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Passionate Winemakers

Visited vineyard for a quick tour and was given an excellent tour that was informative and fun led... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2019
Passport790894
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Botesdale, United Kingdom
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Little Gem and Great Service.

Owner managed little gem of a place hidden away in the lanes of Dorset. They went above and beyond... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2019
Kathy T
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

Visited vineyard for a quick tour and was given an excellent tour that was informative and fun led by two people who have a passion for winemaking and this shows through their enjoyment and of course wine! I would recommend the sparkling Rose and the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Clare V, Owner at Melbury Vale Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2019

Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

Owner managed little gem of a place hidden away in the lanes of Dorset. They went above and beyond to make sure my friend and I could do this, and enjoy it. Thank goodness!!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Clare V, Owner at Melbury Vale Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

Thanks, Kathy. A pleasure to meet you both.

Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

If you are in the Shaftesbury Dorset area this is a visit well worth making. Open to visitors Friday and Saturday only. For dates best check their web page. It was fascinating to hear about the huge developments in the British Wine trade. We were...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Clare V, Owner at Melbury Vale Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2019

Many thanks for your kind comments. The group made it go well with lots of good questions.

Reviewed May 31, 2019 via mobile

Today’s visit was a present for my 50th birthday. The venue can hold about 18-20 people at a squeeze. Our host had a great knowledge of his subject. It was very interesting to learn about wine and the making of the wine. ( I won’t...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

Vinery tour bought for us for Christmas by my daughter. The vinery tour was interesting, (wear warm clothes as quite windy out on vineyard). Wine tasting was great, some lovely wines, good Ploughman's but portions dictated no room for any extra! Both my husband and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Tina F
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Rang to order 2 cases of red ,received after 3 weeks OK.Then wanted more was told by the gent on the phone after 5 calls answer phone each time that he didn't answer the messages very often and also had none bottled ,he was not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

My wife and I found this to be an excellent vineyard and cellar tour. The information from Joseph our passionate host was the highlight closely followed by the wine tasting and meal. We found it very interesting and informative, and the wine and food to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RichMaddy
Reviewed April 16, 2018

We visited one Saturday morning in chilly March. Joseph, our host, greeted us with a nice cup of coffee and we sat down to talk about the English wine business before touring the winery. Joseph was extremely generous with his knowledge and insight and we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank quin-i-bog
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We received a voucher for Christmas. My other half booked us in but in doing so failed to see if it would be possible to have a Vegan lunch option for myself. On arriving we found out that the lunch following the wine tasting was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Bluebell J
Clare P, Owner at Melbury Vale Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Hi, Many thanks for your lovely comments. Joseph and Clare

Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

I was bought this for a birthday present, I went with my friend, it was a great day, a tour of the vineyard first,and fabulous information from our host, then onto distillery and information on how they bottle and store the wines, then it was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Clare P, Owner at Melbury Vale Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thanks, Janey. Glad you enjoyed it so much.

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maureenandjason
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Hello. Yes, we welcome group tours by appointment. Please e-mail or telephone (01747-854206) to discuss your requirements.
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Sorry for delay in replying. No restaurant but we can offer other food options.
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