Raise a glass to Essex this English Wine Week, June 15th-23rd! With its ideal climate and geology, Essex boasts over 50 vineyards producing award-winning wines. Whether you're a wine connoisseur or a curious newcomer, there's something for everyone in this charming English county.

Wine Tasting’s & Tours

Saffron Grange Vineyard

Sample their Classic Cuvee 2019 and Pinot Noir Rose 2020, both winners at the 2023 Wine GB Awards. Tours and tastings are available throughout the season.

Crouch Ridge Vineyard

Enjoy a self-guided tasting or explore their range with a guided experience led by a professional sommelier. Feeling fancy? Book a private vineyard buggy tour with a sparkling picnic!

Clayhill Vineyard

Take in the views of the River Crouch while savouring their delicious wines. Tastings and tours are available during the summer months.

Bardfield Vineyard

Combine a vineyard tour with a tasting and a ploughman's lunch for a quintessential English experience. Explore the estate independently on a self-guided trail.

New Hall Wine Estate

Visit their cellar door shop for complimentary tastings and discover their award-winning Barons Lane range.

Two people drinking wine at a table with a food platter

Things to Do

Saffron Grange Vineyard

Indulge in fresh seafood platters and oysters alongside their sparkling wines during their "Seafood Sundays" this summer.

Tuffon Hall Vineyard

Enjoy live music, delicious street food, and award-winning wines at their annual "Jazz in the Vines" event on August 24th.

Clayhill Vineyard

Relax on the glazed balcony with stunning river views. Families can enjoy cake and coffee while the little ones spot wildlife with binoculars provided by the cafe.

Crouch Ridge Vineyard

Treat yourself to a five-course tasting evening or a seasonal lunch paired with Essex's finest wines, all featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Bardfield Vineyard

Explore the vineyard's estate on a self-guided trail, taking in the scenery and greeting the resident alpacas (feeding them is an option too!).

New Hall Wine Estate

Join their Open Estate Days on June 15th and July 6th for barrel-top tastings, vineyard tours, and delicious local food and drink.

Clayhill Vineyard in Essex

Places to Stay

Extend your Essex wine adventure with a stay at one of these charming accommodations:

Great Lodge at Bardfield Vineyard

Luxurious converted barns offering bed and breakfast or self-catering options. Prices start at £60 per night.

Hall Farm Cottages at Crouch Ridge Vineyard

Exquisite self-catering flats with breathtaking views. Prices vary by season, starting at £150 per night.

Tuffon Hall Farmhouse at Tuffon Hall Vineyard

Six-bedroom farmhouse accommodating up to 12 guests. Prices start at £1128 for a two-night stay.

Great Lodge at Bardfield Vineyard

So uncork a bottle, raise a glass, and toast to the thriving wine scene of Essex! For more information on Essex vineyards and to plan your wine adventure, click here.




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