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NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours

417 A Tamaki Drive, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-575 1958
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NZWINEPRO™ are wine industry professionals offering personal wine making tours and scenic adventures for discerning enthusiasts. Owner & guide John McFarlane is a fifth generation New Zealander and has worked in hospitality and tourism for over 32years. With 17 years experience working directly in the industry, you'll be guided beyond the cellar door with morning and afternoon options, stunning wines to taste, magnificent coastal scenery/regional parks, honey producers, cheese factory tastings, olive oils and delicious New Zealand cuisine. See how wine is made with private guided behind the scenes winemaking facility tours at Villa Maria Estate or Kumeu River Wines. Door to door service to Auckland's very best wineries and vineyards. Destinations include Kumeu, Waimauku, Muriwai, Piha, Matakana, & Waiheke Island and Villa Maria Estate.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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417 A Tamaki Drive, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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+64 9-575 1958
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

John is very enthusiastic about his job, and his love for new zealand and wines is contagious. My wife and I had a wonderful day. Certainly one of the highlights of our trip to NZ.

2  Thank Nicolas C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday I took the tour Piha and Kare Kare Waterfalls and it was unbelievable. John's joy and kindness are matchless, on our way he not only told us various facts about New Zealand but also explained much about wine. The tour is highly recommended, the...More

2  Thank Bárbara N
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Barbara, I'm so pleased you enjoyed the Piha Karekare Rainforest Wine Tour and thank you for posting your fantastic photographs. We were lucky on the day to have a small group and the weather was fine for a winter day in August. I agree...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

During the course of our day, we asked John what drew him to this line of work. He said that loves everything about wine - the taste, the scent, the culture, and especially the romance of wine. And John is definitely a romantic, and not...More

2  Thank KMM123321
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kelly, It was such a pleasure to take you and Mattie on the Matakana Scenic Coastal Getaway Tour. I'm glad you enjoyed the commentary and that somehow my enthusiasm for what i do showed through on the day. That tour is full of things...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I decided to finish our tour of NZ following the British Lions with a wine tour out of Auckland. Having done my research NZWinepro was the obvious choice and what an excellent choice it was. John arrived at our hotel in a...More

1  Thank gazzaw13
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gary, Thanks for your stellar review. I'm delighted you and your son enjoyed the tour and found the vehicle and overall quality of the inclusions as good as you expected. The Vineyards Honey & Black Sand Beach tour is very popular and at the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outset this tour had all the potential to be special, we were not disappointed. John picked us up on time and we spent the morning seeing the usually unseen bits of Auckland. After this brief but interesting tour we headed to Villa Maria...More

2  Thank P5OGD
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your wonderful review and humbling title. As I recall you were far from being a novice and were in fact very knowledgable about the various varieties and wines we tried. I like to make sure all the tours are approachable to both beginners...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Fantastic experience with the very knowledgable John, who picked us up and drove us round and taught us a ton about NZ and its wine. Great lunch, fab tasting and real access particularly at Kumeu River where we got a full tour of all the...More

3  Thank joel d
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Joel, Thanks for your great review. I'm really please you enjoyed the tour and that the private behind the scenes activity at Kumeu River and the actual process of making the wine was interesting. I hope you'll like the NZWINEPRO Facebook page to stay...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

My wife and I had the pleasure of enjoying our very first day in New Zealand with John. As John drove us all over Auckland, we listened to him share his love, knowledge and history of the country. This also included several stops to take...More

2  Thank mmoresco09
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your tour and that the wineries lunch and inclusions met with you complete approval. I hope you'll say in touch by liking the NZWINEPRO Facebook page where I post interesting photos and...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

I did the Vineyards, Honey and Black Sand Beach tour and it went off so smoothly. John picked me up on time from the hotel and I enjoyed a day in a comfortable small group tour. The vehicle was impeccably clean. During the tour we...More

2  Thank deb C
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi Debra, Thanks for your great review. I'm really pleased the Vineyards Homey & Black Sand Beach Tour met with you approval. From now on I will also be able to sell the Manuka UMF10 honey so that's a real bonus for people going on...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

From pick up at the hotel to tasting wines at various wineries, visiting black sand beaches and sampling local honey this tour was the perfect way to spend a Saturday! John was friendly and knowledgeable and made the whole day feel special! Our lunch was...More

4  Thank Sarah C
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Hi Sarah, What a thrill it was to meet you and spend the day with you and your friends. I had a great day with you. I'm so happy you enjoyed your tour and that it was the perfect way to spend a Saturday. I...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

We didn't know what to expect on our day-long wine tour from the "West Coast Beaches to the East Coast Bays." What we got was more than we had dreamed! John was a phenomenal host and took us by some essential Auckland sites in the...More

1  Thank Scot O
John M, Owner at NZWINEPRO - Auckland Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi Scot. What an amazing review. Thanks for your wonderful feedback of your full day tour. It certainly covers a lot of countryside and scenery as well as a lot of wine and food to be tasted. I'm really pleased you felt it was a...More

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protoman1984
23 July 2017|
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Response from Arvid O | Reviewed this property |
Very little walking was done on this tour though you could walk down to the black sand beach if you desired. We didn't. The itinerary can be designed to accommodate you also.
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JohnThomason
24 December 2016|
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Response from John M | Property representative |
Hi John, You certainly could bring your 15 year old daughter although she wont be able to taste wine. She would receive a 20% discount. The 29th has been booked for the Vineyards Honey & Black Sand Beach Tour. You can... More
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seat151
20 October 2016|
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Response from nzwinebug | Property representative |
What date are you looking to tour?
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