Plumpton College

Address: Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE Call: 01273 890454 Web:

Facilities on site

  • Open to the public by appointment only
  • Vineyard on site
  • Winery on site
  • Sparkling wine producer
  • Still wine producer
  • Cafe/Restaurant on site
  • Guided tours
  • Disabled access
  • Children welcome
  • Dogs welcome
  • Online Shop

Founded in 1926, Plumpton College offers a wide selection of programmes in land-based subjects to over 3000 students a year, and is the UK’s international centre for wine education, training and research. In association with the Royal Agricultural University, the wine division offers graduate and Masters degrees in wine business and production to around 150 students. It also delivers industry training all over the UK through its WineSkills scheme: Plumpton has been a key factor in the successful development of the English and Welsh wine industry. The College manages a commercial vineyard that produces award-winning wine, and participates in research projects with universities in France, Germany, Italy, Romania and Australia.

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