The Best English vineyards to visit in 2019

We’ve selected our favourite vineyards and wineries that we recommend you visit in 2019.

Bluebell Vineyard Estates

Set amidst bluebell-strewn woods from which the vineyard derives its name, Bluebell Vineyard Estates is an award-winning vineyard and winery in the heart of Sussex, on the edge of the Ashdown Forest.

Chapel Down Winery

Chapel Down in Tenterden is an established Kent based wine estate and home to England’s leading winemaker. The estate produces a range of still and sparkling wines as well as their own beer and cider and enjoys 50,000 visitors per year.

Upperton Vineyard

Having only planted their first vines in 2005, Upperton Vineyard are relative newcomers to the scene English sparkling wine scene. The estate is located just west of Petworth.


Nyetimber was bought by Eric Heerema, a wealthy dutch investment banker, who has expanded production to more than 650,000 bottles across seven vineyards. In 2009 their Classic Cuvée received the top award at the Sparkling Wine Championships, beating off competition from a number of well known Champagne houses in the process.

Experience an English vineyard with Best of England

The Perfect Experience for Wine Lovers

Experience the beauty of an English Vineyard with a vineyard tour and tasting brought to you by Best of England. Our vineyard tours will allow you to go behind the scenes to find out how the wine is made, meet the winemakers, tour the vineyard and winery and, of course, sample the wines.


Each tour includes:

→ Three beautiful vineyards

Each tour will visit three stunning Sussex or Kent based Vineyards. Each tour is unique and the vineyards we visit will be decided based on your pick up and drop off location.

→ We take care of the driving

 We want you to enjoy the day to the full so we will look after the driving. We will pick you up and drop you off at location of your choice (within reason)

→ A gourmet picnic lunch

 The tour will stop off for a gourmet picnic lunch made up of seasonal Sussex products.

Price – £149 per person includes:

→ Three tutored tours & tastings
→ All food & drink during the tour
→ Transportation on the day
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