Vineyard Trails and Clusters
Working with the soil and climate, a modern winemaking industry has grown from the landscape and rapidly built an international reputation. With its high latitude, warm and dry maritime climate, plus a range of soil types, Sussex has the right characteristics and long seasons for grapes to mature to full ripeness.
Widely awarded for their excellence, nine thriving wineries now welcome visitors for wine tours and experiences as part of the Sussex Modern group. There are opportunities to see how the wine is made and to enjoy both still and sparkling varieties.
Vineyards of Hampshire
Discover Hampshire’s vineyards scattered across the North and South Downs.
Within an easy distance from London by train or car, explore the region’s 10 different wine estates, stories and a multitude of award-winning wines. Most offer wine tours and tasting experiences.
Vineyards of the Surrey Hills
Vineyards of the Surrey Hills is a cluster of beautiful vineyards who excel in producing outstanding wines from the rolling North Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. These award-winning vineyards invite you to visit and delight in the views, vineyards and wines.
Nurtured on the chalky limestone hills with the same geology as that of the Champagne region, the vineyards have a unique location in the heart of Surrey. They represent the very pinnacle of quality in the increasingly successful English wine industry, having won top international awards for both the wines and wine tourism. Each vineyard has its own unique offering, with a variety of tours and experiences.
Wiltshire Wine Trail
Wiltshire is home to a number of vineyards, but only a few are open to the public.
Being located in the heart of the south of England allows vineyards to be established on chalk and greensand soils in some spectacular locations.
Wine Garden of England
Located in the stunning countryside of Kent, the Wine Garden of England comprises eight of England’s top wine producers.
Discover first-hand the joy of great wine and the skill of pioneering winemakers, while escaping to the natural beauty and tranquility of the Garden of England.
Yorkshire Wine Trail
Viticulture and winemaking here has a long and rich history. From Roman times to the present day, wine production has been an important and significant part of the region’s culture and heritage.
Yorkshire is a premium wine producing region, with around 16 commercial vineyards producing in excess of 100,000 bottles of wine each year from nine wineries.