Wine Tasting Lunch in Kerikeri

This 4 hour tour includes fun, relaxed, commentary & wine history. All the vineyards in the north are family-run and our tour allows time to chat with the wine makers and enjoy the vineyard settings. Award winning, organic & many varieties the hot Northland climates offer it all.

Departing Paihia, enjoy a short drive past beaches, farmland and native bush to Kerikeri the citrus capital of NZ. Visit three vineyards tasting wines, port & liqueur. Enjoy a relaxed vineyard lunch (cost not included) over-looking the vines with fresh locally sourced ingredients. After lunch we visit Makana Confections Chocolate Factory and return to Paihia with your favourite bottle of wine.

Social Protocols

  1. Be a great listener - Have fun and stay safe by following instructions carefully.
  2. Be considerate of others - You’ll be part of a group, so it’s important to be kind and courteous.
  3. Be sun smart - Make sure you bring sunblock to protect yourself from the Kiwi sun (even on cloudy days!)
  4. Make new friends - This is a group experience so go along prepared to start conversations and make some new friends :-)

Cultural Protocols

  1. A chance to relax - This experience is one way Kiwis like to relax and enjoy life so it will seem very relaxed. Have fun, enjoy slowing down (away from work or study) and relax!
  2. Don't be shy - Kiwis are very friendly, open people so this experience is a great opportunity to not be shy, smile lots and make some new friends.
  3. Hello and goodbye in Māori - If you want to start practising some basic Māori phrases, you could try using ‘Kia ora’ (hello) and ‘Ka kite’ (goodbye).
  4. Outdoor eating - You can expect to be eating in the outdoors, which means finding a spot on the ground to sit and enjoy your meal - make the most of this ‘el fresco’ experience!
Page is loading Loading