The gourmet wine and food tour has education and experience in mind. It is designed for those who have a real interest in wines and gourmet foods. Each of the stops has been specifically designed with an emphasis on wine appreciation, wine and food matching, or wine education and viticulture. This really is the ultimate Marlborough wine tour experience.
10.00am Collection from your Marlborough accommodation in Picton, Blenheim or around the Marlborough wine region. Today's tour will take in four fabulous winery experiences including:
Start the day with a visit to Marlborough's oldest boutique Winery, Te Whare Ra, for a tour through the winery with the winemaker. This is an exceptional learning experience for those wanting to learn more about viticulture and producing fine wines. At the completion of the tour enjoy a tasting of the fine estate grown wines created by the talented team at Te Whare Ra.
Enjoy a full wine tasting at Wither Hills Winery followed by a truly divine wine and food match lunch at the Wither Hills restaurant. This fabulous three course wine and food match lunch highlights the very best of fresh local produce and local wines.
Visit Marlborough's Icon winery, Cloudy Bay, for a tasting of these world famous wines. As Marlborough's best known winery internationally, Cloudy Bay is our most requested winery in the region. Enjoy a tasting of the Pelorus bubbles, the Te Koko Sauvignon and the fabulous Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir.
A bit of free time in the afternoon allows us to include your favourite winery or wine style. Have a talk with your wine guide on the day to discuss some of the fantastic wineries and wines available. Finish the day with a sweet treat with a visit to Makana Chocolates. Watch as these divine chocolates are hand made and enjoy a tasting of the finished product.
4.00pm Depart back to your accommodation in Blenheim or Picton areas.
* Please note that at different times of the year the winery inclusions may change due to availability. Also, we are more than happy to include a special tasting at a favourite winery, or to create an itinerary to suit a particular wine style or wine variety. So please let us know when you enquire..
Enjoy the very best of Marlborough with this complete touring package. Gourmet Wine and Food Tour for two people at $1100.00 (total cost for 2 people).
For groups larger than two people please contact Marlborough Travel.
Contact Marlborough Travel for details :
Phone 03 577 9997
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