Winery Tour at Ash Ridge

Our vineyard and winery walking tour takes you behind the scenes into the world of wine making – a true ‘grape to glass’ experience. Tours are once a day at 11am and are 2 hours long. Walk through the vineyard and winery with the winemaker to see the processes to get from grapes to bottled wine. Finish with a tutored tasting with six of our current wines.

Duration 2 hours
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Wine tasting for attendees who are 18+ (verifiable by passport, NZDriving license or HANZ 18+ card)
  • Free parking
What's excluded :
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drink (available to purchase)
WANT TO FIND OUT HOW WINE IS ACTUALLY MADE?

Our vineyard and winery walking tour gives a behind the scenes look at the whole process – a true ‘grape to glass’ experience; our relaxed, fun and informative tours take you behind the scenes.

What is involved?

Our tour consists of three parts:
• A walking tour through the vineyard, here we will discuss a year in the vineyard, going through the key steps that get us through to harvest.
• A walking tour of the winery, here we will discuss the main processes to get from grapes to bottled wine.
• A tutored tasting in the cellar, here we will go through the main aspects of how to taste wine, and run through a tasting of six wines.

We operate one tour per day starting promptly at 11am. (Please be here no later than 10:50am to register)

The tours are run daily from the 1st October through to Easter Monday, then the tours are closed for the winter season.

Each tour has a maximum of 12 people, ensuring a personal experience.

Tours take between 1.5 and 2 hours, approximately 1 hour is walking, so please wear appropriate footwear for the vineyard (enclosed shoes are essential, no open toe shoes will be permissable).
Departure Point :
Hastings, Hastings, Hawke's Bay Region, North Island
Departure Time :
11:00am promptly
Please arrive  no later than 10:50am to register
Return Detail :
Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Infants and children (12 and under) are free provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times (max one child per adult)
  • Youths (under 18) can participate in the tour but will not be served alcohol
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years (persons under 25 must provide valid proof of age)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Winery Tour at Ash Ridge

Activity ID: V-103878P1

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