Early summer vines at Bolney Wine Estate
The Wine Centre at Plumpton College
Exploring the cellars at Ridgeview Wine Estate
Oak barrels at Bolney Wine Estate
The full range of sparkling wines at Ridgeview
Local hospitality industry colleagues enjoy a tour
Blackdown Sussex Spirits tasting
Vineyard tour at Ridgeview Wine Estate
La Cave à Fromage cheese tasting
Sussex cider tasting at Wobblegate
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All aboard for the Sussex Wine Bus Tour
and the Sussex Gourmet Bus Tour!
Hop aboard our vintage Routemaster for a full day of gastronomic adventures exploring behind-the-scenes at Sussex's leading artisan food and drink producers, and the vineyards and wineries of our world-class wine industry right here on our doorstep.
Organised by the team behind the twice yearly Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival, public tours – priced at £75 per person including all your food and drink for the day – run from Brighton every Saturday from March until early October, plus the team are happy to host bespoke days for private groups and corporates including a gourmet lunch from £115 per person.
Recent tours have included stops at Townings rare breed farm, Sussex Gold rapeseed oil farm, Ridgeview Wine Estate, KingBeer, Bolney Wine Estate, Court Garden Vineyard, Plumpton College, Harveys Brewery, the Half Moon Pub at Warninglid, Wobblegate Cider, Cocoloco Chocolate, La Cave á Fromage, Blackdown Sussex Spirits, Brighton & Newhaven Fish Sales and Wiston Wine Estate.
Our confirmed 2015 dates are:
Saturday 21 March 2015, Sussex Wine Bus Tour
Saturday 18 April 2015, Sussex Gourmet Bus Tour
Saturday 23 May 2015, Sussex Wine Bus Tour
Saturday 27 June 2015, Sussex Wine, Beer & Cider Tour
Saturday 25 July 2015, Sussex Michelin starred Gourmet Tour (please note this tour includes a bespoke lunch at The Pass so tickets are £150 per person rather than our regular £75 per person)
Saturday 22 August 2015, Sussex Wine Bus Tour
Saturday 26 September 2015, Sussex Gourmet Bus Tour
Saturday 24 October 2015, Sussex Wine, Beer & Cider Tour
Further dates will be released in 2015 but booking is now open for the above tours via the festival website here.
For more information register for the free Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival e-newsletter here, or to enquire about a private or corporate hire please call 01273 77 00 44 or email firstname.lastname@example.org