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Explore New Zealand’s Resplendent Wine Country along the Queenstown Wine Trail

Regardless of age, experience and whether one has a developed palate for vintage wines, the Queenstown Wine Trail is regarded as a hot pick attraction when touring this vineyard laden district of New Zealand. Ranked as one of the top wine manufacturing areas in the home of the Kiwis the Queenstown and Central Otago wine districts are some of the most popular precincts in the country for wine lovers and enthusiastic novice wine connoisseurs alike. Laden with mile after mile of scenic vineyards producing some of the best spirits in the country a trip to Queensland would truly be incomplete without a stopover on its infamous wine trail and the prestigious wineries that dot its verdant country routes. With ample opportunities to taste and discover the nuances of a plethora of wines guests can also explore and relax in the cool wine cellars of the wineries while a guide takes the visitors through the various stages of grape cultivation and wine production.

Some of the must- visit sites included in most Queenstown Wine Trail tours include the famed Gibbston Valley Winery which introduced the area’s premier vintage in the late 80’s and has gone on to become one of the best manufacturers of pinot noir and other premium blends. Other highlights include the Peregrine Winery, Amisfield Cellars at Lake Hayes and the vineyards belonging to Waitiri Creek Wines while Brennan Wines, Wine House & Kitchen and the captivating Chard Farm are also preferred hotspots along the Queenstown Wine Trail. Venturing further in to Central Otago guests will typically tour the famous wine houses that are responsible for making the finest Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Methode Traditional and Pinot Gris in the nation which has secured many an accolade due to its unmatched quality.

The Queenstown Wine Trail also includes a tour of an underground wine cave while a stopover at a cheesery is also on the agenda for sampling the region’s best vintages with cheese accompaniments. A delicious winery lunch is also part of most wine tour packages as it engages the senses and taste buds of visitors who have developed a taste for vintages and their unique attributes during the tour.

Those in search of the best Queenstown hotel deals will be more than pleased with the holiday packages on offer to them at the stylish Kingsgate Hotel Terraces Queenstown. Ideally located within close range of the city centre and the town’s retail and entertainment hub this stylish rest provides comfortable accommodation Queenstown New Zealand ranks among its finest.

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