As a working vineyard and winery we offer visitors a genuine experience of winemaking. Our relaxed, fun and informative tours take visitors through the art and science behind winemaking, before a tutored tasting of our award-winning current releases in our Tasting Room. All our tour options are available as gift vouchers. Please note, we do not accept under 18’s on our vineyard and winery tours. Children are welcome to explore our vineyard and woodland trail accompanied by an adult.
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The Tasting Room is open 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday throughout the year and 11am to 4pm on Sundays during the growing season. Tastings through a flight of four of our award-winning Hindleap and Ashdown wines cost £5 per person and take around 30 minutes. We have daily tasting sessions which can be booked in advance or just pop in on the day.
Public Vineyard and Winery Tours
Our tours offer a true 'grape to glass' experience, with an insight into grape growing and winemaking in England.
A tour of our beautiful vineyard, where we grow Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grape varieties
An explanation of the various vineyard activities that occur throughout the year
A tour of our winery and an insight into the sparkling wine making process
Taste four of our current releases in our Tasting Room
The tour and tasting takes around 90 minutes and costs £16 per person.
For private group tours, please contact us by email at email@example.com or call 01825 791 561 to discuss your requirements and availability.
Wine & Cheese Tour
Once a month we host a Wine and Cheese Tour! Join a small group tour for a vineyard and winery tour to learn how English Sparkling Wine is made, before we take you through a portfolio tasting of five of our Hindleap sparkling wines, each individually matched to a variety of beautiful British cheeses. There will also be an opportunity to taste our Ashdown still wines.
The tour and tasting takes around 2 hours and costs £22.50 per person.
Food Pairing Tour and Tasting
1pm on the following Saturdays in 2019: 8th June, 13th July, 10th August, 14th September
Our classic vineyard and winery tour, followed by tutored-tasting of five Hindleap sparkling wines, each expertly paired with locally sourced, seasonal canapés. We will guide you through some pointers for wine tasting as well as tips on wine and food pairing to bring out the best in both and by the end you’ll be swishing your glass like a pro! There will also be an opportunity to taste our Ashdown still wines. Each customer can expect approximate 3 canapés per wine, depending on the menu.
The tour and tasting takes around 2 hours and costs £35 per person.
Yoga, Vines and Wine
11am, Sunday 25th August 2019
Led by the fabulous Helena Crismani of The Contemporary Yoga Co. your day begins with an hour and a half of relaxation focused yoga, in our beautiful marquee overlooking the vines, followed by a delicious and healthy lunch paired with a glass of our Ashdown Rosé. Then a tour around our vineyard and winery finishing with a tasting of our award-winning Hindleap sparkling and Ashdown still wines.
The experience will end around 3pm and costs £45 per person.