Vineyards are situated 1.2 miles from the
lovely Wealden village of Biddenden, with
its High Street flanked by half timbered houses
once used for the weaving of cloth, and its
13th century grey stone church. The legend
of the 11th century Biddenden Maids is world
famous and the charity in their name still
vineyards were established by the Barnes family
in 1969. Starting with one acre the vineyards
has grown to 22 acres with nine varieties
of grapes grown. Alongside their wine making
Biddenden also produce Strong Kentish Ciders
and Farm Pressed Apple Juice, made from the
juice of locally grown culinary and dessert
could be more natural in a traditional apple-growing
area than to produce apple cider. Biddenden's
strong, still cider is made from the juice
of farm-pressed Kentish Culinary and Dessert
apples. Available in sweet, medium or dry
these ciders will quench your thirst in the
heat of summer or the chill of winter. Biddenden
Ciders have also won a number of prizes, including
the prestigious CAMRA Cider of the Year Award.
Strong Kentish Cider (dry) 8.0%
Strong Kentish Cider (medium) 8.0%
Strong Kentish Cider
(sweet) 8.0% Vol.
Strong Kentish Cider (vintage)
Delight 7.5% - made from our Kentish
cider, pure honey, and spices. Ready to
mull, it is without a doubt the ideal drink
for summer barbecues and cold winter parties!
Special Reserve Cider - connoisseurs
of cider will also enjoy Biddenden Special
Reserve, a dark, rich cider matured in Oak
Whisky Casks, with an alcoholic strength
of 13.5 by volume.
Jinks (Marketing) or Heather Burton (Visits/Tours/Accommodation)
Vineyards, Gribble Bridge Lane, Biddenden,
Kent TN27 8DF
Monday to Saturday: 10am - 5pm; Sunday: 11am
- 5pm. Closed on Sundays throughout January
and February and from noon 24th December
1st January inclusive.
admission and tastings - Visitors are welcome
to stroll around the 22 acres of vines,
see the presses and bottling line in the
Winery, and visit the Tasting Room to sample
wines, ciders and apple juice. See website
for times and booking information.
and Evening Guided Tours - Available by
appointment. Day Visit includes a vineyard
walk, winery talk and tastings; Evening
Tours are only available with a meal. See
website for times, prices and booking information.
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