Great British Wine Tours
(Pick Up at Jurys Inn Hotel)
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A new Brighton tour operator with a focus on showcasing our wonderful Sussex countryside. Nestled amongst the foothills of the South Downs, hidden gems of British countryside are waiting to be discovered. Wine with sparkles awaits you! Sit back, relax and enjoy the taste of Sussex as we transport you out of Brighton to explore our local vineyards for tutored wine and cheese tasting. Take the scenic route as we snake through ancient villages and pass historical places of interest. Our vineyards all have unique locations. Some are exposed with spectacular views across the Sussex Weald, others are nestled within the rolling hills of the South Downs. A Great British Wine Tour will introduce you to English wine and cheese makers where you will learn, taste and enjoy.
You will visit at least two sussex vineyards and be given a full vineyard and winery tour and tutored tastings of a variety of wines. Lunch is included… but save room for later! In the Afternoon, its off to one of our local Cheese producers where you will be given a tour of the dairy and taste a wide variety of local organic cheeses.
Due to our convenient location, we are a short picturesque twenty minute drive into the Sussex wine region. That gives you more time to taste and enjoy these beautiful locations. Its easy with us. We have convenient pick up and drop off locations within Brighton.
“When the weatherman says its raining” - All of our partner vineyards and cheese producers have wonderful tasting rooms and inside facilities with large outside viewing areas. Our tour is the perfect choice for the world famous English climate. Beautiful in the sunshine, cosy in the rain.
Let us do the driving! Due to our location, we have convenient pick up locations and with only a twenty minute drive into the sussex countryside, which gives you more time to relax, taste and enjoy!
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We offer the following tours:
Big Red Vineyard Tour of Sussex
Our flagship tour encompasses everything that's great about England. We pick you up outside Brighton railway station in our 1964 London bus and transport you into the Sussex countryside for a day visiting two award-winning vineyards and tasting the best Sussex produce.
You will experience an expert-guided tour of the vineyards and winery, followed by tutored still and sparkling wine tasting at each vineyard. For lunch, we provide your own hamper which you can have as a picnic amongst the vines. Your tasty Sussex hamper is filled with local cheeses, charcuterie, breads and more. We have delicious vegetarian and vegan hampers too - all washed down with a glass of Sussex. We finish the day with cocktails while watching the sun fall over the vineyard. Our big bus enables us to run our wine tours with space and comfort while adhering to social distancing measures as necessary.
Step back in time and watch the world go by while tasting the very best of Sussex!