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A Celebration of Negroni

A Celebration of Negroni

We are delighted to be celebrating all things Negroni during what would have been Negroni Week 2020 on Thursday 17th September.  Partnering with Cin Cin we are serving up our 40 Vermouth in two verisons of this classic cocktail as part of a ...

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Opening 25th July 2020

Opening 25th July 2020

We are very pleased to announce that we’ll be opening again for Tours and Wine Tastings on Saturdays from the 25th July.   We will be offering our full Vineyard Tour & Wine Tasting at 10.30am and a new Tutored Wine Tasting at 2pm.  ...

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Launch of Red Pinot Noir

Launch of Red Pinot Noir

Almost 10 years to the day since we planted out first vine here at Albourne Estate and we are launching our first red wine – a Pinot Noir. I was never sure we would make a red wine but the vintage of 2018 seemed to give us too good an...

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10 years young!

10 years young!

This year we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary.  On 1st May 2020 it will be exactly 10 years to the day since we planted our first vine and throughout this year we are planning lots of exciting events, tours and new product launches to mark...

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Vermouth Mulled Wine

Vermouth Mulled Wine

Try white mulled wine this year using Albourne 40 Vermouth as a base which adds lots of complexity and interest whilst keeping the recipe easy & quick for you. Simply add one bottle dry white wine (any bottle will do!), 125mls of Albourne 40...

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Christmas Open Weekends

Christmas Open Weekends

We will be opening our fabulous new Tasting Room for Christmas sales this year on the weekends of 14th & 15th and 21st & 22nd December, 11am – 6pm.   Come along to enjoy free wine tastings, nibbles, special Christmas cellar door...

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2019 Harvest Report

2019 Harvest Report

Well there was rain, more rain and then….more rain!   After the wettest harvest period I’ve ever experienced we are all pleasantly surprised, indeed somewhat amazed, by the quality of the fruit we managed to haul in through the mud!...

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First Brighton Regency Bus Tour

First Brighton Regency Bus Tour

On 23rd August we were delighted to welcome our inaugral Brighton Regency Bus Tour to the vineyard for a delicious picnic lunch, tour and wine tasting.   Our visitors were picked up in Brighton and treated to a wonderful 8 mile drive through the...

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Sussex Modern In The Making

Sussex Modern In The Making

We are delighted to be part of this exciting new initative, Sussex Modern in the Making: a collaboration between 9 leading Sussex wineries, 13 historic sites, museums and art galleries and 14 beautiful Sussex landscape areas as a celebration of...

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40 Wins Gold Medal at SWA2019

40 Wins Gold Medal at SWA2019

Delighted to see that our 40 English Vermouth has earnt itself another prestigious medal, being awarded a Gold at the recent Sommelier WIne Awards 2019 where it would have been judged against many other fortified wines from around the world. Here...

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2018 Wines Now Available

2018 Wines Now Available

2018 was an exceptional vintage in both quantity and quality and this week we are excited to launch our 2018 still wines plus the first ever English Frizzante! The abundance of the 2018 harvest presented us with great opportunites for blending...

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Easter Eggs & Vermouth?

Easter Eggs & Vermouth?

Who said Easter eggs were just for kids?  We recommend trying our wonderfully aromatic Albourne 40 vermouth alongside the Divine pink Himalayan salt Easter egg. With 60% cocoa and a touch of salt, this egg is crying out for a refined and adult...

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