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Giles takes small groups (Max 6) on wine tours around Christchurch and the North Canterbury wine region. He is a wine expert and wine tours are his specialty. The Waipara Wine Experience has earned hundreds of positive reviews since it started in 2016.

The Giles Guided Tour is not a pre-packaged tour which means that it can be tailored to your match your needs.

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About Us


A Giles Guided Tour is a private tour for up to 6 people. It includes all transport, including pick up and drop off in Christchurch but not the cost of your wine tastings or lunch. This means we can either use the same itinerary as the Wiapara Wine Experience or change it up, depending on your circumstances and preferences.


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A Giles Guided Tour costs just $300. To book click on the link above and follow the prompts.

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Giles Guided Tours

Wine Tours in Christchurch/ North Canterbury

Indulge in a day of wine tasting in the Waipara wine area. About 75km north of Christchurch, it is renowned for its warm, dry climate and limestone-rich soils — ideal for growing the premium quality grapes that produce world class, multi award-winning wines and some of New Zealand’s most distinctive wine. The area is most famous for it’s Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Gris and delicious Chardonnay. You will enjoy tutored tastings at 4 of the area's 4 best wineries and lunch (at your own cost).

All this for just $300 (Max 6 people)

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Waipara Wine Trail

After a lifetime in the wine industry Giles now takes small groups of wine enthusiasts on guided tours of the vineyards and wineries around Christchurch.

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