Join this tour for a fun filled day and learn all about English wine, how it's made and most importantly how good it tastes. You will visit three award winning English vineyards and enjoy a fabulous day of wine tasting and discoveries in the beautiful Kent English Countryside.
Learn about the history of English wine from an expert tour guide, taste an array of English wines, a delicious country pub lunch and ride in comfort in a mini-van or mini-coach. Whether you live in London or you're visiting from abroad, a die hard foodie or you'd just like to try some English wine, this is a great day out for everyone.
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Stop At: London Bridge Station, London England
Tours depart from English Grounds, opposite London Bridge Station. Stand in front of Southwark Crown Court (postcode: SE1 2HU)
Duration: 2 minutes
Stop At: Woodchurch Vineyard, Susan's Hill, Woodchurch TN26 3RE England
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 cuvée, a sparkling rosé, 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.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Chapel Down, Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG England
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.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: The Bull at Benenden, The St, Benenden, Cranbrook TN17 4DE, UK
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.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard, Hawkhurst Road, Cripps Corner Robertsbridge, Sedlescombe TN32 5SA England
Visit and taste some beautiful organic and bio-dynamic wine from Sedlescombe Organic vineyard. Planted in 1978 and boasts a brand new tasting facility. Excellent venue.
Duration: 45 minutes
Transport by private minibus/coach (dependent on group size)
Tours and tastings at two award winning wineries (all fees included)
Two course lunch with wine
Sample an array of English wine
Entry/Admission - Woodchurch Vineyard
Entry/Admission - Chapel Down
Entry/Admission - The Bull at Benenden
Entry/Admission - Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard
English Grounds, London SE1, UK
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Minimum age is 18 years
Travel will be in a luxury mini-van or mini-coach depending on number of guests
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
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