Wine Tours

Barrel Room Wine Tour

ADULT
NZD $245
DURATION
4+ hours

Exclusive to Altitude, the perfect winter Queenstown wine tour just landed. Experience our Barrel Room Wine Tour. Available from June 1 2024

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  • Queenstown Wine Tour
  • Exclusive to Altitude Tours.

    Visit three top rated cellar doors for a unique Barrel Room Wine Tour experience.

    Welcome to Queenstown’s newest wine tour, where we invite you on an exclusive to Altitude Tours, fully-guided Wine Barrel Room Experience showcasing the best of Gibbston and Arrowtown.

    We will pick you up from Queenstown town centre to begin your tour and travel to Gibbston Valley Wines. Your Cellar Door host will take you to the region’s first vines, originally planted by Gibbston Valley founder and wine pioneer Alan Brady, before entering the renowned Gibbston Wine Cave for a unique wine tasting experience of current releases.

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    Exclusive to Altitude Tours.

    Visit three top-rated cellar doors for a unique Barrel Room Wine Tour experience. Welcome to Queenstown’s newest wine tour, where we invite you on an exclusive, fully-guided Wine Barrel Room Experience showcasing the best of Gibbston and Arrowtown.

    We will pick you up from Queenstown town centre to begin your tour and travel to Gibbston Valley Wines. Your Cellar Door host will take you to the region’s first vines, originally planted by Gibbston Valley founder and wine pioneer Alan Brady, before entering the renowned Gibbston Wine Cave for a unique wine tasting experience of current releases.

    Next, your guide will transport you to the premium Peregrine Winery, where innovation meets artistry in a stunning architectural setting. Here, you’ll enter the cellar door and climate-controlled barrel room to complete another excellent guided tasting of Peregrine’s signature wines, with a behind-the-scenes look at their barrel aging process.

     

    For the finale, journey to Queenstown’s newest hot spot, Ayrburn, where you will experience unparalleled attention to detail. Whether it be in ‘The Barrel Room’ cellar door or another one of their exquisite venues, enjoy another tasting accompanied by tapas as the evening begins to unfold. For those seeking to prolong the experience, optional kick-ons await, allowing you to linger and indulge in the convivial atmosphere of Ayrburn’s hospitality, all in good time.

    Return to Queenstown with your Altitude Tours guide, or enjoy dinner and drinks at Ayrburn’s Woolshed. With our additional add-on, enjoy a seamless return journey via Ayrburn transport options.

    Join us for an exceptional wine-indulged afternoon, lasting 4+ hours. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or a curious novice, our Barrel Room Wine Tour invites you to discover the essence of Queenstown’s wine scene in an unforgettable way.

    *Please note minimum passenger numbers are required for the tour to operate.

    Tour Overview.

    Barrel Room Wine Tour

    ADULT
    NZD $245

    Exclusive to Altitude, the perfect winter Queenstown wine tour just landed. Experience our Barrel Room Wine Tour. Available from June 1 2024

    Wine tastings at 3 cellar doors in Gibbston & Arrowtown
    Approximately 4.5 hours from 2:15pm
    Convenient Central Queenstown pick up
    Tapas included at Ayrburn
    Optional dinner at Ayrburn (an additional cost)
    Complimentary WiFi onboard
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    Wine Tour FAQ's

    We start with a cave tour at Gibbston Valley, followed by a tasting at the premium Peregrine Barrel Room. After we will journey to Ayrburn, where we will do a tasting and enjoy tapas in their Barrel Room or another one of their spectacular venues. Option to stay at Ayrburn for dinner

    Our tour finishes at Ayrburn with Tapas included. You then have the option to return to Queenstown with your guide, or stay at Ayrburn and continue into the night, you can enjoy dinner and drinks at Ayrburn, before returning to Queenstown via their transport.

    Yes, however, we know good counselors!

    Absolutely! Let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary requirements and this can be catered for.

    Being a wine-focused tour, it is designed to best entertain those 18 years and older.

    Bring a warm layer as the barrel rooms are temperature controlled and can get chilly.

    Yes all of our wine guides are put through an intensive wine and beer accreditation specifically built for Altitude Tours. This includes theory on the history of wine, wine in the world, wine in NZ and wine in Central Otago. They also know when to stop delivering wine information and let you sit back, enjoy the sights and day out!

    We have a central Queenstown pick up and drop off, outside The Station Building, located at the corner of Shotover and Camp street.

    All levels of wine knowledge are welcome! From the beginner wine tasting to the expert wine connoisseur wanting to chat wine all day, our guides and tours will suit all.

    Central Otago is famous for it’s Pinot Noir, so there will certainly be plenty of pinot to taste! Other varieties you’ll taste are Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé and Riesling.

    As premium, small group tours we have no more than 16 guests per tour. However, we do require a minimum of 4 guests to run the tour.*

    Yes! All wine purchased is placed in the boot of the vehicle and passed over to you on completion of the tour so you can enjoy it after or later on your holiday.

    You are not wrong! Altitude Tours was awarded the Worlds’ Best Wine Tour by Tripadvisor’s Best of the Best Awards 2021 – we are super proud!

    We do not have any facilities to lift you into our vans, please get in touch to discuss your requirements, we will do our best to accommodate you.

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