Treat yourself and a lucky loved one to a day behind the scenes of England’s first commercial producer of sparkling wine, with this Vineyard Tour and Tasting plus Unlimited Cream Tea for Two. Together, you'll join a group of fellow wine enthusiasts for a fascinating tour of Carr Taylor's beautiful vineyard and winery with an expert guide, before sitting down for a tutored wine tasting of some of their finest wines. After your wine tasting, you'll enjoy a delicious cream tea, boasting delicious locally-made scones and cakes with a selection of jams and clotted creams.
Guided tour of Carr Taylor Vineyard and winery for two. Expert guide to show you behind the scenes and explain the production process. Tutored wine tasting with still, sparkling and fruit wines. Unlimited afternoon cream tea with delicious local treats. Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card. Cancellation indemnity.
What happens on the day?
On arrival at Carr Taylor Vineyard, you'll meet the others in your group, before your expert guide shows you around the vineyard and winery. You'll learn about the production process as you go, before taking your seats to sample a variety of still, sparkling and fruit wines. Afterwards, you can tuck into a delicious cream tea with locally-made scones and cakes afterwards.
Participant guidelines - Minimum age: 18. There is some slightly uneven ground in the vineyard, occasional steps and one flight of stairs to the tasting room. The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary.
This experience is available on most weekends and selected weekdays throughout the year. Please contact the supplier at the time of booking for updated availability. We recommend you book at least four weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. For the summer months, you should book at least two to three months in advance. All bookings are subject to availability.
Please allow up to 2 hours 30 minutes for the whole experience, the tour will last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Guests are asked to arrive 20 minutes before the start of the tour to register.
What should I wear?
Please dress suitably for the weather and have sturdy footwear on as there is walking involved.
What about the weather?
The experience is not weather dependent. Whilst the walk around the vineyards is better in the dry, if it does rain, the schedule can usually be altered to accommodate the walk. The experience will only be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. Most of the activities take place under cover and are not weather dependent.
Your tour will be shared with a maximum number of 40 guests.