Our gourmet tour is truly the ultimate experience for anyone who enjoys good food and wine. It offers a fascinating insight into the gourmet world of Marlborough wine and food in an interesting and enjoyable way. Along the way you will meet some wonderful people, experience the boutique to the iconic and take a look ‘behind the scenes’. This tour includes a gourmet three-course lunch, with specially selected wine to complement your meal, and is rounded off with great tea or coffee. Wineries visited on this tour include Hans Herzog Estate, Wither Hills, Cloudy Bay and Johanneshof Cellars – and who could resist a stop at the Makana Confections boutique chocolate factory? Your door-to-door pick up from accommodation in Picton or Blenheim, your three-course lunch, and your tasting fees are all included in the cost. The Gourmet Wine Experience is personalised in such a way that it is truly the ultimate experience for anyone who takes their fun with food and wine at all seriously. At day's end you will have an enhanced understanding that will heighten every wining dining experience from here on, and of course, memories that will endure for a lifetime. Availability: This tour runs November to April only. Depart Picton 10.15 am, or depart Blenheim10.45 am. Pickups from accommodation or by arrangement as required. (Times may vary slightly according to pickup manifest). Tours do not operate on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New year's Day & Good Friday. All tours are subject to availability and we can advise you about this at time of booking or enquiry.