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Sounds Connection

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Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Half-Day Wine Tour from Picton
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Fun-filled, flexible daily tours to the best of Marlborough's wineries! Your Sounds Connection guide will take you right to the heart of New Zealand's premier wine region in comfort, safety and style. Sample the best the wineries have to offer, and learn some of the secrets of fine wine appreciation. Tour options include half-day wine tours, full-day wine tours, a gourmet wine experience tour, and private wine tours. Our daily tours offer you: - Small relaxed group settings - The convenience of door-to-door pick up from accommodation in Picton or Blenheim - The expertise of our friendly local tour guides - A completely relaxed and friendly atmosphere - Flexible itineraries to match your preferences and ensure you fully experience Marlborough's varied wine styles Discover the magic of Marlborough with Sounds Connection.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cloudy bay” (17 reviews)
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Picton 7220, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 8843

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I used Sounds connection to do a half day tour which overall was great. We were picked up promptly by a friendly lady who provided us with lots of information but after our first stop the driver/guide changed and although friendly didn’t...More

Thank Amanda H
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Amanda H, Thank you very much for your kind review of your Half Day Wine Tour with Sounds Connection. We're delighted you enjoyed your time visiting the Marlborough vineyards and found your tour to be such good value. We really appreciate your honesty about...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Trip to the islands on Couger Line and then trip to wine fields with Dave who was a superb guide and driver. Lots of wine tasting and visit to chocolate shop. Weather cool and cloudy to start but brightened.More

Thank MaryTh999
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Dear MaryTh999, Thanks very much for your 5-star rating - great to hear how much you enjoyed your day out on the water in the Sounds and your afternoon wine tasting in Marlborough's fantastic vineyards. Dave - like all our guides - is an enthusiastic...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Great tour - perfect way to sample some of the vineyards of Marlborough. We loved visiting a combination of familiar and new brands! Thanks to Sam our driver for sharing his knowledge. P.s. If you behave he might take you to the chocolate factory too...More

Thank Megan B
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Megan B, Thanks very much for taking the time to post your feedback - it's great to hear how much you enjoyed your afternoon with Sam and Sounds Connection. We love introducing visitors to new wineries as well as better acquainting them with old...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We did the half day tour and the driver was informative, friendly and patient. We visited 4 wineries, all of which were good, and then had the option of visiting a chocolate shop, which we took up. We enjoyed the wine, making purchases in each...More

Thank SunSeaAndRain
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Dear SunSeaAndRain, Thanks very much for choosing Sounds Connection. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your half day wine tour - our guides are all genuine enthusiasts for the Marlborough region and its wine and they love to share their knowledge with visitors. And...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

My daughter and I went on this tour with Sam. He was extremely knowledgeable not only about the wineries but the area in general. He was a great tour guide and made the day very enjoyable. We visited great wineries and had a delicious lunch...More

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SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Sharon8822, We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your day out with Sam and your tour group, learning about our wonderful Marlborough region and the wines and wineries it boasts. We love the fresh and local food at Allan Scott’s Twelve Trees...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Frank our driver was very good knowable quite and obliging Well organised, lunch stop perfect, great day

Thank Pollie1956
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Pollie1956, Thanks for taking the time to post your review and we’re very glad you had a great day with Frank. We try to make every customer’s trip around our beautiful Marlborough region special. With thanks, The Sounds Connection team

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

To our surprise we were the only ones on the tour, which made the half-day trip all the more enjoyable! Don (our guide) was excellent! Very friendly, informative and interesting. The four wineries we visited were all very generous and gave a large range of...More

Thank LMR91
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear LMR91, Thanks for including a half day wine tour with Don and Sounds Connection on your trip and we’re delighted to hear how much you enjoyed it. Our guides are passionate about Marlborough and its spectacular wines and wineries. Thank you for your kind...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great half day out wine tasting around Marlborough. Peter the driver was great and picked 4 fantastic vineyards to visit.

Thank James S
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear James S, We are very glad to hear you had a great half day wine tour with Peter and enjoyed all four of the wineries you visited. Thank you for choosing Sounds Connection and for sharing your experience. The Sounds Connection team

Reviewed 12 April 2017

A well organised, informative tour of six wineries with tastings at each, a very pleasant lunch and a boutique chocolate factory visit as a bonus! Picked up from our hotel about 10;15 we were four couples in a comfortable minibus with a pleasant, chatty, knowledgeable...More

Thank paymonger
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear paymonger, We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your full day wine tour with Peter. We put a lot of thought into each of our trips and delight in showing off the fantastic Marlborough region and its wineries. It is great to...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We did the half-day tour from Blenheim and visited 4 wineries plus a posh chocolate shop. Plus points * 3 of the 4 wineries (Giesen, Framingham, Saint Clair) were well organised - gave intro and overview of wines. On average thry gave samples of around...More

Thank Martin&Chris
SoundsConnection, Owner at Sounds Connection, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Dear Martin&Chris, Thanks for choosing Sounds Connection for your tour. We are really pleased you enjoyed your time at the majority of the wineries you visited, and in particular Saint Clair Family Estate, and we realise different wineries will appeal to different people. We understand...More

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Sounds Connection operate 10 seater mini vans therefore I'm sure with 6 adults and one child, they will do a tour for you to ensure you are back at the ship before sailing. There website is readily available There phone... More
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