Friday 17th September 2021 - Sunday 17th October 2021 at 09:00-14:00

Grape Picking with wine tasting and lunch, HARVEST EXPERIENCE DAY

Grape Picking with wine tasting and lunch, HARVEST EXPERIENCE DAY

Experience the harvest at our Vineyard in West Sussex

Learn, see & sample

Please note dates will be announced from beginning of August onwards, currently the vines are still in Winter dormancy and we will only have an indication when we begin harvest once the vines have flowered. Usually our harvest days are Friday & Saturdays & Sunday for 2 consecutive weeks at the end of September or beginning of October.
We are selling vouchers for this event (5 years valid) and these vouchers can also be used on any other event/stay/wine so makes a perfect present. Vouchers can be picked up at the estate or sent in the post in a gold gift envelope with information about the event for a small postage fee. Like our Facebook page or put your email in our email list and you will be the first to find out the dates!

Curious to know what happens behind the scenes at the Tinwood Estate?

Get involved in the most exciting part of the vineyard’s year – the grape harvest. We invite you to join us as we hand pick the grapes. You’ll discover what happens behind the scenes and why our sparkling wines are so special.

After working with us amongst the vines and we will sample three of the English sparkling wines made from estate grown grapes.

This is a unique, original and fun experience for every wine lover, enjoying the most important time in a vineyard’s year.


Your day with us

Schedule of the day

  • 9am: Art & Jody (the owners of the vineyard) will welcome you with coffee and cakes. To start we will share with you how we choose and pick the grapes, we only pick the most perfect grapes to make our delicious sparkling wines. Tinwood grapes are hand picked to ensure the best grapes are used to create the highest quality wine.
  • 9.30 am: We start working with our experienced vineyard team for 2 hours. You’ll be working closely with the vineyard team and can ask questions to find what makes the vineyard ‘tick’. In these 2 hours we will pick one of our different grape varieties: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Pinot Meunier.
  • 12.00 pm: A three course rustic harvest lunch will be matched with a different glass of each of our three sparkling wines. You will have a chance to relax and regain some energy and enjoy the great feeling of working hard for something you enjoy! Afterwards you can take a seat in the sunshine or under our heaters on our outside patio overlooking the vines.
  • 2 pm: We sit back, relax and look forward to enjoying the bottle of sparkling wine made from our selected grapes.

£ 59 per person

If you like to be the first to find out when the dates are announced, like our Facebook page:


To book a gift voucher:

Harvest Experience Voucher

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