Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard

Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard

Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Sedlescombe is England's oldest organic vineyard, first established 1979 by Roy Cook. It's also home to the oldest Biodynamic vines in England, first certified in 2010. Sedlescombe is also believed to be the first English vineyard to win an international award for an English still red wine (2013). Set deep in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in the heart of '1066 Country' there are stunning countryside views from the vineyard and lots to see and do in the surrounding area. Individual visitors and small groups are welcome to pop in for a self-guided stroll through the vines & woodland, or why not pre-book a guided tour and tasting and check out the catering options available! All tours include a tasting of Sedlescombe's range of international award-winning wines, and wine can be purchased from the cellar door.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Sophia C
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great day at Sedlescombe Vineyard!
    Everyone at Sedlescombe Vineyard were so friendly and accommodating. We had our tour guide who was Christopher who was extremely Knowledgeable, informative and just lovely! We fired loads of questions his way and he knew all the answers! We thoroughly enjoyed our tour, the tasting and our cheeseboards. The Rosè Brut was delicious! Thanks Sedlescombe Vineyard!
    Hi Sophia. Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. So delighted to see that you had a great time on your tour with Christopher. We love it when everyone gets involved and asks lots of questions! We hope to see you at the vineyard again soon. Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 20 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 July 2023
  • Tina L
    Oslo, Norway31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visiting a biodynamic vineyard
    Beautiful site and great tour by our excellent guide Sharon. We were a party of eight (two families with 16+ teenagers) and we just showed up at the vineyard, no booking in advance. Sharon gave us a warm welcome and took us around the vineyard and we had the tasting during the walk. Interesting hearing about biodynamic farming, how the vineyard was started and that England is an up and coming wine country. Really nice wines and beautiful scenery. Bought a box of wine and cider.
    Hi Tina. We really appreciate you taking the time to write us such a lovely review. So pleased that you had a great time with Sharon, and that you enjoyed our wines and cider! Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 20 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 July 2023
  • Mrsmblann
    London, United Kingdom15 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A fab vineyard tour
    We visited the Vineyard first thing in the morning and our tour was just for us so we had the full attention of our guide and it was really enjoyable. It's hard not to be affected by the passion that the staff have for the vineyard and we did end up with a case of wine! But we had a really enjoyable morning and would highly recommend going along for a tour. Great value for money.
    So lovely to see that you had a great time with us at Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard, and that you'd recommend us to others. We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review, thank you. We hope to see you again! Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 3 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 31 July 2023
  • Sue H
    26 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A perfect birthday treat
    We had the most wonderful ploughmans's lunch and wine tasting tour here today in this stunningly beautiful setting. The tour itself was extremely informative and we learnt a lot as well as tasting some really delicious wines. The food far exceeded our expectations and had two lovely local cheeses as well as a myriad of other delectable and tasty morsels. Our dog was welcomed and fussed over and delighted to be given a pup cup! This was exceptional value for money and a really enjoyable experience, even on such a windy rainy day. Thank you!
    Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review Sue, we really appreciate it. It's great to see that you enjoyed the tour and our delicious lunch, and that the weather didn't affect your visit! We hope to see you all again soon! Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 3 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 2 August 2023
  • Catherine U
    Battle, United Kingdom4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A perfect sunny afternoon with wine
    I like wine. A lot. So I knew this would be a lovely afternoon but it really exceeded my expectations. Sharon was a funny and very knowledgeable tour guide, it was a beautiful setting and the wine was delicious. We would definitely revisit for a lunch or afternoon tea and have our eyes on the beautiful Air BnB accommodation for a mini break. Thanks so much, Sharon. Cheers!
    Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a lovely review Catherine. Delighted to see that you had a fab time on your tour with Sharon, and that you're thinking of joining us in our gorgeous AirBnb! We hope to see you at the Vineyard again soon. Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 24 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 19 August 2023
  • emmakersey
    21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful Wine Wandering
    We enjoyed a fabulous wine tasting and tour today, with a delicious cream tea too. Sharon was a brilliant guide, very knowledgeable and great fun too. We enjoyed the wines and the history and learning about the bio dynamic nature of the vineyard. We also took a tour of the beautiful, tranquil Airbnb, we can’t wait to book it for a long weekend! We left with some goodies to enjoy at a later date, hooray! Thank you Sharon, you made the day a memorable treat.
    Great to see that you had a lovely time with Sharon our our Tour & Tasting, and that you enjoyed the wines and cream tea too! We really appreciate you taking the time to write us a review, and we hope to see you again soon! Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 24 August 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 19 August 2023
  • Amanda M
    17 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Biodynamic and organic vineyard with differentiated story
    Wonderful biodynamic and 100% organic vineyard in East Sussex with various sister vineyards and brands dotted around the south of England. This found the Silver Reign sparking wine the standout from the large selection. It is an absolute joy to drink. The tastings are conducted in person by knowledgeable staff. We didn’t get offered an opportunity to walk around or view the vines which was a shame. Personally I find the Sedlescombe branding doesn’t help establish its credibility as it looks quite like branding for non-alcoholic spirits / botanicals or cordials. It has a differentiated story and sticks to its organic and biodynamic roots, so all credit to it for that. Definitely worth dropping in if you are passing or in the area.
    Hi Amanda. Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, we really appreciate it. So pleased to see that you enjoyed our new release Silver Reign from our sister vineyard in Luddesdown. We hope you can come and visit us again, and we'll make sure you see the vines! Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 7 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 20 August 2023
  • ML299
    Tonbridge, United Kingdom17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent tour, lunch and very friendly staff
    The vineyard tour was very interesting and informative, particularly relating to the organic and bio dynamic process and a plus was the wine tasting en route. The ploughman’s lunch after was excellent, particularly the home made sausage roll !!. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. We thoroughly recommend this wine tour, which is also good value. Well done to the whole Seddlescombe team.
    So great to see that you enjoyed yourself when you joined one of our tours, and really lovely to see that you'd recommend us to others, thank you. We really appreciate you taking the time to write us a review. We hope to see you at the vineyard again soon! Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 7 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 August 2023
  • Laura B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great tour and tasting, super friendly tour guid, lovely wine
    I'm local so remember Sedlescombe vineyard as it was - how it has changed! I took my visiting Australian friend with me and not only was the tour great, the wine itself was amazing. We spent way too much and I will be back soon. Thanks so much for looking after us so well.
    So great to see that you had a fab time on the tour, and loved our wines! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, we really appreciate it. Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 7 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 31 August 2023
  • Joe E
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Spontaneous trip
    My girlfriend and I came here on a whim this afternoon and had a serving of flights to taste. We were served by the lovely Sharon who gave us the lowdown on the vineyard and the wines. Defo coming back with some friends to do a full tour, as we loved the setting, wine and company!
    Hi Joe! We're so pleased you popped in, and had a fab time with Sharon at the vineyard. We're really looking forward to getting you and your friends booked in to join us on a tour and tasting. Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, thank you. See you again soon! Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
    Written 21 September 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 September 2023
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Couples
Excellent afternoon spent with Sharon our tour guide. Very funny and very informative. The wines we was offered for tasting were lovely.
The ploughmans at the end was fantastic, a special mention for the homemade sausage roll , was delicious.
Highly recommended a visit.
Written 14 July 2024
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Higubury
England4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Family
Visited Sedlescombe today as it was a gift experience from friends. We had a wonderful afternoon. Sharon, our guide, was extremely knowledgeable about the vineyard, the wines, the history, all tinged with her great sense of humour and friendly nature. The wines were excellent, so was the ploughman’s lunch we had at the end of the tour. We took away memories of a very happy afternoon spent at Sedlescombe. If you get the opportunity to visit, don’t hesitate to go, you won’t regret it.
Written 13 July 2024
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Eileen B
Bexhill-on-Sea, UK25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Couples
Sharon was fabulous, so much knowledge, informative and quite funny too! It was a fabulous tour and we highly recommend it. We had the tour and cream tea and was absolutely wonderful. Defo recommend. Thank you so much.
Written 13 July 2024
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Lisa M
Rochester, UK90 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Couples
Had a lovely afternoon at Sedlescombe - interesting and fun tour hosted by Sharon who was wonderful. Delicious ploughman’s lunch and selection of wines to sample. Good company with the other tour attendees. Well done to Hannah also in the kitchen - the sausage rolls especially were amazing!
Written 7 July 2024
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Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review, we really do appreciate it. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your recent visit to us, we will pass your lovely comments onto Sharon & Hannah. Hopefully we will see again very soon. Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team!
Written 10 July 2024
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Beck T
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Friends
Had a fantastic Saturday afternoon doing the wine tasting tour. Sharon was the most hospitable and fun tour guide you could want, she really is a superb asset. The wines and ploughman’s were delicious. Thank you for a fab experience.
Written 7 July 2024
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Hi there, thank you so much for leaving us a lovely review, we really do appreciate it. We are so pleased that you had a great time with us on your recent visit. We will pass on your comments to Sharon. Hopefully, we will see you again very soon. Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
Written 10 July 2024
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Jo N
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Friends
Despite hideous weather & the threat of being rained off we had a lovely afternoon. The ‘tour’ was tailored to meet the fact it was so wet & we had an indoor presentation whilst tasting a selection of beautiful, organic wines. Lunch was prepared, using locally sourced produce and all was presented by our host, Sharron. We had the opportunity to have a wander around and no pressure, at all, to rush off - we felt, as guests, extremely welcome, thank you Sharron.
Written 5 July 2024
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Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review Jo, we really appreciate it. Delighted to see that you had a fabulous time with Sharon when you joined us for a tour and tasting, even though it was a rainy summer day! We hope to see you at the vineyard again soon! Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
Written 10 July 2024
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dawn R
Port de Pollenca, Spain3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
We were very lucky to be given a gift experience to visit the Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard , which was beautiful , the sun was shining , we had a fabulous tour of the grounds and tasted some very nice wine , finished off with a splendid Ploughmans lunch . Our host Sharon was charming knowledgable, funny and welcoming , she is an asset to this buisness, well done Sharon keep up the good work :) definalty worth a visit
Written 24 June 2024
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Hi there, thank you for leaving us an amazing review, we are so pleased that you had such a wonderful experience on your recent visit, we will let Sharon know of your lovely comments. Hopefully we will see you again very soon. Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team!
Written 25 June 2024
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James S
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Me and my wife had the opportunity to do a wine tour and tasting, this came with lunch and an amazing tour by Sharron who was lovely and made the day so enjoyable. She went out of her way to make the experience perfect for everyone. We had a lovely little group on our tour and we all had different question that were asked and answered perfectly.

Thank you Sedlescombe Organic for an amazing day.
Written 23 June 2024
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Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, we really do appreciate. We are so pleased that you both had a wonderful experience on your recent visit to us. We will pass on your comments to Sharon, hopefully we will see you both again really soon. Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team!
Written 25 June 2024
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Stephleg
Hastings, UK36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Sharon was great, we had a vineyard tour and a lovely ploughman’s lunch. Lots of laughs, wine and food. Highly recommended!
Written 21 June 2024
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We're so pleased to see that you had a great time when you joined us for a tour, tasting and seasonal lunch! Sharon is great, and we'll make sure that we pass on your kind words. Delighted to see that you'd recommend us, thank you. We hope to see you at the vineyard again soon! Best wishes, The Sedlescombe Organic Team
Written 25 June 2024
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Jack W
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Absolutely superb tour & tasting, followed by a cracking ploughman's lunch. Sharon was a great host - wonderful company, very informed, and clearly in love with what she does. Will be back.
Written 16 June 2024
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Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time the leave us a review, we really do appreciate it. We are so pleased that you had a such a great visit, we will definitely tell Sharon your lovely comments. See you again soon. Best wishes, Sedlescombe Organic Team.
Written 18 June 2024
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