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Fantastic tour on our doorstep!

Having lived locally for 17 years I was unaware that the English Oak Vineyard had been in existence... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Sue R
Dorset, United Kingdom
Excellent sparkling afternoon

Andrew and Sarah are great hosts for the afternoon who are passionate about the English wine... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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English Oak is the perfect venue to discover the delights of an English Vineyard, comprising 23,000 vines, producing award winning English Sparkling Wine. Tours hosted by the vineyard owners, run on Fridays and Saturdays through the summer. Unusual...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
3 Flowers Drove, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6BX, England
+44 1258 858205
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Having lived locally for 17 years I was unaware that the English Oak Vineyard had been in existence for 11 of them! We decided to book the tour and had an amazing afternoon. Andrew and Sarah were very welcoming and unlike other tours we have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue R
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Andrew and Sarah are great hosts for the afternoon who are passionate about the English wine industry and their place in it. After a fancinating guided tour amongst the vines explaining how they started the venture and what happens throughout a year we experienced the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wanderer814835
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Only a short drive from the busy beaches of Bournemouth and Poole we arrived to find an idyllic country location where the vineyard is located. Met by Andrew and Sarah who were wonderful hosts for the afternoon we had a short walk to our picnic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank leighg g
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Recently went on the English Oak vineyard tour and were completely entertained by the hosts Andrew and Sarah. The tour itself almost takes 2nd place to the warmth, affection and enthusiasm they have talking about their venture. One can see just how proud they are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Prvious reviews say it all. I was so impressed with this tour that all I can say is I recommend you do the tour and see for yourself , you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jane m
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Unlike many champagne or sparkling wine tours that focus their explanations on the processes post harvesting, this one offers insight into both the story of Andrew and Sarah's adventures in creating the vineyard from scratch, and then the ongoing growing and maintaining of the vines...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

A friend organised the tour for us on a very fine Friday afternoon. We learnt a lot about creating from scratch and then maintaining the vineyard before moving indoors to receive a very good presentation on making and selling the sparkling wines which we found...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We went to the Vineyards for a tour on a Friday afternoon after having tried their English Sparkling at Rick Steins some time ago. Firstly the vineyards are in a beautiful location with rolling hills and wonderful trees, so an ideal spot to spend some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank foodreviewed
Reviewed 19 July 2018

As a surprise 50th treat, with two 84 year old too, we had a memorable experience because it was about learning, experiencing and seeing before tasting. Andrew and Sarah are fantastic hosts, clearly explaining how they started, how wine is made and how the vineyard...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank michellebartlett
Reviewed 17 June 2018

As a surprise present for my husband, I organised a tour and tasting visit to English Oak Vineyard. What an amazing day we had! We were warmly welcomed by Andrew and Sarah, and their two gorgeous West Highland Terriers, and then ushered into the meeting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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J9882FWandrewp, Owner at English Oak Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Thanks for your kind feedback. We were delighted to meet you both and to play a small part in your special celebration. Hope to see you again soon.

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