New Zealand is paradise for food and wine lovers. Several regions have wineries producing fabulous wines and chefs who love to put a local twist on fine cuisine. Combine this culinary experience with gorgeous scenery, unique wildlife, and a rich history and discover what makes New Zealand so great.
Savor local flavors and enjoy tastings from New Zealand’s signature wine regions as you make your way through Hawkes Bay, Martinborough and Marlborough, and Central Otago. The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail covers 80% of New Zealand’s wine-producing regions. From complex Cabernet Merlots, Francs, and Syrah found in Hawkes Bay, the country’s largest producing region of premium red wines to the southern regions of Martinborough and Marlborough—renowned for great Sauvignon Blanc. Enjoy world-acclaimed Pinot Noir (Burgundy) in Wairarapa paired with some locally raised green lipped mussels.