News

Harvest report 2020 8 Nov 2020

The fruit quality and ripeness in 2020 has been exceptional. 

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Covid-19 Update 4 Nov 2020

The cellar door shop and self guided trail will remain open throughout November.

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Try the first still Rosé from Woodchurch 18 Jun 2020

Woodchurch vineyard are releasing their first ever still Rosé wine from the 2019 vintage

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Woodchurch Wine reviewed on JancisRobinson.com 7 May 2020

Woodchurch featured in Tamlyn Currin’s tasting article 'Tomorrow night is English wine night'

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Sparkling Rosé 2016 Release 30 Apr 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest sparkling Rosé vintage from 2016.

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Woodchurch Vineyard - 10th Birthday! 22 Apr 2020

On the 5th of May this year it will exactly 10 years since we planted the first vines at Woodchurch Vineyard. 

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Bringing cellar door prices to you 22 Mar 2020

During the shop closure we'd like to bring cellar door prices to you, so we have some very special case deals available for a limited period.

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Kent Wine of the Year 2020 - Woodchurch Sparkling Rosé 6 Mar 2020

We're very excited to announce Woodchurch sparkling Rosé is Kent wine of the year 2020!

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Tour dates for 2020 are now available to book online 6 Feb 2020

You can now book a tour and tasting online through our website.

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Woodchurch harvest report 2019 1 Nov 2019

Summary of the 2019 vintage and harvest

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Woodchurch Blanc de blancs wins GOLD at the Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships 24 Jul 2019

Woodchurch Blanc de blancs 2014 won a GOLD medal at the prestigious Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships.

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Woodchurch Wine Club Membership 7 Jul 2019

Woodchurch Wine Club has launched and there are some great member benefits including 12 bottles of award winning wine

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Woodchurch Blanc de blancs 2014 wins Silver at Decanter 22 May 2019

Woodchurch Blanc de blancs 2014 scored an impressive 92 points at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2019.

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Woodchurch Rosé 2015 wins Gold! 13 Apr 2019

We're thrilled to announce that our Sparkling Rosé 2015 has won a gold medal at the IEWA awards!

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Still Wine Release - Chardonnay 2017 13 Feb 2019

We're delighted to announce that our first still wine has been officially released!

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Woodchurch Vineyard - Harvest report 2018 1 Nov 2018

It was our 7th harvest this year at Woodchurch and easily our biggest yet with record quantities of grapes

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New Release: Classic Cuvée - 2014 Vintage 11 Mar 2018

ve recently released the latest vintage of Classic, and it's going down a storm.

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Cold snap! 7 Mar 2018

There were some beautiful scenes across the UK, Kent and the vineyard in early March. Temperatures reached a low of -6 °C here at Woodchurch.

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Woodchurch gets excellent reviews in the prestigious World of Fine Wine magazine 11 Dec 2017

Woodchurch appeared in issue 57 of the prestigious World of Fine Wine magazine. Our Blanc de blancs 2013 did exceptionally well and was picked out as one of Tom Stevenson's top wines and scoring 91 out of 100.

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Harvest 2017 21 Sep 2017

Harvest will begin on 28th September this year - 2 weeks earlier than last year. 

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Award winning new releases 26 May 2017

We're pleased to announce the official release of two new wines and they have both already had great success in international wine competitions!

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We've partnered with Connoisseuer Estates 10 Feb 2017

We're delighted to announce that we've partnered with national wine distributor and importer Connoisseur Estates.

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Winter pruning 2017 10 Feb 2017

We've been busy pruning the vines, we're well over halfway through. To promote healthier vines we've been employing a new technique called gentle pruning.

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We're in the national news! 12 Sep 2016

We're thrilled to be one of the lead vineyards in The English Wine Compendium by Matthew Jukes - a 2 part feature on English wine in the Daily Mail Weekend supplement.

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Our latest vintage has come up trumps in the international competitions 14 May 2016

We are delighted with the recognition we’ve received from these prestigious competitions. It reinforces our belief that we have the perfect site for sparkling wine and is a reflection of our commitment to quality.

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Introducing our Classic Cuvée 2013 16 Mar 2016

Our 2013 Classic Cuvée is ready for release and is now available to order online.

 

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Woodchurch Sparkling Rosé now available 2 Dec 2015

Woodchurch RoseThe wine is from the 2013 vintage. This was an excellent year in the vineyard with a long summer allowing the grapes to develop mature fruit flavours without losing their refreshing acidity.

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Harvest report 2015 17 Nov 2015

Harvest - Chardonnay bunchThis year’s harvest was a great success, not only did we pick a record number of grapes, the fruit was also excellent quality. 2015 vintage is set to be another outstanding sparkling wine.

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Harvest preparation at Woodchurch 2 Oct 2015

Although spring arrived late this year, we’ve had a very good summer and the vines have produced plenty of fruit which is ripening well. Over the last couple of weeks we’ve been testing the sugar and acid levels of the grapes to determine the best time to pick.

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Summer in the vineyard (Newsletter) 30 Jul 2015

The latest news from the vineyard. We're now open to the public, we have a lovely tasting area where you can be some of the first to try our limited edition wines. News on flowering and summer work in the vineyard, and more awards for our wine.

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Award winning first release of English Sparkling wine from Kent 16 May 2015

Our first release consists of two exceptional wines from our very first harvest in 2012. It’s the culmination of 5 years setting up and carefully managing Woodchurch vineyard and a very exciting moment for owners Donna and Graham.

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Our First Release 19 Jan 2015

Very exciting times are ahead at Woodchurch vineyard over the next few months. We’re currently gearing up to sell our very first bottles of wine.

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2014 Harvest 18 Oct 2014

What an excellent year for English wine, we like other vineyards were blessed with a large ripe crop, the weather throughout the growing season was glorious.

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2013 Harvest 27 Oct 2013

With the help of friends, family, neighbours and professional pickers we brought in a total of 13 ton of grapes for our 2013 vintage.

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Our First Harvest 23 Oct 2012

Our first harvest is over! With a team of friends and family we picked the Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier on the 13th October.

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