This gastronomic journey through beautiful New Zealand begins in Auckland, with a ferry ride to Waiheke Island. Here you tour local art galleries and boutique wineries, along with sampling some sinfully delicious Pacific Rim cuisine in the evening. Next is a food tour through Ponsonby, and then drive to Napier, where you tour the local wineries the whole day. Follow the wine tasting with a degustation-style dinner for relishing samples of several dishes. Next stop is Martinborough, where you sample vintage wines. Enjoy a lazy drive to Wellington for a full day spent tasting delectable dishes in the Café Capital. Fly on to Blenheim and experience staying in a quaint cottage. Round off the trip with a gourmet platter lunch and local cheese tasting in Queenstown.
New Zealand is the perfect destination for wine aficionados and gourmands. Start the exciting journey from Auckland, from where you take a scenic ferry ride to Waiheke Island, for a day of exploring the Maori culture, local art and boutique wineries in the area. Indulge yourself with a few choice delicacies from the Pacific Rim cuisine in one of the waterfront restaurants. In the morning, take a food tour through the Ponsonby suburbs. After which, you drive yourself to Napier, where you spend the whole day exploring Napier, Hastings, and the Havelock North wine regions. This is followed by a degustation style dinner, where you sample several dishes and heady local wines. Next drive yourself to Martinborough, a region famous for its award-winning wines, and stop at Greytown en route. During the full day guided tour of Martinborough, sample some vintage wines and specialty accompaniments. Drive to Wellington for a day.