Zest Food Tour's expert culinary tour partners are all passionate food lovers and down-to-earth New Zealanders. Most own and run their own businesses, and are dedicated to great food experiences and welcoming other foodies. It's personal. You'll get to know and interact with them. You'll taste a piece of this and a handful of that. Hear their stories, in their own special places: at home, in their kitchen or behind the scenes at their store. By invitation only.
Delhi Food ToursWe've not experienced this tour ourselves (yet!), but we've been in touch with the owners, reviewed their website and they sound fantastic! Find out more at http://delhifoodtours.com/
Barcelona Tapas TourKerry from Zest Auckland loved this tapas tour in Barcelona. It's a little bit fiddly to make a booking, but the experience is well worth it with a five star rating on Trip Advisor from Kerry.
Wine and Gourmet Tours in TuscanyDeluxe wine tours of Tuscany and other great links here: www.fufluns.com
Great Taste Challenges
Put your taste buds to the test...what's that flavour? Where did that product come from? Listen to your guide and hosts for answers to culinary quiz questions.
Management guru Tom Peters says a kitchen is the best place to learn strategy. Zest says team building is best with some help from some great food and wine, and we'll help you find out how.
Tailored food and wine tours in Auckland, Wellington and Martinborough to suit.
Mystery Progressive Lunches
We create a multi-course, multi-location lunch for a fun and delicious group outing. To add that powerful 'wow' factor what about travelling in real style - maybe a classic Cadillac?
Whose Wine is it anyway?
Test your wine palate in a blind tasting with a difference, as your group decides which multiple choice answer best fits the wine you taste. Add beer and other beverages to the test for a real taste challenge, in a light-hearted competitive approach.
Media Articles & TV Coverage
A Trip to the Cuisine Capital of New Zealand - TV
Viewed by 40 million people in India in August 2011 see the show here on our Wellington Walking Gourmet Tour: bit.ly/o16iEj
"Zest is run by food lovers Catherine Cordwell and Susan McLeary. Both have extensive backgrounds in food promotion so know everything and everyone on the culinary circuit. The businesses they choose to visit are cutting-edge and the people who run them have personalities to match..."
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"In a city known for its cafes, walking tours where people can smaple culinary and caffeinated delights make complete sense. Coffee beans crack like popcorn and begin to turn a lovely chocolate brown..."
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This special offer is available just for American Express cardholders. For every couple booking a Zest food and wine tour with AmexSelects, Zest is pleased to give you a bottle of superb Martinborough Burnt Spur Pinot Noir 2006, rated 93 by Robert Parker and holder of 5 international gold medals so far. A great taste from one of Martinborough’s founding wineries. Please let us know once you have booked that you wish to take up this special promotion by email on email@example.com
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