5 wine tours for an elegant day out

Various, UK

Corkscrews at the ready for some vineyard delights

There is nothing like enjoying a crisp glass of wine out in the English countryside, except enjoying two crisp glasses of wine in the English countryside! Here are 5 brilliant winery and vineyard tours perfect for those wine fans to find out all about their drink of choice and have a chance to taste a range of award-winning English wines:

Vineyard Tour and Tasting at Oastbrook

Go back to the roots of wine with a tour of this Oxfordshire vineyard. Learn how your favourite tipple is made, what makes it taste so great, and try local cheeses alongside a wine tasting session in the scenic grounds of the vineyard. Make sure to pick up your favourites from the vineyard shop!

From £35

Cider Orchard and Vineyard Tour

Great for those who may not be wine-os, this cider and vineyard tour gets you the best of both with crisp ciders and brilliant English wines. Wander the Honey Wood Orchard with a well-informed guide and discover how cider is made before a tour of the winery and plenty of options for tasters.

From £85

Sussex Vineyard and Winery Bus Tour on Iconic Vintage Bus

Jump onto a vintage red London bus in the heart of Brighton to be whisked away to a countryside paradise of award-winning wines. Be treated to a picnic lunch in the orchards with a wicker hamper full of delicious homemade delights and sample a minimum of four gorgeous wines.

From £125

Tour and Tasting Experience

Hidden Spring Vineyard is home to another Sussex vineyard and winery. Tour the vineyard, the winery, and enjoy tasters of four wines, including one sparkling. Get the details on how the grapes from the vineyard are made into wine and follow the process from start to finish on this great afternoon tour.

From £20

The Ultimate Cheese and Wine Food Tour

Cheese and wine are a heavenly pairing, so dig into the best of the best with this ultimate tasting experience. Enjoy a tour of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and visit Europe’s largest indoor food market for samples of delicious cheeses and wines from well-informed staff ready to give you a crash course in pairing.

From £65.39