On this culinary tour, discover the locally made treats and secret food spots in the historic township of Petone at the northern end of the Wellington harbor, one of the oldest settlements in Wellington.
Your first stop is a specialty coffee roastery on the Petone foreshore where you'll learn about its fascinating history and the timeline of the coffee, from shrub to your cup. Take part in a coffee roast then get to savor the product with a tasting session.
Zany Zeus dairy and cheese factory will be your next stop where you will sample a range of cheeses, yogurts and organic ice creams. This is followed by a visit to the resident chocolatier, for a tasting and a chocolate making lesson.
Next on the agenda will be lunch at La Bella Italia where you taste a range of cured meats served with pizza bread and a glass of wine. Before you cruise to Baylands Brewery to taste their full range of locally produced craft beers.
Before you return back to Wellington, you'll have time to either visit another craft beer brewery or savor more gourmet food in Wellington's Eva Street which hosts both a peanut butter and chocolate factory.