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Barnsole Vineyard

Fleming Road, Staple CT3 1LG, England
+44 7772 300511
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Great little vineyard with friendly owners

Spur of the moment visit. Really friendly and knowledgeable owners (Sally and Phillip) who spent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hannah W
via mobile
Interesting and enjoyable

Do visit this small vineyard. The owners are very knowledgeable and keen to share their enthusiasm... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Canterbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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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  • Average3%
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Fleming Road, Staple CT3 1LG, England
+44 7772 300511
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spur of the moment visit. Really friendly and knowledgeable owners (Sally and Phillip) who spent time showing us around their warehouse and production systems - very interesting. They also gave us a tasting of their still and sparking wines - all very good, we loved...More

Thank Hannah W
Philip W, Owner at Barnsole Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Hannah. We're delighted that you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Do visit this small vineyard. The owners are very knowledgeable and keen to share their enthusiasm for English wines. Probably you can have a free tasting. The sparking wine is especially good . You will get a more personal experience here than at one of...More

1  Thank miniscot
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Friendly small business demonstrating extensive wine knowledge and owners who obviously love what they do and enjoy spending time with visitors, showing them round.

4  Thank Yehah
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this Vineyard today and bought some of their gorgeous sparkling wine! Small successful business with a great future - go and visit Seven acres producing great English wines. Congratulations Sally and Phillip Watts - you are on a winner!

7  Thank PeterWC2014
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We dropped in to try the wine and their newly released sparkling wine is a stand-out. The grape varieties here make for a very different experience, for me a strong floral character and we will definitely be back!

9  Thank Chris N
Phillip W, Owner at Barnsole Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thank you. So pleased that you enjoyed the wine.

Reviewed 1 September 2016

We have been buying English Wine from Kent for years, and discovered the vineyard at Staple very many years ago. That vineyard closed when the owner died and as a result Barnsole came into its own. We bought from this vineyard under the Canterbury Choice...More

8  Thank TheManInTheKnow
Reviewed 21 August 2016

My Dad and I visited here on a Sunday. He has been visiting Barnsole for 7 or 8 years now to stock up on their wine. The wine selection has increased over the years and we were not disappointed on our visit this time. The...More

6  Thank Ellie B
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I'm not a wine drinker but my partner wanted to visit... We were welcomed by the owners who were more than happy to share their knowledge and experience... We had a wonderful education on different wines and the effect of age and grape type on...More

6  Thank Karen R
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

A small but very interesting vineyard. Very knowledgable tour and excellent wines to taste. If you like your wine and want somewhere to spend an hour learning more about English Wines then this is a great place to stop off and true out. Fantastic pub...More

5  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I popped in mostly out of nosiness in the middle of a walk. We were treated to a brief history of the vineyard, a discussion about the wines they're currently producing, and got the chance to taste two fantastic white wines and...More

5  Thank Shaun G
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