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Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours

36A Formby Avenue, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
+64 21 626 529
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Wine Tour (History, good company & great wine)

We had the best time with Phil, he was very knowledge and easy to talk. we were treated to know... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vini S
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Auckland, New Zealand
Waiheke Island Wine Tour

As part of our 10-day family tour of NZ, I booked a 1-day, wine-tour with Phil Parker to explore... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Derek Z
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Hi! I'm Phil - a fourth generation New Zealander, wine writer and food fan who started Fine Wine Tours in 2000. As your personal guide, I can assure you of a highly memorable and enjoyable fun time - going behind the scenes of Auckland's premium wineries and exclusive food outlets. All tours include lunch with wine, complimentary mineral water and information pack.Contact me now - for the NZ food and wine experience of a lifetime!
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36A Formby Avenue, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time with Phil, he was very knowledge and easy to talk. we were treated to know about NZ wine coupled with a great wine tour. this was the perfect day. Phil is very funny, charming and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Vini S
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Vini! Thanks very much for your great review and positive comments. I was my pleasure to show you both around Kumeu and introduce you to our historic wineries. Hope to catch up again soon. Kind regards and best wishes, Phil

Reviewed 3 July 2017

As part of our 10-day family tour of NZ, I booked a 1-day, wine-tour with Phil Parker to explore Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf of Auckland. In the morning, we met Phil at the wharf and took the 20km ferry from the downtown Auckland...More

Thank Derek Z
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Derek, Thanks very much for your great review. It was my pleasure to host your family to fabulous Waiheke Island! So glad that you all enjoyed the day with me experiencing some of your best wine, food and scenery. (It was also great to...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Phil met us (2 friends) at the pier and after a short ferry ride to Waiheke,took us wine tasting at 3 wineries,including a lovely lunch at Mudbrick vineyard. Had a great day (despite poor weather) and Phil was a very knowledgeable and entertaining host. Highly...More

Thank garymurphy2017
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gary, Thanks for taking time to post your great review. It was a pleasure hosting two Lions fans to Waiheke Island to taste some fab wines and food.I'm glad the rain didn't spoil your day! And a good result for the test series. :-)...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

We were picked up from our accommodation by Phil and taken to Cable Bay for a beautiful lunch and a wine tasting. We were then taken to another two vineyards for tastings. All the while, Phil gave us information about Waiheke and about the wines...More

Thank Jane C
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi Jane, Thanks very much for taking time to write your fab review! So glad that you enjoyed the day on Waiheke with me. It was a pleasure hosting you to theTreasure Island of Waiheke on a stunning day. Warm regards, Phil

Reviewed 18 June 2017

a weekend away with the girls. We did the wine tour on Waiheke island with Phil. Starting with lunch at Cable Bay Winery and tastings following by 2 more tasting ending at Mudbrick. I cannot recommend PHIL more highly. His knowledge and expertise of wines...More

Thank coreyquinn
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Hi coreyquinn! So glad that you all enjoyed the day on Waiheke with me. It was a pleasure hosting your group to beautiful Waiheke on a stunning day. Thanks very much for taking time to write your fab review! Warm regards, Phil

Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had a delicious share plate lunch at Cable Bay. Followed by tastings at 3 cellar doors. Phil's wine and local knowledge where invaluable and made this not just a wine tour but a waiheke tour too. Thank you Phil for a brilliant afternoon.

Thank Robyn H
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hi Robyn, Thanks very much for your great review of your Waiheke tour! So glad that you enjoyed Waiheke's wine food and stunning scenery. I was a pleasure hosting your group on the day. Warm regards, Phil

Reviewed 31 May 2017

My friend and I had a half day tour with PHIL on Waiheke Island. He met us at ferry terminal in Auckland, brought us over on the ferry, picked up his car and we were off to visit 3 vineyards. For people who know nothing...More

Thank Kikaleen
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Hi there, Thanks very much for taking time to post your great review. It was a pleasure hosting you to some of Waiheke's best wine and food! Warm regards, Phil

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Myself, my husband and my dad had a brilliant day out with Phil on the Volcano, Coast & Country Market tour. We were picked up from our accommodation and learnt we were the only people on the tour that day which felt very exclusive! We...More

Thank rachiex87
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Hi there Rachiex87, It was a pleasure meeting your family. So glad that you all enjoyed the Volcano, Coast & Country Market tour. It is a great way to see the city and a slice of the countryside. I hope you enjoyed the rest of...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

We did the "Volcano, Coast & Country Market" tour and it was a good mix. Phil was an excellent host and guide. He picked us up from our hotel and then we went up Mount Eden. It was good to start the day with stroll...More

Thank Duane W
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Hi Duane, Thanks very much for your fantastic review. It was great to meet the two of you last week. So glad that you enjoyed the views, wine and lunch. The Soljans Muscat is such a winner - everyone loves it! Warm regards to Brisbane,...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our VIP tour with Phil to Waiheke Island. The wineries we visited were very good and we appreciated that Phil listened to our preferences and took us to wineries that suited our taste in wine. Lunch at Tantalus was amazing, this is...More

Thank LoveToTravel8799
Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi there, Thanks very much for taking time to post your great review ! It was a pleasure meeting you both and hosting you to Waiheke. So glad that you enjoyed the wine tastings and lunch at Tantalus. Warm regards, Phil

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