Whether it's fine-dining or hot air ballooning - here's five of the most exciting vineyard experiences to enjoy with your wine.
Chapel Down Wines, Kent Chapel Down have a host of awards for their wines including Gold for their Rose Brut at the International Wine Challenge 2011. However, the vineyard itself has also been collecting awards including ‘Kent’s Best Vineyard’ in the Taste of Kent awards and Best Leisure and Tourism Business 2010 at the annual Kent Excellence in Business Awards. It is not really a surprise, Chapel Down definitely have the experience wow-factor with charted Merlin Balloon rides and private tours, tank tasting, fine dining, food and wine matching tutorials, VIP tours and sabrage demonstrations – all as part of their Deluxe and Bespoke gift packages.
Producing some of the best wines in the UK, Camel Valley’s awards speak for themselves. The 2008 White Pinot Noir Brut and 2009 Pinot Noir Rose Brut are just a couple of the fantastic wines that have won and you can try on the vineyard’s Grand Tour and Tasting. If you want to spend more time in this picturesque location, there are two lovely holiday cottages available, which also come with a seasonal salmon fishing license for guests to use.
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