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Experience of the Week: Appellation Gourmet Wine Tour

Appellation Wine Tours, Otago

What is the experience?

This Otago gourmet food and wine tour offers a relaxed day of fine cuisine, good company, sampling local cheeses and tasting the premium cool-climate wines of the Central Otago region. You will travel around various vineyards in the Gibbston Valley, Cromwell and Bannockburn in this full day tour departing at 9:30am and returning at 4:30pm. Included is a platter style lunch at one of the Bannockburn or Cromwell vineyards.

Where is it located?

Departs from Queenstown and travels to 5 vineyards in the Gibbston Valley, Cromwell and Bannockburn regions.

Who would enjoy this?

Anyone who has a taste for fine wine and good food and would like to learn more about wine culture and history in the beautiful Central Otago. Appellation Central Wine Tours mission is to immerse their guests in the culture of fine wine, good food and beautiful open spaces, a side of Queenstown that people often miss on a short visit.

Interesting fact?

This tour is much more than a taste experience, as you will learn about this history of the Central Otago region. During your drive through the stunning Kawarau Gorge, your tour guide will educate you on the early pioneering history of this rugged region.