Queenstown, Queenstown

How do I get this deal?

Deal applies to direct bookings made through our website. Simply enter promo code APPELLATION upon booking to receive 20% OFF our Classic Wine Tour! T&C's apply.


what exactly will i get?

Receive 20% off our CLASSIC WINE TOUR running 1.30pm - 5pm daily (on request).

Classic Wine Tour – 1.30pm – 5pm

Let one of our experienced Wine Guide whisk you away to Queenstown’s neighbouring wine region, Gibbston, where you will spend the afternoon leisurely exploring three varying cellar doors, including New Zealand’s largest wine cave.

Sample fine wines from multiple differing wine regions and enjoy a shared cheeseboard which will accompany one of the tastings.

Enjoy a full running commentary from your guide and be sure to ask questions, they revel in sharing their knowledge.

There can be the option to taste some craft beers on this tour when we are notified in advance. Simply mention this in the comments section upon booking and we can try to include a winery/brewery option.

  • 16-18 wine tastings at 3 vineyards/cellar doors in the Gibbston region
  • Cheeseboard to accompany a wine tasting
  • Guided tour through New Zealand’s largest wine cave
  • Full running commentary on the sights, wine and early history of the region
  • View the historic Kawarau Bridge and AJ Hackett Bungy
  • View of Lord of the Rings filming site

Wow!! Where can I get this awesome deal again?

Appellation Wine Tours

Corner Camp Street & Shotover Street


Central Otago 9348

Who is this?

Appellation Wine Tours is Queenstown’s leading premium wine tour company with over 20 years of experience showcasing the finest wine, scenery and history throughout Central Otago.

Appellation Wine Tours is a locally owned and operated business. We appreciate your support and look forward to welcoming you on tour!

Our award-winning all-inclusive wine tours have been designed to educate, enlighten and indulge you with the very best of what Central Otago has to offer. We hope to leave you with a lasting impression of a perfect and memorable day out.

Our Expert Wine Guides have a true passion for the Central Otago Wine Region and they are eager to share with you their knowledge of local sights and history and of course everything wine! You can meet them in our Team section or better yet, book a tour!

Our Daily Group Wine Tours depart daily from Queenstown and boast visits to three wine sub-regions. We have chosen the contrasting wine regions of Gibbston, Cromwell and Bannockburn specifically to ensure that you receive a true snapshot of the Central Otago region. You will view, taste and learn about the unique differences of each.

Whether you choose a group tour or wish to book a Private Wine Tour, you will experience regions famous for their outstanding cool-climate wines, boutique vineyards, dramatic scenery and fascinating pioneering history.

We change our tour itineraries daily and we aim to be as flexible as we can. See a list of our favourite Vineyards and if you wish to visit somewhere in particular, just mention this in the booking comments section and we will do our best to adhere. Some vineyards offer craft beer tastings, and if this is also of interest, we can endeavour to include these as well.