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Brightwell Vineyard

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A prize winning English Vinyard

We took a tour with wine tasting. The tour takes you down to the banks of the river Thames and is... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
John W
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Wallingford, United Kingdom
Called in on spec.

We saw the sign on the main road during a week-end stay in the area and drove up to the house. The... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2016
Phil W
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Brightwell Vineyard Shillingford Road, Wallingford OX10 8LJ, England
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

We took a tour with wine tasting. The tour takes you down to the banks of the river Thames and is delightful on a sunny day. The wine tasting that followed was very interesting and informative. This family owned vineyard is run with a passion...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank John W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Top class tour of this little 16.5 acre English vineyard and a good tasting session, all made extra special by the knowledge and enthusiasm of the highly articulate lady owner. The five wines we tasted were good quality, but what we really learnt was that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I have been to many vineyards all over the world. This one is down the road from me so i wanted to see it. Its in a lovely piece of England by the River Thames, a fantastically beautiful location. The owner/tourguide knows his stuff but...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Walkswithmoonnstars
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

A 'vote leave' flag greeted us at the gate which really set the tone. The winery was riddled with UKIP posters and leaflets. The owner/guide used her spurious science to conveniently deny the human impact on climate change. I found it much harder to enjoy...More

Date of experience: June 2016
10  Thank Ashton_Mills
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We saw the sign on the main road during a week-end stay in the area and drove up to the house. The lady who owns the vineyard with her husband opened up the sales site for us and we tasted red,white, rose` wines and some...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Phil W
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This vineyard is round the corner from us and I decided to treat my boyfriend to a trip, as we're both wine lovers. The weather was terrible, but we weren't disappointed, the tour was really interesting, the owners know their stuff, and the tasting was...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Helen_RosemaryB
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Let you try wines before you bought any were lovely wines and very friendly people it's about half a mile up the road from shillingford bridge

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank bannaone
Reviewed 20 July 2015

My girlfriend and I turned up for a tour here recently (July 2015). It was beautiful weather and we were greeted by two gorgeous dogs, which funnily enough were our favourite breed - a fantastic start to what we hoped would be a great afternoon....More

Date of experience: July 2015
9  Thank Postinimalo
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We received a more welcoming response from the dogs than the owner, despite visiting on a day they were supposed to be open for visits. We were asked if we wanted to taste as none was open! Arrived in the "tasting room" only to find...More

Date of experience: July 2015
4  Thank UKSwallows
Reviewed 20 June 2015

I paid £12.50 for a two hour tour/wine-tasting - accompanied by two friends. The owners are passionate, and absolutely know their stuff. The vineyard itself is beautiful and, if you are a dog-lover, so are the two adorable hounds who defend the grounds from "pests"....More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank SamN74
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