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Appellation Wine Tours

| Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6920
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Central Otago Wine Tour from Queenstown
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Join New Zealands award winning wine tour company and discover the wines, history and sights of New Zealand's premier cool climate wine region, Central Otago. Appellation's small group wine tours depart daily from Queenstown. With our expert guides, you will learn about wine appreciation, taste some of the region's best wines over 2 different wine sub regions. Enjoy an included delicious platter lunch with a glass of wine, and visit the historic town of Old Cromwell. In 2017 Appellation Wine Tours was awarded Gold status under the Sustainable Tourism Business criteria with Qualmark. Appellation also won the 2017 Luxury Travel Guide award and received a 2017 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Frankton, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 6920
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tour guide Simon’s commentary was excellent. Beautiful scenery. Highlights were the visit to KinRoss, and the tasting of wines from 5 local boutique, locally owned wineries. The antipasti lunch and wine at Carrick winery were way above expectation.

Thank Wyswmn1010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a brilliant tour of Central Otago wineries. Simon our guide was so amazing . His knowledge of all things wine 🍷 Was astounding. Lovely lunch at Carrick Winery. Great day out highly recommended.

Thank Yve P
AppellationWineTours, General Manager at Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi and thank you for your review, we are so glad you had such a great time in our beautiful wine country! Hope you come back soon :) Cheers

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The title of this review says it all. Our Appellation Winery experience was certainly one to remember. With great commentary from our top notch tour guide, along with discovering more stunning sights, paired with the best of the best wines and fresh produce, this winery...More

Thank Amanda P
AppellationWineTours, General Manager at Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Amanda, thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. It was our absolute pleasure to share the best of our region with you, and we hope you come back soon! Kind regards, Sarah, General Manager.

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We went with Simon around to a bunch of local legend winery locations, great fun and good wines, totally worth doing while in town. 👍

Thank andrew s
AppellationWineTours, General Manager at Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, glad to hear you enjoyed our tour and our fine region! Cheers

Reviewed 1 September 2017

I want to share that this wine tour company has the most excellent and outstanding customer service thar you rarely see these days. They went above and beyond to help me get to my tour due to a mixup by my hotel. I personally would...More

Thank C M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

What a day! Our guide, Dave, took us through the Gibbston Valley to Gibbston Valley Winery and Peregrine Winery, then through the Kawarau Gorge to Wild Earth Wines for a delicious platter lunch with wine pairings. After lunch Dave took us to a local fruit...More

1  Thank katehaddan
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Really happy with my wine tour with Appellation Wine Tours! Our driver Paul took us through the Gibbston Valley, along the kawarau gorge and right out to Cromwell. Here we got to jump out and check out the old town before making more stops on...More

Thank KiriSki
AppellationWineTours, General Manager at Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We certainly are lucky here in Central Otago; unforgettable scenery and world-class Pinot's! We hope to see you back some day. All the best, Sarah

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Had an absolutely brilliant time yesterday on the Boutique Tour - made that little bit better by our wonderful tour guide Gavin! Not only did we learn all about wine and get to drink it, but we learnt a great deal about Queenstown and its...More

Thank Caitlin H
AppellationWineTours, General Manager at Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Hi Caitlin, so happy to hear you had such a fantastic time on tour with Gavin, he will be wrapped with your feedback. Thank you and when you book for the full day tour, be sure to book direct and let us know you are...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Highlights of our wine tour were Misha's where you've got to try the Riesling - sublime! Lunch at Carrick's was just what we needed. The wine tour was a great way to spend a day in Queenstown.

1  Thank xAngie
Sarah G, General Manager at Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

That's great to hear Angie, we appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you back again we hope :) Kind regards, Sarah Grant

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our small group tour of four vineyards with lunch at Carrick Vineyards. Our guide Simon, was both professional and personable. Wish I could do it again tomorrow!

Thank gbh256
AppellationWineTours, General Manager at Appellation Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Fantastic to hear, thank you so much for your feedback. Hopefully we get to take you again some time! Kind regards, Sarah

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The scenery is still breathtaking, the wines are still delicious and the stories of the wine and local history is still captivating! We hope to take you out on tour some time in the future. Cheers.
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