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2 Day Food and Wine Trail Auckland New Zealand

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2 Day Wine and Food Trail  Auckland




Tour Price:

$2900 NZD Per Person Min number 4 Max number 8

Tour Includes:

4 Nights Accommodation

Breakfast x 3
2 Evening Meals Created By Leading chefs
1 VIP Wine Tour on Waiheke Island
Tours & Visits To Cultural Attractions
1 Americas Cup Yacht Cruise
Auckland Foodie Tour

All transportation On Tour
Wine & Culinary Tour Guide 

Meet and Greet Auckland Airport 

Day 1: Waiheke Island (Auckland)
VIP Wine Tour

 The Langham

(B,D)


We start the day New Zealands largest family owned winery, the world famous Villa Maria. The Auckland winery cellar door is set amongts vineyards located on a picturesque vineyard park, planted with Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer and Verdelho vines. We will enjoy a relaxed tasting of varietals from all over New Zealand. We enjoy a light lunch before departing to western auckland

 

boarding our ferry to Waiheke Island. First stop Jurrasic Ridge in Oneroa. All wines are hand crafted by owner Lance Blumhardt. We enjoy a relaxed tasting with owner Lance Blumhardt followed by a tour around his north facing vineyard which specialises in Syrah, Montepulciano and Pinot Gris. Lunch will be at Mudbrick Restaurant. In my humble opinion Mudbrick Vineyards has one of the most stunning views of any vineyard in the world. Whilst dining we will enjoy sweeping views over the vineyards and out to sea with Rangitoto Island in the distance. This afternoon we pay a visit to Man O` War where an exceptional and passionate team of people come together to bring you unique world class wines that reflect the distinctive treasure of land from which they come. Their Flagship Black Label Range of Gravestone Sauvignon Semillon, Valhalla Chardonnay, Dreadnought Syrah and Ironclad Bordeaux Blend convey layers of complexity, structure and ageing potential. Each we have lovingly named to reflect their history and exceptional sense of place. Last stop Passage Rock. Passage Rock Wines was established in 1994 by David and Veronika Evans-Gander. This boutique winery is set apart by its location and its focus on Syrah. David and Veronika's aim is to work harmoniously with the seasons the sites and the people involved in their operation to produce ripe, full bodied red wines made of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Syrah grapes. During our time on Waiheke we will also find time to visit some of the craft and art shops that abound on the island. The evening is yours

Day 2: Downtown Auckland 
VIP Foodie Tour

(B,D)
Just on the edge of downtown Auckland is a little slice of France, and what better way to start the morning than a behind-the-scenes visit to prepare our own croissants? The perfect cup of coffee awaits us at our next stop to visit one of New Zealand's premier coffee roasters. No foodie visit to Auckland would be complete without admiring the fresh seafood on offer at the Auckland Fish Market. The deli at the Market gives us the opportunity to check out some other specialty foods. Our morning foodie exploration will finish with a delicious lunch".

The rest of the day will be relaxed with the option of either walking on Rangitoto Island or taking a ride on an Americas Cup Yacht or perhaps enjoy a round of Golf at Auckland’s Gulf Harbour.

This evening dine at Clooney is without doubt one of my favourite restaurants in New Zealand. The vision of Tony Stewart Maître d’ has made Clooney one of the most relaxed and ambient restaurants in New Zealand. Chef Desmond Harris compliments this by producing meals that satisfy all who eat his cuisine.





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