Marlborough is, arguably, one of New Zealand’s most famous wine regions. According to celebrated wine critics and wine lovers alike, some of the best Sauvignon Blancs in the world come from the premier terroirs of this South Island’s region. A scenic ferry ride away from New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington will take you to Picton. Then, you will make your way south to Blenheim and its famed wineries, to start your memorable Sauvignon Blanc experience.
This full day guided New Zealand bike tour is a great way to experience local wine and Marlborough’s stunning scenery. In the company of your knowledgeable guide, you will visit 5 or 6 of Marlborough’s premium wineries, and at each of them, you will enjoy a wine tasting. Discover the surprising nuances of Sauvignon Blanc and taste some formidable reds too. Your guide will provide you with commentary throughout the tour on the wines and wineries, and about the history and geography of New Zealand’s largest wine region. You will be even able to test your wine knowledge in a fun competition at the end!
Soak up the sun and take in the magnificent landscapes during your leisurely bike ride between wineries. Marvel at the shades of green, the beautiful vineyards as far as the eye can see, and the bluer than blue skies.
As you ride along country roads, river stop-banks and through vineyards, you will definitely work up an appetite -we got you covered. Take a well-deserved break and enjoy a delicious lunch and wine tasting at the Wairau River winery restaurant. And then, it is off to the rest of the wineries of the day!
This Marlborough bike & wine tour is the perfect way to combine two of New Zealand’s most famous gifts to the world: its breath-taking landscapes and its superb wines. Contact us to plan your bike & wine adventure in the South Island for an unforgettable experience!