ESTATE Tours and Tastings
A visit to Redhill Farm Estate makes for a great experience not to be missed! The vineyard covers twenty acres with seven types of vines in a variety of soil, grafted on specific rootstocks to support the ‘terroir’ of each soil and microclimate. We employ many of the techniques we use benefit biodiversity and promote a natural ecosystem and focus on improving the vineyard long term. Join us to find out more about our methods, sustainability and a complimentary wine tasting.
TOUR THE VINEYARD WITH ITS CREATOR
April to October
Saturdays 12 & 2pm
You will be welcomed by a glass of Traditional Method RFE bubbles on arrival from one of our 4 year vintage sparkling wine and introduction to the booming English Wine Industry, followed by a guided stroll around our family-run vineyard where you will be able to try wine from each vineyard – possibly even the grapes, while learn how we produce fine wines from pressing the fruit to running the ferments. Booking is essential & tickets can be brought online for you and a partner or, gifted to family or friends. The tour takes approximately an hour and a half and includes a discount at our pop-up shop.
EVENING IN THE WINERY WITH THE WINEMAKER
November to March
Wednesdays 7:00 pm
Become an instant wine connoisseur with a tutored tasting of seven wines including our renowned Bacchus, Cabernet Noir, Ortega, and Rondo. We start with an introduction about the vineyard and how it came to be over a glass of four-year vintage sparkling wine, then continue through samples of the wines over a barrel, talking about the processes of making wine and the mysteries of riddling, disgorging, lees-ageing and dosage in traditional-method sparkling wines. We do this over a barrel in our bijou winery pressing room taking about an hour. Dinner is recommended nearby at the North Pole after and can be arranged for you, just give us a call or email when booking which Wednesday evening.
ENGAGING PRIVATE TOURS & GROUPs DAYS OUT
Special Private Guided Tours or groups, colleagues, clubs and coach parties are available on request, we can arrange transport, great value lunch in a pub nearby or make a day of it also visiting Cheesemaker or local Hop Farm. For private tours of up to 8 people please book using the button below. For coach or organised group tours please email cm [at] redhillestate.com.
For tours outside please do bring sensible closed footwear and attire. Children and teenagers are welcome too but we will be unable to serve wine due to licencing laws. We, unfortunately, do not have facilities for handicap or disabled, however, are working on building better facilities in the future. Vouchers valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.