JUST FOR SINGLES: wine, gourmet & scenic delights tour captures ‘The Essence’ of the Marlborough Wine Region.of sensational wines, stunning landscapes and seriously delicious gourmet. Most tours offer a private tour only, however with this local chauffeur guide a tour has been created just for you at a very special individual rate. Departing Picton at 10:00 am.
Your full day wine, gourmet and scenic tour departing Picton at 10:00 am
offers a relaxing journey to taste our sensational Marlborough wines at our
selection of award winning cellar doors.
Most wineries remain open all year round for your pleasure.
We find there are more and more single travellers visiting Marlborough now and this local chauffeur guide has created this tour especially for one person.
Your chauffeur is a local owner with experience and
knowledge to share with you, so sit back and enjoy the scenic side of the
magnificent Wairau Valley landscapes as you travel from place to place. Fall in
love with the wines and explore new varietals that are here in Marlborough for you to taste.
Admire from high vantage points the spectacular views of the rolling hill
ranges and contrasting vineyards, market gardens and farms.
Along the way you can stop for seasonal produce between
December and February of juicy strawberries, cherries, apricots, nectarines. For
every day of the year, delicious gourmet treats of local cheeses. oils,
liqueurs, manuka honey, peanut butter, black garlic and not to forget a very
special stop at Makana Chocolate Boutique Confections for divine chocolate
Wine is Marlborough's famous draw card in Marlborough and is
the largest wine growing region for New Zealand.
Marlborough is best known as the specialist for Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Some of the local wineries
are also specialists in additional wines that you will be able to taste such as Gewurztraminer,
Riesling,Viognier, Gruener Veltliner, Arneis, Albarino, and quite a number of different wines
that grow well in the area.
Marlborough is the ideal spot for the wine and food match
experience, supporting local mussels and salmon on the menu, lamb and other
delicacies. Relax in a picturesque winery garden café or at a chateau on the hill with magnificent views of the
Valley overlooking the vineyards. Enjoy a cheese platter or meat and seafood
platter or even a light tapas. There is plenty of choice.
As you come to the end of the day, the beautiful views of the hills create a perfect ambiance
for the journey back to Picton.
On arrival back in Picton you can choose to take a short scenic drive up to Victoria Domain or further around the bays to Karaka Point for magnificent views of the Marlborough Sound.
Your chauffeur guide looks forward to meeting
you and creating a memorable and exciting day just for you.