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Martinborough Wine and Food Tour with Lunch from Wellington

Product ID: 160622
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Enjoy a scenic drive to the Martinborough wine region for 5 tantalizing tasting experiences. Savor a delicious lunch and sample local artisan products, ranging from world-class wines to cheese, chocolate, craft beers and olive oil.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

Cruise ship passengers should wait at the private tour waiting area at the cruise terminal. Your driver guide will pick you up directly from the ship. Hotel guests should wait in the lobby of their hotel. Wellington i-SITE guests should wait at the private tour loading area opposite from and/or in front of the Amora Hotel on Wakefield Street (beside the i-SITE).
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Sample world-class wines from the Martinborough region
  • Savor locally produced cheese, chocolate and olive oil
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch overlooking spectacular countryside
  • Relax on a scenic drive over the Rimutaka Ranges
Full description
Embark on a guided tour with an experienced local guide to the Martinborough region from Wellington.  After meeting your guide, you will enjoy a scenic drive over the Rimutaka Ranges, with a brief stop at the summit, before descending into the Wairarapa region. 

Taste a range of fantastic local and imported cheeses and gourmet foods at a popular local cheese shop in Featherston. Experience Martinborough winemaking by visiting some of the oldest vineyards in the region, before savoring a delicious lunch overlooking the spectacular countryside. 

At the Martinborough Brewery, you will be able to sample 4 of the 8 craft beers on offer and wander amongst the oldest olive trees in Martinborough. Learn about different varieties of olive and how they are grown. You will also find out how to taste olive oil like a professional, before discovering how to use the full range of infused oils in quick, easy and delicious recipes.
Includes
  • Lunch (main meal plus a beverage)
  • Transport to locations on the tour
  • Local driver/ guide
  • Fees for tasting experiences

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Please bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Activity is suitable for ages 18 and above due to New Zealand liquor laws
• Minimum numbers are required for this tour to operate and in the unlikely event that these are not met you will be offered an alternative date or a refund
• Winery tour and lunch providers vary daily
• On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, the craft beer tasting occurs at the historical Martinborough Hotel