Gribble Bridge Lane
Open to the Public
Red White Sparkling White Rosé Sparkling Rosé Winery Shop Accommodation Cafe / Restaurant Buy Online
First planted by the Barnes family in 1969, Biddenden is the oldest commerical vineyard in Kent. There are now 23 acres of south-facing slopes, situated in a shallow sheltered valley.
Grape Varieties Grown:
White: Ortega (accounting for nearly 50% of the vineyard), Huxelrebe, Bacchus, Schönburger and Reichensteiner, Scheurebe
Red: Dornfelder, Gamay, Pinot Noir, Acalon
Still dry, medium dry and medium white
Cider and apple juice
Open 10am - 5pm Monday to Saturday; 11am - 5pm Sundays and Bank Holidays; closed Sundays in January and February and from Noon on 24th December until 1st January inclusive.
Admission and tastings are free of charge. Free tours run on selected dates throughout the year.
Guided Tours and meals for group are available subject to advance booking.
Wine sales are mainly through the vineyard shop and via the website but also available locally.
Cider and Apple Juice can be found in many retail outlets across the South East.
The vineyard is signed. From Biddenden take the A262 towards Tenterden. After 1 1/2 miles turn right on to the Benenden Road . Take the next left (Gribble Bridge Lane) and the vineyards will be found after 150 metres.