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.

Tour and tasting dates for 2022 opposite. 

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Available only by Reservations

please phone 01621 450450

Tour Dates with Tasting for 2022

All tours commence at 11 am on each date.

April: 16th, 30th

May: 14th, 28th

June: 11th, 25th

July: 9th, 22nd, 24th, 29th, 31st

Aug: 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th

Sept: 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 16th, 18th, 23rd, 25th, 30th

Oct: 1st, 2nd

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 4 people

Duration 1-1.1/2 hours

Dates Thursday & Friday’s

Time 11am or 12.30pm

Please Note; suitable for over 18 year olds only

To book phone 01621 450450 or email [email protected]

£220 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 you can enjoy a Cheese, Charcuterie, Seafood or Deli 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

Private tour & tasting (3 wines) up to 10 people £300
Add Cheese, Charcuterie or Seafood Board £14 / £16 / £18 pp
Add Sparkling Afternoon Tea £27.50 pp
Add Flat Bread Pizza £10 pp

"A beautiful new building"

Visited there on our way home. A beautiful new building. Ross and Sam are friendly, knowledgeable and hospitable. Hope to do a tour and tasting with them soon.

Crystal Leader

"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

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
Althorne Hall Farm, Fambridge Road
Althorne, Essex CM3 6BZ

T: 01621 450450
E: [email protected]