English Wine Tours of Kent & Sussex

Welcome to Vine + Country Tours.

Home of multi-award winning English Wine Tours and Food events with over 30 private vineyard and brewery partners across Kent & Sussex.

Taste incredible wines guided by the winemakers, visit off the trail vineyards, and feel spoilt with your own private chef for the day serving you a banquet of delicious dishes of regional flavours and wines to match presented among the vines.

At our core we are enthusiasts of English wine and food where our purpose is to connect guests to the origins of their wines and foods whilst celebrating the artisans who craft it.

Discover hidden gems, taste incredible wines and savour the culinary delights of the South East with Vine + Country Tours.

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Our Wine Tours

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Experience

Immerse yourself with our range of bespoke and private English wine tours, experience and taste some of the UK’s best vineyards and wines, cider makers and breweries. We specialise in curating wine and food tours like no other designed to delight the senses, educate the mind and spoil your taste buds.

Gather your favourite people together and let us do the driving as we transport you to the serenity of the stunning vineyards of Kent & Sussex.

Taste

England is increasingly growing in reputation for producing some of the finest sparkling wines in the world and ever more excellent still wines too. It’s a reputation that continues to build every year journeyed by inspired wine makers a warming climate and perfect soils.

This is the front line for the future of great wine production. Come pull your boots on and immerse in English wine country!

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Eat

Each of our wine tours is a travelling celebration of what connects us all, eating together.

During your tour your private chef will serve you a dining experience to celebrate an array of seasonal and regional ingredients matched with English wines. Gather at the table to discover the origins and gastronomy of Kent & Sussex surrounded by nature.

From the freshest seafood and fruit farming traditions to heritage cheeses and meats our tour lunches are guarantee to leave even the most veteran food lovers amongst you with a smile.

Discover

Explore South East England, ‘The Garden of England’ as we journey from vineyard to vineyard through an idyllic landscape of verdant hills, ancient woodlands, castle ruins and historic towns and farms.

Share a glass in good company whilst gazing across a landscape where our ancient past is only skin deep. It doesn’t come more quintessentially English than this!

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EVERY EVENT TELLS A STORY OF TASTE AND PLACE

Home Tastings & Wine Social Events

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Home Wine Tasting Evenings

Yes it's true, we can deliver a tutored English wine Tasting experience to you and your friends without you ever having to leave the comfort of your own home or local accommodation.

We will bring a selection of local English wines, tailored to your tastes, whats more, each wine will be matched with a local cheese or home cured charcuterie.

If you're looking for a little extra upgrade your tasting to include a privately catered diner bringing a feast to your table of the finest ingredients from our fields and seashores.

Your dining room, garden, holiday home or private event space will be transformed into the Wine Gardens of Kent & Sussex.

Wine Social Dinner Events

Our Wine Social Events are movable celebrations of what connects us all and an extension of the passion which drove us to create Vine + Country Tours. We aim to connect diners to the origins of their food and wine by celebrating the growers and vintners with our alternative wining and dining experiences.

Rather than sourcing ingredients for our kitchen we bring the kitchen to the source rebuilt at exclusive locations each morning and disappearing each night. These are momentary and joyful experiences of what binds us; a meal.

Come join us for a ticketed event where we'll reconnect diners to the land while celebrating the hardworking hands that feed and water us.

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Award-Winning Tours

We're so excited to announce that we won not just one but two awards, 'Best New Tourism Business' and the coveted 'Experience of the Year' at the 2019 Kent Tourism Awards!

We were independently selected for the finals from a record 180 tourism businesses across the county.

We are now entered into the national tourism awards run by VisitEngland so watch this space!

Events

Seeking a corporate schmooze to impress a new client, after that one-of-kind day out for your businesses’ dynamic team, want a classy excuse to get your favourite people together or perhaps you need an elegant hen or stag party like no other?

From exclusive vineyard venue hire and private wine tastings to chef’s table experiences and accommodation we can cater to all your needs.

Nothing brings people together like a few glasses of great wine and sharing food in good company, begin your enquiry today and get in touch.

WHAT OUR GUESTS THINK

  •   Pre-lockdown we booked a Wine and Cheese tasting evening with Jamie and Steph and I can’t thank them enough for the evening they provided. Our 8 person group ranged from... read more

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    4/22/2020

      We had a fantastic Friday with Steph and Jamie. At Gusbourne we were taken on a tour around the vineyards by two incredibly knowledgeable and passionate experts from the estate.... read more

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    3/11/2020
  •   I did a full day tour last week with Jamie and Steph. We had a really brilliant day. Jamie picked us up and we had a tour of Gusbourne vineyard... read more

    mikecrowh
    3/11/2020

      We’ve just visited the Gusbourne wineries and vine yard work, followed by a amazing food selection supplied by Jamie and Stephanie, the food opened our eyes to great flavours and... read more

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    3/07/2020
  •   We went on a winery and cider tour with Vine and Country for a mixed hen party and it was outstanding, the locations, food and quality of wine and... read more

    marisamaia
    9/22/2019

      I booked a half day tour with these guys as a surprise for my husbands birthday and we could not have had a better day. Jamie was so accommodating and... read more

    paintycan
    8/17/2019
  •   An absolutely fabulous day. This was a family birthday celebration and Jamie and Steph delivered a truly memorable day. We visited two vineyards and a cider brewery. All the venues... read more

    pauldC997DB
    6/27/2019

      Fantastic informative tour visiting 3 very different vineyards with a brewery thrown in on the way home! Lovely scenery on the way. Wonderful hosts Steph & Jamie who served up... read more

    Gill S
    6/16/2019
  •   Had a great day with Steph and Jamie as they guided us around some of Sussex’s local vineyards. The wine tasting was great fun and who knew there were so... read more

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    6/12/2019

      If your'e a wine lover looking to explore this beautiful part of the world, this is the way to do it. Jamie and Steph are really passionate and very good... read more

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    6/05/2019
  •   I have been on several wine tours with Jamie and Steph in Kent and Sussex and each one has been outstanding. Their enthusiasm is amazingly catching and they are wonderful... read more

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    5/29/2019

      I've never done anything like this before so didn't know what to expect but it was a really great day. Jamie and Steph were great hosts / tour guides. ... read more

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    5/28/2019
  •   Jamie and Steph are wonderful hosts, and also provide fabulous local, seasonal food. I couldn’t recommend them enough to make your special occasion unforgettable.

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    5/25/2019

      We had a tour of the Gusbourne sparkling wine estates followed by a lunch on the estate catered by Vine and Country. The tour was fantastic but the food and... read more

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    5/25/2019
  •   Having never been on a wine tour previously and understanding very little about wine making, stumbling across “Vine & Country” was a great find! (Who knew there are so many... read more

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    5/24/2019

      A group of city types set off for a wine tasting adventure. Driven around by the perfect hosts through stunning countryside to visit our first winery. An interesting introduction to... read more

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    5/19/2019
  •   Jamie and Stephanie provided, and lit up, a fascinating tour of contrasting vineyards, punctuated by a delicious artwork of a lunch of local produce. Their knowledge and enthusiasm is,... read more

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    4/28/2019

      My husband and I had a very special day with Jamie and his gorgeous partner, Stephanie. Who would have known Sussex had such hidden gems with vineyards and tastings to... read more

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    4/01/2019
  •   I recently had the pleasure of a Vine and Country wine tour, now I don’t normally drink wine, the tour was a Christmas presant, but I have to say I... read more

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    2/11/2019

      My girlfriend, my mother and I spent half day out with Jamie visiting some local vineyards. It was interesting learning about the developing industry through chatting with him and with... read more

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