Ridgeview Wine Estate, Ditchling

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#32 of 70 in Wineries in England
Ridgeview Wine Estate is located in Ditchling. Use our Ditchling vacation planner to visit Ridgeview Wine Estate on your trip to Ditchling, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Visited this wonderful vineyard today after being given a voucher for my birthday. Having lived in Burgess Hill for many years I can't believe I have not been here previously. It was a lovely sunny da...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    This was another of our selections during our wine tour of Kent and Sussex. This was the closest to my old area of mid Sussex. Excellent selection of wines to taste. We noticed a large party in the ro...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    I was looking to visit my first English vineyard with my family. I think what makes a visit to Ridgeview special are: 1) The amazing views of the South Downs 2) They produce world class wine 3) They s...  more »
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  • As a birthday present from my daughter we started with a delicious hamper of local produce for lunch then had a really interesting and informative tasting and tour. It was very relaxed and informal and a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Ridgeview are a small producer but pride themselves on the quality of the wine they produce. They rightly deserve all the accolades they have received, well done to all the team at Ridgeview.
  • Open for everyone. A privet tour with Simon Roberts winemaker. For us sommeliers this is a legendary English winery - one of 3 tops with Chapel Down and Nyetimber. 17 acres planted with the best Chardonnay in UK (8 acres) and Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Very professional tour with 6 sparks to tast. "Ridgeview could be described as the granddaddy of English sparkling wine producers. " JANCIS ROBINSON FACTS: This is a top of an English winerys. 1995 vines planted 2000 ' English Wine of the Year' 2006 Ridgeview Grosvenor 2004 served at the Queen's 80th birthday banquet 2010 Ridgeview Grosvenor 2006 is the first English sparkling wine to be awarded the Decanter trophy for "World's Best Sparkling Wine' First English sparkling wine to be exported to the USA. 2011 President Obama served Ridgeview Fitzrovia Rosé 2002 at a stage banquet held at Birmingham Palace. 2012 Ridgeview Bloomsbury 2009 served for the Queen 's Diamond Jubilee. 2015 Ridgeview Grosvenor 2009 served at the Queen's state banquet for China's President Xi Jinping. Visited during the winter time.
  • Happy and informative tour with really nice wines
  • Great place, great sparkling wines, great tour. Can't fault it in any way.

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