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image for Wine Tasting item typeWings & Wine at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

Wine Tasting, from 27 Jun 2017, £40

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

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Hackman's Lane,


A unique opportunity to visit two of Essex's most treasured attractions. Visit the UK's only active WWI aerodrome, followed by a visit to the UK's oldest commercial vineyard and learn about the wonderful world of English wine production. A fully inclusive day including lunch, wine tasting and a cheese platter.

After being introduced to the team at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, you will be taken on a guided tour of the site, including the history of the aerodrome, the aircraft in their hanger, its wildlife and the exciting ongoing work of its restoration.

Two films will be shown in the Mess about Stow Maries followed by a two course lunch. There will be free time to wander the site and shop before you depart for New Hall Vineyard around 2pm.

Enjoy a guided stroll around the oldest commercial family-run vineyard in the UK and find out how to establish a vineyard. Unravel the mysteries of riddling, disgorging, lees-aging and gushing Traditional-Method Sparkling Wine in our Press Room.

Become an instant wine connoisseur with a tutored tasting of four wines including our renowned Bacchus.

Explore the mysteries and art of tasting. Find out how we produce award-winning wines from pressing the fruit to running the ferments, in our state-of-the-art winery. There is even the option to purchase your favourite from the tasting session at discounted rates.

Perfect for small groups, couples and individuals.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Winner of Maldon District Council Conservation and Design Award 2010.

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 27 Jun 2017
Sat 15 Jul 2017


Tickets £40



Plan route to Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 819001  Lat: 51.67021 Long: 0.62912

By Road:
A12 Chelmsford bypass. Take A414 turnoff signposted Danbury. Travel through Danbury to Oak Corner roundabout, travel straight over. Take 1st turning right and travel through Cock Clarks Village. The aerodrome entrance is on the right approx one mile outside the village.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Winner of Maldon District Council Conservation and Design Award 2010.