Wine Tasting is on the Doorstep
Wine Tasting on the Doorstep at the Wiston Estate: Enjoy a tour and taste wines at the nearby Wiston Estate … Just a mile or so from Rosebud Cottage.
The cost is £15 per person.
I also particularly recommend a visit to Nutbourne vineyard and winery near Pulborough.
Find out when the tours are and book!
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English Wine from Upperton Vineyard
English wines from Upperton Vineyards have won several awards in recent years.
You can visit Upperton without paying or join a tour. Read about their tours at http://www.uppertonvineyards.co.uk/tours-events/
The vineyard is a 40 minute drive from Steyning on the A283.
T 01798 343695
You could combine a trip here with a visit to Petworth House or to Bignor Roman Villa.
West Sussex vineyard tours are also available at
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Stopham Vineyard Tours
Stopham Vineyard Tours are held on every other Saturday from April to October with optional lunch at the nearby White Hart Pub .. seen here in my photos ..
The vineyard, winery and wine tasting tours start at 11 am or 2 pm. Tours are led by the winemaker and last about 2 hours.
It costs £25 for the tour – an extra £17 for the two course lunch..
Details and booking at
Stopham Vineyard Tours
+44 (0)1798 865666
You can travel there from Steyning on the 100 bus. This service is hourly and takes 30 minutes with an 8 minute walk. Alternatively you can drive there via the A283 in 25 minutes.
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Sussex vineyards are increasingly successful …
The Bolney Estate
You can go round the vineyard on a regular tour:
Grand Gourmet Tour: £42.50 per person – A comprehensive tour of their vineyard and winery, a tutored tasting of five of their award winning wines and a charcuterie style lunch (allow up to 3½ hours)
Sparkling Afternoon Tea Tour: £34.50 per person – A comprehensive tour of their vineyard and winery, a tutored tasting of four of their award winning sparkling wines and an Afternoon Tea (allow up to 2½ hours)
Taster Tour: £16.00 per person – A tour of their vineyard and winery and a tutored tasting of three of their award winning wines (allow up to 1½ hours)
Just a 22 minute drive from
Steyning (A281; B2135; A272) The nearest mainline train stations for Bolney are Haywards Heath or Burgess Hill (both about 15 minutes by taxi)