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Shawsgate Vineyard

Badingham Road, Framlingham IP13 9HZ, England
+44 1728 724060
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A little disappointing

When we saw this advertised we thought it would be very interesting, but I am afraid that we came... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2017
Graham H
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Yorkshire
Well worth a visit!

Lovely stroll around the vineyard then free wine tasting. Friendly, welcoming knowledgeable staff... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2017
Tina H
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Badingham Road, Framlingham IP13 9HZ, England
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"english wine"
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"informative talk"
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"christmas present"
in 5 reviews
"gave us a map"
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"self guided"
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"informative tour"
in 5 reviews
"his enthusiasm"
in 2 reviews
"my sister in law"
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"couple of hours"
in 6 reviews
"an absolute delight"
in 2 reviews
"tea or coffee"
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"lovely vineyard"
in 2 reviews
"generous wine"
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"buffet lunch"
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"pretty courtyard"
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"sparkling wine"
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"lovely walk"
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Reviewed June 10, 2017

When we saw this advertised we thought it would be very interesting, but I am afraid that we came away a little deflated. The lady who met us was very friendly and helpfull, but all there is to do is walk around some vines and...More

1  Thank Graham H
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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Lovely stroll around the vineyard then free wine tasting. Friendly, welcoming knowledgeable staff. Definitely worth a visit, I'll be going back.

Thank Tina H
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

We tasted various wines, chose one and bought a bottle of which we drank most and took the rest away with us. It's easy to see English wines as fairly expensive- £11.99 per bottle here- but if you drink it in beautiful surroundings it compares...More

Thank Kerry D
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Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We made a quick visit here on the way home from a recent weekend in southwold. We were welcomed into the shop and provided with a map of the vineyard. As it was quite cold and early on the year our self guided "tour" didn't...More

Thank AliWatford
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

Whilst in the area over the weekend we stumbled upon this little find and what a find it was. The lady who greeted us was very pleasant and helpful, suggesting we take a walk of the vineyard (approx. 1 mile) and then come back to...More

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

Very interesting and informative tour of the Vineyard and winery led by the owner followed by a tasting of five wines. All very well explained and inspired to buy English wines. Nice to see the vines in April when just beginning to bud as could...More

Thank AlisonLA2014
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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in wine you will appreciate this visit. Myself and my wife were greeted by the team and the owner gave us a very detailed and enjoyable tour. Had some wine tasting at the end. Very friendly inviting owners. Lovely vineyard.

1  Thank JPS00
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Pat and Val made our visit a great experience. Seeing the vineyards, the winery and tasting delicious wine was excellent. But what made it special was the way we were looked after by Val and Pat. Val made us very welcome and Pat's knowledge was...More

2  Thank lindseyf73
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We first visited Shawsgate in July 2015 when we had a few days away in nearby Saxmunden at some friends caravan. We just turned up one day and collected a leaflet for a self guided tour. Obviously the grapes were only just starting to grow...More

Thank EssexCupcake
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

We were immediately welcomed by Pat who took us for a tour of the Vineyard. She is well informed and made the tour interesting for example tasting selected grapes for later reference in the wine tasting. Both the white and red wines were excellent and...More

Thank nunny2016
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Jenna S
March 25, 2017|
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Response from nunny2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think the tour needs to be booked in advance.
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