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Backup of Vineyard Tours Page on 2 August 2013

Vineyard Tours

Each and every Auckland food and wine tour is personally guided by Phil Parker.

 

SMALL NUMBER BOUTIQUE AUCKLAND WINE TOURS

SEVEN DAYS A WEEK. ALL YEAR ROUND

NORMALLY ONLY THREE to FOUR GUESTS PER TOUR

“With only one tour per day – there are no deadlines. I like my guests to enjoy a liesurely, enjoyable personalised Auckland wine tour at their own pace,” says Phil.

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YOUR TOUR MENU …

Wine Tours

Wine Tour
Kumeu 4-Winery
'Big Day Out' Tour
(allow 6 hours)
Artisan North Auckland
Boutique Day Tour
(allow 6 hours)
Waiheke Island
Full Day Tour
(allow 6 hours)
West Auckland Kumeu
Half Day Tour
(allow 4 hours)
Gourmet Wine and Cheese
Half Day Kumeu Tour
(allow 4 hours)

Wine & Food Tours

Wine Tour
Food & Wine Lovers Full Day
Great Auckland Tour
(allow 6 hours)
Gourmet Wine and Cheese
Half Day Kumeu Tour
(allow 4 hours)

THE BIG DAY OUT Tour

$NZ 245.00 ($USD 190.00) – the ultimate NZ wine fan’s Kumeu West Auckland Wine Tour Day adventure. Four Award-winning Wineries – at least 30 wines to sample! Plus premium cheese board, plus rural vineyard Restaurant Lunch with wine, tea/coffee. Plus stunning ‘black sand’ surf beach.

(Normally a minimum of 2 passengers applies, but single person tours may be available for a 20% surcharge depending on availability)

$NZ 245.00 per person – Approximately 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. A full day of fantastic wine, food and stunning coastal scenery. Visit Four selected premium wineries from historic Kumeu wine region, 20 minutes from downtown Auckland. Includes premium NZ fine cheese board, and superb main course lunch (plus wine and tea/coffee) at renowned Soljans restaurant. No hidden costs or fees – NZ$245 covers the whole wine tour, notes, lunch and tasting fees.

  • Free door-to-door service from Inner City in a climate controlled 7-seater luxury coach.
  • Up to eight wines available to sample at each winery – from Kumeu River, Soljans Estate, West Brook Winery, Matua and Nobilo
  • Cheese board selection to accompany your wine sampling at each winery – a platter of fine NZ Brie, Cheddar and a creamy spicy Blue
  • Enjoy a superb main course Soljans Restaurant vineyard lunch, with glass of wine, plus tea/coffee, in the heart of Kumeu’s green Auckland wine country.
  • Rolling green farmland and native bush scenery in Auckland’s rural dairy and sheep region.
  • Stunning ‘black sand’ West Coast Muriwai surf beach and a drive through lush native bush.
  • All inclusive price covers lunch with wine, entry fees, wine and cheese tastings, plus detailed tasting notes and complimentary mineral water. NO added fees or costs.
  • (Option of finishing your tour with a refreshing craft beer sampling at Hallertau boutique Microbrewery $30 p.p.)

WAIHEKE ISLAND DAY TOUR 
$NZ 339.00 ($USD 265.00 )
NZ’s most prestigious and stunningly beautiful boutique wine region. A maritime microclimate allows Bordeaux and Rhone style reds to flourish, as well as Chardonnay and Pinot Gris.

A day not to be missed if you are visiting Auckland. Three Winery Tastings plus olive oil sampling. Plus shop and art gallery browsing – if time allows. Also a chance to experience a unique guided food and wine matching. Superb Main course *Lunch with wine, tea/coffee, Scenic boutique region.

(Normally a minimum of 2 passengers applies, but single person tours may be available for a 20% surcharge depending on availability)

 Waiheke Island Wine Tour – two to four guests. (But larger groups and discounts on enquiry)

TWO GUESTS $NZ 339.00 per person – 9.30 am – 4.45 pm. Includes superb fine dining main course lunch, all Waiheke Island transport, three winery tastings – and more.

*Upgrade to two course lunch for an extra $NZ 25.00 per person

THREE GUESTS $NZ 319 per person
FOUR GUESTS $NZ 299 per person

A stunning and memorable Full Day Waiheke wine tour. Very exclusive, small number tours (with a maximum of 4 persons) , for the truly discerning NZ wine fan. 5-Star Main course fine dining Lunch with wine at renowned Cable Bay or Mud Brick.

No hidden costs or fees – ONE FEE covers the whole tour: Waiheke Island transport, notes, lunch and winery tasting fees.

Please note – Waiheke ferry Tickets are $NZ 35.00 extra per adult . You can purchase your own, or Phil can buy them on your behalf.

ALL INCLUSIVE:

  • All Waiheke Island Transport
  • Superb main course fine dining ‘open menu’ lunch at Cable Bay or Mud Brick with glass of ine, plus tea/coffee etc.
  • Visit at least 3 Waiheke wineries from: Peacock Sky, Cable Bay, Mud Brick, and Kennedy Point vineyards
  • Guided tastings of their premium Waiheke wines
  • Unique Food and wine matching at Peacock Sky winery - exquisite morsels, prepared daily and matched with a variety of wines
  • Olive Oil sampling
  • Breath-taking Harbour, Hauraki Gulf and Waiheke Island views
  • All entry, tasting fees, lunch with wine, tea/coffee, and car transport on Waiheke Island
  • Souvenir shopping and Art galleries in Oneroa Village, if time allows

Once at the Island, journey on Phil’s premium Waiheke wine tour – to taste wines at three premium boutique Waiheke vineyards, plus an olive oil tasting. Enjoy a relaxed lunch at renowned Five-Star Waiheke restaurant. Soak in the stunning coastal scenery and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere on New Zealand’s own Treasure Island of wine and food.

Finally catch the 4.00 p.m. ferry for a leisurely trip back to the mainland.

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HALF DAY HISTORIC KUMEU REGION Tour
$NZ 199.00 ($USD 154.00)
Half Day Winery tour, with hearty rural Cafe lunch and Three Winery tastings, plus stunning ‘black sand’ surf beach views. If you have limited time in Auckland – this is an ideal four hour tour with a 10.00 am start. (earlier – or later start times available by arrangement).

(Normally a minimum of 2 passengers applies, but single person tours may be available for a 20% surcharge depending on availability)

$NZ 199.00 per person – Approximately 10 am – 2 pm. Three wineries.

  • Three winery tastings with full tasting notes – plus cheese & crackers!
  • Up to eight wines available to sample at each winery
  • Allow four hours
  • Stunning ‘black sand’ West Coast beach views and native NZ bush
  • Plus a charming rural Orchard Café lunch with glass of wine, plus tea/coffee .
  • Option of finishing your tour with a refreshing craft beer sampling at Hallertau boutique Microbrewery ($30 p.p.)

10.00 am (approx) – You are collected from your accommodation (free door-to-door service from Inner City) and travel out of the City in the spacious comfort of our climate controlled, customized 7-seater Toyota coach. Journey through green rolling farmland and countryside, to visit three premium Auckland wineries, from: Nobilos Winery, Kumeu River, Matua Valley, West Brook winery, Soljans Estate; and taste their best wines. Comprehensive tasting notes on all wines are provided for your convenience, plus Phil provides a light informative commentary. Around Noon, take a break and let us spoil you with a country orchard café lunch. Includes lunch main, tea/coffee and wine. Then, journey to the scenic, wild West Coast to enjoy breath-taking panoramic views of Muriwai ‘Black Sand’ surf beach, and blue Tasman Sea. 2.00 pm (approx) You are returned to your accommodation. No hidden costs or fees – NZ$199 covers the whole tour, notes, lunch and tasting fees.

GOURMET WINE & CHEESE HALF DAY Tour
$NZ 229.00 ($USD 179.00) – Half Day West Auckland wine tour with lunch, and a superb New Zealand fine cheese board, plus three wine tastings. Plus ravishing ‘black sand’ surf beach views. Taste up to 20 wines and match them with a fine platter of NZ’s best cheeses.

(Normally a minimum of 2 passengers applies, but single person tours may be available for a 20% surcharge depending on availability)

$NZ 299.00 per person - Approximately 10 am – 2 pm. Three Kumeu Auckland wineries.

Three premium Auckland winery tastings accompanied by fine cheeses personally selected by Phil, from famous NZ producers such as Kapiti, Puhoi and Whitestone.
Sample a premium cheeseboard selection of NZ’s finest cheeses, while taking in a leisurely Half Day West Auckland Wine Tour. Included – a superb country Café lunch, and spectacular ‘black sand’ West Coast beach views.

No hidden costs or fees – NZ$229 covers the whole tour, notes, lunch, sampling and tasting fees.

  • Half Day West Auckland Wine Tour
  • Up to eight wines available for sampling at each winery – from Nobilo Wines, Soljans Estate, Kumeu River, West Brook Winery, Matua Valley
  • Gourmet selection of fine NZ Cheeses to accompany tastings – Creamy Brie, a tangy Cheddar and a mild spicy Blue!
  • Includes Rural Orchard Cafe lunch: choice of main, glass of wine, plus tea/coffee etc.
  • Three Kumeu Auckland winery visits, with full tasting notes
  • Stunning ‘black sand’ West Coast beach views
  • Option of finishing your tour with a refreshing craft beer sampling at Hallertau boutique Microbrewery ($30 p.p.)