We Create, Private, Tailormade Journeys for the Sights, Wine and Food, Culture, History and Lifestyle of New Zealand.

Land of Wine

Wine Journeys

Destiny Bay, Waiheke Island
Destiny Bay, Waiheke Island


Discover the best of New Zealand.

We are New Zealand wide private tour specialists. While wine is in our DNA and we are experts for New Zealand's finest food and wine, that's just where your New Zealand adventure starts.

Land Of Wine is dedicated to organising unique tours of New Zealand no matter what your interest; sightseeing, food and wine, culture, history, kiwi lifestyle.

We'll plan your tailormade itinerary around your specific interests with honest advice based on personal knowledge of the destination.

With our knowledge and expert planning your journey can be as relaxed or whirlwind as your time or sense of adventure allows. The choices are yours. Always unique. Never the same.

Trinity Hill, Hawke's Bay
Trinity Hill, Hawke's Bay

Kia Ora, Welcome! I am a 5th generation kiwi, a NZ wine judge and foodie who wants to share my passion for NZ travel, wine and food, art and culture.

We'll take you to the special places of New Zealand, to visit, dine and stay; the places that nudge your sense of wonder and curiosity to make you feel, 'here and only here can I experience this'.

Land of Wine New Zealand is my opportunity to share the things I love most about this land so that visitors can experience New Zealand I like do. I have fun every day. Our guests have fun. What more could anyone want.

Having travelled just about every road, and visited almost every town and village in New Zealand, I look forward to planning and making your journey in New Zealand unique and wonderful.


Bill Hird
Tour Director & Guide

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With over 15 years working in and around the NZ wine industry I've been privileged to develop a network of winemaker and hospitality friends throughout New Zealand.

I have one of the few non-winemaker positions as a senior judge at the New Zealand International Wine Show. With over 2,000 entries from every major wine producing country in the world, the New Zealand International Wine Show is one of Australasia’s largest wine competitions. I am a member of the New Zealand Sommelier & Wine Professionals Association.

I am an experienced guide, travel advisor and planner, with a wide knowledge and passion for NZ wine and food, culture and lifestyle.

The constant search to bring these together in unexpected ways and sharing this with others from around the world - thats the fun for me and I hope it will be for you too.

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The Remarkables, Queenstown
The Remarkables, Queenstown

Lets Plan Your Private Tour

Allow a local expert design and customise your travel in New Zealand wine country. Anything is possible – contact us.

  1. Get in touch with our tour request form below, or call us directly. Tell us your specific needs and interests, or if you'd like to leave it completely to us to plan your private tour.

  2. Expect a quick response with a quotation and a tailored itinerary so that you maximise your time, and that we build you the perfect one-of-a-kind private tour.

  3. We now fine-tune any details if required. Final confirmation is made with your credit card payment, or a tour deposit if booking outside 30 days, before we look forward to seeing you in New Zealand.