Sparkling for Aficionados | Kent & Sussex

United Kingdom · May 2 2020

Discover the Wine Garden of England. Taste like a pro.

Overview

An adventure for true wine lovers! Visit up to three of England’s top vineyards, taste with the guidance of a professional Sommelier, explore the timeless Kent and Sussex countryside and feast on the region’s gastronomic delights.

The experience is a day trip from London. Ideal for those with good knowledge of wine and some experience, you can further develop your skills discovering England's greatest sparkling wines.

Wineries visited (two or three from the following, subject to availability): Gusbourne Estate, Chapel Down, Oxney Organic Estate, Hush Heath Estate, Tillingham Wines, Woodchurch Wine.

What's Included:

The Plan

Morning

You'll be picked up in a luxury minivan from close to North Greenwich Underground Station, an ideal starting point for avoiding the worst of London’s infamous traffic, before heading south to Kent where the wine awaits. Your dive into the world of English wine begins with a vineyard tour and tutored tasting by a professional sommelier: you'll get the chance to sample an array of their award-winning wines.

Afternoon

Next up is a delicious gourmet lunch bursting with local flavours. Alfresco if the weather gods are kind! Rounding out the day you'll head to the last winery for a tutored tasting of still and sparkling wines, before heading back to London.

Mario

"I'm the latest addition to the team! I'm passioned about wine and I'm a certified Sommelier. Thanks to Tom and Olly I have discovered the surprising variety and quality of English wines. This summer I'll be your guide: we'll discover together English wines, walking in the vineyards and I will guide your sensorial testing - do you want to taste like a professional sommelier? Born in Italy. Lived in 9 countries. I have experience with tours in Italy, Belgium, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Shanghai."