Discover the Magic of Marlborough and its world-class wines through ‘Sounds Connection’ popular wine tours exploring the best of the area’s wineries and vineyard restaurants. Flexibility is key. Wine tasting is clearly a given, but you might also like to include a winery tour or blending experience to see first-hand the fascinating winemaking process at work, or enjoy lunch at one of the winery restaurants with their beautiful garden settings. We’ll do our best to focus on your favourite wineries or varietals, as well as giving you a broad experience of Marlborough wineries, from the boutique to the iconic.
Marlborough is known for its distinctive winery architecture and beautiful scenery as well as its award-winning wines. From the green plains growing endless rows of vines, to the majestic Richmond Ranges and the dry Wither Hills, you can sit back and drink in the views as you learn more about your favourite wines, and discover some new favourites along the way.
An afternoon among the vines! You will be collected and taken on a tour through the Marlborough wine region visiting three-four hand-picked wineries. A lunch stop is not included in this tour so we do advise you have something to eat prior to joining us. We offer a complimentary pick up from your central Picton or central Blenheim accommodation and will return you thereafter. Flexibility is the key, and we can usually accommodate your requests. This tour is a great option if you are arriving by ferry.
Need a little longer to enjoy more of Marlborough’s best? Discover the full diversity of wine varieties this stunning region has to offer and learn the secrets behind fine wine appreciation. You will visit approximately six or seven wineries and we can usually accommodate any requests you may have. A winery lunch stop is included at your own cost. We offer a complimentary pick up from your central Picton or central Blenheim accommodation and will return you thereafter.
Book your tour of the beautiful Marlborough region and its diverse wineries today!
Waterways & Wine
Duration: 8 hours approx
Price: $175.00 per person
Departs: for brunch at 10:00am (Summer months Oct – April) and 9am (Winter Months May – Sept) return to Picton at 1:00pm. Depart for Half Day Wine Tour at 1.15pm and return at 5/5.30pm
Sit back and enjoy your skipper’s commentary on the natural environment and local history on your way to the Bay of Many Coves Resort for brunch. Upon your arrival to the Bay of Many Coves you will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles to enjoy while sitting down at the Bight Café to admire the views and choose one dish from the menu. Follow with a complimentary coffee or tea before returning to Picton to join us to enjoy your afternoon wine tour. You will be collected by your local and knowledgeable guide who will ensure a mix of information and fun while you get to taste, learn about and enjoy Marlborough’s amazing wines! You will visit approximately four or five wineries before returning to your accommodation or suitable drop point.