One of England’s oldest established vineyards, Chilford Hall, offers a captivating insight into the wine making process with this fantastic tour. You'll begin your wonderful experience with a walk through the stunning vineyard where you'll be shown the seeds being planted and how the vines are 'trained', as well as how the ripest and most succulent grapes are harvested. Your expert guide will then take you through to the winery where you'll discover the intricacies of wine making, watching the grapes come in through to the processing, fermentation and blending system before the finished product is finally bottled for consumers to enjoy. Finally, you will indulge in tasting some of the vineyard’s award-winning wines as you learn the differences between the wines and the key features to take into account when selecting your wine. End the day on a high note at the Chilford Wines and Bistro Shop, with a delicious two-course lunch for two. The perfect experience for any wine enthusiast!
Your experience begins with a brief introduction to the world of wine, before you head off for the tour. During the tour you will be shown a selection of wines and take part in a lively discussion on training, growing and harvesting of the vines. You will then move on to the winery, where you'll learn all about the wine making process from start to finish - from the arrival of the grape to the bottling of the completed product. After your tour you will be able to enjoy a wonderful wine tasting session, before sitting down to a delicious and relaxing lunch.
What's included?A vineyard and winery tour for twoA wine tasting experience for twoTea or coffee on arrivalA two-course lunch for two at the Chilford Wines and Bistro ShopWhat do I need to know?Your voucher is valid for two peopleOpening times vary – please check upon bookingThis tour runs from 9.45am–1pmThere will be a maximum of 40 participants on each dayMinimum age: 18 yearsThe day will include an hour for lunch, which is included in the price of your experienceDue to high demand, all tours throughout the season must be pre-booked in advanceThe tour itinerary is subject to change at harvest timeAll dates are subject to availability