Perfect for wine lovers and fruit fanatics alike, this Tour, Tasting and Lunch experience will provide you with a fascinating insight into the world of English wine production. This vineyard in East Sussex is a long-established, family run business that welcomes you to join them for an entertaining tour around their 37 acres of vines. Your experienced tour guide will give you an overview of English wine-making, discuss its history and how their vineyard differs to a continental vineyard. Discover the secrets of the wine making process, how sparkling wine is created and what the phrase 'methode champenoise' means. Learn how the wine is tilted and turned in order to extract the sediment and then enjoy a tasting session of the vineyards award winning wines. Included in your experience is lunch with a glass of wine or soft drink.
Need to Know
On your arrival at the vineyard you will be required to hand in your voucher to a member of staff and register. You will be introduced to your tour guide and group and your experience will begin. You will be shown around the 37 acre vineyard and hear many interesting facts about how the vines are grown and tended to. You'll be led to the winery and bottling plant to discover more about the production process and you will then be seen into the tasting room. You'll be welcome to sample the award winning products on offer and ask any questions you may have. Tea and coffee on arrival, lunch with wine or soft drinks, are all included with your experience. You will also have the opportunity to purchase further wine from the vineyard store