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Auckland Wine Trail Tours

11 Pentland Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-630 1540
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Knowledge, passion, and a grand old time

I was worried originally that this tour would be a commercialized high pressure wine tour, similar... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Huy D
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Houston, Texas
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Great tour, Gorgeous Scenery

I recently joined a Waterfalls and Volcanoes tour at the last minute and was glad I did. To have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
drjandthemissus
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Auckland Wine Trail Tours has now been voted "Best Wine Tour In New Zealand" five times, in the 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016 "Traveller Voted" tourism awards. We were also awarded Trip Advisor's "Certificate Of Excellence" for 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016 and give our thanks to all our customers for their great reviews & comments. We are Auckland's original specialist wine tasting tour operator with the most experienced wine tour guide in Auckland, owner John Meadows. We offer a great range of Day & Half Day tours all with excellent wineries on both the West Coast (Kumeu, Waimauku) & East Coast (Matakana). Great scenery & sightseeing, farmland, regional parks, Tasman Sea, Pacific Ocean, rainforest, waterfalls, black sand beaches, vineyards, winery tour... Delicious winery restaurant lunches. Small group, max 9, door to door service in city area. Private tours & large groups by arrangement.
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11 Pentland Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
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+64 9-630 1540

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was worried originally that this tour would be a commercialized high pressure wine tour, similar to others we had been to. However, this was an intimate learning experience that definitely should be done by all. We did the combinedwaterfall and wine tour, just to...More

Thank Huy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently joined a Waterfalls and Volcanoes tour at the last minute and was glad I did. To have such beautiful scenery and nature just right on the steps of Auckland, well, it shouldn't be missed. John was prompt with his pickup and found me...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were just looking for an afternoon tour to fill in the day, and I'm very happy we went on this one. John was looking after us and he was great. It was a small group and very personalised. John had plenty...More

Thank Chris-and-Mel-Warren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG, this was a FANTASTIC TOUR! And keep in mind, I am from California so I have been wine tasting many, many times and had very high expectations. This tour was by far the best, hands down (I should say, I just wanted to drink...More

Thank missmia7482
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I went on the Wine and Waterfalls tour with John a few weeks ago and it was a wonderful experience! I contacted John on rather short notice and he promptly responded to my email and was able to accommodate my first request....More

Thank Kahina K
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi again Kahina, wow that's great... many thanks for the very generous comments and great review... very pleased you both enjoyed the tour...! Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 20 August 2017

We (family of 3) went on a morning wine tour with John. Not only is John super fast in his response prior to booking the tour, but he's also very patient and knowledgeable. The tour also brought us to the Gannet Colony and a super...More

Thank PeterSerene
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi again Peter, Serene & Gabriel... many thanks for your great review and for the bottle of bubbly you bought for me... very generous...! Pleased you all enjoyed the tour... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Loved working with John on this tour. He was great at communicating with me quickly and efficiently. My daughter and I were the only ones on this tour and John treated us well with lots of personal care. He was quite knowledgeable about many topics....More

Thank Debi M
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Debi & Kelsey... many thanks for sending in your great review, very pleased to get your feedback... great to see that you enjoyed everything... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This review is long overdue. (Sorry John!) My husband and I had a wonderful tour with Auckland Wine Trail Tours last year. While reflecting about it today in conversation, we realized that neither of us had written a review because we both had thought the...More

Thank Karissa D
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Better late than never...! Hi Karissa... fantastic review, thanks so much...! Many thanks for remembering the tour... very pleased that you both (y'all...?) have such good memories of the day...! Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We arrived by cruise ship and John was there to collect us for a day of wine tasting and sightseeing. The countryside is beautiful and the wineries were all different in their own way. Beautiful lunch and the scenery magnificient. John was very helpful,and informed.

Thank kelvinandamanda
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi Kelvin & Amanda... many thanks for your great review, very pleased you enjoyed your look around Auckland's countryside, coast & wineries... Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Extremely short visit to Auckland but found John's tour to the rainforest, waterfalls and four wineries. John is knowledgeable about the area and was able to answer all our questions. The weather did not cooperate in the morning but the tour continued anyways.The waterfall was...More

Thank Donna D
john m, Owner at Auckland Wine Trail Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi again Donna, vary many thanks for your great review, comments & recommendation... really appreciate the feedback. I guess when you say "entree" it's what we call a main course...?? Great to see you enjoyed everything... despite the rain...! Thanks again, regards, John Meadows.

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walshya
14 December 2015|
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Response from MidlandsSam01 | Reviewed this property |
Prices are listed on the wine trail tours website (day tours NZ$265pp). Gift vouchers are available too. Select your preferred tour to see options and age restrictions.
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coffeemama
5 September 2015|
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Response from Clare S | Reviewed this property |
I am also pretty sure that the legal age for drinking in NZ is 18. This was a great tour, the small vineyards were just beautiful!!
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