Enjoy the fabulous fine wines of the Marlborough region along with a visit to a chocolate shop. Marlborough is renowned as the wine capital of New Zealand with over half of New Zealand’s wine grown in the region. See why the Sauvignon Blanc is world famous, try the aromatic Riesling, Pinot Gris, and Gewurztraminer or sample the complexities of the Merlot and Pinot Noir. Your excursion begins shipside where you will board your coach and travel to Blenheim, the largest town in the Marlborough region. Visit three vineyards for tastings and stop at Makana, the boutique chocolate producer and watch as divine chocolates are handmade. Enjoy a tasting of the finished product!
Plenty to fabulous pictures to be taken along the way.
Passengers must be 18 to participate in wine tasting.
Marlborough Souvenir purchases are availble on tour. Please note wine purchases will not be available for consumption onboard. They will be safely kept by security staff and returned upon disembarkation in your home port.
Bring cash or credit cards for additional purchases.
Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing suited to the day’s conditions. Bring a hat, light jacket, insect repellent and adequate sun protection.
Closed shoes are also recommended for wine tours. Wine tasting locations may be subject to change.