Queenstown Wine Trail


Lane & Heather are local legends and have been offering wine experiences for over 27 years. They history in Queenstown stretches a lot further then that - Lance, who is of Ngati Porou, has been immersed in the local tourism industry for over 35 years and Heather's family connections goes back to Gold mining days. You might also find they son Lewis out on tour, but nowadays he is busy with his on business Queenstown Beer Tours.


p>Queenstown Wine Trail is owned by Lance Benseman and Heather McDonald, long time locals, who are passionate about Queenstown's original wine tour company. Gibbston Valley Wines released the region's first commercial wine vintage in 1987 and Queenstown Wine Trail was founded just five years later, in 1992. 25 years later, we now have a dedicated and professional team who love showing visitors our spectacular scenery and our local vineyards, which have become world famous for their production of premium wines. 

We are Queenstown's original wine tour company, which has grown alongside the Central Otago wine industry over the past 25 years. Our experienced team and excellent working relationships with the wineries in the Gibbston, Bannockburn and Cromwell areas mean we guarantee to give all guests a fun, informative, friendly and above all, personalised tour.

We choose the best vineyard combinations in the Queenstown and Central Otago region to provide a relaxed and unhurried experience. Whether your palate is well developed or simply enthusiastic, as long as you love wine, our tours will delight. Ranging from daily wine tour departures to pre-arranged personalised private tours, we offer a variety of products to suit your specific requirements. 

Our products are Qualmark endorsed visitor activities. Qualmark is New Zealand tourism's official quality assurance organisation, providing a trusted guide to quality travel experiences.

CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellations incur a fee depending on how near the cancellation is to the start time of the tour. All credit card refunds will incur a 3% cancellation fee. FOR DAILY TOURS: Within 24 hours - 25% cancellation fee Within 12 hours - 50% cancellation fee Within 2 hours - 100% cancellation fee FOR PRIVATE TOURS AND COMBO TOURS: Within 72 hours - 25% cancellation fee Within 24 hours - 50% cancellation fee Within 12 hours - 100% cancellation fee

160 Gorge Road, Queenstown, 9300, New Zealand


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