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Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours

36A Formby Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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Relaxed, fun day

Phil’s Volcano, Coast, and Country Market wine tour was terrific. We visited Mt. Eden with its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kevin J
Waiheke Wine Wow

We loved our trip to Waiheke with Phil. He made the day easy and fun and did a great job of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
dhswaytogo
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Hi! I'm Phil - a fourth generation New Zealander, wine writer and food fan who started Fine Wine Tours in 2000. As your personal guide, I can assure you of a highly memorable and enjoyable fun time - going behind the scenes of Auckland's premium wineries and exclusive food outlets. All tours include lunch with wine, complimentary mineral water and information pack.Contact me now - for the NZ food and wine experience of a lifetime!
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36A Formby Avenue, Auckland Central, Auckland 1022, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Phil’s Volcano, Coast, and Country Market wine tour was terrific. We visited Mt. Eden with its great views of Auckland, the black sand Muriwai Beach on the West Coast (Tasman Sea side), drove over the Harbour Bridge and through some scenic countryside, visited three excellent...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved our trip to Waiheke with Phil. He made the day easy and fun and did a great job of curating which wineries we'd visit. We found our favorite sparking wine ever, picked up a great new recipe at one of the pairings and...More

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for the wonderful review. It was great to share your company and show you some of Waiheke’s best wine, food and scenery. Enjoy your NZ sparkling wine back in Kansas City! Warm regards, Phil

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Reviewed 4 days ago

During the past 20 years, I have had the opportunity to participate in dozens of wine tours and visit nearly a thousand wineries in multiple regions of the world. That said, I can without hesitation state that Phil Parker delivered the most enjoyable tour experience...More

Thank Don T
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Don, Wow! What a fantastic review. Thanks so much – so glad that you enjoyed your tour with me. I'll have to frame it and hang it in my office! Have a great time IN NZ. And feel free to ask for any info...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was great traveling with Phil Parker on our wine tour in Auckland. He does something no other wine tour guide does - he brings his very own traveling cheese tray!

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Anne & Michelle, Thanks so much for the great review. I really enjoyed your company and I’m glad that you enjoyed the Kumeu tour and cheese matches. I hope you had many happy memories of NZ to take home to Florida. Warm regards, Phil

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a morning tour of local vineyards around Auckland. Phil was on time, friendly and flexible, thank you! The tour was carefully organised with sensible stops and plenty of tastings but not hectic. Lovely lunch and super wines with consideration given to our tastes....More

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, So glad that you enjoyed the wine tour with me to Kumeu wine region. And thanks very much for submitting your fab review! Warm regards, Phil

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an incredible trip and tour to Waiheke Island. The wind tour was outstanding and the lunch and experience at the 5 star restaurant was amazing.

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there! Thanks so much for taking time to post your fantastic TripAdvisor review. It was a pleasure meeting you al hosting you to Waiheke for the day. I hope you have had many happy memories to take home to California. Warm regards, Phil

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A well organised, relaxed, informative tour. Phil our guide looked after us very well and chose a good range of wineries to visit. Lunch at Mud Brick was excellent and Connie at the Peacock Sky winery with her food/wine pairings was a star. Would definitely...More

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, So glad that you both enjoyed the Waiheke Island tour with me. And thanks for taking time to post your great review! Happy Travels in NZ, Warm regards, Phil

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a incredible time on Waiheke island. Phil was an awesome tour guide who put in the extra time to make our trip a truly personal experience. If you do one thing in Auckland, head up to Waiheke. If you head up there, go...More

Thank Sean P
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sean, Thanks so much for the great review on TripAdvisor. It was such a pleasure sharing your company on Waiheke and I’m really happy that you both enjoyed the day. It was definitely a tour that didn’t feel like work at all! A lot...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Phil, we had a fabulous day, Phil prepared a cheese board, he managed our day out and we had a fun informative experience. I highly recommend Phil’s tour if you have the chance. Thanks Phil we will be back!

Thank Kelvin A
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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kelvin, Thanks very much for your great review. So glad that 'the locals' enjoyed a day out in Kumeu with me. Hope to meet you all again in the near future. Warm regards, Phil

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in the Auckland area visiting relatives for 4 days only, but wanted a sampling of some of the nicer area wineries before we departed. Phil's knowledgeable and relaxed half-day outing provided just that. He took us to 3 lovely small scale wineries that...More

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Pipi16, Owner at Auckland Fine Wine & Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking time to post your great review. So glad that you both enjoyed the half day to Kumeu and that I was able to help out with the hotel drop-off. It was a pleasure meeting you - and I...More

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