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Taste Buds Tour: Petone

Product ID: 124292
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Discover the locally made treats and secret foodie spots in Petone, one of the oldest settlements in Wellington. This 5 hour tour gives your taste buds a thrilling journey through the food and beverage production of local artisans and importers.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

You will be picked up from your hotel or local Wellington accommodation. Please advise your hotel name and address.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • Do your own coffee bean roast and taste the difference in a variety of single origin coffee beans (a cupping) at Ripe Roastery
  • Enjoy a cured meats and Lambrusco tasting at La Bella Italia
  • Sample fresh and cooked halluomi, feta, smoked yogurt and organic ice cream in a tasting at Zany Zeus
  • Taste a range of craft beers at local craft brewery
  • Learn the art of making real chocolate during a tasting at The Chocolate Story
Full description
Get an exclusive behind the scenes look at five local food and/or beverage producers with a tasting selection at every single location. The tour includes a cupping and a coffee bean roasting at a local coffee roastery where you will trace the life of a coffee bean from origin to cup.

This is followed by a personalized tasting of cheeses, yogurts and ice cream with a local dairy producer.  The third stop is a cured meat tasting served with Lambrusco, Italian cheeses and breads. The penultimate stop is a visit to a local chocolatier where you will learn the art of making real chocolate and how slight changes in the ingredients product the varieties of chocolate available.

Finally, quench your thirst at a local craft brewery for a craft beer tasting.

  • All tasting fees are included
  • A takeaway coffee is available following the roasting experience
  • An organic ice cream to takeaway from the dairy cafe
What’s Not Included
  • Any (optional) additional purchases of craft beer, cheese, yogurt wine, chocolate from the tasting providers are excluded

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Please bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
The drinking age in New Zealand is 18 years.