Discover award-winning wines produced in the heart of the East Sussex countryside when you take a Sparkling Wine Tour with Tastings for Two. Enjoy this wonderful opportunity to go behind the scenes at the Court Garden Vineyard and Winery and find out how this family-run, single-estate vineyard has been growing grapes and producing wine since 2005. After meeting with your guide in the tasting room you'll be taken straight to the winery for some in-depth explanation about how the wines are fermented and aged. All the wines made at Court Garden are produced using traditional grape varieties grown on a beautiful South-facing slope in soil that is very similar to that of north-east France - the region most commonly associated with Champagne. Discover how the maritime climate of this part of Sussex influences the kinds of grape that can be grown, and the flavours they produce. Then complete your tour back at the tasting room where you'll have the opportunity to sample each of the four sparkling wines produced at Court Garden Vineyard. With a knowledgeable wine expert on hand to guide you in the tastings you'll distinguish between the different wines and get to know their subtle flavours ' a lovely experience for anyone who enjoys discovering quality wines.
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The sparkling wine tour at Court Garden Vineyard Winery is perfect for anyone wanting to get to know the full range of these award-winning English wines. You'll begin your tour with a warm welcome from the guide - a knowledgeable wine expert - in the tasting room where you will be given a full introduction to the vineyard. Then it's on to the winery to discover how the sparkling wine fermentation process takes place. There will be plenty of time to ask questions and find out more, before you return to the tasting room to sample four sparkling wines. Your guide will help you to get the most out of the tasting and how to distinguish between the complex flavours of each. There is a shop at the vineyard should you wish to purchase any wine to take home with you.