Private Wine Gourmet and Scenic Delights Tour from Picton
- Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)
- Product code: PFDP
Your Local Chauffeur will
take you on an exciting wine and gourmet experience on this private, full-day
tour from Picton. You will enjoy stunning scenic views of the Marlborough wine
region and taste the sensational wines and seriously delicious gourmet treats
and cuisine. Your interests are the priority for the day and can also
include the Heritage Air Museum, award winning gardens, local producers of
crafts and talented artisans. Your tour is custom-made especially for you.
Your Local Chauffeur is a local
with experience and knowledge to ensure you receive the very best Marlborough
has to offer. Your tour will be in a comfortable 6 seat vehicle with wide
window view advantages.
Tours depart from Blenheim at 10am or can be flexible to suit your own
Departing Picton you are taken on a Tour of Discovery through Marlborough
highlighting the sensational wines, stunning landscapes and seascapes not to
mention the seriously delicious gourmet treats and cuisine. For the heritage lover
a must stop is the Heritage Air Museum to see Peter Jackson's amazing classic
aircraft displays, and for the artisan lover, meet one of the local artists and visit
a renowned gallery.
Additional highlights can include award winning gardens, a local brewery, private
home gourmet kitchens or scenic drives around the Bays of the serene
Even a thrilling jet boat ride could take your fancy.
Relax in a comfortable vehicle with wide window advantages for viewing the
spectacular scenic sights as you travel through the Wairau Valley wine region
or through to Picton for breath-taking views of the sparkling waterways of
the Marlborough Sounds.
As Marlborough is the heart of the New Zealand wine region, wine tasting is
usually on top of the list. The many wineries and cellar door hosts offer a truly
personal experience to showcase their award winning wines all year round.
Treats of gourmet oils, liqueurs, chutney's,fudges and ice-cream/gelatos can be
slipped in between your wine tasting. The local cheeses are also on tasting too,
along with the Manuka honey, peanut butters with a difference, black garlic,
smoked mushrooms and lots more for you to savour.
Our local produce season from November through to February is available at
roadside stalls offering asparagus, juicy cherries, strawberries, raspberries,
apricots, nectarines and more.
Lunch venues can include a beautiful winery garden restaurant or even a
chateau on the hill for the most amazing views of the Valley.
Wine tasting is available or you could enjoy a glass or bottle of wine matched
with your choice on the local menu. Cheese platters are also offered at some
of our cellar doors with your wine tasting.
A major highlight of all tours is the Makana Chocolate Boutique visit where you
will be tempted to say the least.
If attending a Marlborough event or on business and prefer the privacy of your
own chauffeured tour, Your Local Chauffeur will create a custom itinerary to suit
Private appointments can be arranged for your specific industry.
Some activities do require an entry fee and can be paid on the day direct to
the provider or host.
All wine tasting fees are included and lunch is at your own cost.
At the conclusion of your tour at approximately 4:30 pm you will be returned to
Your Local Chauffeur will be in touch with you prior to your tour date to confirm
advance booking requirements for any additional activities.
Tours depart from Blenheim as well as Picton with flexible tour times to suit your own
Treat yourselves to this tour of discovery and experience the very essence of Marlborough.