Afternoon Wine Tour with Vineyard Platter
- Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Gisborne, New Zealand
- Product code: EGAWT
Discover the wine flavors of Tairāwhiti Gisborne on this fully-guided wine tour. Relax and unwind as we visit three boutique wineries each in their own unique laidback atmosphere. Enjoy a vineyard platter overlooking the vines.
Gisborne is a wine region is also known as the "Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand" due to the quality of its Chardonnay grapes.
The Gisborne wine region is relatively small, with around 2000 hectares of vineyards. The region has a mild maritime climate, with warm summers and cool winters, which is ideal for growing grapes. The soils in the region are mostly alluvial, which are fertile and well-draining.
The most widely planted grape variety in the Gisborne region is Chardonnay, followed by Gewürztraminer, Viognier, and Pinot Gris. Other grape varieties grown in the region include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, and Syrah.
Indulge in the delights of Tairāwhiti Gisborne Wine Country on this exclusive four-hour wine tour. Visit three boutique wineries that truly reflect the Tairāwhiti Gisborne wine varieties. We take care of the driving so you can relax and enjoy the aroma and flavours that our region has on offer.
- Complimentary pick-up & drop-off within Gisborne city limits
- A local experienced driver/guide
- Wine tastings at three sites
- Vineyard platter