The mention of English wine may raise a few eyebrows, but the wines of 1066 Country are winning many awards and sceptics over. 1066 Country’s vineyards are special, not just for the amazing wines they produce but for vineyard tours where you will be able to taste the award winning wines and see how they go from vine to wine!
1066 Country’s sunny and dry climate along with it’s similar sub soil to the Champagne region of France means that our vineyards can produce sparkling wines that are often beating their french counterparts. Our wine are winning many international competitions and blind taste tests, from award-winning reds, whites and roses to ciders and juices.
A visit to one of 1066 Country’s vineyards makes for a great day out where you can enjoy tastings and tours, whether you are a novice, an enthusiast or just love a drop of wine or two, the vintners of 1066 Country welcome you!
Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard is now England’s leading producer of organic wines. Twenty acres, including six acres at the famous Bodiam Castle, are planted to vines producing hand-picked grapes for delicious, award winning, Estate-bottled wines. There is a wide variety too, from full-bodied red, to fresh, fragrant whites, even white and rose traditional method bubbly! There are also liqueurs, Country wines, fruit juices and farmhouse ciders – and all available for tasting!
The Carr Taylor Vineyard is planted on the gentle slopes of the Sussex Weald, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The general style of their wines is light and delicate with subtle aromatic fruit and refreshing acidity. The drier styles are great matches with local seafood and shellfish and the sweeter wines great by themselves, as aperitifs or with cheese.
The sparkling wines show refreshing clean flavours, elegant fruit and racy crispness. With our unique 1066 Country climate for vine growing, these styles are found no where else in the world.
Carr Taylor Vineyards offer visitors an enchanting vineyard and wine experience and are dedicated to providing a memorable visit!
So think England can’t do wine, a visit to 1066 Country’s vineyards will make you think again!