Welcome to Alpine Wine Tours

Alpine Wine Tours offers memorable group, private and custom wine tours and the region’s first Progressive Dinner Tour from Queenstown

Immerse yourself in a sensory experience in New Zealand’s largest wine cave and taste award-winning Central Otago wines from the Valley of the Vines.

Explore some of Queenstown’s most iconic settings as we take you on a social night out to meet new friends with amazing local wine, craft beers and stunning food on the region’s first Progressive Dinner Tour.

Wine-lovers can soak up the history of century-old oak wine barrels while swirling and smelling unique flavours from the world’s most southern wine region, and foodies will be overjoyed with the chance to savour local cuisine along the way.

There’s no need to worry about a ‘dedicated driver’ as your guide whisks you away through the stunning scenery in comfort and style in our fleet of 2018 Mercedes Sprinters.

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Daily Wine Tours

Our daily wine tours have been designed exclusively for adults only, offering complete relaxation and a magical experience in Central Otago’s wine region.

Please refer to our private and custom tours should you wish to bring your little ones along.

Lunch Tour

Valley of the Vines Lunch Tour

$179 per adult
  • 10am to 2:30pm (4.5 hours)
  • Visit 3 Wineries
  • Wine Cave Tour
  • 16+ Wine Tastings
  • Shared Lunch Platter
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off in Queenstown Area
Afternoon Tour

Valley of the Vines Afternoon Tour

$179 per adult
  • 3pm to 6:30pm (3.5 hours)
  • Visit 3 Wineries
  • Winery & Wine Cave Tour
  • 16+ Wine Tastings
  • Shared Cheese Board
  • Queenstown Pick-up & Drop-off

Queenstown Progressive Dinner Tour

Experience the very best of Queenstown’s renowned wineries, micro-breweries and restaurants by night on the region’s first Progressive Dinner Tour.

Queenstown Progressive Dinner Tour

$249 per adult
  • 6:45pm to 10:15pm (3.5 hours)
  • Explore 3 stunning locations
  • Shotover River, Gibbston & Arrowtown
  • Food Pairings, Main & Dessert
  • Wine, Craft Beer & Digestif
  • Queenstown Pick Up & Drop Off
Dinner Tours

Experience some of Queenstown’s most iconic settings as we take you on a social night out to meet new friends with amazing local wine, craft beers and stunning food.

Start your evening with a glass of local bubbles or craft beer while enjoying mouth-watering food pairing overlooking the iconic Shotover River.

Take a scenic drive out to Gibbston Valley – known as the Valley of the Vines for an interactive wine tasting with your delicious main meal.

Wrap up your night with a decadent dessert in the heart of historic gold rush village Arrowtown, enjoy an after-dinner digestif by a roaring log fire.

Private & Custom Wine Tours

If you’re after a fully-tailored experience with family, friends or colleagues, create your own magic with our private and custom tours. Feel free to bring the little ones along!

Custom Tours

If you’re after a fully-tailored experience with family, friends or colleagues, create your own magic with our private and custom tours.

Let us work with you based on your wine and food preferences to create an unforgettable experience. You may wish to visit more than one of Central Otago’s renowned six sub-regions or learn about the spirit making process, from grain to glass, at Cardrona Distillery.

There’s also the flexibility to incorporate local sightseeing, history, art and adventure activities into your day.

Create Your Own Private & Custom Wine Tour

$POA
  • Half or Full Day
  • Children Welcome

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   Great transport, awesome guide, amazing food and even better wines! We saw some stunning scenery and picked up a lot of new learnings both about the local region and wine in general. We really couldn’t have asked for a better day. A ‘must do’ if...More

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    2/16/2019

      A great afternoon tour, with Martin as our guide, who us really chatty, fun&informative!Different in each vineyard, one included a look, chat&tasting in the cave which was great! A fantastic afternoon and would definitely recommend!

    thumb rkirsanow
    1/30/2019

      We took a 3 hour afternoon tour of Gibbston valley with Alpine wine tours on 25 October 2018. We visited 3 different wineries in Gibbston valley and had a lovely cheese platter at this last. Couple of key points: - our tour guide was Debbie,...More

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    10/28/2018
  •   We had a lovely day drinking wine and exploring the Gibbston Valley. Jamie was such a great host and was very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend!

    GabbyKirkNZ
    7/14/2019

      Great way to spend a few hours relaxing tasting wines and the lunch was a delicious bonus our guide was incredibly knowledgeable around the history of the region and the history of the wineries we visited. having no idea what to expect on the day...More

    thumb craigapps
    4/01/2019

      The Valley of the Vines Lunch Tour was just what we were after - a great introduction to the wines of the area and particularly to those of the Gibbston Valley. Our guide Jamie was both knowledgeable and keen to share his knowledge. We tasted...More

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    8/01/2018
  •   A fantastic afternoon. Small personalised tour. Wonderful wines and cheeses. All staff very knowledgeable.

    RebeccaJ1417
    7/05/2019

      Though it was raining this wine tour sure brightened our day! 3 very different wineries, great wines and a tasty cheese plate. Would definitely recommend.More

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    1/13/2019

      Debbie was such an awesome tour guide, with a great personal touch. Her passion for good food and wine was evident throughout the tour and it created such a cool, intimate and relaxed vibe. The wineries were great and knowledgeable and the wine tasted awesome.More

    thumb danielleberks
    10/28/2018
  •   Excellent tour and appreciated having such a wonderful guide! Learned a lot and enjoyed beautiful views, wine, and great conversation! Highly recommend.

    thumb biobbailey
    3/19/2019

      Everything about our tour was incredible. It felt like our guide, Lee, really went out of his way to ensure we had a great day. And he did not disappoint. He was an endless source of information on not only vineyards and wine, but also...More

    thumb Liam-Gemma
    8/20/2018

      What a great 2 days exploring 7 of the local wineries around Queenstown. Alpine Wine Tours were fantastic. Friendly, knowledgeable and nothing was too much trouble. They not only created a great itinerary but also made it enjoyable with some great friendly banter as we...More

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    11/18/2018