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Ridgeview Wine Estate

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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It is really great being driven from one vineyard to another by minibus! Thank you Danny. Ridgeview... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Wine tasting & tour

Arrived very early thinking it was a large winery. How wrong we were. Small family business but... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Crawley Down, United Kingdom
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Ridgeview was founded in 1995 by Mike and Chris Roberts and is dedicated to creating world class sparkling wines in the South Downs of England. Our vineyards specialise in growing classic grape varieties to make the highest quality bottle fermented...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Head Office Ditchling Common, Ditchling BN6 8TP, England
+44 1444 242040
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is really great being driven from one vineyard to another by minibus! Thank you Danny. Ridgeview is another winery producing high quality English Sparkling Wine. Although family run, it is quite a big operator. We only stayed for the wine tasting as it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Smithy87
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived very early thinking it was a large winery. How wrong we were. Small family business but with a lot of awards for best wines. Our guide was Ellie who was very knowledgeable & gave us a great tour (all be it was pouring with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DebbieandIan
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Our tour guide, Ellie, was as sparkling as the wine produced at this vineyard. She struck a perfect balance between being very informative and great fun. This was a birthday present and it was very enjoyable.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue W
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was an excellent and informative tour/tasting experience. Scarlet led the tour showing us the vineyards and the winery, explaining with some knowledge about the grapes and the process to produce the wine. This was followed by some tasting of the various sparkling wines produced...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobD2147
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I was taken here as a birthday treat and treat it was . The tour was great , friendly orofessional and informative . Its beautifully located with views towards the S Downs . The tasting was good too . Why not a 5 ? Well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hilltopOxon
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour with extremely enthusiastic and helpful guide, well done Ellie! Very informative and interesting and of course we all enjoyed tasting the wines. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lellyanne
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Our daughter and son-in-law gave us a wine tour of Ridgeview, which also included a bottle of “English Champagne “ and a box of Truffles. The tour was extremely informative and Scarlett the tour guide was very knowledgeable. Explaining how the wine is made from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Scamp151
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I visited with my daughter and 2 year old granddaughter. The website said it was advisable to book for the estate tour but not for the tasting and the picnic hamper to be enjoyed in the vineyard gardens. We didn’t want the tour so simply...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Ginny G
Reviewed 17 July 2018

A wonderful sunny day so where better to go that Ridgeview. We had one of their picnic hampers. It came with a loaf of bread, Springs Smoked Salmon, wedges of lemon, Sussex Charmer Cheddar, chutney, butter, wafer thin slices of pork rather like parma ham....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Got5ski
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Daughter bought us a tour and tasting voucher for Christmas and we had a great experience. Our guide was so knowledgeable and we found out lots of great facts about growing sparkling wine in the region-we were amazed to find out our group was her...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Daisygirl62
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30 March 2017|
Response from RidgeviewWineEstate | Property representative |
Hi Vicki, Thanks for your question. The best way to do it is hop on a train from Brighton to Burgess Hill. From Burgess Hill station we are less than 5 minutes in a taxi (should cost around £7). Or if it's a nice day, it... More