The best way to explore the Sussex Wine Region..
COVID-19: Hosting our tours on this large bus means we are able keep running our tours within social distancing guidelines. It is our priority to keep guests and staff safe while we are in this pandemic. Please adhere to all social distancing guidelines that are current at the time of your tour. We will give guests regular updates as we get closer to your tour date.
We pick you up from Brighton Station in our 1964 Routemaster London bus and transport you through the beautiful Sussex countryside for a day exploring award-winning vineyards and tasting the best Sussex produce. Your morning begins with teas and coffees as you board the bus. Our guide will welcome you aboard and once you have taken your seat, we will head out of Brighton and across the South Downs for the 20 minute journey to our first vineyard. Once at our first vineyard, you will be given a full tour amongst the vineyards where you will hear stories, and learn the life of the vine throughout the year. After you vineyards tour, it’s into the winery where you will learn about the secrets of English wine production from grape to glass. After your tour, you will be given an extended tutored wine tasting where the vineyard guide will pair you wines with a taster menu of Sussex cheeses, smoked and cured meats. We also have delicious vegetarian and vegan tasting platters too! After your tour and tasting, it’s back on the bus and onto our second vineyard. Once here, you will receive your second tutored wine tasting where your host will introduce you to the vineyard and their award winning sparkling wines. After your second tasting.. Lunch! Your lunch is a showcase of Sussex produce, with freshly baked bread, salads, with taster selections from Springs Smokers and High Weald Dairy. We also have freshly prepared vegan and vegetarian options. You can choose you Favourite wine from the tasting to enjoy with lunch. After your lunch, we let you roam! our vineyards are beautiful and relaxing places. Grab a bottle and go sit amongst the vines, go for a stroll, or just hang back and relax on the sun terrace with your new friends. Once your day is done, its just a short 20 minute ride back to Brighton. We arrive back at 4pm.
Maximum group numbers – 30
Duration – 10:00 – 16:00 (6 hrs) –
Activity level – Low. Stroll around the vineyard and tour of the winery.
Frequency – Saturdays from April – November. Check out our booking calendar for tour dates. (2021 tour dates available soon)
Your tour will include:
- 30 minute scenic drive in our vintage Routemaster London bus into the Sussex wine region.
- Teas and coffees to start the day
- Visit to two award winning Sussex vineyards
- Expert guided vineyard and winery tour.
- Two extended tutored wine tastings with food pairing
- Lunch at the vineyard showcasing the best Sussex Produce
- Lots of space on the bus and at the vineyard – Tours are in-keeping with socially distancing regulations
Book Your Big Red Vineyard Tour of Sussex
To book your own place on this memorable tour, please choose a date and book using our tour calendar. 2021 dates comming soon!
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Would you like a private event? Please contact us and we can arrange your private tour. Perfect for corporate events, wedding celebrations or any memorable occasion.