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Queenstown Wine Trail:

Join the Queenstown original wine tour and enjoy wine tasting and sightseeing in New Zealand's premier Queenstown and Central Otago wine regions:

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Wine History around Queenstown:

The Queenstown Wine Trail follows the story of wine production in the area. Gibbston Valley Wines released the region's first commercial wine vintage in 1987. Since then the region and its several vineyards have become famous for producing premium wines, particularly pinot noir. Winemaking at 45 ° south is an adventurous business. The vineyards here are at high altitude and subject to cold winters, hot dry summers and a huge night to day temperature range. Such adversity has led to pioneering winemaking, consistently superb wines, worldwide recognition and a plethora of international awards.

Each winery in the Queenstown region is a unique reflection of the pioneering spirit and passion for wine common to the local winemakers and viticulturalists. There are several vineyards in the Queenstown region. Queenstown Wine-Trail have chosen the best vineyard combinations to provide an unhurried tour for each group on any given day.

A knowledgeable, fun and friendly guide will escort you from Queenstown into the wine country of the scenic Wakatipu region. At each vineyard you'll meet a member of the vineyard for a close up perspective of the local wine. Whether your palate is well developed or simply enthusiastic, as long as you love wine, their tours will delight.

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The Queenstown Wine Tours runs every afternoon - allow five hours - 12.30pm departure.

For the first time tasters or wine connoisseurs an in-depth introduction to four Queenstown wineries, a cheese factory visit and a wine cave tour. Friendly, knowledgeable guides offer an understanding of the unique Central Otago wine growing conditions and wines offered. Travelling time is kept to a minimum, the pace is relaxed and wine always superb.

Tour includes:

Pick up from your accommodation or central Queenstown.

Tastings at the four wineries visited.

Wine tasting in the unique underground wine cave.

Sightseeing through historic Arrowtown.

Time for lunch and cheese factory visit at Gibbston Valley Winery.


Queenstown Wine Trail buses

Lake Vista booking staff highly recommend this company and all tour bookings can be made for you.

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