Summer Days out at Hambledon Vineyard: From Vineyard Tours to Hampshire’s Finest Fizz

Summer Days out at Hambledon Vineyard: From Vineyard Tours to Hampshire’s Finest Fizz

Nestled within the picturesque South Downs National Park, Hambledon Vineyard offers more than just stunning scenery. As a producer of the finest English Fizz, the vineyard takes pride in crafting exceptional sparkling wines. However, Hambledon Vineyard goes beyond winemaking, striving to create an unforgettable experience for its visitors. With a range of captivating offerings, from immersive Vineyard Tours to delightful Comedy Nights, this destination promises a truly unique and memorable experience for all who visit.

Vineyard Tours

Explore England’s Oldest Commercial Vineyard, led by one of our expert guides. Beginning in our home vineyard, learn about the journey from grape to glass- and how our English Sparkling Wine is grown, made and aged in our own front garden. Our guides will take you through our state-of-the-art gravity-fed winery and our cellars, cut into perfect white chalk, before guiding you through a tasting of our award-winning fizz.

Perfect pairings

Why limit your experience to just a tour? Elevate the afternoon with a delicious cheeseboard, paired with Hambledon’s award-winning sparkling wines. Whether you savor the rich and robust flavors of British cheddar or prefer the creamy and elegant notes of French brie, this exquisite add-on is the quintessential accompaniment to the Finest English Fizz, guaranteeing to transform your visit into an unforgettable and truly memorable occasion.

Or, immerse yourself in a truly unique picnic experience in the heart of our historic vineyard. Bring your own picnic, or upgrade to a sparkling afternoon tea, secure your exclusive picnic spot, which accommodates up to four people, and soak in our breathtaking scenery. Each spot includes an award-winning bottle of our Finest English Fizz and an elegant Hambledon Vineyard Ice Bucket - a lasting keepsake of your extraordinary day.

Afternoon Tea

There is no better way to celebrate an occasion, or to simply to treat a loved one with a sparkling afternoon tea. Carefully Crafted by our Head Chef, Nick Edgar, enjoy a quintessentially British selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones, alongside a glass of your favourite English Sparkling Wine.

Vineyards of Hampshire Fizz Fest

A summer day in the vines, surrounded by music, food and exceptional Hampshire Sparkling Wine- is there a better way to spend a Sunday? Join us at Hambledon Vineyard for this year’s Vineyards of Hampshire Fizz Fest, for the chance to sample over 20 Hampshire Sparkling and Still Wines, hearing first hand about the bottles from those most passionate about the product.

At the same time, visitors can enjoy live music, delicious food from Hampshire street food stalls, and the opportunity to book vineyard tours and masterclasses to learn more about what our unique region has to offer. Meanwhile, Hampshire wines will be available to buy at the bar by the bottle or by the glass.

The last few tickets are available from Vineyards of Hampshire.

Ha-Ha Hambledon Comedy Night

After a hugely successful inaugural event, our second ‘Ha-Ha Hambledon’ Comedy night will be held on Friday 9th September- The lineup showcases South Coast's Comedian of the Year, Angela Barnes, and Dinesh Nathan, culminating with our headliner, the star of 'Would I Lie to You,' 'Live at the Apollo,' and 'Roast Battles' - Stephen Bailey.

The vineyard gates will be opened at 7pm where guests will be greeted with a complimentary glass of Hambledon Vineyard's Finest English Fizz to set the tone for an unforgettable evening. The bar will be open during the intermission, providing you with the perfect opportunity to refresh your palate and raise a toast to a night of fizz and fun!

Don't miss your chance to be part of this unique and memorable event. Secure your spot now for Haha-Hambledon Vineyard and prepare to be entertained in style.

Cheese and Wine Tastings

Though finding the perfect pairing can often be perplexing, it is without a doubt that wine and cheese are a match made in heaven- and learning how to combine the two is surely one of life’s more delicious endeavours. Expand your palate and learn about acidity, fat, tannin, texture, sweetness and how to balance these elements among a variety of cheeses and wines.

Our experts will guide you through the tasting, with various wine styles including sparkling, fortified and dessert, as well as various cheese styles including soft, blue and hard; a delightful way to expand one’s knowledge.

With various dates through the summer, this is the perfect way to pass an evening.

Jazz & Fizz Festival

Our renowned Jazz & Fizz festival is back this summer for two afternoons. The first, taking place on Saturday 22nd July, with the inimitable Amy Baker and her band taking centre stage, singing the songs that you know and love from the golden era of swing: Fever, Big Spender and The Lady is a Tramp! Amy and The Swing Beats bring you a show packed with authenticity and infectious enthusiasm! And in August, we’re joined by East of Meon- a talented and versatile jazz band who, after playing at multiple venues acriss the country, are thrilled to be back on home turf for a standout show. They’re sure to provide a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon of jazz, from the canons of such greats as Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Hank Mobley, and Freddie Hubbard, as well as some original songs by band members.

Alongside outstanding musicians, the vineyard will also be playing host to an array of incredible, independent food stalls to enjoy with your complimentary glass of Hambledon's Finest English Fizz.

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