the friendly informative staff at each of them. We're lucky to partner with such great wineries here in Marlborough. Thanks for choosing Sounds Connection and enjoy your travels, The Sounds Connection team
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    I booked the half day wine tour on Tripadvisor. Gabby emailed me prompty to reconfirm the tour which was great! The pick up was puntual, Frank the driver was lovely and he was very knowlegable about the Picton and Marlborough. It was a small group of of 14 people mostly from
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    Response from SoundsConnection, Owner at Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear rover_g, We're delighted to hear you were so pleased with your half day wine tour with us. Thanks for taking the time to post your review and letting us know how much you enjoyed our efficient, friendly service, Frank's knowledgeable guiding and the wonderful Marlborough wineries. Thanks so much for choosing Sounds Connection and for sharing your photos of the day! The Sounds Connection team
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    A great half day tour. Good communication for pick up at late notice. Visited 5 vineyards in 4 hours! Would recommend to anyone.
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    Response from SoundsConnection, Owner at Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear Intron0101, We wouldn't want anyone to miss out on the Marlborough wineries so we're always happy to accommodate last-minute bookings! Thanks very much for your great feedback and recommendation. Happy travels, The Sounds Connection team
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    Sam was a superb tour guide, we got a great overview of the region on the drive to Blenheim. His knowledge/appreciation of wine was obvious. The half-day tour gave a concise overview of Marlborough and it was great having someone else drive!
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    Response from SoundsConnection, Owner at Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear itchy242, Thank you very much for choosing Sounds Connection and for writing such a great review of your wine tour with us. We loved hearing how much you enjoyed Sam's knowledgeable guiding and your half-day tour around the wonderful Marlborough wineries. We hope the rest of your trip was just as enjoyable. With thanks, The Sounds Connection team
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    What a fun afternoon! Our driver Marcela was a local treasure! Not only did she pick us up at our AirBnB but she also shared lots of info with us as we traveled to the different wineries. Were really liked getting to experience 4 different atmospheres and wines. This was our
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    Response from SoundsConnection, Owner at Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton
    Responded 7 Jan 2020
    Dear breciacreative, Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback - we're delighted to be part of your high note! So glad to hear how much you enjoyed Marcella's company and commentary on your half-day wine tour, as well as the range and variety of wineries on offer here in Marlborough. We love sharing the region and its wines with our visitors. Thanks very much for your review and we hope the rest of your trip goes really well. The Sounds Connection team
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    Mikey H
    Lichfield, United Kingdom
    8516
    Hugely enjoyable
    Booked through Viator, this Sounds Connection trip was efficient, nicely driven and competed by Sam and filled
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    James P
    10
    Excellent
    Had a great day and enjoyed trying all the different wines and seeing the pretty vineyards. Peter our guide was
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    Sue E
    Yukon, Canada
    11623
    Informative and fun
    We really enjoyed learning about not only the vineyards but our tour mates as well. The bus was very comfortable
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    Richard B
    Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
    1910
    What's not to like?!
    There were 10 of us in the minibus from 4 different countries. Our driver was Sam and he picked us up bang on
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    Karen T
    20
    Fun Was Had
    We did this tour with our adult daughter. We particularly enjoyed the Hunter Wines. All the wineries gave a good
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    rover_g
    3441
    Great tour with Sound Connection!
    I booked the half day wine tour on Tripadvisor. Gabby emailed me prompty to reconfirm the tour which was great!
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    Intron01
    30
    Great half day wine tour
    A great half day tour. Good communication for pick up at late notice. Visited 5 vineyards in 4 hours! Would
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    Sarah5368
    Wellington, New Zealand
    10029
    Great wine tasting tour!
    This is a full day with great service, You are picked up from your Picton accomodation and driven to the vineyards
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    itchy242
    1112
    Informative, enjoyable tour of the winemaking region
    Sam was a superb tour guide, we got a great overview of the region on the drive to Blenheim. His
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    Brecia K
    San Diego, California
    10
    Great Fun!
    What a fun afternoon! Our driver Marcela was a local treasure! Not only did she pick us up at our AirBnB but she
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