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Address: 94 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 8843
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Fun-filled, flexible daily tours to the best of Marlborough's wineries!

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Fun-filled, flexible daily tours to the best of Marlborough's wineries!

Your Sounds Connection guide will take you right to the heart of New Zealand's premier wine region in comfort, safety and style. Sample the best the wineries have to offer, and learn some of the secrets of fine wine appreciation.

Tour options include: half-day wine tours, full-day wine tours, a gourmet wine experience tour, and private wine tours.

Our daily tours offer you:

* small relaxed group settings

* the convenience of door-to-door pick up from accommodation in Picton or Blenheim

* the expertise of our friendly local tour guides

* a completely relaxed and friendly atmosphere

* flexible itineraries to match your preferences and ensure you fully experience Marlborough's varied wine styles

Discover the magic of Marlborough with Sounds Connection.

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US$49.54*
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Made my Marlborough dreams come true

I had pretty high expectations for today and sound connections well and truly fulfilled on the day. Peter our tour guide was not only knowledgable about wines and the region but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had pretty high expectations for today and sound connections well and truly fulfilled on the day. Peter our tour guide was not only knowledgable about wines and the region but he was also very warm and good for a laugh. 6 out of 5 stars for the day and experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great wine tasting experience - We are from the UK currently touring NZ and a wine tour while staying in Blenheim was a must. We chose Sounds Connection and were very impressed with the door to door collection service and the quality of the wineries visited. It was very informative, with a relaxed friendly approach. Thanks to all... More 

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Thank Rob S
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous day with Frank as our host and driver. We went to 4 wineries and the chocolate factory. Really enjoyed the wines and Franks commentary. We would recommend this tour

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Thank LvesTrvel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Full Day tour with Peter as our host for about £58. He picked us up promptly from our hotel, The Chateau Marlborough in Blenheim with a smile. Peter was a great host and was very knowledgeable about the area and the history of wine making. We visited 6 Vineyards and were treated to at least 5 samples... More 

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Thank Liz W
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife booked a half day your of the Marlborough wineries for my birthday. The weather was just perfect, the hottest day so far. Sam the driver picked us up. The company was Sound Connections and they were really great. Sam picked us up from the motel and drove us to 4 wineries and 1 chocolate factory. Well what a... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fabulous day wine tasting. Opted for the full day, visited 6 various vineyards and enjoyed a good mix of large scale, boutique and organic. Had a delicious lunch at Allen Scott and throughly enjoyed learning about the organic method used by Huia, and particularly the story about how the Huia became extinct. Frank, our host, was really friendly... More 

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Thank Antipodeanadventure
Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour today with Frank. We visited four wineries on our half day tour and learned a lot about wine making in Marlborough. We highly recommend.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We were looking forward to a day of trying good (primarily white) wines and we were not disappointed. Peter, our guide and driver for the day, was informative both about wines and general life in Marlborough and New Zealand and also had a good memory for names, thus making everybody feel at home. The various vineyards we visitted provided tastings... More 

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Thank Graham R
Gdansk, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We buy package boat tour plus wine tour. Bout tour was not nice, fast and noisy boat, can't concentrate on beautyfull landscape. Wine tour very nice, very good guide, nice testing and chocolade factory, one bad point it was horted then we were offered and we should visit one more winery in this offer

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Thank Dominik M
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had an intimate tour with Sounds Connection with Peter as our host. The tour was lovely, starting with Wither Hills. Hector (Wither Hills) deserves an honourable mention as our guide here as he went out of his way to be informative and friendly. This was a big start as Wither Hills is picturesque and impressive in... More 

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