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“Interesting tour and tasting in great scenery”

Sharpham Wine and Cheese
Ranked #5 of 39 things to do in Totnes
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Classic English wines are produced at Sharpham vineyard as a result of a happy marriage of soil, climate and grape variety known as terroir, and nature has bestowed her gifts freely upon us here at Sharpham. In the winery, we employ both New World and traditional techniques to best develop our unique regional characteristics. Our tally of International Awards confirms our position as one of England's foremost quality wine producers. We invite you to visit, sample, and make up your own minds about our fine English wine.
Reviewed 14 September 2013

We came on a sunny day to do the Vine to Wine tour and tasting, and I am pleased to report enjoyed it immensely. The guide was funny and knowledgeable. The walk was pretty and well-judged to show off the estate but not feel like a massive hike. The tasting was fun but I would strongly recommend doing it as a pair so you can swap choices. Sampling the produce gets you good value, though for 20 quid the tour isn't cheap, and some of the wines are a bit steep if you decide you want a bottle, but the entertainment value is good. I would perhaps be wary of how well the experience could be replicated on a rainy day.

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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Visited Sharpham Wine Estate. Started off with a lovely lunch sitting outside. Good menu, smooth service and pleasant spot. Then had a most informative talk and tasting, followed by a walk around the estate. And of course visited the shop to buy some wine and cheese. All in all an excellent two and half hours.

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Reviewed 9 September 2013

Took my best friend to Sharpham Café to celebrate his birthday. The alfresco atmosphere was a very pleasant surprise, but not as pleasant as the exceptionally good food we had. Super quality local ingredients married to wonderful flavours and presentation, 4 courses with a bottle of Sharpham wine was delightful and very good quality and value for money.

We followed lunch with Sharpham Estates 'Vine to Wine' walking tour. Elke our guide was very well informed and extremely entertaining throughout our walk round the vineyard accompanied by wine tasting along the way. Finishing with a tour of the dairy and winery and a further tasting of red wine and Sharpham's own cheeses. Again, great entertainment and value for money.

All the staff at Sharpham had a real flair for hospitality and a great knowledge and understanding of their business, an absolute credit to themselves and the management.

3  Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

I visited here with family and friends yesterday and enjoyed a lovely lunch in exquisite surroundings. This place cannot be bettered for sheer beauty

2  Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

We've visited a few vineyards both here and abroad this was not one of our favourites. Lunch was good, tour was self guided following posts which didn't have much of a write up, wine tasting was nice and informative but the whole tour thing was overpriced.

1  Thank ChezandPete
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