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.

Wooden Spoon Carving & Vineyard Tour 29 Sep

Wooden Spoon Carving & Vineyard Tour

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 29 Sep 2018
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • £85

On this 1 day wooden spoon carving workshop, learn, create and enjoy a unique experience making your own spoon; homemade two course lunch served with local wine and tour of vineyard included.


Wedding Fair at Aldwick Estate 30 Sep

Wedding Fair at Aldwick Estate

  • Aldwick Estate, Redhill, Bristol, UK
  • 30 Sep 2018
  • 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.


Bolney Cheese and Wine Matching Evening 05 Oct

Bolney Cheese and Wine Matching Evening

  • Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, UK
  • 05 Oct 2018
  • 7 pm - 9 pm
  • £30

Enjoy an evening matching eight wines to eight different cheeses.

Some new and exciting foreign wines have been introduced to the Bolney cellar door shop which they can’t wait for you to try, as well as some of their own, of course!

You will be tutored through how to taste, pair and select your future cheese board.


English Wine Tasting Tour to Sussex – Bluebell & Kingscote 06 Oct

English Wine Tasting Tour to Sussex – Bluebell & Kingscote

  • English Grounds, London SE1 2HU, UK
  • 06 Oct 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 - Bluebell Vineyards and Kingscote Estate.

- 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


Beginner’s Digital Photography 06 Oct

Beginner’s Digital Photography

  • Hanwell Wine Estate, Melton Road, Hickling Pastures, Melton Mowbray, UK
  • 06 Oct 2018
  • 10 am - 3 pm
  • £85

Award-winning professional photographer Chris England will be hosting a one day workshop to help you capture striking photographs with any type of digital camera.

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


Harvest Experience at Bluebell Vineyard – SOLD OUT! 07 Oct

Harvest Experience at Bluebell Vineyard – SOLD OUT!

  • Glenmore Farm, Slider's Lane, Furner's Green, Uckfield TN22 3RU, UK
  • 07 Oct 2018
  • 10 am - 3 pm
  • £45

** THIS DATE SOLD OUT, BUT MORE DATES MAY BE RELEASED **

The annual grape harvest is the pinnacle of the growing season and the most exciting time of the year, and after the summer we've had hopes are high!

In France harvest is called 'Le Vendange' and it marks the end of the growing season and the start of three weeks of hard work as we hand-harvest the grapes that will go into award-winning wines. This is your chance to take part in this timeless tradition by joining the team for a one day harvest experience.

Join them at Bluebell Vineyard for a morning picking grapes before enjoying a well earned lunch and a glass of sparkling wine. After lunch you will have the chance to taste the fruits of your labour by visiting the winery and sampling the freshly pressed juice of the grapes you picked that morning.


Wine & Food Pairing at Brickhouse Vineyard with Rebecca Mitchell 11 Oct

Wine & Food Pairing at Brickhouse Vineyard with Rebecca Mitchell

  • Brickhouse Vineyard, Mamhead, United Kingdom
  • 11 Oct 2018
  • 7:30 PM
  • £30

Join the team for a fabulous wine tasting at Devon’s award-winning Brickhouse Vineyard in Mamhead, near Exeter led by guest speaker Rebecca Mitchell DipWSET.

We will taste a variety of six ‘Cool Climate’ wines matched with South West artisan cheeses accompanied by a selection of charcuterie and fish platters.


English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent – Chapel Down & Gusbourne 13 Oct

English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent – Chapel Down & Gusbourne

  • English Grounds, London SE1 2HU, UK
  • 13 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. Chapel Down & Gusbourne.

- 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


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


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.


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.


English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent – Chapel Down & Gusbourne 10 Nov

English Wine Tasting Tour to Kent – Chapel Down & Gusbourne

  • English Grounds, London SE1 2HU, UK
  • 10 Nov 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. Chapel Down & Gusbourne.

- 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


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 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!


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!


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.


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!


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.


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


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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