At certain times we might need to book tours with other vineyards if there are no availabilities with the scheduled ones.
These other vineyards include some of the following.
Set in East Sussex on the edge of Hastings this vineyard began planting in 1971 with their first harvest in 1976. In 1983 they experimented with producing sparkling wine using traditional methods which resulted in the first ever commercially available English sparkling wine! They also produce white and rose wines, and have received several awards for these.
Another East Sussex wine estate in the heart of “1066 country” is England’s oldest organic wine estate which was established in 1979. Their award winning wines include white, rose, red and sparkling wines, which are all certified either organic or biodynamic by the Biodynamic Association UK and suitable for both vegetarians and vegans.
This Kent vineyard is set in a pretty village in “The Garden of England” and has far reaching views across Romney Marsh towards the English Channel. Established in 2009 they have won awards for their sparkling wines and naturally produced Bacchus.
Another Kent wine estate close to a pretty market town known as “the Jewel in the Weald” is a large-scale producer of fine English still and sparkling wines and have won several awards. They also produce beer, cider, gin and vodka!
Kent’s original, family run vineyard was established in 1969 and was originally an apple orchard. Set in the beautiful Weald of Kent they grow 11 different types of grapes and produce award-winning white, red, rose and sparkling wines. They also produce cider, and apple and pear juice.
This Kentish vineyard was established in 2004, and produced their first wine in 2006. They use a combination of age-old methods and the latest technology to produce red, white, rose and sparkling wines, and have received several awards.