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Biddenden Vineyards

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Gribble Bridge Lane

TN27 8DF


Open to the Public

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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

Wines Produced:

Still dry, medium dry and medium white 
Still rosé 
Still red 
Sparkling white
Sparkling rosé 
Cider and apple juice

Visitors' Facilities

Biddenden_tour_group.jpgOpen 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.