Fun filled, flexible, daily tours to the best of Marlborough’s wineries!

Marlborough is one of the world’s finest wine-producing regions and is home to over 140 registered wineries, producing award-winning wines to try, and buy.

Your Sounds Connection guide will take you right to the heart of New Zealand’s premier wine region in comfort, safety and style. Sample the best the wineries have to offer, and learn some of the secrets of fine wine appreciation.

Our daily tours offer you:

  • small relaxed group settings
  • the convenience of door-to-door pick up from accommodation in Picton or Blenheim
  • the expertise of our friendly local tour guides
  • a completely relaxed and friendly atmosphere
  • flexible itineraries to match your preferences and ensure you fully experience Marlborough’s varied wine styles


Full Day Wine Tour:

Departs 10.30am / Returns 5.30pm 

Daily – all year round

Need a little longer to enjoy more of Marlborough’s best?

Discover the diversity of Marlborough’s famous wine region. You will visit approximately six or seven wineries.  A winery lunch stop is included (at your own cost). Pick-up and return from Picton or Blenheim central accommodation is included in your tour cost. Tasting fees may apply at selected wineries.

$95.00 per person 

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Half Day Wine Tour:

Departs 1.30pm / Returns 5.30pm

Daily – all year round.SC Websize (30)

Immerse yourself in the heart of the vineyards. You will be collected
and taken on a tour through Marlborough wine country and visit
approximately four or five wineries. Flexibility is the key, and we can usually accommodate your preference. Pick-up and return from Picton or Blenheim central accommodation is included in your tour cost. Tasting fees may apply at selected wineries.

Cost: $69.00 per person

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Gourmet Wine Experience 

Departs Picton 10.00am or Blenheim 10.30am

November – April only

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, 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 Makana Boutique Chocolate Factory?

Your door-to-door pick up from accommodation in Picton or Blenheim, your three-course lunch, and tasting fees are all included in the cost.


(See Gourmet Wine Experience for full details)

Cost: $229.00 per person 

Minimum of two people required

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You can also click on the below link to see a list of Marlborough wineries that you may be inspired to visit:

Wine Trail Map 2013

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    Join us on 1 November 2014 for a trip from Picton or Blenheim to The East Coast Inn at Ward Phone Sounds Connection for a place on the bus Cost $25.00pp return. Phone 03 5738843 to book your ticket. Phone Amy at East Coast Inn to book your entry ticket.(see poster) This trip requires a minimum number If your booking is accepted and we DO NOT meet the minimum then we may cancel your booking with 48 hours notice.