Tours & Wine Tastings

New tours & tastings are scheduled for 2021

Visitors are welcome by appointment here at the vineyard. We offer a range of options for English wine tasting. Our conservatory is suitable for small groups of up to eight (subject to Covid restrictions), and is wheelchair friendly.

English wine tour and tasting

Wine tasting and purchase are only available to those aged over 18 years.

A) Book individually onto a vineyard tour and tutored wine tasting, usually with Laura Hadland, the food writer from Thirst Media. These run monthly on weekend afternoons, and suit those wanting to come individually or as a small group. Dates are: 11 July, 1 August, 14 August, 21 August, 29 August, 4 September. We are running an evening event with sparkling wines on Friday 9 July. To book see the “shop” page Also, keep an eye on our Facebook page for other events to be announced.

Bistro table and chairs by a stream with bottle of wine
Bistro table on the jetty

B) Tete-a-tete – wine tasting for two people. Socially distanced in our tranquil surroundings. Glass of elderflower wine on arrival, then sit on our jetty and enjoy a bottle of sparkling wine and finish with a glass of blackberry wine. £42 for the double ticket. For three people as a Tete-a-trois – £50. Please email to arrange a suitable date and time. You can purchase vouchers for these in the form of a “gift letter”.

C) Quartet Tasting – wine tasting for four people. Socially distanced in our gazebo overlooking the vineyard. Glass of elderflower wine on arrival then tour the vineyard and winery. Sit in our gazebo overlooking the vineyard with a bottle of sparkling wine to taste and enjoy. Then work through a flight of a red, white and rose still wine half bottles. please bring your own picnic to conduct a food pairing exercise. Price £120 for four people (or £140 for five). Please email to arrange a suitable date and time.

The gazebo overlooking the vineyard

D) Private wine tasting in your own home – tutored wine tastings and food pairing sessions by Laura Hadland can be arranged for groups at a mutually convenient date in your own home or other private venues, subject to location and social distancing guidance. Please email Laura at to discuss details.

English wine tasting and tour

Please contact us by email or phone 0116 2375168 to discuss options further.

See the history page for other nice places to visit while you are in the area.