Wellington Shore Excursion: Half Day Taste Buds Tour of Petone. With cruise terminal pick up discover the locally made treats and secret foodie spots in Petone, one of the oldest settlements in Wellington. This 5 hour tour gives your taste buds a thrilling journey through the history and produce of local food and beverage artisans and importers. Get an exclusive behind the scenes look at a local specialty coffee roastery, dairy producer, craft brewery, artisan chocolatier, get a taste of authentic Italian cuisine or a sampling from New Zealand's best wineries with a tasting selection at every single location! Returns directly to cruise ship terminal.

Wellington Shore Excursion: Half Day Taste Buds Tour of Petone - Wellington, New Zealand

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Duration:5 hours
Price: Starting from $195.00 per person
With cruise terminal pick up discover the locally made treats and secret foodie spots in Petone, one of the oldest settlements in Wellington. This 5 hour tour gives your taste buds a thrilling journey through the history and produce of local food and beverage artisans and importers. Get an exclusive behind the scenes look at a local specialty coffee roastery, dairy producer, craft brewery, artisan chocolatier, get a taste of authentic Italian cuisine or a sampling from New Zealand's best wineries with a tasting selection at every single location! Returns directly to cruise ship terminal.
With cruise terminal pick up discover the locally made treats and secret foodie spots in Petone, one of the oldest settlements in Wellington. This 5 hour tour gives your taste buds a thrilling journey through the history and produce of local food and beverage artisans and importers. Get an exclusive behind the scenes look at a local specialty coffee roastery, dairy producer, craft brewery, artisan chocolatier, get a taste of authentic Italian cuisine or a sampling from New Zealand's best wineries with a tasting selection at every single location! Returns directly to cruise ship terminal.

The tour starts at 945am with a cruise ship terminal pick up and coastal drive around the western edge of Wellington harbour, heading for the historical foreshore town of Petone.  Your first visit is to a specialty coffee roastery on the Petone foreshore where you will learn it's fascinating history and the trace the amazing journey of it's coffee beans from shrub to cup! Take part in a coffee roast and hear the beans crack under intense heat as the aroma of the roasted beans fills the room. Challenge your taste buds in a cupping session and match the coffees to the tasting notes before sitting back enjoying a famous flat white! Next stop is  Zany Zeus dairy and cheese factory where you will sample a range of cheeses, yogurts and organic ice cream including a smoked yoghurt - the first ‘yoghurt’ of its kind available in New Zealand. The next stop is for the sweet of tooth as you call in on the resident chocolatier for a tasting and chocolate making lesson! Through utilising French and European inspired recipes, then adapting them to locally sourced New Zealand products, the chocolatier blends in premium chocolates such as the world famous Valrhona Couverture Chocolate to produce chocolates you will love. Your next encounter takes you to a little bit of Parma, Italy in New Zealand as you taste a range of cured meats served with pizza bread and a glass of wine or lunch at a local woodfire pizzeria. Your final stop is a visit to the local craft brewery for a tasting of their full range of locally produced craft beers. The tour is complete with a drop off back at the cruise ship terminal at 245pm.

 

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