ESCAPE LONDON – PICNICS AMONGST THE VINES IN THE IDYLLIC SUSSEX COUNTRYSIDE
In the heart of rural Sussex lies Bolney Wine Estate, a third-generation family business founded in 1972 and one of England’s oldest and most beautiful vineyards. Easily accessible from London, Bolney Wine Estate has stunning vistas and makes some of the finest English wines in the world.
The estate is easily accessible by train and car and set in the most beautiful surroundings with views across the Sussex countryside. Dogs are welcome, and as well as the peace and beauty walking amongst the green vines, there is an abundance of wildlife to see.
If the weather is not for picnicking, you can visit its newly refurbished Eighteen Acre Café where you can dine ‘al fresco’ on its balcony or the adapted restaurant space inside.
There is also The Vineyard Shop which is offering a great selection of local sweet & savoury food products; the majority of the brands there will be from local, artisan, quality and sustainable food and drink suppliers. It will, of course, also be selling Bolney’s award-winning wine and spirits range.
Finally, Bolney Wine Estate have their popular vineyard and wine tours. These are designed to bring Bolney Wine Estate to life and the expertly guided tasting afterwards, allows guests to immerse themselves in the award-winning wines.