Wine tasting holidays
Wine tasting holidays in England?
The mention of English wine may raise a few eyebrows, but the wines of 1066 Country are winning many awards and sceptics over and a break on one of our wine tasting holidays will show you why.
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 wines are winning many international competitions and blind taste tests, from award-winning reds, whites and roses to ciders and juices.
Our holiday cottages are perfectly placed for wine tasting holidays
When William and Kate tied the knot, it was fizz from Chapel Down in England that was served at the banquet tables rather than champagne from across the Channel.
Wine played a great part in the fortunes of some of the port towns. Winchelsea owed much of it’s wealth to the wine trade it had with Gascony and you can visit many of the medieval wine cellars on one of the guided tours.
Another great destination on our wine tasting holidays is a visit to Olde Worlde Wines in Rye where you sample the recommended “wine of the day”, explore the candlelit cellar – a unique opportunity to taste and to buy award winning wines.
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.
The Carr Taylor Vineyard is planted on the gentle slopes of the Sussex Weald, an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Carr Taylor Vineyards offer visitors an enchanting vineyard and wine experience and are dedicated to providing a memorable visit!
Chapel Down conducts guided tours of the winery and vineyards. One of our expert guides will show and explain the winemaking, riddling, disgorging and bottling processes. It is an experience not to be missed.
A visit to one of 1066 Country’s vineyards on our 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!
So think England can’t do wine, a visit to 1066 Country’s vineyards on one of our wine tasting holidays will make you think again!