Did you know Cornwall (and the Isles of Scilly!) is home to some fantastic vineyards? And that you can visit them to see how it is made and most importantly, sample the goods!? If you’re looking for an experience with a difference, which is also delicious, then why not book a tour at one of the vineyards below, we have a feeling you won’t regret it…
Camel Valley, Bodmin
Camel Valley is the largest vineyard in Cornwall and is open for wine sales, tours and wine by the glass on their sun terrace. They have been producing award winning world class wines in a beautiful corner of Cornwall since 1989. What is that makes their wines so good? Its really quite simple – an idyllic setting on sun-drenched slopes near the famous Camel River; excellent grapes that perfectly suit the soil and climate.
Trevibban Mill, Wadebridge
Nestled in the heart of the Cornish countryside, Trevibban Mill is a working vineyard with a spectacular new wedding venue offering a stylish and contemporary space in a beautifully rural setting. Close to the dramatic North Cornish coast, next to the picturesque fishing village of Padstow. Trevibban Mill is an award-winning vineyard known for its stunning collection of Cornish wines and cider and locally sourced food where you can relax in the lush surroundings encompassing 11,000 vines, and 1,700 apple trees..
Polgoon Vineyard and Orchard, Penzance
Today Polgoon has a wide range of award-winning sparkling and still wines, ciders and juices sold across the country and in their Taste Of The West, Gold medal-winning shop, full of local Cornish products. They love to show people what they do and visitors are invited to come and taste the produce or join them on vineyard tours and tastings which take place on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 2pm from April-October
Bosue Vineyard, St Austell
Owned and run by Paul and Liz Sibley, Bosue Vineyard is situated about one mile north of St. Ewe village, close to The Lost Gardens of Heligan on the south coast of Cornwall. The south facing slopes and mild Cornish climate perfectly suit the varieties of Rondo, Regent, Solaris, Phoenix and Orion Grapes. The vineyard is planted on a gentle south-facing slope in a shallow wooded valley of oak, willow, hazel and hawthorn and the soil is deep fertile loam.
Knightor Winery, Trethurgy
Knightor is a working winery, wedding and events venue, nestled above St Austell Bay and a stones throw from the Eden Project. From their historic granite barns and 4 acres of Cornish hedgerows, pasture and orchard, they host feasts and celebrations in the best way they know – with only the finest local produce and superb wine. They encourage you to visit and find out more about what we do. Why not join us for a wine tour & tasting, where you can discover how they make their premium-quality still and sparkling wines, as well as their new Cornish vermouth!
Polmassick Vineyard, St Austell
At Cornwall’s “oldest” vineyard, planted in 1976, Nick and Jo West and family, as new owners of Polmassick vineyard, welcome you to visit the winery and “cellar door” to sample our range of wines. They have replanted a majority of the old vines with new variety’s. We offer self-guided walks around the vineyard. They can offer you wine by the glass during opening hours under their sheltered and peaceful wine garden, sitting amongst their indoor vines.
Looe Valley Vineyard, Looe
Looe Valley Vineyard was established in 2008 on a sunny site in the East Looe Valley in South East Cornwall by owners Charles Boney and Sue Brownlow. Their aim is simple – to create high quality local artisan wines. In 2014 they produced around 1000 litres of wine which is now on sale either at the winery or at several local retailers and restaurants. The vineyard welcomes visitors by arrangement, and Charles enjoys offering short tours to groups or individuals wanting to know more about the processes of viticulture and vinification.
Holy Vale Vineyard, Isles of Scilly
Holyvale Wines is a British family owned and run company, created to bring you a very special collection of some of the most exciting, delicious wines from around the world, featuring California. Their selection is driven by their passion for great wine that is ready to drink, offering exceptional value and quality. They are pleased to share it with you. Votre Sante.