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Barnsole

Biddenden Chapel Down

Kent is only about 90 miles north of Champagne. The chalky soils around the North Downs are very similar to the earth where famous Champagne producers plant their grapes. There are now dozens of English sparkling wine producers operating in Kent. 
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Barnsole Vineyard (est. 1993 Fleming Road, 
Staple,
CT3 1LG map
01304 812 530
Owner/Winemaker: Phillip Watts                  
Tour: Yes (May-Sept)
Vineyard: 7 acres
Wines: White, Red and Sparkling English
Winery: Yes (with sales)
barnsole.co.uk
Awards: English & Welsh Wine of the Year Competition - Bronze Medal

 

Biddenden Vineyard (est. 1969)
Gribble Bridge Lane, 
Biddenden, 
TN27 8DF map
01580 291 726
Owner: Julian & Sally Barnes
Winemaker: Julian  Barnes
Shop: yes 
Tour: free admission to vineyards
Vineyard: 23 acres
Wines: White, Rosé, Red and Sparkling English
biddendenvineyards.com
Biddenden Vineyard Film 

 

Chapel Down (est. 2001)
Small Hythe Road
Tenterden 
TN30 7NG
 01580 766111
CEO: Frazier Thompson
Wine Kitchen: Swan at Chapel Down
Wine Shop: Yes
Winemaker:                
Vineyard: 68 acres +              
Wines: White,  Red and Sparkling English

Telegraph 2013

 

       

Chartham

Domaine Gusbourne Harbourne

Chartham Vineyard (est. 2012)
Burnt House Farm
Station Road
Chartham
CT4 7HU
01233 813 709
Owners: Goodenough family             
Shop:   Yes
Winemaker:    
Vineyard: ** acres     
Tours:  May -Sept
Winery: Yes (with sales)        
Wines: Red, white

Domaine Evremond (est. 2015)
Stone Stile Farm                                 
Chilham
ME13 9SD                 
Owners: Taittinger & Hatch Mansfield Ltd
MD: Patrick McGrath
Winemaker:    
Vineyard: 100 acres
Wines: English Sparkling (due 2020)
domaineevremond.com
Media 2015

Gusbourne (est. 2004 Kenardington Road 
Appledore, 
07919 131233
Chairman: Andrew Weeber    
Vineyard manager: Jon Pollard
Winemaker:                
Open: by appointment only
Vineyard: 58 acres      
Wines: Brut Reserve

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Harbourne Vineyard (est. 1979)
Wittersham, 
TN30 7NP
01797 270420
Owner:
Winemaker: Laurence Williams
Vineyard: 1,2 hectares
Wines: white, red & rose
Winery: Yes (with shop)        
harbournevineyard.co.uk

 

       

Herbert Hall

Hush Heath

The Mount

Sandhurst 

Herbert Hall (est. 2007)
Marden
07956 163519
Owner: Nick Hall       
Winemaker: Peter Morgan?
Open to public: ? 
Vineyard: 15 acres
Wines: Organic. Herbert Hall Brut
herberthall.com/
the_vineyard.html
      
Awards: Decanter Silver?

 


Hush Heath Estate (est. 2002)
Hush Heath Farm
Cranbrook
TN17 2NG
01622 832794
Owner: Richard Balfour­Lynn
Winemaker: Owen Elias         
Open: 7 days a week 
Vineyard: 20 acres
Winery: yes
Wines: Balfour Brut Rosé
hushheath.com

 

The Mount Vineyard (est. 2004)
Shoreham 
01959 524008
Owner: Jon Moulton              
Shop: yes
Winemaker:    
Vineyard: 10 acres
Wines: White. red, Rose
themountvineyard.co.uk
Award: Silver Medal – International Wine & Spirit Competition 2014

 

 

 

Sandhurst Vineyards (est. 1988)
Sandhurst
01580 850296
Owner: Anne Nicholas           
Winemaker: Owen Elias?                   
Accommodation: yes
Shop: yes 
Vineyard: 25 acres
Wines:
sandhurstvineyards.co.uk

 

       
Simpsons

Squerryes

Terlingham

Throwley

Simpsons (est. 2012) 
The Barns                   
Barham Court Farm
Barham
CT4 6PB                    
01227 832 200           
Owners: Ruth and Charles Simpson              
Shop: yes
Winemaker:    
Vineyard: 10 acres
Winery: yes
Wines: White. red, Rose

 

Squerryes (est. 2006)
Westerham (North Downs)
01959 562345
Owner: Henry Warde 
Winemaker: ****
Shop: ? 
Vineyard: 12.7H         
35 acres?
Wines:
squerryes.co.uk

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Terlingham (est. 200*)
Terlingham Manor Farm, 
Gibraltar Lane, 
CT18 7AE
01303 892743
Owners: Graham & Lorna     
Winemaker:     Kobus Louw  
Accommodation: yes
Shop: Yes 
Tours; by arrangement
Vineyard: 1.5 Hectares
Wines: White, Rosé, Red and Sparkling English
terlinghamvineyard.co.uk
Awards: 2010 Bacchus - silver medal in the 2011 English and Welsh Wine awards

 

 

Throwley Vineyard (est. 1988)
Throwley 
01795 890276
Owner:
Winemaker: Duncan Wilson    
Open to public: ?No
Vineyard: 4
Wines:                        
throwleyvineyard.co.uk
Awards: Rare Gold medals in the International Wine and Spirit Competition and International Wine Challenge. 

 

       
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Westwell Wines (est. 2007) 
Charing 
01233 714618
Owner: John Rowe
Winemaker:    
Open to public:  
Vineyard: 48
Wines:
westwellwines.co.uk
Awards: Special Cuvée 2010 won a silver medal in the 2014 International Wines & Spirits Competition.

Woodchurch
Susan's Hill, Woodchurch, Ashford TN26 3RE 
07966 156 013
Owners: Graham and Donna Barbour
Winemaker:    
Open to public: by appointment 
Vineyard: 12 acres
Wines: ESW

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