Martinborough Wineries Walking Tour with Food and Wine Tasting

The Between the scenes tour is an immersive experience to enjoy the amazing place the story begins.

Walking through the vines with our local guides to share the story of the Martinborough wine story. You will enjoy wine tastings, a delicious lunch with a glass of wine.

The aim is to visit 4 wineries but we will go with the flow of the tour and if clients wish to stay longer then they can do so (You will always visit at least 3 wineries).

Duration 5 hours
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What's included :
  • Lunch - A shared plate style meal with a glass of wine at a host vineyard (please advise in advance of any dietary requirements)
  • Alcoholic Beverages - All wine tastings
  • Tour Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Martinborough Wine Merchants
  • Entry/Admission - Tiwaiwaka
  • Entry/Admission - Porter's Pinot
  • Entry/Admission - Palliser Estate
  • Entry/Admission - Escarpment Cellar Door
  • Entry/Admission - On Giants' Shoulders
What's excluded :
  • wine purchases
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Martinborough Wine Merchants, 6 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand

Your tour will begin when you meet at 11:30am at the Wellington Wine Merchants Store for a coffee and briefing of the day.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Martinborough, Martinborough, Wairarapa, Greater Wellington, North Island

Set out on your walking tour of some of Martinborough's best wineries and breathtaking scenery. You will visit a minimum of 3 but most likely 4 wineries dependent on time. One of the wineries will host a vineyard shared plate style lunch.
Your local guide will share the story of the region and the wineries you are visiting with wine tastings included at all wineries.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Tiwaiwaka, 52 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand

This is a winery that we may potentially stop at on the day of the tour for tastings. Tiwaiwaka is a small family run vineyard. From grape growing to pouring a tasting glass at cellar door and everything in between, Morton and Elise do it all.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Porter's Pinot, 47 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand

Porters Pinot owner John shares that "Wine is not made in a winery," he explains. "You can only make great wine with great grapes."

Porter is a self-proclaimed "fussy bastard" when it comes to grape growing. He became fascinated with winemaking while playing rugby in France. We may call in and say hi as part of the tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Palliser Estate, 96 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5741 New Zealand

Palliser is one of New Zealand’s premier wine brands. Clem is a passionate part of the crew and will make a stop off here super special.

We often get the chance to visit the barrell hall on a wine walks tour, which is always a treat.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Escarpment Cellar Door, 275 Te Muna Rd, Martinborough 5711 New Zealand

With respected winemaker Larry McKenna applying his distinctive skill to what he does best – making premium wine – the result is some of New Zealand’s most layered, flavoursome and complex wines. Escarpment have a tasting room at Peppers Parehua, a perfect spot to stop off before walking the vines.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: On Giants' Shoulders, 31- 37 Princess Street, Martinborough 5711 New Zealand

Gabrielle and Braden are passionate out telling the story of the land. A visit here on a tour will get you really understanding how special the land is.

Duration: 1 hour

Departure Point :
6 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand
Departure Time :
11:30 AM
Return Detail :
Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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 12 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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 Martinborough Wine Walks

Activity ID: V-219853P2

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