We are lucky to have some of the countrys leading wine producers on our doorstep. Many are happy for you to visit for tours, experiences and tastings. Our recommendations include:
Chapel Down is located in the beautiful Kent countryside, close to the picturesque market town of Tenterden, and is open to visitors throughout the year. Set amongst 22 acres of vineyards, the Chapel Down winery has excellent facilities for visitors, including a wine and fine food shop stocking a variety of local produce.
T: 01580 763033
Enjoy a bespoke experience at Charles Palmer Vineyards, starting with a driven tour through the beautiful vines on the outskirts of the ancient town of Winchelsea, followed by a visit to the winery. Tastings take place in the the 16th century Wickham Manor. Relax and enjoy two glasses of Charles Palmer’s sparkling wine, including their Blancs de Blancs 2014 (which has recently won a Platinum medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards). Well- paired nibbles are also provided.
T: 01797 226216
Based in Appledore, Kent, the original Gusbourne Estate dates back to 1410. In 2004, Andrew Weeber took over the estate with a clear vision and a single goal: to create English Sparkling wines that would stand up alongside the very finest offerings from across the globe. Thirteen years later, Gusbourne supplies wines for the UK’s leading restaurants. They offer year-round guided tours of the estate, with the opportunity to taste the whole range of wines in the elegant tasting room.
T: 01233 884680
Set over 70 acres of rolling hills and woodlands, the Tillingham estate dates back to the 13th century and is home to the Tillingham winery and vineyard. Tours must be booked in advance.
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