Departing from Queenstown our small group tours are relaxed, with time to savour the uniqueness of Central, its people, scenery, history and fine cuisine.
Central Otago wine country spreads from the outskirts of Queenstown’s Wakatipu Basin through picturesque valleys and dramatic gorges to the rolling vine-clad foothills of Bannockburn and beyond.
Appellation Central offers small group tours designed to ensure you fully enjoy the region. The tours are interactive with our guides sharing their local knowledge of there area, its history and of course the wines.
Gourmet Wine Tour
A relaxed day of fine cuisine, good company, sampling local cheeses and tasting fine wines. Visit four to five of Central’s premier vineyards. Take a tour of New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave and explore your senses at The Big Picture the world’s first visual and sensory wine experience.
Boutique Wine Tour
An afternoon among the boutique vineyards and splendid scenery of Central Otago
Taste wines at four of the best vineyards in the Gibbston, Bannockburn and Cromwell regions. Enjoy a delightful gourmet platter lunch at the award winning Carrick Winery Restaurant.