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Barnsole Vineyard

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
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Fascinating & tasty too!

Popped into this vineyard on our last day, staying in Walmer for a week. Enjoyed chatting to Sally... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
via mobile
What a lovely way to spend a Sunday morning

We called in without booking. The owners were away but the trainee winemaker offered to give us a... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
England, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“english wine”(11 reviews)
“sparkling wine”(10 reviews)
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Visitors welcome to this small, but beautifully formed vineyard and winery. Barnsole Vineyard produce sparkling English wine, still white and red wines that are available for tasting and for sale directly from the winery door.
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Fleming Road, Staple CT3 1LG, England
+44 7772 300511
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Popped into this vineyard on our last day, staying in Walmer for a week. Enjoyed chatting to Sally about her wine & loved the tasting we did. Especially being given some fabulous local goats cheese called Gruff to eat with our samples! Bought several bottles...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank princesspentium
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We called in without booking. The owners were away but the trainee winemaker offered to give us a mini tour and tasting. We started with the sparkling wine which I genuinely think was the nicest “champagne” I’ve tasted. He then talked us through the various...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nooffenceintended
Philip W, Owner at Barnsole Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you Toni. I’ve commended the team for their diligent workmanship and customer focus.

Reviewed 15 July 2018

Barnsole is a small ‘boutique’ vineyard who sell primarily direct to visitors and locals. They currently make three white wines, one red wine and a sparkling wine. The first four are readily available to taste at a pretty little tasting booth, no reservation required just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank ChrisJepson
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I was pleasantly surprised and got much more than I expected when visiting Barnsole Vineyard. It was a lovely little part of Kent to visit and the tour was very informative and interesting. Phil showed us around and answered all of our questions - what...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Billie N
Reviewed 7 July 2018

And I mean it very nicely, we love our food and look into and travel to food hotspots all over the world to get the best we can when we can afford to. The common factor in all this is we normally have a glass...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SpencerNegus
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours , really interesting tour of a small Kent Vineyard. Their Kent Sparkling Wine is great .

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank 122jonm
Philip W, Owner at Barnsole Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you Jon. I’ll share your positive comments with our small team.

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We visited Barnsole Vineyard in the beginning of September 2017 and were met by the owner who presented the vineyard's different wines with great knowledge and enthusiasm. The tasting was free.

Date of experience: September 2017
5  Thank aacvg2406
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We called in on the chance on this small tucked away winery hoping it was open.When we arrived Phillip was in attendance with another couple but called upon Sally to assist us.Sally immediately then gave us a very comprehensive talk on the history of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank papabear1946
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The explanation about wine making was excellent, as was the tasting that followed. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank spn56
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Barnsole Vineyard with my partner, who had arranged the tour with Philip. We were warmly welcomed and engaged in conversation before being invited to have a seat, Philip placed this large English wines map in front of us for us to look at, such...More

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank GeorgieSmith
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