With its colonial charm, abundance of vineyards, and an extensive network of walking and cycle tracks, this place beckons exploration.

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Embark on a unique New Zealand journey.

From the pleasure of tasting Pinot Noir within the rustic charm of a local winery to delving into Martinborough's distinctive terroir and uncovering the region's unique grape varieties, New Zealand presents a bounty of opportunities to immerse yourself in the passion of winemaking, a craft that has been refined and perfected over generations.

Our Private Martinborough wine tour is tailored for both wine connoisseurs and cultural enthusiasts. Wine lovers will delight in the world-renowned wines from this region. Culture seekers will revel in guided tours through charming towns like Greytown, with its captivating colonial charm, complete with visits to local cheese shops and artisan markets. You'll also gain exclusive access to some of Martinborough's most esteemed vineyards, offering the chance for comprehensive wine-tasting tours and the opportunity to meet the dedicated winemakers who are shaping the industry.

Complement this experience by cycling through the picturesque landscapes of the Ruamahunga River Valley and dining at some of the region's top-rated restaurants. Your upcoming trip to Martinborough promises to leave lasting memories and a newfound appreciation for New Zealand's rich culture and its vibrant wine industry.

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Martinborough village lies in the beautiful South Wairarapa, offering a range of unique lifestyles from vineyards to olive groves, cafés, beauty therapy, restaurants, hotels, cinema & gorgeous boutique retail shopping. Martinborough is famous for its 20-odd vineyards, most within walking or cycling distance of the village square. It's packed with colonial charm and crisscrossed with walking and cycle tracks to explore.


Off-the-beaten-track: Discover the hidden gems of the rural wineries and olive groves in Martinborough and Wairarapa. Delight in the warmth of Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Riesling, and Gewürztraminer, and sample premium olive oils infused with a variety of flavors such as Garlic, Tuscan, Rosemary, and Basil1. Explore the unique profile of oils pressed from olives grown on trees ranging from newly planted to centuries old.

Water; the master architect: Venture through landscapes carved by water over millennia, featuring gorges, waterfalls, mountains, and coastlines. Amidst these stunning vistas, you'll find ancient olive trees, producing olive oils with deep flavors and rich nutrients.

Step back in time: Meander through charming towns such as Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton, and Masterton. Here, you'll uncover local olive oil producers, providing opportunities to taste exceptional oils derived from varieties such as Koroneiki and Leccino, known for their excellent oil production.

Your journey into the heart of New Zealand's wine and olive oil culture awaits.

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Cycle the Remutaka Trail


Discover the beauty of Wellington and the Wairarapa on this incredible cycling tour around the Remutaka Ranges and Pacific Ocean coast. Experience the wild side of nature, taking in breathtaking views of lush countryside, rugged mountains, and majestic shorelines. From native forests to hidden coves, you'll get an up-close look at some of New Zealand's most awe-inspiring landscapes.

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Explore Patuna Chasm


One of the best-kept secret day walks in all of New Zealand. The ancient Patuna Chasm limestone gorge, which is majestic yet imposing, is like entering a prehistoric world. The hidden chasm, deep in private remote farmland, has become a popular Wairarapa attraction for people seeking something a bit more adventurous. Set out on a 3-hour walk through native bush, and down the Ruakokoputuna River, fossils, stalactites, flora, and fauna for stunning photo opportunities. You will get wet!

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Stay at Parehua Resort


Set amongst Martinborough’s world-famous vineyards, with sweeping gardens and panoramic views of the rolling green hills, Parehua is the perfect expression of a charming country estate. The cottages and Villas have been individually designed, with artwork and furnishings by New Zealand designers, a fireplace, open-plan living spaces, and a fully equipped kitchen. The York Bistro serves up the very best food and wine from the region in a beautiful dining room overlooking the gardens.

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Wairarapa Wine Discovery


This wine destination is highly underrated, which is a bonus for visitors who wish to avoid the crowds and enjoy unique, off the beaten path experiences. Sample wines at vineyards such as Nga Waka, Poppies Vineyard, or Ata Rangi. The gem here is most certainly the nationally and internationally award winning Pinot Noir.

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Custom Travel Itineraries

At Into The Vineyard, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer you complete freedom to build your perfect trip. Start with one of our many sample itineraries and customize as you desire, or start with a blank page, and with the help of our expert Trip Planners, we can create your dream wine-inspired travel experience. 


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