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Gourmet Wine & Food Tour - From Queenstown Including Lunch, Cheese & Chocolate

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An indulgent and varied full-day tour seeing local sights, enjoying fresh cuisine and tasting a selection of fine wines, cheeses and handcrafted chocolates. Taste wines at 4 premium vineyards over 2 Central Otago wine regions. Included is the Gibbston Valley Wine Cave Tour, a splendid cheese and wine presentation and a divine local cuisine lunch. Visit the historic precinct of Old Cromwell and return to Queenstown via the must-see Arrowtown with time to take a stroll and sample locally made chocolates at one's leisure.... and step back in time to the gold rush, exploring heritage buildings!  To ensure an intimate experience with other wine lovers, numbers are limited to 12 people on the tour.

What You'll Get

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Pass By: Kawarau Suspension Bridge, Kawarau Bridge, Gibbston New Zealand

View the AJ Hackett bungy

Pass By: AJ Hackett Bungy Kawarau Bungy Centre, State Highway 6, Gibbston Valley, Queenstown 9384, New Zealand

You may see someone jump off the bridges as we drive past!

Stop At: Gibbston Valley Winery, 1820 State Highway 6, Queenstown 9371 New Zealand

Visit New Zealand's largest wine cave

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bannockburn, Bannockburn, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South Island

Enjoy a beautiful tasting at a vineyard situated amongst some of New Zealand's historic gold mining history

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cromwell Heritage Precinct, Melmore Terrace, Cromwell 9310 New Zealand

Take a stroll through the historic precinct of Old Cromwell (time and weather permitting)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cromwell, Cromwell, Central Otago, Otago Region, South Island

Indulge in a beautiful 5 dish lunch cooked in retired French Oak Pinot Noir wine barrels paired with 5 matched wines

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Arrowtown Chinese Settlement, Buckingham Street, Arrowtown New Zealand

Enjoy time in Arrowtown to check out the Chinese settlement

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Gibbston, Gibbston, Otago Region, South Island

Enjoy a tasting at a boutique vineyard along with a cheese tasting

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Lake Hayes, Lake Hayes, Queenstown, Otago Region, South Island

Enjoy beautiful views of the most photographed lake in New Zealand

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Age: Minimum 6
  • Child seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • As of October 2019 this tour will be 6 hours (9:30-3:30pm) with all the same inclusions
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Lunch - An exquisite lunch consisting of 5 dishes cooked in retired oak barrels and matched with wines.
  • Wine tastings at 4 vineyards over 2 contrasting wine sub-regions
  • Knowledgeable Wine Guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary on board
  • Courtesy hotel pickup and drop-off (write to us if yours is not listed).
  • Bottled water
  • Goods & Services Tax
  • Snacks - Enjoy a lovely cheese platter at one of the vineyards, and take home artisan chocolates.
  • Entry/Admission - Gibbston Valley Winery

  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks or wine purchases (available to purchase)

Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
If your hotel is not on the drop-down menu, simply mention this in the notes and we will get back to you with the exact pick-up time. Please be ready and waiting in reception or outside 5 minutes prior to your pick-up time.

Departure Time
9:30 AM

6 hours 30 minutes

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Appellation Wine Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.