If you are anything like us, you love wine and you are in good company, because we know where to find the best places for wine tasting in New Zealand. So, pack up your bags, bring your wine glasses, and set out in a campervan hire to try the best wine around in the most gorgeous settings imaginable.
Come on and take a moment and we’ll show you where to go:
- Waiheke Island
This gorgeous island located near Auckland is the most idyllic wine-tasting location imaginable. With views of the ocean, gorgeous hills, and charming hotels, it may very well be the best place
While you can definitely appreciate the many things to do and see while there, as well as drink plenty of wine, in one day, you may want to go ahead and stay a night to truly partake of all that there is to enjoy. The great news is that there are many beautiful hotels and places to stay with incredible views (To be honest, it’s the perfect getaway for a wine-loving honeymoon). Leave your camper in Auckland and ferry over to Waiheke island to partake of the excellent wining and dining experience found in this New Zealand wine-tasting paradise.
Marlborough is so well-known for its wine tasting fun that there are many organized tours offering visitor the opportunity to enjoy as much wine as possible. Whether you want to bike and follow a wine trail or driving around in your caravan to the different wine-tasting vineyards, Marlborough is a safe bet for wine-tasting fun on South Island, New Zealand.
- Central Otago
Central Otago won’t disappoint you. Known as the world’s southernmost wine region, you can be sure that not only will the wine be delicious, but the experience will be fascinating. It’s a beautiful area with rivers, mountains, and sparkling lakes. If you are looking for a romantic area full of vineyards and excellent wine, the Central Otago region is the place for you.
- Hawke’s Bay
Hawke’s Bay is an excellent idea if you like Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot. This beautiful area in North Island is the place that wine-tasting dreams are made of and for those who are fanatics of the above-mentioned wines, it doesn’t get much better than this. New Zealand is perfect for many experience, and Hawke’s Bay proves that wine-tasting is just another fulfilling experience. With more than 100 vineyards, you will have plenty to choose from.
If you never thought of New Zealand as a country to visit for wine drinking and vineyard visits, think again. New Zealand is home to not only some of the best wines, but the vineyards themselves are beautifully located providing visitors with an experience that is satisfying for nearly all of your senses. Whether you are on a romantic trip with your special someone or simply love wine, you must visit the above-mentioned areas for an experience of a lifetime. Pack your wine glasses in your campervan and come see what wine in New Zealand is really all about.