Celebrate the first wines in Hampshire, organized by the winning Exton Park and launched this year by Craig Revel Horwood, the Strict Come Dancing Judge.
This is the 7th annual Hampshire Wine Festival to promote the value of Hampshire’s Sparkling and Silent Wines and the distinctive terroir of the county. This is the 7th annual festival for wine. The area consists of some of the county’s top vineyard areas: Black Chalk, Cottonworth Vineyards, Andover, Danebury Vineyards, Stockbridge, Exton Park, Vineyard, Meon Valley, Hambledon, Vineyards, Alresford, Jenkyn and Raimes, Titchborne.
A famous part of the wine and spirits calendar, the Vineyards of Hampshire Wine Festival has proved to be the highlight of the county summer cultural scene that attracts local people and holiday-makers to the region.
The Vineyards of Hampshire Wine Festival draws a growing number of wine and food fans every year,’ states Caroline Stevens, Danebury Vineyards co-organize. This is a beautiful day out in a quintessence English viticulture for tasting, shopping and teaching about English wine.” We are also extremely thrilled that Craig Revel Horwood will open this year’s festival for us. He’s in Hampshire locally and he is a big fan of our wine.
Guests will have the chance to meet the wine-makers, participate in the wine sessions and attend guided visits to Exton Park Vineyard hosted by the Exton Park Vineyard in the magnificent Meon Vallée.
More than 15 sparkling wines and still wines will be offered under the Marquees for taste and acquisition. Hampshire’s street food booths, the Alresford Ukulele Band’s family friendly food booths offering the best Hampshire products. This festival takes place throughout July at the Hampshire Fare Food Festival. It is advisable to book early.