Welcome to French Akaroa New Zealand.
Spend some time with us on a scenic drive around the inner coast of Akaroa Harbor extinct volcano to visit Akaroa’s award winning boutique vineyards. Stopping along the way at magical view points with our knowledgeable guides sharing stories of our local history, from the Geology, Land and Ocean to Maori history and the original French settlers and how they planted their first vines in this unique terroir.
On this tour you will taste a selection of wines from Banks peninsula’s
prominent vineyards in our cosy cellar doors and courtyards with a view of the vineyard beyond.
You will discover how the geology of the area contributes to the flavour of those unique wines. Enjoy a short walk around the vines and learn about the process of making the wine you taste creating today the distinctive flavours from our region.
Enjoy wine tastings with a delicious locally made seasonal
accompaniment including our award-winning local cheeses from Barry’s bay and bread from our French bakery.
We can also have vegan options and gluten free on request.
For a relaxing afternoon and wanting to learn all about our local wines and histories, reserve your glass today, book now and don’t miss out on this space-limited, ever popular experience!