The Best English vineyards to visit in 2019

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

Rathfinny Wine Estate, Alfriston

Rathfinny is a family-owned, socially conscious Wine Estate, established in 2010 by Mark and Sarah Driver, dedicated to producing some of the world’s finest sparkling wines from a perfect site in Sussex. Occupying a wonderful south-facing slope in England’s South Downs, the climate, chalk soil and aspect make it the perfect site.

Gusbourne Estate, Appledore

With a pursuit of creating world class wines of uncompromising quality, Gusbourne is a stunning English wine estate consisting of 61 hectares in Kent and a further 32 in West Sussex situated near Goodwood Estate.

Kingscote Estate

The 150-acre Kingscote Estate, is an English wine producer and a venue for weddings, corporate events and private parties. With vineyards, apple orchard’s and a winery, it produces Kingscote wines and ‘cyder’.

Bolney Wine Estate

Bolney Vineyard has been producing wine on their estate since 1972. Carefully building their world class reputation for their red, white and sparkling wines, the estate remains a family run business, created by founders Janet and Rodney Pratt.

Ridgeview Wine Estate

Ridgeview is a family run vineyard, located close to the scenic East Sussex village of Ditchling. Spectacular views over the South Downs Ridge inspired the vineyard’s name.

Oxney Organic

Oxney Organic Estate is a modern, organic, award-winning vineyard, certified by the Soil Association and situated in Kent and East Sussex.

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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