March 20 & 21
Winery Day Road Trip Around London In COVID-19
There is no better place for Londoners who are wine lovers or simply would like to spend, than a day in the vineyard and the winery. Here are some suggestions on your road trip to wineries of London during COVID-19.
We all would like to have a break from the fuzz and buzz of the stressful and fast living city like London, especially today attacked by this horrid Covid-19 virus. In the time of insecurity and short term planning, it is always better to look for something close and something related to mother nature.
There is no better place for Londoners who are wine lovers or simply would like to spend, than a day in the vineyard and the winery. Fortunately, many wine producers are easy to reach within a day, and we have selected some of the best offering vineyard tours and tastings. Of course, all the wineries have been impacted by the Covid-19 virus and everyone on this list has now reopened for public visits with mandatory mask protection.
The first option you have is the Hambledon Vineyard to taste one of the best British sparkling wine, the Hambledon Classic Cuvee Brut NV. The winery is located in one hour from London Waterloo station with a further 15-min taxi. It is known for establishing the first commercial vineyard in England in the picturesque Hampshire village of the same name. Winery with long traditions and high-quality bubbles. Make sure to make an appointment and enjoy the refreshing Hambledon wines.
www.hambledonvineyard.co.uk; tel +44 (0)2392 632358
The second option is a must for the sparkling wine lover, the Gusbourne Estate in Kent. Here you need to try the Gusbourne Blanc de Noirs, made from the finest parcels of Pinot Noir. The winery is situated only 40 minutes from St Pancras International to Ashford International and then a short trip with a taxi to the estate. An appointment is mandatory. www.gusbourne.com; +44 (0)1233 758666 (Image credit for the header image Gusbourne. Source.)
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