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Private Gourmet Winemaker's Tour - Picton Cruise Ship Excursion - Max 8 People

Hop n Grape Wine and Beer Tours

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The only Marlborough wine tour lead by a local winemaker!

Make the most of your short time in Marlborough. Visit 4-6 wineries in the region. Enjoy an informative vineyard stroll, followed by a behind-the-scenes look at a modern working winery where you can sample wine straight from the barrel, and capture the best behind-the-scenes winery photos. A shared gourmet platter at a vineyard restaurant is included and is always a highlight, along with a visit to a boutique chocolate factory or the Moa Brewery.

This tour is tailored to the needs of Cruise Ship passengers who may have different timing requirements to our standard daily tours. The tour usually departs at 9.30am but may change to suit your ships arrival time and you can relax knowing that we will return you safely and on time for your ship. This tour is for a maximum of 8 people. For larger groups please contact us for a quote.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mount Riley Wines Limited, 10 Malthouse Rd, Riverlands 7274, New Zealand

A private behind the scenes tour of a Marlborough winery with a local winemaker

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Makana Confections, Corner of Rapaura Road and O'Dwyer's Road, Blenheim 7273 New Zealand

Smell the chocolate before you get to see and taste it being hand made in this small boutique chocolate factory.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cloudy Bay Vineyards, 230 Jacksons Rd, Blenheim 7240, New Zealand

Enjoy tasting Cloudy Bay Sparkling wine, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen, 13 Selmes Road Rd3, Blenheim 7273 New Zealand

This is one of our favourite winery restaurants that we often stop at to share a relaxed gourmet platter.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Clos Henri Vineyard, 639 State Highway 63, Blenheim 7271 New Zealand

Beautiful French style World class wines

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • All wine tasting fees
  • Lunch - Light platter lunch to share
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • Collection and drop off from the Picton I-Site Visitor Information Centre
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Riley Wines Limited
  • Entry/Admission - Makana Confections
  • Entry/Admission - Cloudy Bay Vineyards
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen
  • Entry/Admission - Clos Henri Vineyard

  • Note: Bring a pair of closed shoes (no heels) for our winery visit

Departure Point
Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, The Foreshore, Picton 7220, New Zealand

Departure Time
9:00 AM

5 to 6 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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 Hop n Grape Wine and Beer 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.

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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.