Kent vineyards are beautiful, abundant and easily accessible, and with more than 50 vineyards to choose from, visiting one has never been easier.
Famously known as the ‘Garden of England’, the english county of Kent also lays claim to some of the countries leading wine producers with many wines punching well above their weight in national and international markets.
Sparkling wines are the great success story of recent years, with excellent growing conditions and similar soils to the Champagne region of France helping vineyards to consistently produce award winning wines. Although evidence suggests vineyards and wine-making were prominent in England over 2000 years ago under Roman occupation, the renaissance in English wine production is a relatively recent phenomenon.
The use of new grape varieties, more suitable growing techniques and improved disease control have helped boost the number of commercial vineyards across the country to over 400. Media attention and public interest in English wines has never been greater.
There’s never been a better time to visit Kent vineyards.
The best news is that many vineyards in Kent are more than happy for you to visit. With vineyard tours, wine tastings, restaurants and retail outlets available, there are few better ways to pass a beautiful summer’s day.
With transport links to the capital and also to the continent, Kent vineyards are ideally placed. So what are you waiting for? Why not search our A-Z Index or use our map to locate the nearest Kent vineyards to you.