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Best 5 Wine Tours in Wales 2017

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Llanerch Vineyard

WHEN: April – October
WHEN: Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales
COST: £12

Nestled in rolling hills just outside of Cardiff, Llanerch has been actively producing wines since 1986. With an on site restaurant and hotel, they are well positioned to provide a comprehensive selection of wines in a gorgeous setting, with excellent food on hand.

Tours run from April till October, run for around an hour and is very reasonably priced at £12 per person, including three still wines. Be sure to take your wellies though, as the tour is “off-road” and can get a little muddy! If there’s more than 20 of you, private tours and tastings are available.

Wine tastings are also available at all times of year, just ask at reception.

01443 222716 / info@llanerch-vineyard.co.uk

Glyndwr Vineyard

WHEN: All Year
WHEN: Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales
COST: £36

Just up the road from Llanerch is Glyndwr, operating tours all times of the year.

Colder months sees a retreat to a warm candle lit barn to begin the tour with a glass of mulled wine.
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In warmer months, tours are kicked off with a glass of sparkling and a personal tour of the vineyard lasts around 2 hours. Once back at the barn, a full country platter is provided accompanied by more wine!

The hidden bonus? Llamas are residents on site and special Llama tours can be arranged for £22.

Vouchers are available for the perfect gift for wine and Llama lovers alike.
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Pant Du

WHEN: April – October
WHEN: Penygroes, North Wales
COST: £15

For those located in the more dramatic North of Wales, Pant Du offers the perfect selection of wine and ciders on their group tours. Both an orchard and a vineyard, Pant Du provides a comprehensive tour in the Nantelle valley. A tour includes tasting, a meal, along with coffee (or tea) over a detailed presentation.

Tours are available by appointment only. Contact at post@pantdu.co.uk or 01286 880 806.

If you’re not up for the full tour, why not drop into their cafe and sample their produce while admiring the glorious landscapes of Snowdonia National Park?

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White Castle Vineyard

WHEN: April – October
WHEN: Abergavenny, South Wales
COST: £12

Lasting 45 minutes, the tour is a concise and informative tour about White Castle’s beginnings, grape varieties, yields and any questions you may have. Included are tastings of four fine welsh wines.

Tours and tasting events are also held throughout the year, matching quality Welsh wines to welsh cheeses for the ultimate taste experience of Wales.

For those looking for that unusual gift, White Castle also allow you to adpot a vine, an unique scheme which grants you access to the harvest, a bottle of wine with your adopted grape, as well as an intimate wine tour for 2.

Booking is highly recommended:

info@whitecastlevineyard.com / 01873 821443

Ancre Hill

WHEN: April – September
WHEN: Abergavenny, South Wales
COST: £9

With a rapid rise to success, Ancre Hill saw it’s first vintage in 2008. Having won awards since then, it has become a local success story with a well known and far reaching reputation.

Tours are operated twice daily, with tastings and lunch entirely optional but highly recommended. A large selection of wine is available from the cellar door, but the main attraction is the rolling scenery and stone buildings that Ancre Hill resides in.

01600 714 152

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