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Appellation Wine Tours is Queenstown’s leading premium wine tour operator with 20 years of experience. Award-winning wine tours are led by expert Wine Guides that ensure you get to experience the very best of what Central Otago has to offer.
Departing daily from Queenstown, our daily wine tours take you off the beaten track into the heart of Central Otago. Visit two contrasting wine-sub regions (Gibbston and Bannockburn /Cromwell) where you will get to taste the differences and appreciate both.
The region famous for its outstanding cool-climate wines, boutique vineyards, dramatic scenery and a fascinating pioneering history – the perfect South Island and New Zealand wine tour destination.
Tours are led by expert Wine Guides with a wealth of knowledge of local sights, history and everything wine.
Classic Wine Tour:
Short on time but still want to experience the best of the region? This tour is for you. Join our afternoon tour and sample wines from both Gibbston and Bannockburn, while staying in the Gibbston region. Enjoy a full running commentary from our local, expert wine guides where the more questions the merrier!
Sample wines from both the Gibbston and Bannockburn wine sub-regions on this fun and interactive afternoon tour. Enjoy tastings at 3 varying cellar doors, take a guided tour through New Zealand’s largest wine cave and relax with some local cheeses and a glass of premium wine of your choice.
* Complimentary pick-up and drop-off at Queenstown CBD accommodation
* Enjoy 12-15 tastings at 3 cellar doors around Queenstown and the Gibbston wine sub-region
* Take a tour through New Zealand’s largest wine cave
Stunning drive through the rugged Kawarau Gorge viewing the original AJ Hackett bungy bridge
* Pass by the Lord of the Rings filming site: Pillar of the Kings
* Knowledgeable guides with fascinating commentary on wine, local sights & early history of Central Otago
Take time to relax and enjoy a shared cheese platter and glass of premium wine
Allow 4 hours
502a Wairakei Road, Harewood