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Full-Day Wine Gourmet and Scenic Delight Tour of Marlborough from Blenheim provided by Your Local Chauffeur

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Full-Day Wine Gourmet and Scenic Delight Tour of Marlborough from Blenheim

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  • 1
    Makana Confections
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Allan Scott Family Winemakers
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Framingham Wines
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    The Vines Village
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • All wine tasting fees
  • Bottled water
  • Complimentary chocolates
  • Entry/Admission - Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen
  • Entry/Admission - Allan Scott Family Winemakers
  • Entry/Admission - Framingham Wines
  • Entry/Admission - The Vines Village
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • A minimum of 2 people group booking is required
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Boosters seats and baby seats are subject to availability and only an option on booking requests in advance.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Inspiration278252 wrote a review Aug 2019
Blenheim, New Zealand7 contributions11 helpful votes
Our lovely tour guide (Pamela) picked us up at our gate and so started a wonderful day of visits to local wineries, Makana Confections, and The Vines Village. The wines sampled are definitely world class and have won international awards and accolades. The platters were
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Susan N wrote a review Feb 2019
Canberra, Australia67 contributions41 helpful votes
Guide had experience and knowledge of the area and the wine tastings were good and the bus comfortable. Our only comment/complaint was that there are many options for lunch but no discussion, rather the guide choose. In this situation whilst the food was good the others on the
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Pamela M, Owner at Full-Day Wine Gourmet and Scenic Delight Tour of Marlborough from Blenheim
Responded 20 Mar 2019
Hi Susan Thank you for your review. In regard to lunch, for cruise tours we book well in advance otherwise we may miss out on having a lunch anywhere it is getting so busy. On the day as we specialise in custom options where we can, if some choose not to stop at a winery for lunch then yes we, as the winery instructs us to take our clients elsewhere for a snack instead. We cannot cater for everyone's appetites so you would have had the same option. Just a comment to the driver would have been enough to make that change. When this happens and the group is split up at this time there are factors that could delay. It is not the ultimate decision as we wish the groups to stay together. I remember that we did not miss anything due to a short delay on return for you. At HIghfield TerraVin they could never offer take your order and serving in 45 minutes. Therefore it may be that you just ordered an appetiser? Then were finished much earlier than expected. I would certainly allow a minimum of one hour. Apologies for the additional 15 minutes at which time I did also offer. my apology. You did I see have an enjoyable time thereafter. I will certainly look at the lunch options more closely and perhaps offer the wine and gourmet picnic option as this is a set tour that can be booked. I will offer it to the cruise ships next season. I agree they are a lot of fun especially when we have now a 375ml bottle of Sauvignon Blanc to offer. Chocolates also....I know I look forward to my sample each time I visit. I feel completely satisfied after. There is no obligation to purchase but that is life when promoting product - we all know it and we all accept it! and I think at the end of a tour it is just the best treat. A lovely finish. I always give chocolate in my gifts as it seems the perfect touch. Maybe we will see you again on a self drive where you will have more time to experience our wonderful wine and gourmet region. Regards Pamela
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Jess wrote a review Feb 2019
Reading, United Kingdom6 contributions19 helpful votes
We had a wonderful day with our guide Lisa who was easy to get on with and had lots of interesting things about the area to tell us. We liked her choice of vineyards and enjoyed being in a small group of 4. Despite us taking longer for lunch than expected, Lisa did not rush us
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Pamela M, Owner at Full-Day Wine Gourmet and Scenic Delight Tour of Marlborough from Blenheim
Responded 20 Mar 2019
A lovely review thank you so much. Thank you for your offer of recommendation. Lisa loves the tours and meeting you all. I love arranging them and also the driving and sharing my home town and region with everyone. We are very lucky to live and work in such a place. See you again soon I hope. Regards Pamela
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Chyanmor wrote a review Nov 2018
Burghfield, United Kingdom37 contributions19 helpful votes
Booked this trip via another site. Host turned up at accommodation and took us to the most wonderful locations. Weather was beautiful and the lunch location was great with nice views over the valley
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Ken and Jenny wrote a review Nov 2018
6 contributions12 helpful votes
Well organised , good guide with experience of the area. Bus was clean and comfortable. Recommend this to anyone interested in wine tasting.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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wine tour
We had a beautiful day for our Marlborough wine tour. We visited 3 quite different wineries which all produced ex
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Juliaonhullabaloo
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Fabulous Day Wine Tasting
My husband and I had a fabulous day with Pamela. She was very entertaining and we learnt a lot about the local wine
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Robert M
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Wine tour to recommend - Marlborough
We recently went on a wine tasting with Pamela - the owner of the company and it was such a great experience. We
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syroad
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Not what I expected
I booked a PRIVATE wine gourmet tour with SCENIC DELIGHTS for 6 people. When we arrived for our tour the company s
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Cdevans25
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Best Tour, with the best tour guide!
My husband and I had the pleasure of a private tour with Paul, he was so kind and genuine. Our cruise ship took an
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Peter3152
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Whichever tour it was - it was excellent!
In all honesty, we cannot be certain of the name of the tour...no...it wasn't the effects of too much wine... we si
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NewZealandtours
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Lovely time in Dunedin with Pamela of Your Local Chauffeur
Thank you for a lovely tour. Highly recommend Your Local Chauffeur based in Marlborough South Island, New'Zealand
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NewZealandtours
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Best tour company in New Zealand
We highly recommend Your Local Chauffeur and the very knowledgeable Pamela, our friendly guide to make arrangements
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Kennydemars
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Wonderful Day
Pamela provides world class service. Her long roots in Marlborough make her uniquely qualified to offer a tour beyo
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xbashful07x
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Excellent custom tour!
Pamela was a great tour guide. We hired her for our group of 5 to pick us up from our cruise and take us to winerie
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Wanderingwurzel1
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Winery and Omaka Aviation Heritage Center Visit
We combined a trip to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Center with some visits to Wine Tasting as well. It was a great d
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hkinley
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Fabulous day in Marlborough
I chose Your Local Chauffeur for our group of three couples wanting a private driver to tour wineries. After writi
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fightingwanderlust
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WONDERFUL! Best money we spent in NZ
First I have to apologize as this is wildly overdue. Initially I reached out to Pamela via email and we were able t
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Loved Picton Tour with Your Local Chauffer.
We recently travelled to Picton on Radiance of the Seas cruise and decided to book a half day Picton and Marlboroug
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xenia51
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great day in Picton
My friend and I stopped in Picton whilst on a cruise and organized with Pamela a great day blessed also by beautifu
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