Events

Here’s our pick of wine-related events coming up at our premium listed vineyards over the next 3 months or so. Events typically include winery tours, tastings, pop-up restaurants, food-pairing events, wine education and lots more.

Events listed here do not include frequently running events, such as weekly tours. For these, please check our vineyard map to find your local vineyard or contact us for suggestions.

#WedNightWineSchool Bordeaux Basics 25 Apr

#WedNightWineSchool Bordeaux Basics

  • Epsom Playhouse (Myers Studio), Ashley Avenue, Epsom, KT18 5AL
  • 25 Apr 2018
  • 8 pm - 9.30 pm
  • £20

If you've ever walked straight past the French section in the wine aisle in search of something more familiar then this may be the perfect introduction to Bordeaux for you.


One Day Wine Workshop 25 Apr

One Day Wine Workshop

  • Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking
  • 25 Apr 2018
  • 11 am to 4pm
  • £95 per person / loyalty club £80

Hosted by Denbies wine expert, the day will cover all aspects of wine tasting and appreciation, grape varieties and wine regions. All levels of knowledge are welcome. Refreshments and lunch with wine is included.


Denbies Cheese & Wine making Experience 26 Apr

Denbies Cheese & Wine making Experience

  • Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking
  • 26 Apr 2018
  • 10am to 4pm
  • £95 per person / loyalty club £80

Learn all about cheese making with local Norbury Blue cheese maker, followed by an insight into wine making with Denbies wine specialist.

Enjoy a morning at Norbury Blue Dairy, with lunch at Denbies followed by an afternoon of wine tasting.


Bottles and Bites Night Wine Club – New Zealand 27 Apr

Bottles and Bites Night Wine Club – New Zealand

  • Hambledon Vineyard, Hampshire
  • 27 Apr 2018
  • 7pm
  • £40 (discounted if you book 6 or 12 sessions)

Relax and enjoy our new range of educational wine evenings, hosted by Education Manager Katrina, who will transport you to a different wine producing country every month.


Free Spirit Watercolour Workshop 27 Apr

Free Spirit Watercolour Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate
  • 27 Apr 2018
  • 10 am - 1 pm
  • £55

Join us on this half day workshop and our tutor, Louise Page, will introduce you to the wonderful calming world of using watercolour paints to practice mindfulness.

Materials and refreshments included.

Ideal for complete beginners to watercolour art combined with mindfulness and those more experienced who want to try a new approach to the subjects.


Meet the Winemaker Blending Event at Langham Estate 27 Apr

Meet the Winemaker Blending Event at Langham Estate

  • Langham Estate, Dorset
  • 27 Apr 2018
  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • £55

Join Langham Estate for an educational and hands-on evening of blending. Winemaker Daniel Ham will guide you through the blending process of producing a traditional-method sparkling wine.

Starting with a welcome drink in the winery, where all the magic happens, Daniel will give an introductory talk on the art and science of blending, truly setting the scene. You will then move to the tasting room to taste a few different base wines and be guided through the subtle, and not-so-subtle, differences between varietals and treatments.

You will create several of your own ‘trial blends’ and once you're happy we'll have a comparative tasting with the finished Langham wine. Your hard work will be rewarded with a Winemaker's platter prepared in the Vineyard Café, and you will get a bottle of the 2014 wine to take away.


Mindful Photography Workshop 28 Apr

Mindful Photography Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate
  • 28 Apr 2018
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • £85

Let Gilly Walker, our skilled creative photographer, develop your capacity for mindful presence and deepen your connection to the beauty and the extraordinary world you live. Spend a day using a mindful approach to photography to tune into the natural world around you, relax your mind, and discover your creativity.

The workshop includes refreshments and a homemade two course lunch served with local wine.


Denbies Vineyard Train Tour and Dinner 28 Apr

Denbies Vineyard Train Tour and Dinner

  • Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking
  • 28 Apr 2018
  • 6 pm
  • £55 per person / loyalty club £49.50

Enjoy the start of Spring commencing with our Outdoor Vineyard Train tour offering spectacular view points of the vineyard overlooking Box Hill and Dorking. Sparkling wine, canapés and a three-course meal will then be served in the Gallery Restaurant.


Poetry Writing for Beginners Workshop 29 Apr

Poetry Writing for Beginners Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate
  • 29 Apr 2018
  • 10 am - 2 pm
  • £49

Come and join our poetry writing workshop, hosted by Fiona Theokritoff, and be inspired by a day at Hanwell Wine Estate in the springtime.

The theme for this four-hour spring workshop is ‘Stepping into the Green’. You will take a stroll through the vineyard estate and Fiona will guide you through a simple process of observation and writing, specially created for beginners.

The workshop includes a light lunch with a glass of local wine.


Vintage Sparkling Afternoon Tea 29 Apr

Vintage Sparkling Afternoon Tea

  • Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking
  • 29 Apr 2018
  • 3 pm to 5:30 pm
  • £35 per person / / £12 per child (17yrs under) /loyalty club £20

Enjoy Denbies sparkling wine tour hosted by Denbies Wine Expert in the atmospheric Denbies Cellar where you will be guided through a tasting of our award winning sparkling wine. Followed by an informal Sparkling afternoon tea served buffet style in the Denbies cellar with live music.


Lesley Waters Introduces her Spring Menu at Langham Estate 04 May

Lesley Waters Introduces her Spring Menu at Langham Estate

  • Langham Estate, Dorset
  • 04 May 2018
  • 7:30 PM
  • £59.96

Mixed platter starter served with freshly baked bread, butternut hummus, marinated feta and dukka, chorizo ragout

Spring lamb koftas with a cannellini bean, caramelised onion and apple cassoulet or marinated vegetable kebabs (v) served with a baby spinach, lemon and wild garlic salad

Spanish orange honey cake served with Catalan creams

Price includes 2 glasses of Langham Estate fizz of your choice

Vegetarian option available - please select when booking your ticket.


Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 05 May

Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Hattingley Valley near Alresford
  • 05 May 2018
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • £15

For an excellent appreciation of winemaking in England visit us at Hattingley Valley.

The full experience takes approximately 2 hours and includes:

- a trip to the vineyard by tractor-trailer (subject to weather conditions)

- an in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art winery

- a seated tasting of our premium English Sparkling Wines.


Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 05 May

Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Hattingley Valley near Alresford
  • 05 May 2018
  • 2 pm - 3:30 pm
  • £15

For an excellent appreciation of winemaking in England visit us at Hattingley Valley.

Our 90-minute Tour & Tasting experience includes:

- an in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art winery;

- a seated tasting of our premium English Sparkling Wines.


Beginner’s Landscape Oil Painting Workshop 05 May

Beginner’s Landscape Oil Painting Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate
  • 05 May 2018
  • 9:30 am - 4 pm
  • £95

Join us and create your own landscape oil painting in a day.  Local artist Sara Penrose will guide you step-by-step to creating your own canvas.

All the necessary tools and materials will be provided, and a delicious locally-sourced lunch is included.


Taste Buds and Finger Tips 06 May

Taste Buds and Finger Tips

  • Harrow & Hope, Near Marlow
  • 06 May 2018
  • 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
  • £79 per ticket (18 years +) ​ discount for 2 + tickets.

"Tastebuds & Fingertips" is a one day art and wine experience. You will be...
UNLEASHING your inner artist in a wild and exhilarating painting session.
TASTING local wines and tour the family run vineyard and winery.
MUNCHING a light & delicious alfresco dinner overlooking the vineyard.

Limited tickets; event is weather dependent. In the event of bad weather and event cancellation, a new date may be offered or a full refund made.
10% discount on all wine purchases for participants.


WSET Level 1 Award in Wines – One Day Course 06 May

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines – One Day Course

  • Hambledon Vineyard, Hampshire
  • 06 May 2018
  • 9 am - 5 pm
  • £175

This is a beginner level introduction to wine suitable for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.

You will learn:
- The main types and styles of wine
- Common wine grapes and their characteristics
- How to store and serve wine
- The principles of food and wine pairing
- How to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)

A cold buffet lunch is included as well as a tasting of our classic cuvée sparkling wines.


WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Workshop 11 May

WSET Level 1 Award in Wines Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate
  • 11 May 2018
  • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • £175

Let us introduce you to the world of wines and gain your level 1 qualification in Award in Wines, all in the setting of the Hanwell Wine Estate.

Our fully qualified teacher, Amanda Rowley, will share with you her knowledge and experience, and prepare you for your assessment to gain your qualification.

By the end of your training you will:

- understand the main types and styles of wines
- the principles of food and wine pairing
- how to describe wine using the WSET Level 1 Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine (SAT)

The workshop is the ideal starting point for people who have an interest in wine, wine enthusiasts and people in the food service industry.


The Royal Weddding Tasting at Hambledon 11 May

The Royal Weddding Tasting at Hambledon

  • Hambledon Vineyard, Hampshire
  • 11 May 2018
  • 7 pm
  • £35

America versus England Sparkling wine tasting to celebrate the Royal wedding.


Vineyard Tour & Tasting at Albury Vineyard 12 May

Vineyard Tour & Tasting at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Organic Vineyard, Silent Pool, nr Guildford
  • 12 May 2018
  • 11 am
  • £15 (£5 redeemable against sparkling wine purchases)

Enjoy a tour of Albury Vineyard, located in the picturesque Surrey Hills, and gain an insight into their passion for organic produce, biodynamic viticulture and quality English wine.

Learn about the rise of the English wine scene and taste the latest releases.

Wine by the glass and cheese platters also available after the tour.


Bee-Keeping Demonstration at Albury Vineyard 13 May

Bee-Keeping Demonstration at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Organic Vineyard, Silent Pool, nr Guildford
  • 13 May 2018
  • 10 am
  • £35 (includes a glass of Albury sparkling)

An introduction into bees and bee-keeping with Sergio, bee-keeper at Albury.

Learn about the equipment and tools used by bee-keepers, and get a glimpse inside one of the Albury hives.

You'll be suited up as a bee-keeper yourself, so able to handle the frames and enjoy a close-up view of the busy workers.


WSET Level 2 in Spirits (3 Days) 14 May

WSET Level 2 in Spirits (3 Days)

  • Central Winchester, Hampshire
  • 14 May 2018
  • To be advised
  • £425

This 3 day course organised by Enjoy Discovering Wine covers the main categories of spirits and liqueurs as well as the influences of production methods on the different styles available in each category. Students will develop high level analytical tasting skills while also exploring the use of spirits in cocktails.

You will learn:
- how spirits are made
- the characteristics of the main styles of spirits and liqueurs
- how production methods affect style and quality
- the major global spirits brands
- how to taste and describe spirits using the WSET Level 2 Systematic Approach to Tasting Spirits® (SAT)


New Rosé Release Launch with Susy Atkins featuring Rosé & Fish Dish pairing 16 May

New Rosé Release Launch with Susy Atkins featuring Rosé & Fish Dish pairing

  • Furleigh Estate, Near Bridport
  • 16 May 2018
  • 7 pm
  • £25

Susy Atkins, wine correspondent for the Sunday Telegraph will be presenting the new vintages of Furleigh Estate Sparkling Rosé & Sea Pink.

Under Susy's expert guidance, these wines will be paired with a delicious selection of canapés including Sea Bass with a lemongrass & ginger glaze, Tuna Carpaccio & Smoked Haddock Arancini.


Bottles and Bites Night Wine Club – Argentina & Uruguay 18 May

Bottles and Bites Night Wine Club – Argentina & Uruguay

  • Hambledon Vineyard, Hampshire
  • 18 May 2018
  • 7pm
  • £35 (discounted if you book 6 or 12 sessions)

Relax and enjoy our new range of educational wine evenings, hosted by Education Manager Katrina, who will transport you to a different wine producing country every month.


Denbies Vineyard Train Tour and Dinner 18 May

Denbies Vineyard Train Tour and Dinner

  • Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking
  • 18 May 2018
  • 6.30 pm
  • £55 per person / loyalty club £49.50

Enjoy the evening commencing with our outdoor Vineyard Train Tour. Sparkling wine and canapés will be served at the top of Ranmore at one of the most spectacular view points of the vineyard overlooking Box Hill and Dorking. Followed by a three-course meal in the Gallery Restaurant.


Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours 18 May

Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours

  • Up to 6 Vineyards around Hampshire
  • 18 May 2018
  • Typically start 10am from agreed pick-up point
  • £350 for up to 6 people

Sample English sparkling wines at up to six different vineyards on a private tour.

Tour lasts 6 to 8 hours & includes:
- All tasting fees, transport and guide for your private group of up to six people in 7-seat Land Rover Discovery 5
- Friday tours include up to six cellar door tastings!
- Pick up and drop off at your choice of location within approximately 30 miles of Petersfield, Hampshire.

Not included:
- Lunch is at additional cost, but we will offer suggestions for ideal spots along the way and make the arrangements for you.
- This is a tour of cellar doors with tastings; it does not include guided tours of the wine-making process. However, your guide will explain sparkling wine production in Hampshire and a description of each winery/vineyard as you travel between the cellar doors.


English Wine & Cheese Tasting Tour to Chapel Down & Silcocks Farm 19 May

English Wine & Cheese Tasting Tour to Chapel Down & Silcocks Farm

  • Departs from close to London Bridge Station
  • 19 May 2018
  • 8:45 am - 7 pm
  • £115

This wine tour consists of a tour and tasting at Chapel Down Vineyard, who produce first class white, red and sparkling wine. A vineyard / winery tour and a guided tasting of 6 prestigious award-winning wines is followed by a picnic lunch among the vines.

At Silcocks Farm and Dairy, who are well known for being one of the UK’s finest artisan cheese producers, we will learn about the cheese making process, and then onto the main event…an English Wine and English Cheese pairing. The tasting will be led by English Wine Tasting Tours' very own English Wine Guru.

You’ll get to sample a selection of some of our favourite English Wine and English cheeses and learn the all-important art to pairing food and wine; before having the opportunity to purchase any of the delights we’ve sampled (and more) from the Silcocks wholefood store.


Foraging for Food Workshop 19 May

Foraging for Food Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate
  • 19 May 2018
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • £79

Join a one day ‘foraging for a food’ experience hosted by Richard Mawby. You will discover the edible foods on the Hanwell Wine Estate and around the countryside.

Wander through the vineyard as Richard points out all the edible plants which could make a healthy addition to your diet. You’ll be encouraged to enjoy the pure and natural flavours of freshly harvested plants, learn to identify several edible wild plants and go home with lots of ideas to try in your own kitchen.

Your day includes a homemade two course lunch served with local wine and samples of your forage.


Best of British Tea Party at Hambledon 19 May

Best of British Tea Party at Hambledon

  • Hambledon Vineyard, Hampshire
  • 19 May 2018
  • 12 pm
  • £35

A right Royal Tea Party fit to host the royal wedding. Hambledon Vineyard is celebrating all things British from what you are eating to what you are drinking.

Tea will include sandwich’s filled with classic British fillings such as smoked salmon and cucumber to name but one. Sweet delights such as Victoria sponges, lemon drizzle and other iconic cakes followed by a Classic Scone with clotted cream and strawberry jam.


Private Saturday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours 19 May

Private Saturday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours

  • Up to 4 Vineyards around Hampshire
  • 19 May 2018
  • Typically start 10am from agreed pick-up point
  • £350 for up to 6 people

Sample English sparkling wines at up to four different vineyards on a private tour.

Tour lasts 6 to 8 hours & includes:
- All tasting fees, transport and guide for your private group of up to six people in 7-seat Land Rover Discovery 5
- Friday tours include up to four cellar door tastings!
- Pick up and drop off at your choice of location within approximately 30 miles of Petersfield, Hampshire.

Not included:
- Lunch is at additional cost, but we will offer suggestions for ideal spots along the way and make the arrangements for you.
- This is a tour of cellar doors with tastings; it does not include guided tours of the wine-making process. However, your guide will explain sparkling wine production in Hampshire and a description of each winery/vineyard as you travel between the cellar doors.


Sparkling Cream Tea at Albury Vineyard 20 May

Sparkling Cream Tea at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Organic Vineyard, Silent Pool, nr Guildford
  • 20 May 2018
  • 3 pm
  • £35

The Dabbing Duck Café is returning to the vineyard for a sparkling afternoon of delicious treats and bubbly.

The menu includes finger sandwiches, black truffle curd tarts, treacle tarts, hibiscus & rose pannacotta, macaroons, scones with clotted cream & raspberry jam, fresh strawberries, tea, coffee and a glass of Albury Estate sparkling.


English Wine Week Tour & Tasting 26 May

English Wine Week Tour & Tasting

  • Warden Abbey Vineyard
  • 26 May 2018
  • 10:30 am to 2 pm
  • £10

Vines were first planted on this Bedfordshire field by Cistercian monks. Now run by a charity, the vineyard is bursting into life at this time of year.

Come along to this community vineyard and discover the secrets of its medieval history, as well as hear about English Wine and how volunteers look after the vineyard all year round.


English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent – Chapel Down & Hush Heath 26 May

English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent – Chapel Down & Hush Heath

  • Departs from close to London Bridge Station
  • 26 May 2018
  • 9 am - 7 pm
  • £97

This Sussex English Wine Tasting Tour takes you to two Kent vineyards with an array of accolades to their name. Hush Heath & Chapel Down.

- Sample an array of English Wines
- Pick up from central London
- Guided tours around two of Kent's most acclaimed Vineyards
- Guided Wine Tasting at each Vineyard
- Delicious Gastro pub lunch at The Goudhurst Inn
- Discount on all wine purchases made on the day
- Return travel to London


Vineyard Tour & Tasting at Albury Vineyard 26 May

Vineyard Tour & Tasting at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Organic Vineyard, Silent Pool, nr Guildford
  • 26 May 2018
  • 2 pm
  • £15 (£5 redeemable against sparkling wine purchases)

Enjoy a tour of Albury Vineyard, located in the picturesque Surrey Hills, and gain an insight into their passion for organic produce, biodynamic viticulture and quality English wine.

Learn about the rise of the English wine scene and taste the latest releases.

Wine by the glass and cheese platters also available after the tour.


Open Day at Aldwick Court Farm & Vineyard 27 May

Open Day at Aldwick Court Farm & Vineyard

  • Aldwick Court Farm & Vineyard
  • 27 May 2018
  • 11 am - 5 pm
  • Free Entry

The Vineyard will be holding its first ever Vineyard Open Day to celebrate English Wine Week.

Follow a free self-guided walk around the vines and join us in the tasting room to sample our award-winning wine. A light lunch is served from 12 noon. Refreshments & homemade cakes will be available to purchase throughout the day.

Please call 01934 864404 to reserve a table for lunch.


Art in the Vineyard at High Clandon 27 May

Art in the Vineyard at High Clandon

  • High Clandon Vineyard, between Guildford & M25
  • 27 May 2018
  • 11 am - 4 pm
  • £5 donation requested - for Cherry Trees

Showing over 100 works by noted artists at High Clandon Vineyard in the glorious Surrey Hills with sweeping views to London’s dramatic skyline.

Event runs 27th May – 10th June 2018 (not open 4th & 5th June)

See the Vineyard, Gardens, Glass Barn and Wildflower Meadow; try and buy the latest sparkling wine release.

Supporting Cherry Trees charity.


English Wine Week Dinner with Albourne Estate Wines 31 May

English Wine Week Dinner with Albourne Estate Wines

  • The New Inn, Hurstpierpoint
  • 31 May 2018
  • TBC
  • TBC

More information coming soon!


Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours 01 Jun

Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours

  • Up to 6 Vineyards around Hampshire
  • 01 Jun 2018
  • Typically start 10am from agreed pick-up point
  • £350 for up to 6 people

Sample English sparkling wines at up to six different vineyards on a private tour.

Tour lasts 6 to 8 hours & includes:
- All tasting fees, transport and guide for your private group of up to six people in 7-seat Land Rover Discovery 5
- Friday tours include up to six cellar door tastings!
- Pick up and drop off at your choice of location within approximately 30 miles of Petersfield, Hampshire.

Not included:
- Lunch is at additional cost, but we will offer suggestions for ideal spots along the way and make the arrangements for you.
- This is a tour of cellar doors with tastings; it does not include guided tours of the wine-making process. However, your guide will explain sparkling wine production in Hampshire and a description of each winery/vineyard as you travel between the cellar doors.


Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 02 Jun

Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Hattingley Valley near Alresford
  • 02 Jun 2018
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • £15

For an excellent appreciation of winemaking in England visit us at Hattingley Valley.

The full experience takes approximately 2 hours and includes:

- a trip to the vineyard by tractor-trailer (subject to weather conditions)

- an in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art winery

- a seated tasting of our premium English Sparkling Wines.


Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 02 Jun

Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Hattingley Valley near Alresford
  • 02 Jun 2018
  • 2 pm - 3:30 pm
  • £15

For an excellent appreciation of winemaking in England visit us at Hattingley Valley.

Our 90-minute Tour & Tasting experience includes:

- an in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art winery;

- a seated tasting of our premium English Sparkling Wines.


Private Saturday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours 02 Jun

Private Saturday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours

  • Up to 4 Vineyards around Hampshire
  • 02 Jun 2018
  • Typically start 10am from agreed pick-up point
  • £350 for up to 6 people

Sample English sparkling wines at up to four different vineyards on a private tour.

Tour lasts 6 to 8 hours & includes:
- All tasting fees, transport and guide for your private group of up to six people in 7-seat Land Rover Discovery 5
- Friday tours include up to four cellar door tastings!
- Pick up and drop off at your choice of location within approximately 30 miles of Petersfield, Hampshire.

Not included:
- Lunch is at additional cost, but we will offer suggestions for ideal spots along the way and make the arrangements for you.
- This is a tour of cellar doors with tastings; it does not include guided tours of the wine-making process. However, your guide will explain sparkling wine production in Hampshire and a description of each winery/vineyard as you travel between the cellar doors.


Vineyard Tour & Tasting at Albury Vineyard 02 Jun

Vineyard Tour & Tasting at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Organic Vineyard, Silent Pool, nr Guildford
  • 02 Jun 2018
  • 11am - 12.30pm & 2pm - 3.30pm
  • £15 (£5 redeemable against sparkling wine purchases)

Enjoy a tour of Albury Vineyard, located in the picturesque Surrey Hills, and gain an insight into their passion for organic produce, biodynamic viticulture and quality English wine.

Learn about the rise of the English wine scene and taste the latest releases.

Wine by the glass and cheese platters also available after the tour.


Tour & Tasting at Raimes Sparkling 02 Jun

Tour & Tasting at Raimes Sparkling

  • Raimes Sparkling, near Alresford
  • 02 Jun 2018
  • 3 pm - 4:30 pm
  • £10

Book your space on a group tour (max 10).

4x4 tour includes a gentle walk through the vineyard; seeing aspects of our busy working farm on historic Tichborne Estate; tasting two Raimes sparkling wines.

Tours are hosted by one of the family and last for approximately an hour and a half.


Bake with Jack at Albury Vineyard 03 Jun

Bake with Jack at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Organic Vineyard, Silent Pool, nr Guildford
  • 03 Jun 2018
  • 11:30 am - 2 pm
  • £35

Celebrate English Wine Week at Albury Vineyard this year!

Join Albury and Bake with Jack for a bread-making demonstration, lunch and wine.

Enjoy a morning with Jack, our charismatic local food hero, learning how to make sourdough bread, followed by a delicious lunch prepared by Jack served alongside a glass of award-winning Albury Estate sparkling.


Handmade Wooden Table/Stool Two-Day Workshop (Saturday to Sunday) 09 Jun

Handmade Wooden Table/Stool Two-Day Workshop (Saturday to Sunday)

  • Hanwell Wine Estate
  • 09 Jun 2018
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • £180

Due to demand Rural Antics are hosting another 2-day handmade wooden table/stool making workshop with John Hollis, who will guide you step by step, showing you how to transform pieces of wood into a stunning side table or stool.

This workshop offers a great introduction to rustic woodcraft and includes refreshments and lunch on both days. All materials will be provided and information on nearby accommodation is available from Hanwell Wine Estate.

Please note that space is limited to 3 guests.


Bee-Keeping Demonstration at Albury Vineyard 10 Jun

Bee-Keeping Demonstration at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Organic Vineyard, Silent Pool, nr Guildford
  • 10 Jun 2018
  • 10 am
  • £35 (includes a glass of Albury sparkling)

An introduction into bees and bee-keeping with Sergio, bee-keeper at Albury.

Learn about the equipment and tools used by bee-keepers, and get a glimpse inside one of the Albury hives.

You'll be suited up as a bee-keeper yourself, so able to handle the frames and enjoy a close-up view of the busy workers.


Stay Fizzical Nordic Walking at Furleigh 14 Jun

Stay Fizzical Nordic Walking at Furleigh

  • Furleigh Estate, Near Bridport
  • 14 Jun 2018
  • 5:30 pm for 6 PM walk
  • £10 (includes a glass of fizz after your walk)

Making the most of the long summer evenings, NWUK accredited instructors Julia Williams and Paul Duffy from The Garden Studios in Bridport will lead an evening walk through the Furleigh Estate vineyard, using basic techniques of Nordic Walking.

The session is one hour with a glass of fizz to finish. Event price includes loan of poles.


Pop Up Cinema (Sideways) at Albourne Estate 15 Jun

Pop Up Cinema (Sideways) at Albourne Estate

  • Albourne Estate, Sussex
  • 15 Jun 2018
  • 8 pm
  • TBC

As part of the celebration of Sussex Wineries Weekend, Albourne Estate are putting on a screening of the very popular ‘wine-themed’ movie SIDEWAYS within their 400 year old barn.

Struggling writer and wine enthusiast Miles (Paul Giamatti) takes his engaged friend, Jack (Thomas Haden Church), on a trip to Californian wine country for a last single-guy bonding experience. While Miles wants to relax and enjoy the wine, Jack is in search of a fling before his wedding. Soon Jack is sleeping with Stephanie (Sandra Oh), while her friend Maya (Virginia Madsen) connects with Miles. When Miles lets slip that Jack is getting married, both women are furious, sending the trip into disarray.

Tickets available from end of April to include a glass of sparkling wine. Wine will also be available to purchase by the glass on the night.


Beginner’s Pencil Drawing Workshop  16 Jun

Beginner’s Pencil Drawing Workshop 

  • Hanwell Wine Estate
  • 16 Jun 2018
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • £75

Illustrator Louise Comfort will be hosting a one-day workshop explaining basic drawing skills and showing you how to use pencils to bring to life the detail and colours of the English countryside. The workshop includes a two-course homemade lunch served with local wine.


Vineyard Tour & Tasting at Albury Vineyard 16 Jun

Vineyard Tour & Tasting at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Organic Vineyard, Silent Pool, nr Guildford
  • 16 Jun 2018
  • 11am - 12.30pm & 2pm - 3.30pm
  • £15 (£5 redeemable against sparkling wine purchases)

Enjoy a tour of Albury Vineyard, located in the picturesque Surrey Hills, and gain an insight into their passion for organic produce, biodynamic viticulture and quality English wine.

Learn about the rise of the English wine scene and taste the latest releases.

Wine by the glass and cheese platters also available after the tour.


Vertical Bacchus Tasting at Albourne Estate 16 Jun

Vertical Bacchus Tasting at Albourne Estate

  • Albourne Estate, Sussex
  • 16 Jun 2018
  • 5 pm
  • £30 per person

Vertical Tasting of Albourne Estate Bacchus 2013 through 2017 vintages. The first (and possibly last!) opportunity to undertake a guided vertical tasting though 5 vintages of Albourne Estate Bacchus, including the 2014 vintage which won UK Wine of the Year.

Learn about this interesting grape variety and the impact vintage and wine making variations have on the final wine.

Tickets available from end of April. Places strictly limited to 25 so book early to avoid disappointment.


Sussex Wineries Celebration at Albourne Estate 16 Jun

Sussex Wineries Celebration at Albourne Estate

  • Albourne Estate, Sussex
  • 16 Jun 2018
  • 10:30 am - 4 pm
  • No entry charge; hampers can be reserved in advance

Drop in Tastings, a Vineyard Treasure Hunt Trail and the opportunity to buy a delicious picnic hamper* of locally sourced Sussex produce to enjoy anywhere you like within the vineyard.

In addition, to celebrate Fathers Day we’ll be offering ‘Design your own Labels’ colouring for your children which can be applied to the Albourne Estate sparkling wine bottle of your choice. A unique and special gift!

Sussex Picnic Hampers will be £20 for two people. Sandwich boxes for children will also be on sale. A deposit of £10 cash will be required on the hamper baskets. Wine and bottles of water will also be available for sale.


WSET Level 1 with Enjoy Discovering Wine 16 Jun

WSET Level 1 with Enjoy Discovering Wine

  • The Green Man, Winchester
  • 16 Jun 2018
  • 8:45 am - 5:15 pm
  • £150 (Gift vouchers available)

One-day wine course.

This wine course is a good starting point for the exploration of wine styles, food and wine pairing, and making the most of wine by learning about the correct storage and service conditions.

The course includes a tutored tasting of seven wines and a food and wine pairing workshop.


WSET Level 3 Discovery Day with Enjoy Discovering Wine 16 Jun

WSET Level 3 Discovery Day with Enjoy Discovering Wine

  • The Green Man, Winchester
  • 16 Jun 2018
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • £60

The day is organised by Enjoy Discovering Wine and comprises a tutored tasting session covering all the components of the WSET systematic approach to tasting as required for Level 3.

This is followed by an introduction to the theory of wine education at Level 3. It includes how to prepare for the classroom sessions and your home-study.

This is a pre-cursor to the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines course, but is also suitable for anyone that wants to learn about wine and discover WSET wine courses.


Father’s Day Fizz and Chips 17 Jun

Father’s Day Fizz and Chips

  • Hambledon Vineyard, Hampshire
  • 17 Jun 2018
  • 11 am
  • £45

Show Dad that he is important and matters too, with a tour around Hambledon Vineyard on Father's Day. Dine in the pop-up tasting room celebrating the best of British fish and chips, followed by strawberries and cream and of course fizz to match.


Sussex Wineries Celebration at Albourne Estate 17 Jun

Sussex Wineries Celebration at Albourne Estate

  • Albourne Estate, Sussex
  • 17 Jun 2018
  • 10:30 am - 4 pm
  • No entry charge; hampers can be reserved in advance

Drop in Tastings, a Vineyard Treasure Hunt Trail and the opportunity to buy a delicious picnic hamper* of locally sourced Sussex produce to enjoy anywhere you like within the vineyard.

In addition, to celebrate Fathers Day we’ll be offering ‘Design your own Labels’ colouring for your children which can be applied to the Albourne Estate sparkling wine bottle of your choice. A unique and special gift!

Sussex Picnic Hampers will be £20 for two people. Sandwich boxes for children will also be on sale. A deposit of £10 cash will be required on the hamper baskets. Wine and bottles of water will also be available for sale.


Midsummer Vineyard Tours & Tasting 23 Jun

Midsummer Vineyard Tours & Tasting

  • Warden Abbey Vineyard
  • 23 Jun 2018
  • 10:30 am and 2 pm
  • £10

Come along to this community vineyard and discover the secrets of its medieval history, as well as hear about English Wine and how volunteers look after the vineyard all year round. The tour concludes with a tasting of two of the latest wines.


Denbies Tough 10km Run 23 Jun

Denbies Tough 10km Run

  • Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking
  • 23 Jun 2018
  • 10am
  • £20

This new trail run is a single lap around the full extent of the Denbies Estate taking in as many climbs as we can possibly fit in. This is deliberately designed to challenge your legs and lungs equally.
Medals to all finishers.
Distances: 5km & 10km
Minimum age 15 yrs


Crab and Cuvée at Hambledon 24 Jun

Crab and Cuvée at Hambledon

  • Hambledon Vineyard, Hampshire
  • 24 Jun 2018
  • 12 pm
  • £55

Fizz and seafood are a perfect combination.

Start your visit with some crab cracking, and learn how to prepare and cook crab, followed by a talk and tasting at the vineyard.

Enjoy a picnic style lunch overlooking the vineyard with your crab served on fresh sourdough washed down with a glass or two of Hambledon sparkling wine.


Introduction to Flower Essences Workshop  30 Jun

Introduction to Flower Essences Workshop 

  • Hanwell Wine Estate
  • 30 Jun 2018
  • 10 am - 3 pm
  • £55

Identify the healing qualities of individual flower essences and learn how to use them to benefit your lifestyle. Plus, create your very own combination of ‘Australian Bush Flower Essences’ to take home with you.

Lunch is included with a glass of wine.


Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours 06 Jul

Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours

  • Up to 6 Vineyards around Hampshire
  • 06 Jul 2018
  • Typically start 10am from agreed pick-up point
  • £350 for up to 6 people

Sample English sparkling wines at up to six different vineyards on a private tour.

Tour lasts 6 to 8 hours & includes:
- All tasting fees, transport and guide for your private group of up to six people in 7-seat Land Rover Discovery 5
- Friday tours include up to six cellar door tastings!
- Pick up and drop off at your choice of location within approximately 30 miles of Petersfield, Hampshire.

Not included:
- Lunch is at additional cost, but we will offer suggestions for ideal spots along the way and make the arrangements for you.
- This is a tour of cellar doors with tastings; it does not include guided tours of the wine-making process. However, your guide will explain sparkling wine production in Hampshire and a description of each winery/vineyard as you travel between the cellar doors.


Private Saturday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours 07 Jul

Private Saturday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours

  • Up to 4 Vineyards around Hampshire
  • 07 Jul 2018
  • Typically start 10am from agreed pick-up point
  • £350 for up to 6 people

Sample English sparkling wines at up to four different vineyards on a private tour.

Tour lasts 6 to 8 hours & includes:
- All tasting fees, transport and guide for your private group of up to six people in 7-seat Land Rover Discovery 5
- Friday tours include up to four cellar door tastings!
- Pick up and drop off at your choice of location within approximately 30 miles of Petersfield, Hampshire.

Not included:
- Lunch is at additional cost, but we will offer suggestions for ideal spots along the way and make the arrangements for you.
- This is a tour of cellar doors with tastings; it does not include guided tours of the wine-making process. However, your guide will explain sparkling wine production in Hampshire and a description of each winery/vineyard as you travel between the cellar doors.


Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 07 Jul

Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Hattingley Valley near Alresford
  • 07 Jul 2018
  • 2 pm - 3:30 pm
  • £15

For an excellent appreciation of winemaking in England visit us at Hattingley Valley.

Our 90-minute Tour & Tasting experience includes:

- an in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art winery;

- a seated tasting of our premium English Sparkling Wines.


Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 07 Jul

Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Hattingley Valley near Alresford
  • 07 Jul 2018
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • £15

For an excellent appreciation of winemaking in England visit us at Hattingley Valley.

The full experience takes approximately 2 hours and includes:

- a trip to the vineyard by tractor-trailer (subject to weather conditions)

- an in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art winery

- a seated tasting of our premium English Sparkling Wines.


Tour & Tasting at Raimes Sparkling 07 Jul

Tour & Tasting at Raimes Sparkling

  • Raimes Sparkling, near Alresford
  • 07 Jul 2018
  • 3 pm - 4:30 pm
  • £10

Book your space on a group tour (max 10).

4x4 tour includes a gentle walk through the vineyard; seeing aspects of our busy working farm on historic Tichborne Estate; tasting two Raimes sparkling wines.

Tours are hosted by one of the family and last for approximately an hour and a half.


Vineyards of Hampshire Wine Festival 22 Jul

Vineyards of Hampshire Wine Festival

  • Raimes Sparkling, near Alresford
  • 22 Jul 2018
  • MIDDAY – 4:30 PM
  • Tickets: £12 per person. Workshops £10 per person

Vineyards of Hampshire 6th Annual Wine Festival is fast becoming a not to miss date on Hampshire's summer social calendar.

Vineyards take it in turns to host the event; this year it is to be held at Raimes Vineyards, Hinton Ampner, Alresford (opposite Hinton Ampner House).

Come and sample over twelve sparkling and still wines from seven Hampshire vineyards as well as taste delicious Hampshire produce.

Meet the winemakers, take part in a workshop or join a guided tour of the vineyard.

Workshops include: Food & Wine Pairing | Wine & Chocolate Tasting | "Behind the Bubbles" - a comparative tasting of cava, prosecco, English sparkling and champagne | Growing a vine in your garden.

Entry includes an engraved tasting glass and programme.


Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours 03 Aug

Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours

  • Up to 6 Vineyards around Hampshire
  • 03 Aug 2018
  • Typically start 10am from agreed pick-up point
  • £350 for up to 6 people

Sample English sparkling wines at up to six different vineyards on a private tour.

Tour lasts 6 to 8 hours & includes:
- All tasting fees, transport and guide for your private group of up to six people in 7-seat Land Rover Discovery 5
- Friday tours include up to six cellar door tastings!
- Pick up and drop off at your choice of location within approximately 30 miles of Petersfield, Hampshire.

Not included:
- Lunch is at additional cost, but we will offer suggestions for ideal spots along the way and make the arrangements for you.
- This is a tour of cellar doors with tastings; it does not include guided tours of the wine-making process. However, your guide will explain sparkling wine production in Hampshire and a description of each winery/vineyard as you travel between the cellar doors.


Private Saturday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours 04 Aug

Private Saturday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours

  • Up to 4 Vineyards around Hampshire
  • 04 Aug 2018
  • Typically start 10am from agreed pick-up point
  • £350 for up to 6 people

Sample English sparkling wines at up to four different vineyards on a private tour.

Tour lasts 6 to 8 hours & includes:
- All tasting fees, transport and guide for your private group of up to six people in 7-seat Land Rover Discovery 5
- Friday tours include up to four cellar door tastings!
- Pick up and drop off at your choice of location within approximately 30 miles of Petersfield, Hampshire.

Not included:
- Lunch is at additional cost, but we will offer suggestions for ideal spots along the way and make the arrangements for you.
- This is a tour of cellar doors with tastings; it does not include guided tours of the wine-making process. However, your guide will explain sparkling wine production in Hampshire and a description of each winery/vineyard as you travel between the cellar doors.


Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 04 Aug

Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Hattingley Valley near Alresford
  • 04 Aug 2018
  • 2 pm - 3:30 pm
  • £15

For an excellent appreciation of winemaking in England visit us at Hattingley Valley.

Our 90-minute Tour & Tasting experience includes:

- an in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art winery;

- a seated tasting of our premium English Sparkling Wines.


Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 04 Aug

Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Hattingley Valley near Alresford
  • 04 Aug 2018
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • £15

For an excellent appreciation of winemaking in England visit us at Hattingley Valley.

The full experience takes approximately 2 hours and includes:

- a trip to the vineyard by tractor-trailer (subject to weather conditions)

- an in-depth tour of our state-of-the-art winery

- a seated tasting of our premium English Sparkling Wines.


Tour & Tasting at Raimes Sparkling 04 Aug

Tour & Tasting at Raimes Sparkling

  • Raimes Sparkling, near Alresford
  • 04 Aug 2018
  • 3 pm - 4:30 pm
  • £10

Book your space on a group tour (max 10).

4x4 tour includes a gentle walk through the vineyard; seeing aspects of our busy working farm on historic Tichborne Estate; tasting two Raimes sparkling wines.

Tours are hosted by one of the family and last for approximately an hour and a half.


Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours 07 Sep

Private Friday Cellar Door Tour with Hampshire Tours

  • Up to 6 Vineyards around Hampshire
  • 07 Sep 2018
  • Typically start 10am from agreed pick-up point
  • £350 for up to 6 people

Sample English sparkling wines at up to six different vineyards on a private tour.

Tour lasts 6 to 8 hours & includes:
- All tasting fees, transport and guide for your private group of up to six people in 7-seat Land Rover Discovery 5
- Friday tours include up to six cellar door tastings!
- Pick up and drop off at your choice of location within approximately 30 miles of Petersfield, Hampshire.

Not included:
- Lunch is at additional cost, but we will offer suggestions for ideal spots along the way and make the arrangements for you.
- This is a tour of cellar doors with tastings; it does not include guided tours of the wine-making process. However, your guide will explain sparkling wine production in Hampshire and a description of each winery/vineyard as you travel between the cellar doors.


Tour & Tasting at Raimes Sparkling 08 Sep

Tour & Tasting at Raimes Sparkling

  • Raimes Sparkling, near Alresford
  • 08 Sep 2018
  • 3 pm - 4:30 pm
  • £10

Book your space on a group tour (max 10).

4x4 tour includes a gentle walk through the vineyard; seeing aspects of our busy working farm on historic Tichborne Estate; tasting two Raimes sparkling wines.

Tours are hosted by one of the family and last for approximately an hour and a half.


Want to pair wine with cheese? Take WSET courses? Learn how to disgorge your own sparkling wine? Find out how wines are blended? Find all of these and more in our Wine Cellar Door event listings!

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