Finding Flavour

Fabulous food, wine and lifestyle tours and events that are creative, informative, delicious and fun

​Auckland’s original specialist food tour company offers your clients exclusive, informative and fabulous food, wine and lifestyle tours and events you will not find anywhere else. Our knowledge and contacts cover the Auckland region from the inner city to the outer suburbs, including VIP experiences of beautiful Waiheke Island exclusive to us only. Perfect for team building, corporate meeting and conference breakouts, partner programmes and guest hospitality. 

Our team of friendly experts includes Herald on Sunday food writer Grant Allen, Masterchef winner Nadia Lim, Mexican and South American food expert Grace Ramirez, Italian food maestro Raffaela Delmonte, French gourmet Sarah La Touche, UK-trained chef Kevin Blakeman and the capricious catering/event team at Gourmet A Gogo, who offer events with a difference that will delight your clients.

Tours: Historic neighbourhood villages, bustling retail precincts and outer suburbs that offer a world of specialist food makers and suppliers to discover. Our tours are informative, delicious and fun!

Personal Touch: Meet the business owners and hear their stories, see behind the scenes, learn about the food and enjoy lots of tastings and, above all, have a great time!

New: Discover High Street, back streets and Britomart on our new walking tour – the perfect orientation to Auckland food, fashion and fun.

Cooking Classes: Demonstration or participation style – excellent for team building.

Hands-On Experiences: Behind the scenes in a business or create delicious food in a cooking class. 

Dinner in a Private Home: Hosted by foodies and chefs who love to entertain.

Wine and Craft Beer Matchings: Guided food and wine matchings by a professional award-winning sommelier or craft beer tastings. Try our tequila tastings. 

VIP Waiheke: A personally hosted day of highlights and exclusive visits for small groups. Or enjoy exclusive use of a private home for the day – perfect as a base or for small meetings/retreats.

Homes and Gardens: Admire gardens, both public and private, and see inside the front door of private homes. Visit Gardens that Make a Difference. 

Customised Events: Our aim is to meet your requirements and exceed your expectations!

Programmes also available in Wellington with our colleague Feast and Vine.

  • Distance from CBD: Depends on location of event. Mt Eden Village tour – 4.5 km. Newmarket tour – 4 km
  • Distance from car park: Depends on location of event. Mt Eden Village and Newmarket tours – 5 minutes walking distance to nearest parking.

Contact details

Phone: +64 9 638 6067 or +64 21 550 510
Website: www.findingflavour.co.nz
31 Glenfell Place, Epson, Auckland 1023
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Amenities and services

  • Tours and events with a food, wine/beer and lifestyle focus
  • Friendly experienced hosts who share their food passion
  • Personal insights, behind-the-scenes experiences, lots of tastings
  • Happy to customise to suit