Camel Valley Vineyard

FEATURE KEY

  • Accommodation
  • Children Welcome
  • Disabled Access
  • Online Shop
  • Tours Available
  • Winery on Site

OPENING PERIOD

  • Open all year

OPENING DAYS

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Closed Saturdays October to March (see website for specific dates)

TOURS

  • Booking advisable

SELF-GUIDED TOURS

  • No Self-Guided Tour

SHOP TYPE

  • Cellar Door

GET INVOLVED

  • Experiences

ACCOMMODATION

  • Self Catering

2 stone cottages overlooking the vineyards; one of them sleeps 2 in comfort, the other has a double and a twin room.

CONTACT DETAILS

Postcode: PL30 5LG

Tel: 01208 77959

When ex-RAF pilot Bob Lindo and his wife Annie planted their first eight thousand vines in 1989, they never dreamed of the phenomenal success they would achieve within 2 decades. They had bought their farm in the heart of the Cornish countryside several years earlier, seeking a change from service life and the perfect place to bring up their young family, and initially farmed sheep and cattle.  Each summer they watched the grass turn brown on the sun-drenched slopes of the Camel Valley, and wondered if vines might enjoy such an aspect.

Second generation, Sam, is now in charge of winemaking and continues to grow and develop the reputation of Camel Valley. Said Bob: ‘I’d like to say I taught him everything he knows, but that wouldn’t be true! Like me he has a huge capacity for hard work, and is always up for trying something new. Sam worked at a top winery in New Zealand in 2006 and brought back a lot of what he learned there, for example the importance of cool temperatures for fermentation – he even installed his own system. We work well together as a team and are always bouncing ideas off each other.’

Whether you turn up in the middle of winter and someone opens the shop for you (as I have done) or whether you arrive on a sunny summer afternoon, you are always guaranteed a warm welcome at Camel Valley Vineyard.

Have a taste of wine and choose some bottles to take home and / or on to your holiday in Cornwall. In the summer you can sit on the terrace enjoying a glass and looking right over the vineyards. The vines right in front include those hand tended by Annie Lindo herself, which go into the award winning Annie’s Anniversary fizz.

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Why not visit this vineyard without worrying about who does the driving?

Cornish Wine Tours are here to provide you with a day of wine tasting in the surroundings of beautiful vineyards without the worry of driving home at the end. The tours run daily from March through to November, Tuesdays to Saturdays from Padstow in Cornwall. Collection can be arranged elsewhere with prior notice. The tours include transport, guidance throughout the day, tasting at up to three vineyards, and a three-course lunch overlooking the vines at one of the locations. Sit back, relax, and let them take care of everything!

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