Auckland Wine Shuttle - The easy way to visit Vineyards
Walk amongst the vines and taste the wine from Auckland’s largest and most technologically advanced wine making facility. The facility's state of the art bottling line can process an incredible 12,500 bottles per hour. The Auckland Ihumatau Vineyard produces award winning Chardonnay, Albãrino and Gewürtztraminer.
You’ll see several fascinating video presentations on the techniques and processes used in the tasting room. The video presentation gives an excellent overview on the various aspects of their operation from Viticulture to Vinification, blending and bottling. Choose your tasting selection from Private Bin Wines, Cellar Selection or Premium reserve and Single Vineyard tastings - these range between $10pp - $25pp.
In the afternoon we visit Soljans estate established in 1937. Soljans produce estate Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinotage.
The Hawkes Bay vineyards supply Syrah, Cabernet and Malbec. Marlborough provides Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Gewurtztamner, while Gisborne provide the fruit for their popular sparkling Muscat. The Tawny Port is always on tasting - Tasting Fees $10pp.
Coopers Creek and West Brook have a wide range of award winning wines, including some lesser known varietals like Arneis and Montepulciano - Tasting Fees $10pp.
The Hunting Lodge is a great place to chill, taste some wine or order a wood fired Pizza. Four of their wines are served in a wooden tasting paddle - Tasting Fees $15pp.
You can be delivered with your luggage to Auckland Domestic or International Airport at the conclusion of the tour for an additional NZ$50 per booking.
This tour is the perfect way to visit a selection of four of Auckland’s best vineyards, only pay tasting fees at the venues you want with most wineries also selling beer and food so you can eat as you go!
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
Hi Andy, Thank you for your great feedback. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the experience on the Auckland Vineyard Shuttle. It was a pleasure to spend the day with you both and I hope to see you again in the future. Best regards John McFarlane www.aucklandwinetours.co.nz
Hi Carla, Thanks so much for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed the day getting around the different vineyards. I hope I see you again soon. Thanks and best regards John McFarlane
Hi Samantha, Thanks for the great feedback. I'm really pleased you enjoyed the day. Best regards John McFarlane
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