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Bothy Vineyard

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Great tour and tasting with the grower, Ed

Came here with my U3A wine appreciation groups and what a great time we had. We started with a... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Nicholas H
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Belated birthday treat

Just back from Bothy vineyard. A birthday present from my daughters. We arrived and Ed came out and... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Steve M
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Our philosophy at Bothy Vineyard is to produce the highest quality wines from grapes cultivated in as environmentally-friendly a way as possible. We continue an ancient tradition of wine making in the Vale of the White Horse, Oxfordshire. The local...more
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Bothy Vineyard 14 Faringdon Road Oakley Park | Frilford Heath, Abingdon OX13 6QW, England
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

Came here with my U3A wine appreciation groups and what a great time we had. We started with a brilliant tour of the vines with a really interesting talk by the winery's grape grower, Ed Mitcham who is an absolute mine of knowledge, information and...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Just back from Bothy vineyard. A birthday present from my daughters. We arrived and Ed came out and introduced himself, and started talking about the vineyard before moving us into the field and explaining about growing the vines. Really knowledgeable and entertaining, he answered all...More

Thank Steve M
Richard and Sia... L, Owner at Bothy Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Thanks for the review Steve. So glad you enjoyed your birthday treat. We will let Ed know.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

This weekend, I joined the Saturday afternoon tour of the vineyard and winery given by the owner, Richard. It was one of the best tours I have ever been on for lots of reasons: - Richard was engaging from the start and welcoming to everyone,...More

Thank Nick G
Richard and Sia... L, Owner at Bothy Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks, Nick. We really appreciate this comment.Hope to see you next year.

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We visited as a group of friends and some family for a hen do, and absolutely loved the afternoon out. Sian and Ed were extremely knowledgeable and very interesting speakers, as well as being very friendly and welcoming. Loved the family atmosphere and how personal...More

Thank Helen W
Richard and Sia... L, Owner at Bothy Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

It was great to have you all here. Thanks for the kind words.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

We visited for a full tour and tasting on a hen do. Very charismatic and knowledgeable hosts. A really enjoyable, relaxed and very reasonably priced activity. I'll definitely be recommending and returning...especially for the leaf picking event! Thank you from us all.

Thank Cara M
Richard and Sia... L, Owner at Bothy Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

We really enjoyed having you all here. Thank you for your kind recommendation.

Reviewed 22 October 2016

I came with a group and we had a wonderful tour with Ed. He is the most charming guy and knows a lot about wine. We tasted and bought some of their wine. It is a historic place with young-generation wine growers, full of enthusiam...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Fun to go and see where English wine comes from. Richard is rightly proud of his vineyard. He sometimes opens his vineyard for open days and small tour groups. You walk around the vies and see where the grapes are transformed into wine. We have...More

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 7 April 2016

A brilliant way to spend a few hours and the wines are terrific. We were a group of 16 girls on hen do and really enjoyed learning about the making and touring around the vineyard. Sian, Richard and Ed are all passionate about Bothy and...More

Thank Dan086
Reviewed 8 January 2016

In the past two years the Thames Valley Centre of the Morgan Sports Car Club have twice visited the Bothy Vineyard. Each time we have experienced a very friendly and informative 2 hour tour of the vineyard and the winery. Our tour started with a...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 26 December 2015

We are local to the area and went on one of the tours offered by this vineyard near the end of summer. They don't tend to have many tours but having kept an eye on this vineyard for a while, I signed up when I...More

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