Tours of Hawkes Bay
Day $795 per couple)
"For The Discerning
1030am - Returns 5pm
2 course lunch, 6 wineries, guide and air conditioned sedan
price based on 2 persons
add $160 supplement per extra person
Maximum Group size 4
Larger groups can be catered for
Depart Napier, Havelock or Hastings
10.30am – Return 5pm
Tour includes 2 Course Lunch for two and six wineries
A tour designed for those serious about wine that are looking for a
more intimate experience of the regions wineries. Meet wine makers and
people passionate about wine. Learn about Terroir and how
this creates different wine styles. Your guide is personable and very
knowledgeable about Hawke's Bay wine and will design a tour with you
preferences in mind. Wine education, regional history and knowledge of
the finest restaurant food in the region are all a part of our service.
Taste classic red varieties such as Syrah/Shiraz, Merlot, Cabernet
Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese and Pinot Noir. Hawke's
vintners are also renowned for such white varieties as Chardonnay,
Sauvignon, Pinot Gris, Viognier. Semillon and Riesling are generally
found in Noble desert wines. Depending on availability you may also
taste a sherry, ports and desert reds.
Your tour begins
accommodation where you will pick up in a
comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. We travel out of Napier
towards the coast
and visit Elephant Hill.
We then continue along the Tuki Tuki river valley route
undoubtedly one of the most scenic pastoral and vineyard drives in New
Zealand. People often compare this area to Tuscany.
Next stop Craggy
Range where you will enjoy there wonderful wines with amazing views of
the Eastern side of Te Mata Peak.
We then continue on
to Black Barn where you will enjoy a two course lunch with sweeping
views of the Heretaunga Plains
After lunch we
will drive to top of Te Mata Peak elevation
399 meters. Te
Mata is short for Te
Mata y Rongakako the face of the giant. You will hear more about this
stories told as we travel. From the top of Te Mata you will enjoy
degree views of the Heretaunga Plains. Look out on orchards and
the plains to forestry, sheep and cattle farming on the surrounding
formations of these hills and lower plains were created by glacial
during the last ice age, and create an amazing sense of awe. The peak
AA list of 101 things Kiwis must see in New Zealand.
We leave the peak
and travel out to the wineries of the Red Metal, Gimblett Gravels sub
regions visiting, Sileni, Trinity Hill and Ngatarawa.
We then drive back
TUKI TUKI VALLEY
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were leaving friends - when I left.
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