Raise a glass to these Sussex vineyards

Sussex has a number of vineyards producing sparkling wine.

Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 1:52 pm
First Harvest for Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens Vineyard in Sussex. Pic Steve Robards SR2010101 SUS-201010-130814001

The county and those surrounding it are dominated by limestone chalk soils which is similar to that found in the region of Champagne, France.

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A new boutique Sussex wine estate with a forward-thinking vision for creative collaboration, championing an ever-evolving collective of makers, growers, artists and sculptors.
Tinwood Estate's tasting room at the vineyard.
Albourne Vineyard vineyard crafts small quantities of exciting and distinctive still and sparkling wines.
The first harvest for Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens Vineyard in Sussex. Pic Steve Robards
The vineyard was planted in 2007.
The extensive award winning range comprises whites, rosé, red and sparkling wines. Picture: Google
Court Garden is a family-run, single-estate vineyard and winery in Sussex.
Bolney is the producer of award-winning red, white and spakrling English wines.
Ridgeview has been producing wine for more than 20 years. Picture: Julia Caxton
The vineyard was planted in 2005 and since 2019 has been producing 'Ashdown' still wines.
The vineyard celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
The vineyard occupies 18 acres of High Weald near Heathfield and produces both still and sparkling wine.
A family-owned wine estate it was established in 2010 by Mark and Sarah Driver.
A family run boutique vineyard producing multi award winning Sparkling wine within the unique chalky landscape of the South Downs National Park.
David and Linda Carr Taylor established the vineyard more than 30 years ago.
The sparkling wine from this family-estate was used by the Queen to launch the Britannia.