Wine, Beer and Cider Tour in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

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Activity Overview
The wine, beer and cider tour in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand is the best of both worlds! Yes, wine tasting and beer tasting and ciders too! This hugely popular tour appeals to many as it covers, Wine, Beer and Cider. Take a Wine tasting Tour that takes in three (3) very good producers and a hugely popular Ale house for Beers and Cider. That must cover everyone in your group! 

Enjoy wine tasting at 3 specialty wineries and an Ale House around the Napier region to sample a cross-section of Hawkes Bay wines. Enjoy a tour of a working winery to learn the entire Winemaking process and this portion takes in New Zealand's only Winery set inside the old underground fermentation tanks of yesteryear. Some items here date back some 3000 (yes, 3 thousand +) years. This part of our tour is nothing less than fantastic!

Wine tasting at the oldest Winery in New Zealand, Mission Estate. On the day you will visit this historic Winery and learn the fascinating history surrounding their history to date. This story dates back to 1836. See old photographs and compare with today's views and what it was like before the 1931 earthquake.

Enjoy traveling through wine country country and between the vineyards. As you travel between the Napier Wineries on the day, you will see the grapes ... depending upon the season, you may see fruit on the vines, harvesters in the fields.  

As a final stop on the day, you will visit an Ale House to select three (3) drinks (yes drinks, not small samples) from their range of Beers and Cider.
We aim to finish you tour here on the day in the Historic part of Napier overlooking the Port area. A great way to finish a great day. Maybe even stay on and enjoy the remainder of you day here and finish with dinner in their superb restaurant.
  • Free local pickup and drop off
  • All tasting fees
  • Entrance fees + taxes
  • Three (3) glasses of Beer or Cider and a small souvenir
Start Time
Daily12:00 PM
5 H
Frequently Asked Questions
The tour is all inclusive, all tastings, three (3) glasses of beers or cider, entrance fees, taxes, small souvenir, local pickup and drop off. You are responsible for any private purchases made on the tour outside of the itinerary.
Minimum number on the day is 2 (two) people. This can be 2 different singles, please enquire.
No, tour operates in all weather conditions providing wineries are open.
The tour is dependent upon Wineries being open. Generally they are closed Christmas day and Easter Friday. You will be informed when booking.
The Wineries will ask for approved ID (passport , drivers licence etc) if you appear to be less than 25 years in appearance.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 7 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Tour highlights are:

Have a wine tasting experience in a Barrel Room. You will be among the barrels to taste and learn about the wines. This wine experience is exciting, educational and a fantastic experience overall.

Explore New Zealand's only Winery Museum that has been set up inside fermentation tanks of yesteryear as you are guided through a working winery to learn how, and why before tasting some of the best New Zealand wines.

Learn about the whole winemaking process from the vine to the glass. Discover the world famous Gimblett Gravels and how this makes an ordinary Wine a fantastic Wine. This is a unique experience and a hugely popular choice for all levels and experience relating to Wines. This Napier wine tour really is a wine experience for all!
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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
5 H
The Ultimate Wine Experience Tour in Napier, New Zealand is a wine tasting tour that has it all! Visit a total of three very different wineries. With glass in hand, sample wines straight ... morefrom wine tanks and French Cuves as you walk around and explore a working winery - this is a very unique experience! You'll gain technical insight into the crafting of world class wines.

Discover New Zealands only Wine Museum set inside past fermentation tanks. See the previous Port, Sherry and Wine level stains still visible on the walls covered by the eye catching "Wine Diamonds" the Tartrate Crystals.

The tours continues with exploring the art of wine and food matching with a knowledgeable wine person. This portion of the tour you will learn the secrets behind food and wine matching. Experience a tutored wine tasting from our Prestige Tasting Menu where each specially selected wine will be accompanied with a bite-sized food offering.

Then on to visit the birth place of New Zealand's wines. Visit the oldest winery in New Zealand, the Mission Estate. Enjoy a walk around and learn the history of this historic building and as a bonus... taste a selection of their award winning wines.

On this Napier wine tour you will learn the wine making process first hand, wine and food match and sample many different wine styles. Sit back and enjoy the scenery as you travel!