Vineyards in The Thames & Chilterns Region are toasting the bountiful 2018 harvest, by holding an English Wine & Food Festival at Brightwell Vineyard, Wallingford, OX10 8LJ on Saturday 8th June 2019, where members of the public will have the unique opportunity to taste, compare and buy award-winning local wines in one beautiful location.
The event allows visitors to meet winemakers, growers and a Master of Wine specializing in English wines and learn more about the grape varieties that do well in our climate and grow successfully in the region. Exotic names like Bacchus, Ortega and Phoenix rub shoulders with classic varieties like Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, to produce superb wines that reflect the local terroir.
Eleven vineyards from across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire will be on show at the event:
Brightwell Vineyard, Wallingford
Bothy Vineyard, Frilford Heath
Chafor Wine Estate, Gawcott, Bucks
Daws Hill Vineyard, Radnor, Bucks
Fairmile Vineyard, Henley-on Thames
Harrow & Hope Vineyard, Marlow
Hendred Vineyard, East Hendred, Wantage
Oaken Grove Vineyard, Marlow
Stanlake Park Wine Estate, Twyford
Winding Wood Vineyard, Hungerford
Wyfold Vineyard, Marlow
Pairing the wide range of crisp, fruity wines with freshly made dishes on offer will make the Festival a must-visit event for wine-lovers and foodies alike.
Wine tastings, vineyard walk and local artisan food and craft suppliers will make this a lively, informal and informative afternoon – a real celebration of the wonderful variety of wines and food that the Thames & Chilterns Region has to offer.
Venue address: Brightwell Vineyard, Shillingford Road, Wallingford, OX10 8LJ
Opening Times: 11am to 5pm on Saturday 8th June 2019
Entrance: £2 per adult, Children free
Wine Tastings: £10 for 10 tasting (early Bird tickets £8 online through EventBrite)
Further information and to book tickets, please visit the Festival website