Best of the Locals - Wine Tour

Our tour brings together the best of our favorite local wineries to showcase the best wines Central Otago has to offer as well as the hospitable and welcoming families behind them

Duration 6 to 7 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Expert Local Wine Guide
  • Accommodation pick up/drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Aurum Wines
  • Entry/Admission - Mondillo Vineyard
  • Entry/Admission - Misha's Vineyard Tasting Room
What's excluded :
  • Gratuities
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Gibbston, Gibbston, Otago Region, South Island

We will visit Cox's Vineyard in Gibbston for a tasting and chat to the couple who own and run this winery!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Aurum Wines, Rapid 140 State Highway 6 State Highway 6, Cromwell 9384 New Zealand

At Aurum we will taste through a range of there delicious wines with one of the family members. They also have lots more to offer in their tasting room such as their own organic olive oil and range of beautiful skin care products

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Mondillo Vineyard, 370 Bendigo Loop Road, 9383 New Zealand

Mondillo is one of the oldest wineries in the area so here you will learn a lot about the history of the Central Otago wine industry as well as of course taste there delicious range!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Misha's Vineyard Tasting Room, 182 State Highway 8B (Freeway Orchard Complex), Cromwell 9310 New Zealand

Misha's vineyard is known of course for its Pinot Noir but also award winning Riesling! Their vineyards are on very steep rolling hills with free draining soils that have long sunlight hours meaning the wines they create are very representative of the region

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Central Otago, Central Otago, Otago Region, South Island

As well as visiting our 4 main wineries we will stop along the way at various sightseeing and photo spots if you would like. Our expert local guides are happy to take little detours if you have anywhere else you would like to go

Duration: 30 minutes

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
If you are outside of the designated pick up areas please let us know and we are happy to discuss options
Departure Time :
10:00 AM
Return Detail :
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 19 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • All wineries and places we will visit have very strict sanitation protocols, even whilst in level 1. If you have any further concerns please feel free to contact us prior to pick up
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by New Zealand Wine Tours

Activity ID: V-269678P1

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