Cellar Door Wine Tour from London
Durations: 8 Hour(s)
Group Size: 16
Our English Wine Cellar Door Tour gives you an insight into the English Wine industry, and the opportunity to visit three award winning vineyards on the day.
Our English Wine Cellar Door Tour gives you an insight into the English Wine industry and the opportunity to visit three award winning vineyards on the day, for a tasting at the Cellar Door. Your English Wine Expert Tour guide will take you to three contrasting vineyards so you can see large producers right through to a boutique and small producers. Drop in, taste, enjoy, buy and move to the next vineyard!
Youâ€™ll learn all about the English Wine industry as you drive through picturesque towns and villages and uncover the UK's rich history in fruit farming and local produce. See medieval villages and enjoy the English countryside, down narrow single lane roads and off the beaten tourist path. Tour includes a seasonal lunch of local delights and of course a glass of English Wine.
Day 1 : English Grounds - Southwark Crown Court
This is our pick up point in London and drop off point.Woodchurch Vineyard
Planted in 2009, Woodchurch Estate is a small and unique vineyard where we will meet the producer to understand all the hard work that goes into starting a vineyard. Woodchurch specialises in sparkling wine where they have 9 acres of vineyard that produce a classic cuvÃ©e, a sparkling rosÃ©, and a delicious blanc de blancs. They have also just released a still chardonnay. You will have a guided wine tasting with the producer and time for purchases.Chapel Down Vineyard
Traveling out of London and across the chalk soil of the Kent North Downs we will make our way through beautiful English countryside and arrive at Chapel Down Winery. Chapel Down is nestled in the 15th century shipbuilding port known as the hamlet of Small Hythe were we will explore the vineyard and learn about English viticulture. You'll enjoy a fully guided tour of the vineyard and winery and learn all about the traditional sparkling winemaking process. Then we head to their tasting room for a guided tasting of their range of English sparkling and still wines. There will be plenty of time to wonder around and browse the wine shop after the tasting.The Bull Pub at Benenden
Enjoy a delicious lunch made with local produce and love in this charming traditional English Pub in the village of Benenden. Recorded in the Doomsday Book in 1086 Benenden is steeped in industrial history for both iron-making and cloth-making since the 14th century. The Bull Inn is a traditional old English pub where you can choose from a selection of light lunches all served with a glass of English Wine.Sedlescombe Organic
Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard is one of the main tourist attractions in the â€˜1066 Countryâ€™ region in and around Hastings,Â attracting some 5,000 visitors per annum to its Vineyard & Woodland Nature Trail + Wine tasting.Â England's premier organic wine estate comprising of 22 acres organically certified vineyards. An independent family businessÂ established in 1979 by winemaker Roy Cook producing 30,000 bottles of â€˜Estate Bottledâ€™ English wine annually. Sedlescombe Organic is also a Bio-dynamic vineyard.English Grounds - Southwark Crown Court
Return drop off point in London
Entertaining English Wine Expert and GuideÂ
Delicious lunch with glass of English Wine
Tasting fees are included in product
Souvenir Goody Bag - Reusable & Branded English Wine Tours Juke Bag
Bag of English Crisps & a Bottle of Water
Live narrative and history of English wineÂ
Luxury minibus or coach with leather seats (Mercedes-Benz)
Entry/Admission - Chapel Down
Entry/Admission - Woodchurch Vineyard
Entry/Admission - Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not all areas of the tour are wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 Guests
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Phone or camera
We start wine tasting at 11am so a hearty breakfast is highly recommended
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 0 hours or less before event