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Vineyards & Wineries in Midlands

Midlands Vineyards & Wineries

English Midlands

The vineyards in the English midlands spread over a diverse landscape. Many of the vineyards in the English midlands are open for tours and tastings. The facilities found at the English midlands vineyards include shops, restaurants, accommodation and venue hire. Some of the vineyards welcome families and dogs and some have disabled access. Listed below are some of the wine counties in the English Midlands.

  1. Derbyshire
  2. Herefordshire
  3. Leicestershire
  4. Lincolnshire
  5. Northamptonshire
  6. Nottinghamshire
  7. Shropshire
  8. Staffordshire
  9. Worcestershire
  10. West Midlands

1. Derbyshire  

The vineyards in Derbyshire cover an area of at least 2.8 hectares. The vineyards in Derbyshire produce sparkling white wine, sparkling rosé wine, still white wine, still rosé wine and still red wine. Visitors can book wine tasting and tours at most of the vineyards in Derbyshire. Visitors to the vineyards in Derbyshire can also find facilities such as accommodation and restaurants. 

2. Herefordshire

The vineyards in Herefordshire cover an area of over 20 hectares. The vineyards in Herefordshire produce sparkling white wine, sparkling rosé wine, still white wine, still rosé wine and still red wine. Visitors can book wine tasting and tours at some of the vineyards in Herefordshire. Visitors to the vineyards in Herefordshire can also find facilities such as accommodation, restaurants and function rooms. Some of the vineyards in Herefordshire welcome families and their dogs and also have disability access. 

3. Leicestershire

The vineyards in Leicestershire cover an area of over 8.3 hectares. The vineyards in Leicestershire produce sparkling white wine, sparkling rosé wine, still white wine, still rosé wine and still red wine. Visitors can visit the vineyards in Leicestershire by appointment only. Visitors to the vineyards in Leicestershire can also find shops at some of the vineyards. Some of the vineyards in Leicestershire welcome dogs. 

4. Lincolnshire 

The vineyards in Lincolnshire cover an area of over 18.2 hectares. The vineyards in Lincolnshire produce sparkling white wine, still white wine, still rosé wine and still red wine. Visitors can book wine tasting and tours at some of the vineyards in Lincolnshire. Visitors to the vineyards in Lincolnshire can also find facilities such as accommodation, shops and function rooms. 

5. Northamptonshire 

The vineyards in Northamptonshire cover an area of over 7.1 hectares. The vineyards in Northamptonshire produce sparkling white wine, sparkling rosé wine, sparkling red wine, still white wine, still rosé wine and still red wine. Visitors can book wine tasting and tours at some of the vineyards in Northamptonshire. Visitors to the vineyards in Northamptonshire can also find facilities such as accommodation, shops and function rooms. Some of the vineyards in Northamptonshire welcome families and their dogs and also have disability access. 

6. Nottinghamshire 

The vineyards in Nottinghamshire cover an area of over 9.5 hectares. The vineyards in Nottinghamshire produce sparkling white wine, sparkling rosé wine, still white wine, still rosé wine and still red wine. Visitors can book wine tasting and tours at some of the vineyards in Nottinghamshire. Visitors to the vineyards in Nottinghamshire may also find facilities such as accommodation, restaurants and function rooms. Some of the vineyards in Nottinghamshire welcome families and their dogs and also have disability access. 

7. Shropshire 

The vineyards in Shropshire cover an area of over 18 hectares. The vineyards in Shropshire produce sparkling white wine, sparkling rosé wine, sparkling red wine, still white wine, still rosé wine and still red wine. Visitors can book wine tasting and tours at some of the vineyards in Shropshire. Visitors to the vineyards in Shropshire can also find facilities such as accommodation, restaurants, shops and function rooms. Some of the vineyards in Shropshire welcome families and their dogs and also have disability access. 

8. Staffordshire 

The vineyards in Staffordshire cover an area of over 13.8 hectares. The vineyards in Staffordshire produce sparkling white wine, sparkling rosé wine, still white wine, and still rosé wine. Visitors may book wine tasting and tours at some of the vineyards in Staffordshire. Visitors to the vineyards in Staffordshire can also find facilities such as restaurants, shops and function rooms. Some of the vineyards in Staffordshire welcome families and their dogs and also have disability access. 

9. Worcestershire 

The vineyards in Worcestershire cover an area of over 12.5 hectares. The vineyards in Worcestershire produce sparkling white wine, sparkling rosé wine, still white wine, still rosé wine and still red wine. Visitors can book wine tasting and tours at some of the vineyards in Worcestershire. Visitors to the vineyards in Worcestershire can also find facilities such as restaurants, shops, accommodation and function rooms. Some of the vineyards in Worcestershire welcome families and their dogs. 

10. West Midlands

The West Midlands wine region has at least one vineyard. The vineyard in the West Midlands produces sparkling white wine, sparkling rosé wine, still white wine and still rosé wine. Bookings are available for wine tasting at the vineyard in the West Midlands.

How big is the English midlands vineyard area?

The vineyard area of the midlands in England covers over 110 hectares. The area of the vineyards in the English midlands covers over 5% of the total English wine area.

Are the vineyards of the English midlands open to the public?

Yes, some of the vineyards in the English midlands are open to the public. Some of the vineyards in the English midlands welcome families and their dogs and also have disabled access.  

What are some of the facilities that can be found in English midlands vineyards?

There are many facilities available for visitors at the vineyards in the midlands of England.  Some of the facilities that can be found at the vineyards in the midlands of England are listed below.

  1. Accommodation: Some of the vineyards in the English midlands have places to stay.
  2. Café/Restaurant: Visitors can enjoy a meal at some of the vineyards in the English midlands.
  3. Winery: Visitors can tour some of the wineries and sample the wines at the vineyards in the English midlands.
  4. Shop: Locally produced wine is available at the shops of the vineyards in the English midlands.
  5. Function Room: Function rooms are available for weddings and corporate events at some of the vineyards in the English midlands.

Are there any wineries in the English midlands?

Yes, there are many wineries in the English midlands. Some of the wineries in the English midlands are listed below.

  1. The winery at Bearley Vineyard
  2. The winery at Astley Vineyard
  3. The winery at Rothley Wine Estate
  4. The winery at Eglantine Vineyard
  5. The winery at Colemere Vineyard
  6. The winery at Wythall Estate Vineyard

Do the vineyards in the English midlands have wineries?

Yes, many of the vineyards in the English midlands have wineries. Some of the best vineyards with wineries are listed below. 

  1. Bearley Vineyard
  2. Astley Vineyard
  3. Rothley Wine Estate
  4. Eglantine Vineyard
  5. Colemere Vineyard
  6. Wythall Estate Vineyard

Which vineyards in the English midlands have shops?

Visitors may find shops at some of the vineyards in the English midlands. Some of the vineyards in the English midlands with shops are listed below.

  1. Buzzard Valley Vineyard
  2. Halfpenny Green Wine Estate
  3. Coddington Vineyard
  4. Strawberry Hill Vineyard
  5. Eglantine VIneyard

Are there any wine tasting and vineyard tours in the English midlands?

Yes, there are many wine tasting and vineyard tours in the English midlands. The wine tasting and vineyard tours in the English midlands open opportunities for visitors to see how the wine is produced and try the locally made wine.

Wroxeter Roman Vineyard in Shrewsbury runs tours between March and October. Visitors are guided through the vineyard and there is a tutored tasting of 5 of their wines. Prices for the group tour cost at least £55 for two persons and booking is essential. 

Halfpenny Green Wine Estate runs both public and private guided group tours between May and October. The public group tour costs at least £28.95 per person and booking is essential.

Astley Vineyard runs guided group tours. The tour included a walk through the vines and tasting of at least 3 of their wines. Prices for the tour cost at least £35 per person and booking is essential.

What are the things to do at the vineyards in the English midlands?

There are many things to do at the vineyards in the English midlands. Some of the activities at the vineyards in the English midlands are listed below.

  1. Venue hire: Visitors can organise their own special event at the vineyards in the English midlands. The venues can be rented for weddings, corporate events or parties. 
  2. Tours: Many of the vineyards in the English midlands have vineyard tours and tastings.

What is the geography and climate of the English midlands wine region?

The geography of the English midlands varies throughout the region, with both slopes and valleys. The climate of the English midlands wine region is between north and south England in terms of temperature and between Wales and east England in terms of rainfall.

The English midlands has three rivers with surrounding valleys, a plateau and some hills. Many of the vines in the English midlands region are planted on south facing slopes in sandy, free draining soil which are ideal for grape growing in England.  

The climate in the English midlands wine region has colder winters and warmer summers than the southern region of England because it is further away from the moderating effects of the sea. There are less sunshine hours in the English midlands due to higher cloud cover. The climatic conditions of the English midlands lend itself towards early ripening grapes due to the lower sunshine hours. 

What are the major grape varieties in the English midlands?

The major grape varieties grown in the English midlands are usually those that are also successful in Germany. Some of the major grape varieties grown in the English midlands are listed below.

  1. Madeleine Angevine
  2. Müller-Thurgau
  3. Reichensteiner
  4. Gewürztraminer
  5. Schönburger

What wines are produced in the English midlands?

The English midlands vineyards are able to produce many of the different wine varieties that can be produced in the rest of England. The wines produced in the English midlands are listed below.

  1. Sparkling white wine
  2. Sparkling rosé wine,
  3. Still white wine
  4. Still rosé wine
  5. Still red wine

Are there any vineyard stays in the English midlands?

Yes, there are some vineyard stays in the English midlands. The vineyards in the English midlands are a great place to relax and taste locally produced wine.

Accommodation at the vineyards in the English midlands include camping, cottages, apartments and hotels. There are vineyard stays in the English midlands available for families and couples. Prices for vineyard stays in the English midlands cost at least £52 per night.

Are there any restaurants at the vineyards in the English midlands?

Yes, there are some restaurants at the vineyards in the English midlands. Some of the vineyards with restaurants are listed below.

  1. Halfpenny Green Vineyards
  2. Hencote Vineyard
  3. Three Choirs Vineyard
  4. The Granary

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