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 Cellar Barn or on the Terrace;  followed by a light two course meal prepared by Crouch Ridge chef Antony Taylor with seasonal flair using locally sourced ingredients.

Date and Times Available:

10th June 11:00

22nd July 11:00

19th August 11:00

16th September 11:00

14th October 11:00

Cost: £55 per person

Available only by Reservations, please phone 01621 450450

Example Seasonal Menu 

1st Course

Quail Ballantine

White onion puree, Bacon Jam, Asparagus Tips & Burnt onion powder


2nd Course

John Dory

Spinach, Clam bisque, Olive oil Pomme Puree, & Black Olive Crumb

Please note tickets are non-refundable, but given at least 48 hours notice and subject to availability may be rearranged to an alternative date.

£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

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 £250
Add Cheese, Charcuterie or Seafood Board £19 pp
Add Sparkling Afternoon Tea £27.50 pp
Add Flat Bread Pizza £10 pp

£35 per person

Experience Crouch Ridge Estate’s story from vine to wine with our Grand Tour. On our weekly Guided Grand Tour (Maximum of 20 people) you and the other guests experience will start with a tasting of our recently released Sparkling Wine. You will then be taken on a guided Tour 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 Terrace; allow an hour and a half.

Gold Grand Vineyard Tour dates
Time: 11am start

22nd & 29th May
6th 10th & 12th June
10th 22nd & 24th July
7th 19th & 21st Aug
4th 16th & 18th Sept
6th & 14th Oct

£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.

"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]