Tours & Tastings

The Sharing Experience

Treat someone special to the Crouch Ridge Estate experience.

Experience Crouch Ridge Estate’s story from vine to wine with our Vineyard Tour. You will be taken on a guided gentle walk around the Vineyard learning about the growing season of the vines and wine making process, the tour follows natural grass paths through the Vineyard; afterwards there will be a fun tutored wine tasting session of 3 Crouch Ridge wines either in the Wine Barn or on the Terrace. Once you have toured and tasted you can add on and enjoy a cheese or ridge board or an afternoon tea for an additional charge.

Tour and tasting dates for 2023 opposite. 

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Available only by Reservations

please phone 01621 450450

Tour Dates with Tasting for 2023

All tours commence at 11am on each date.

May: Sat 27th, Sun 28th

June: Sat 17th, Sun 18th, Sat 24th, Sun 25th

July: Sun 16th, Sun 23rd, Sun 30th

August: Sun 6th, Sun 13th, Sun 20th, Fri 25th, Sun 27th

September: Fri 1st, Sun 3rd, Sun 10th, Sun 17th, Sun 24th, Sat 30th

October: Sun 1st, Sat 7th, Sun 8th

Private tours can be booked between these dates

£15 per person

We are now offering a self guided wine flight for those wanting to try a trio of our wines. You’ll receive a tasting mat with 50ml tasters of our Oaked Chardonnay, Rosé & Pinot Noir. We will supply you with a few tasting notes & a fun method to taste 3 of our wines.

For those wanting a more detailed wine tasting, we have the Silver & Gold tastings, where one of our trained Sommeliers will talk you through our wines in a fun and informative way.

To make your reservation please call 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

£30 per person

We are now offering a self guided wine flight for those wanting to try a 5 of our wines. You’ll receive a tasting mat with 50ml tasters of our Oaked Chardonnay, Rosé & Pinot Noir plus Sparkling Cuvee and Sparkling Rosé. We will supply you with a few tasting notes & a fun method to taste 5 of our wines.

For those wanting a more detailed wine tasting, we have the Silver & Gold tastings, where one of our trained Sommeliers will talk you through our wines in a fun and informative way.

To make your reservation please call 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

£25 per Person

Your experience will include a tasting of 3 Crouch Ridge wines; your wine steward will guide you through the tasting notes whilst you enjoy the award winning wines and vineyard views.

3 Still Wines, Chardonnay, Pinot Rose & Pinot Noir Red

Various times available: Wednesday – Sunday 12am – 3pm

By reservation only, please contact 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

£45 per person

Your experience will include a tasting of 3 Crouch Ridge Still wines and 3 Sparkling wines; your wine steward will guide you through the tasting notes whilst you enjoy the award winning wines and vineyard views

Times Available:
Wednesday – Sunday 11am – 4pm
Available by Reservations – 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

All The Bubbles – £50

Come and Enjoy an informal, fun and friendly Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting and learn how to taste wine like a professional.

For many people a glass of bubbles can be the most enjoyable drink of the evening.

The process involved in making the bubbles is key to the flavour and style in the glass. During the tasting we will sample English Sparkling wine, Champagne, Cava & Prosecco and compare with other bubblies made from around the world.

During the tasting we will cover:

• the differences between Champagne, Prosecco and Cava

• a comparison with English Sparkling wine

• perfect foods to complement Champagne

• how to open a bottle of Champagne

• All tastings include: 5 wines including local English Sparkling Wine and Champagne

All tastings include: 5 wines including local English Sparkling Wine, Champagne, Prosecco and Cava, and the use of professional tastings glasses.

Booking required, phone or email

Minimum 6 people

Duration 1-1.1/2 hours

Please Note; suitable for over 18 year olds only

To book phone 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

£250 for 2 people including 2 souvenir glasses

Enjoy the Summer with our Outdoor Vineyard golf buggy tour. Your Bottle of Sparkling wine will be served at the top of Round Hill* at one of the most spectacular view points of the Vineyard and Crouch Valley Wine Region, overlooking the River Crouch, Canewdon, Dartford Crossing & River Thames. Just ring when you are ready to be picked up or enjoy a gentle stroll back to the wine barn for your afternoon tea.

*Subject to weather conditions

To make your reservation please call 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

Private Vineyard Tours are similar to our Guided Grand Tour, were you will be taken around the Vineyard by the Owner learning about the growing season of the vines and wine making process, vine to wine; feel free to ask any questions. Afterwards there will be a fun tutored wine tasting session of 3 wines, allow an hour and a half; afterwards you can of course buy wine by the glass, bottle or case after the tour. Once you have toured and tasted for an additional charge you can enjoy a Cheese, Charcuterie or Seafood board with a glass of wine, either in the Wine Barn or outside on the deck or in the Vineyard overlooking the River. Soft drinks and food available to purchase.

Booking required, phone or email

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday £300
1 to 10 people, over 10 people £30pp

Friday Saturday & Sunday £350
1 to 10 people, over 10 people £35pp

Add sparkling afternoon tea £32pp

£155 for 2 people

Includes:
Welcome glass of sparkling wine per person
Bronze Tasting flight of 3 still wines (white, rose & red)
1 charcuterie, 1 cheese & 1 seafood sharing boards included
Bottle of Crouch Ridge Sparkling wine
2 souvenir polycarbonate plastic glasses
Duration approximately 2 – 2.5 hrs
Available Wednesday – Sunday

To make your reservation please call 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

£45 per person (minimum 2 people)

Includes:
Welcome glass of sparkling wine per person
Bronze Tasting flight of 3 still wines (white, rose & red)
1 Charcuterie or Cheese Board
Souvenir polycarbonate plastic glasses
Duration approximately 2 hrs
Available Wednesday – Sunday

To make your reservation please call 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

£55 per person (minimum 2 people)

Includes:
Welcome glass of sparkling wine per person
Bronze Tasting flight of 2 Sparkling wines & 3 still wines (white, rose & red)
1 Charcuterie or Cheese Board
Souvenir polycarbonate plastic glasses
Duration approximately 2.5 hrs
Available Wednesday – Sunday

To make your reservation please call 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

£60 per person
(minimum 6 people)

Includes:
Welcome glass of sparkling wine per person
Guided walking tour of the Vineyard
Bronze Tasting flight of 3 still wines (white, rose & red)
1 Charcuterie or Cheese Board
Souvenir polycarbonate plastic glasses
Duration approximately 2.5 hrs
Available Wednesday – Sunday (May – November

To make your reservation please call 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

"Wonderful venue"

Excellent lunch, friendly service, wonderful venue. Recommended.

Paul Costa

"Very pleasant"

Very pleasant, sitting on Veranda, overlooking vines and river drinking Crouch Ridge sparkling white wine. I can definitely recommend it.

Sandria Hawkins

"Relaxed atmosphere"

Lovely vineyard that does wine tasting and food. Relaxed atmosphere and nice way to spend an afternoon.

Christie-Lee Gericke

Our passion is to produce fine wine from grapes grown in our vineyard. Good wines bring people together, we are excited about our wine; to us it is about sharing it with friends, old and new.

Crouch Ridge Estate
Fambridge Road
Althorne, Essex CM3 6BZ

T: 01245 961615
T: 01621 450450
E: [email protected]