Grape & Grain Tours has announced a new day-tour in collaboration with Vineyards of Hampshire. The tour will depart from Winchester railway station at 9.45am on Friday 3rd August and take guests to four of the county’s top wine producers for tours and tastings. A two-course gastropub lunch and luxury transport throughout the day will be included in the ticket price.
The tour will form part of Vineyards of Hampshire’s recently announced Cellar Door Experiences initiative, which will see seven Hampshire vineyards open their doors to visitors once a month until Saturday 8th September.
The tour will stop at Hattingley Valley Wines for a private winery tour and tasting, Raimes English Sparkling and Cottonworth for cellar door talks and tastings, and Danebury Vineyard for a private vineyard tour with tasting. The mini-coach will return to Winchester station at 5pm.
Grape & Grain Tours is a recently launched day tour company in the South of England offering an all-inclusive day experience, visiting not just English wineries but also craft gin distilleries, breweries and other artisan food and drinks producers. Joel Eastman, Owner and Guide at Grape & Grain Tours comments: “I look forward to welcoming wine enthusiasts on this wonderful day out exploring the beautiful Hampshire countryside and experiencing first-hand the unique terroir on which the vines thrive.
“Let us be your designated driver while you enjoy a range of award-winning English sparkling and still wines made with skill and passion while I tell you about the history of winemaking in the region and the secrets behind its current success.”
Grape & Grain Tours is a recently launched day-tour company based in the south of England. It offers monthly tours of Hampshire and the Surrey Hills as well as private bespoke tours of food and drink producers across the South of England. Personalised gift vouchers are available via the website.
Tickets for the Vineyards of Hampshire tour are available from Grape & Grains website and cost £70 per person. The tour is for over 18s only.