Northland Food & Wine tour Showcasing Kerikeri & Russell Wine, Beer, Cheese, Fritters, Chocolate - Best day ever! Other Itineraries available, or tailor-made on request.
“The Mid-North trail” starts at Whangarei’s town basin then heads north to Kerikeri to the Old Pack House markets. Here we do taste Kainui Wines wines & beers, Phathouse Breweries Beers, and Sovrano’s Limencello range. We also try Mahoe cheese, and line our stomachs with the famous Pack House fritters or handmade pies. After the markets, we visit our first vineyard. At Ake Ake winery we will sample a range of their wines, with a commentary on each. We leave Kerikeri, and Car-ferry t o Russell where lunch and wine at “The Duke” awaits us. After lunch, we board our coach to our final winery tasting at Omata Estate, accompanied by commentary and sweeping views over the Bay. On our drive back to Whangarei, we will finish the trip with a selection of handmade chocolates from the Makana Chocolate factory. Our fabulous day of Wine & food ends late afternoon back at the Hub at the Town Basin.
The Mid North Trail tour includes
- Small Group Coach
- Day Host
- Kainui Wine & Brew tastings
- Phat House Beer Tastings
- Sovrano Limoncello tastings
- Mahoe Cheese tasting
- Fritter or Pie at the Old Pack House Market
- Ake Ake Winery Tasting
- Main course lunch at “The Duke”
- Flight of 3 local wines (60ml pour) at lunch
- Glass of Ake Ake Port after lunch
- Omata Estate tasting
- Makana Chocolate snacks on the way home
Small Group charter tour on a 19 seater coach
$3750.00 for up to 16 people
Tour departure dates on application.
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David is the adventurer in the group. If it’s a little off the beaten track, he’s there. He also loves business events and trade fairs and is more than happy to put together a group of adventurers or business people, whether independent or escorted.