English Wine Week starts on Saturday 28th May – Sunday 5th June 2016. English Wine Week is a National campaign aimed to raise awareness of and celebrate English wines, whether they are sold by supermarkets, independent wine merchants or hotels. Vineyards across England will be opening their doors and welcoming visitors to take part in tours and tasting sessions. Here are two activities taking place in Devon:
Saturday 4th June at 14.30
Eastcott Vineyard – Okehampton
Grand ‘Vine to Wine’ Tour
A guided visit to the vineyard, tour of the winery, with explanation of winemaking & tasting of 4 wines.
£12.50 per person
Call 01837 811012 to book.
All entry fees donated to Devon Air Ambulance Trust
Thursday 2nd June 7pm
English Vineyards 'Meet the Winemaker' Evening at Le Vignoble - Plymouth
A selection of English Winemakers to showcase their wines. Includes a tasting and talk about the wines.
Booking essential, £30 per person with £10 back on a wine card.
Call 01752 222892
Here at Purely Devon Hampers we stock a variety of great English Wines from a crisp and refreshing white, Lyme Bay Shoreline, a dry and fruity Rose from Pebblebed Vineyard, a light to medium bodied red wine from Kenton Vineyard and a fruity, off dry white wine to name a few. For more information on our wines click here.