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Marlborough NZ Wine Tours

We have numerous wine tours at a variety of lengths.  From short, medium, and all day tours to our Specialty NZ wine tours, learn more about each of the tours below.

Our New Zealand Wine Tours

Please note that our tours originate either from Blenheim, Picton, or Havelock with return. All our tours are designed to offer a relaxed but informative experience, where selective tasting is the order of the day.

Short Tour

This 3 hour tour gives you a taste of the Marlborough wine experience. The tour can start at either 9:30am or 1:30pm. It is ideal for those who have limited time but still wish to experience classic Marlborough wines. (This tour is not available from Havelock.)
Subject to change.

From Blenheim at 10am or 1pm, $55 per person
From Picton at 9:30am or 12:30pm, $65 per person

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Medium Tour

The 4-5 hour morning tour starts from 9:30-10am with a first visit for a ‘vineyard walk and talk’ before continuing onto other wineries throughout the region. Time is set aside for lunch at a vineyard (cost not included) before more tastings in the afternoon.
The start time for this tour is flexible. An option for a Noon start with a lunch stop (cost not included) is available. If lunch is not required, start time is 1pm with a 5pm finish.
Subject to change.

From Blenheim at 10am or 1pm, $70.00
From Picton at 9:30am or 12:30pm, $70.00
From Havelock at 9:30am or 12pm, $80.00

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All Day Tour

This 6-7 hour all day tour starts from 9:30-10am with a first visit for a ‘vineyard walk and talk’ before continuing onto other wineries throughout the region. This tour is presented in a relaxed and informative manner where selective tasting is the order of the day.
The tour includes a stop for lunch (cost not included) with several lunch options available. Throughout the day you will taste some superb Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling and Pinot Noir as well as some lesser known varieties from the area. You can taste some locally produced olive oils too, and the day concludes at the Makana Chocolate Factory – a perfect ending to a perfect day!
Subject to change.

From Blenheim at 10am, $92.00
From Picton at 9:30am, $92.00
From Havelock at 9:30am, $92.00

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Winery Workout Tour

You won’t need your gym clothes – just a passion for all things wine!
This tour is all about the history of the Marlborough wine making industry. We start at the boutique Auntsfield winery where you will visit the original cellar site in the side of the hill (circa 1873). You will then have a tasting and explanation of the modern techniques of wine making. Next stop on the tour is lunch where you will have a wine match menu to choose from. A visit to the site where the modern era of Marlborough wine industry began in the 1970′s is next, followed by a vineyard ‘walk and talk’. If time permits you’ll enjoy a tasting at an organic winery before our arrival for a behind the scenes look at a winery operation. If you enjoy history and a peek behind the scenes, this is the tour for you!
Subject to change.
This tour is not available from 1st April through to 30th September

For bookings for 2014-15 please e-mail us on info@marlboroughwinetours.co.nz

Tour operates Monday through Friday, lasting approx 6 hours

From Blenheim at 10am, $195.00
From Picton at 9:30am, $195.00
From Havelock at 9:30am, $195.00

Exceptional Extras Tour

This all day tour takes you to the best wineries in the Marlborough region plus a unique dining experience. You will be served tapas with wine pairings at Giesen’s Cellar Door. Lunch is a 3 course affair with wine pairings at Hans Herzog Bistro. The afternoon continues with further decadence, with sampling of Methode Traditional, French style and finally a tasting of handmade chocolates – a perfect end to an exceptional day!
Subject to change.
Tour lasts 6-7 hours

From Blenheim at 10am, $230.00
From Picton at 9:30am, $230.00
From Havelock at 9:30am, $230.00

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The Totally Unique Organic Wine Tour

You will tour vineyards of growers who use natural, organic processes to produce their wines. The tour will take you to several wineries where you will learn about the organic growing methods of each winery.  You will get a behind the scenes look at the wine making industry and have the opportunity to talk to the winemakers and viticulturists to learn about the skills and process of growing grapes and turning those grapes into amazing wines. You will take part in French vs NZ ‘wine taste off’, have a  platter lunch in a superb setting and tastings of some of Marlborourgh’s premier wines.
Subject to change.
Tour operates Monday through Friday and lasts approximately 6 hours

From Blenheim at 10am, $185.00
From Picton at 9:30am, $185.00
From Havelock at 9:30am, $185.00

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Our All Day Cruise & Wine Tour

The day begins with a trip to Havelock to join Jena; a 40ft vessel to depart on a 3 hour excursion of the magnificent Marlborough Sounds. You’ll have the chance to take a short bush walk, see one of the world famous green lip mussel farms up close, and perhaps even see a dolphin! You’ll return to Havelock for lunch at the marina and then it’s off to tour some of the finest wineries of the Marlborough region.
Subject to change.
From Blenheim at 8:30am, $225.00
From Picton at 8:30am, $225.00

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Boutique Corporate Day

Are you tired of the same old venues for your team building or corporate meeting days? Why not try our Boutique Corporate Tour? We will assist you in setting up your training or team building day at a winery venue with spectacular views and great catering. After your meeting, you will be well placed for a wine tasting on your own time.

Contact us for details!

Marlborough Wine Tours specialises in small group wine tours that are personalised to your needs and desires – no predetermined tours here! Our special relationships with wineries allows us to cater to your needs. We are ideally suited for tours of 10 or less but larger groups are easily accommodated with prior arrangement.

For further information please contact our marketing department via email