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.

WSET Level 1 at Hanwell Wine Estate 19 Oct

WSET Level 1 at Hanwell Wine Estate

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 19 Oct 2018
  • 9 am - 5:30 pm
  • £175

Enjoy a day in the East Midlands newest Sparkling Wine Estate learning all about wines as part of WSET Level 1.

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


English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent – Chapel Down & Hush Heath 27 Oct

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

  • English Grounds, London SE1 2HU, UK
  • 27 Oct 2018
  • 9 am - 7 pm
  • £97

This 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
- Discount on all wine purchases made on the day
- Return travel to London


English Wine & Cheese Tasting at Albury Vineyard 28 Oct

English Wine & Cheese Tasting at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Vineyard, Albury, UK
  • 28 Oct 2018
  • 12 PM or 2 PM
  • £25.95

Visit the vineyard for a tasting of their three award-winning sparkling wines, as well as a 'guest' English wine.

Once you've decided on a favourite, sit back with a glass of your choice accompanied by a selection of English cheese. Admire views from the barn over the vineyard, or venture outside for a walk amongst the vines.


Live Saxophonist in Bolney Wine Bar 02 Nov

Live Saxophonist in Bolney Wine Bar

  • Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, UK
  • 02 Nov 2018
  • 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM
  • £5

The very talented Alice Schooley will be playing some beautiful Saxophone music to while away the evening in the Bolney wine bar.

She will be playing two 45 minute sets.

British inspired tapas will be served and there will be a full bar available on the night. Ticket price includes a glass of Bolney wine on arrival.


Stained Glass Workshop 02 Nov

Stained Glass Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 02 Nov 2018
  • 10 AM - 3:30 PM
  • £89

An inspiring workshop learning how to cut, foil and solder glass into a beautiful art pieces or suncatchers perfect for your home or as a gift.

All materials, tools and 2 course homemade lunch served with a glass of wine are included.


Game Dinner & Sparkling Pinot Noir Launch at Langham Wine Estate 02 Nov

Game Dinner & Sparkling Pinot Noir Launch at Langham Wine Estate

  • Langham Wine Estate and Vineyard Café, Dorchester, UK
  • 02 Nov 2018
  • 7 PM
  • £29

Fizz Friday event includes 3 course meal and tasting of the latest release Sparkling Pinot Noir 2016. Please note that this wine was made in very limited quantities; guests may purchase 1 bottle each on the night if they wish.

Homemade game terrine or Sauté garlic wild mushrooms

Venison steak, sweet potato fries and a red wine jus or Goats cheese, prune and caramellised shallot tarte tatin; all served with roasted root vegetables

Bread and Butter pudding with custard or Blackberry filo torte with clotted cream.

Meal choices to be ordered in advance, please.


English Wine Tasting Tour to Sussex – Kingscote & Ridgeview 03 Nov

English Wine Tasting Tour to Sussex – Kingscote & Ridgeview

  • English Grounds, London SE1 2HU, UK
  • 03 Nov 2018
  • 9 am - 7 pm
  • £97

This English Wine Tasting Tour takes you to two Sussex vineyards with an array of accolades to their name - Kingscote Estate and Ridgeview.

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


Handmade Bookbinding Notebook Workshop 04 Nov

Handmade Bookbinding Notebook Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 04 Nov 2018
  • 10 am - 1 pm
  • £49

Spend a relaxing morning trying something new and make your own hand bound notebook, perfect as a gift to yourself or for a friend this Christmas.

All materials and light refreshments are included.


Hand Embroidered Necklace Workshop 10 Nov

Hand Embroidered Necklace Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 10 Nov 2018
  • 10 am - 3 pm
  • £75

Spend a relaxing day, trying something new at this unique hand embroidered necklace workshop.

Make your own beautiful and stunning piece of jewellery, perfect to complement your clothes or as a gift for Christmas.

All materials, tools, refreshments and 2 course homemade lunch with wine included.


Wine Garden of England Festival 17 Nov

Wine Garden of England Festival

  • Rochester Cathedral, Rochester, UK
  • 17 Nov 2018
  • 10 AM - 6 PM
  • £50

Love great wine? Curious about the Wine Garden of England? Want to sample the delights from some of England's finest vineyards...?

Then you are invited to sip, share and discover the stories behind some of England’s best wines at the brand new and exclusive Wine Garden of England Festival.

During timed sessions throughout the day, ticket holders will meet the expert winemakers, sample up to 30 premium English wines and learn more about Kent's very own pioneers. There will also be the opportunity to purchase and take home a range of top still and sparkling wines from the Wine Garden of England partner vineyards.


Enamelling Workshop 23 Nov

Enamelling Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 23 Nov 2018
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • £95

Get hands on and learn the ancient and popular art of enamelling.

Join Rural Antics at Hanwell Wine Estate for a relaxing day and indulge yourself with a day of creativity, craftsmanship and satisfaction.

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


Festive Willow Weave Bunting 24 Nov

Festive Willow Weave Bunting

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 24 Nov 2018
  • 10 am - 12:30 PM
  • £55

Join us this festive season and create your very own Willow Weave Stars & Tree Christmas bunting.

A fabulous festive decoration for your home handmade by you. This workshop will be sure to get you in the festive spirit.

The workshop includes refreshments, all materials and tools, so nothing to bring except yourself!


Festive Willow Weaving Reindeers 24 Nov

Festive Willow Weaving Reindeers

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 24 Nov 2018
  • 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
  • £30

Join us this festive season and create your very own Willow Weave Reindeer decoration.

Perfect to decorate your home with or add to a centre piece on your Christmas table.

Refreshments, materials and tools included.


Glass Jewellery Making Event 24 Nov

Glass Jewellery Making Event

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 24 Nov 2018
  • 1 PM - 4 PM
  • £55

Come and enjoy a relaxing and creative afternoon making your own hand-made glass jewellery.

All materials and light refreshments are included.


Christmas Willow Weave Angel 30 Nov

Christmas Willow Weave Angel

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 30 Nov 2018
  • 10 AM - 1 PM
  • £55

Join us this festive season and create your very own Willow Weave Angel.

A fabulous festive decoration for your home handmade by you. This short workshop will be sure to get you in the festive spirit.

The workshop includes refreshments, all materials and tools, so nothing to bring except yourself!


Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 01 Dec

Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Wield Yard, Lower Wield, Alresford SO24 9AJ, UK
  • 01 Dec 2018
  • 10:30 am - midday
  • £15

Come learn about the history of Hattingley Valley and the winemaking process with an in-depth tour of the state-of-the-art winery followed by a seated tasting of their premium English sparkling wines

Get into the Christmas spirit with Hattingley!


Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 01 Dec

Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Wield Yard, Lower Wield, Alresford SO24 9AJ, UK
  • 01 Dec 2018
  • 2 pm - 4 pm
  • £15

Come learn about the history of Hattingley Valley and the winemaking process with an in-depth tour of the state-of-the-art winery followed by a seated tasting of their premium English sparkling wines

Get into the Christmas spirit with Hattingley!


Christmas Wreath Workshop 01 Dec

Christmas Wreath Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 01 Dec 2018
  • 10 AM - 1 PM
  • £50

Get into the festive season at our Christmas Wreath Making workshop.

Bring your friends and family and enjoy a glass of wine while you create and decorate your wreath for your home.

All materials and light refreshments and wine are included, as well as your own hand-crafted wreath to take home, of course.


Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 02 Dec

Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Wield Yard, Lower Wield, Alresford SO24 9AJ, UK
  • 02 Dec 2018
  • 10:30 am - midday
  • £15

Come learn about the history of Hattingley Valley and the winemaking process with an in-depth tour of the state-of-the-art winery followed by a seated tasting of their premium English sparkling wines

Get into the Christmas spirit with Hattingley!


Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 02 Dec

Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Wield Yard, Lower Wield, Alresford SO24 9AJ, UK
  • 02 Dec 2018
  • 2 pm - 4 pm
  • £15

Come learn about the history of Hattingley Valley and the winemaking process with an in-depth tour of the state-of-the-art winery followed by a seated tasting of their premium English sparkling wines

Get into the Christmas spirit with Hattingley!


Fairy Lights & Fizz with Hampshire Vineyards 06 Dec

Fairy Lights & Fizz with Hampshire Vineyards

  • Guildhall Winchester, The Broadway, Winchester, UK
  • 06 Dec 2018
  • 6 PM - 10 PM
  • £20

Taste over 12 different sparkling and still white wines from 8 of Hampshires top sparkling and still wine producers; Cottonworth, Danebury, Exton Park, Hambledon, Hattingley Valley, Jenkyn Place, Black Chalk and Raimes.

The event will be in the Courtyard at Winchester's Guildhall and provides a chance to stock up on English sparkling wine for the festive season, and select your own mixed case. Wines also available to buy by the glass from the fairy lights and fizz bar.

Charcuterie platters by Parsonage Farm at £5 are also available to buy on the evening.

10% of ticket price will go to The Murray Parish Trust.


Glass Fusion Workshop 07 Dec

Glass Fusion Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 07 Dec 2018
  • 10 am - 1 pm
  • £45

Come and enjoy a relaxing and creative morning making 4 pieces of your own personalised, hand-made glass fusion art work.

All materials and light refreshments are included in the workshop price.


Bolney Carols and Crafts 07 Dec

Bolney Carols and Crafts

  • Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, UK
  • 07 Dec 2018
  • 6 PM - 10:10 PM
  • Free entry; various charges for craft activities

A night full of festivities with carols from Bolney Voices Choir.

Activities include Wreath Making, Personalised Baubles, Handmade Candles and Paint Your Own Christmas Tree Decoration.

Costs range from £45 per person for wreath making; £35 for handmade candles; £5 per Christmas decoration.

Christmas Pintxos menu available on the night & full bar open for drinks.


Christmas Bunting Sewing Workshop 08 Dec

Christmas Bunting Sewing Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 08 Dec 2018
  • 10 am - 1 pm
  • £45

Get into the festive spirit at this Christmas Bunting Sewing with tutor Mary Hall.

Spend a morning making your own fabulous Christmas pudding bunting and by the end of your session it will be ready to adorn your home.

All materials and light refreshments are provided.


Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 09 Dec

Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Wield Yard, Lower Wield, Alresford SO24 9AJ, UK
  • 09 Dec 2018
  • 10:30 am - midday
  • £15

Come learn about the history of Hattingley Valley and the winemaking process with an in-depth tour of the state-of-the-art winery followed by a seated tasting of their premium English sparkling wines

Get into the Christmas spirit with Hattingley!


Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 09 Dec

Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Wield Yard, Lower Wield, Alresford SO24 9AJ, UK
  • 09 Dec 2018
  • 2 pm - 4 pm
  • £15

Come learn about the history of Hattingley Valley and the winemaking process with an in-depth tour of the state-of-the-art winery followed by a seated tasting of their premium English sparkling wines

Get into the Christmas spirit with Hattingley!


Christmas Wine Tasting at Albury Vineyard 09 Dec

Christmas Wine Tasting at Albury Vineyard

  • Albury Vineyard, Albury, UK
  • 09 Dec 2018
  • 12 PM - 4 PM
  • Adults £5, Children Free

Join the team at Albury for a festive afternoon of tastings, mince pies, and music from the Godalming Community Gospel Choir.

Tickets include tastings of award-winning Albury Estate sparkling wines which are also for sale by the glass & bottle.


Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 16 Dec

Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Wield Yard, Lower Wield, Alresford SO24 9AJ, UK
  • 16 Dec 2018
  • 10:45 am -Midday
  • £15

Come learn about the history of Hattingley Valley and the winemaking process with an in-depth tour of the state-of-the-art winery followed by a seated tasting of their premium English sparkling wines

Get into the Christmas spirit with Hattingley!


Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley 16 Dec

Festive Winery Tour & Tasting at Hattingley Valley

  • Wield Yard, Lower Wield, Alresford SO24 9AJ, UK
  • 16 Dec 2018
  • 2 pm - 4 pm
  • £15

Come learn about the history of Hattingley Valley and the winemaking process with an in-depth tour of the state-of-the-art winery followed by a seated tasting of their premium English sparkling wines

Get into the Christmas spirit with Hattingley!


Wedding Fair at Aldwick Estate 13 Jan

Wedding Fair at Aldwick Estate

  • Aldwick Estate, Redhill, Bristol, UK
  • 13 Jan 2019
  • 10 am - 3 pm
  • No charge

The chance to meet Aldwick Estate's caterers, some of their recommended suppliers, and the team at Aldwick.

Additionally, the latest wine releases will be available for sampling and the team will also be able to answer any questions couples have regarding the venue and plans for a wedding at the estate.

The event is free to attend, no booking is necessary.


WSET Level 2 Award in Wine at Hanwell Wine Estate 20 Jan

WSET Level 2 Award in Wine at Hanwell Wine Estate

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 20 Jan 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • £385

Enjoy your time at the newest Sparkling Wine Estate in the East Midlands learning all about wines as part of WSET Level 2.

Let Amanda of Defining Wines take you to the next level of the wonderful world of wines and gain your level 2 qualification, all in the beautiful setting of the Hanwell Wine Estate.

This is a 3 day course held on successive Sundays - 20th & 27th January, 3rd February; all 3 dates must be attended to qualify.


Bentwood Chair-Making 2 Day Workshop 02 Feb

Bentwood Chair-Making 2 Day Workshop

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 02 Feb 2019
  • 10 am - 4 pm both days
  • £195

Working alongside a small group, John will demonstrate how to hand-craft hazel, bending and cutting it to form a stunning garden seat.

The workshop will run for 2 days, Sunday 2nd Feb & Monday 3rd Feb.

The course includes a homemade two course lunch each day


Vineyard Experience (Tour & Tasting) at Hanwell Wine Estate 09 Feb

Vineyard Experience (Tour & Tasting) at Hanwell Wine Estate

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 09 Feb 2019
  • 2 PM - 4 PM
  • £17.50

Enjoy a vineyard tour & tasting in the surroundings of this beautiful Nottinghamshire vineyard.


Beginners Oil Painting 16 Feb

Beginners Oil Painting

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 16 Feb 2019
  • 9:30 AM - 4 PM
  • £95

Join Rural Antics 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, and a delicious locally-sourced lunch is included.


Vineyard Experience (Tour & Tasting) at Hanwell Wine Estate 09 Mar

Vineyard Experience (Tour & Tasting) at Hanwell Wine Estate

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 09 Mar 2019
  • 2 PM - 4 PM
  • £17.50

Enjoy a vineyard tour & tasting in the surroundings of this beautiful Nottinghamshire vineyard.


Vineyard Experience (Tour & Tasting) at Hanwell Wine Estate 11 May

Vineyard Experience (Tour & Tasting) at Hanwell Wine Estate

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 11 May 2019
  • 2 PM - 4 PM
  • £17.50

Enjoy a vineyard tour & tasting in the surroundings of this beautiful Nottinghamshire vineyard.


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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