How to celebrate English Wine Week in Dorset
PUBLISHED: 16:52 30 April 2019 | UPDATED: 17:26 30 April 2019
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Celebrate English Wine Week (25 May - 2 June) with a glass of wine from one of these award winning Dorset vineyards
Take a trip to one of these Dorset vineyards...
Langham Wine Estate
Enjoy world class sparkling wines of the classic Champagne varieties, everything is grown and made in the county, near Dorchester - from grape to bottle.
This former dairy farm at Salway Ash is now a productive vineyard and winery making award-winning sparkling and still wines. Over 22,000 vines grow on the south facing slopes of the Estate including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meurnier used in their Classic Cuvee, a dry sparkling wine with floral aromas.
Situated at Bradford Peverell, on the outskirts of Dorchester, this new vineyard won two Silver Medals in their first year (Independent English Wine Awards 2018/South West Independent Wine Association Awards 2018) for their sumptuous and sophisticated sparkling wine with a fine bead of bubbles.
Melbury Vale Winery
This family business near Shaftesbury runs a sustainable winery adjacent to their vineyard producing wine, liqueurs, brandy and cider.
Or you can buy and enjoy a bottle of Dorset wine from…
Pop Up English Wine Company
From its roots in a Dorset vineyard, this 'pop-up' concept is surfing the wave of enthusiasm for the world-beating English wines.
Morrish & Banham
Wine Merchant and Tasting Room at Brewery Square in Dorchester with both a retail and online presence. They can also tell you all about the wine makers they buy from.
The Vintage Port Company
Family run wine business based in Bournemouth, with a great selection of wines, gins and ports. Pop into their shop on Cecil Avenue or buy online.