#theBigenglishwinegoodfriday

Join us to support #thebigenglishwinegoodfriday this Friday 10th April between 7 & 8 pm 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿

An idea that started as a tweet by fellow English Winemaker Jacob Leadley, has gathered momentum across the country as a way of supporting English wineries at a time when we cannot be open for normal business.

Get your favourite English sparkling wine in, 🍾 share your images or videos across social media tagging in @ridgeviewwineuk #thebigenglishwinegoodfriday

Order before 11 am Wednesday direct from Ridgeview for free single bottle next day delivery in time for Easter 🐣 with £2 bottle going to the brilliant charity Hospitality Action supporting hospitality workers in this time of crisis.

Thanks for your support #buylocal #theBigenglishwinegoodfriday

Festive Food Pairing Experiences // December 2019 // Various

Ridgeview sparkling wine is not only great for celebrations as an aperitif, but it is also the ideal accompaniment for your whole festive feast.

Join us as we take you through the process of how we transform our grapes into internationally acclaimed sparkling wine, from vine to glass. Then taste through two signature and two limited release wines, to discover how they can complement a range of seasonal flavours, with locally sourced produce pairings.

This experience includes a glass of Ridgeview Cavendish on arrival, an expertly guided tour of the vineyard and winery, tutored wine & food pairing tastings and a box of Ridgeview sparkling wine truffles to take home!

£45 per person. Book your tickets here:

5th December @1pm

7th December @1pm

12th December @1pm

17th December @1pm

Festive Table Decoration Making // 22nd December 2019 // 12.00 – 15.00

Learn how to make a gorgeous Festive Table Decoration with local florist Rebecca Cragg.

This workshop in the Ridgeview tasting room will show you how to make a floral centerpiece for your Christmas table which will be full of fresh flowers and foliage. The experience includes a glass of Ridgeview Blanc de Blancs and some light nibbles, along with tastings of our range of wines.

All materials such as fresh flowers and foliage will be provided along with a flower arrangement vase for you to design and create your own centerpieces year after year.

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Centerpiece Wreath Making // 8th December 2019 // 12.00 – 15.00

Learn how to make a stunning centerpiece wreath with local florist Rebecca Cragg.

This workshop in the Ridgeview tasting room will show you how to make a fresh flower wreath that can be attached to your door or used as a table centerpiece. Experience includes a glass of Ridgeview Blanc de Blancs and some light nibbles, along with tastings of our range of wines.

All materials such as fresh flowers and foliage will be provided, and equipment will be supplied for you to design and create a wonderful piece to take home for Christmas.

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Traditional Wreath Making // 1st December // 12.00 – 15.00

Learn how to make a traditional Christmas wreath with local florist Rebecca Cragg.

This workshop in the Ridgeview tasting room will show you how to create a stunning Christmas wreath for your front door and includes a glass of Ridgeview Blancs de Blancs and some light nibbles, along with tastings of our range of wines

All equipment and decorations will be provided and you will go home with a finished wreath of your own design.

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RIDGEVIEW // GEORGE BLOGG // 12th & 13th September // 18.30

Ridgeview are delighted that George Blogg, Executive Chef of Gravetye Manor, one of only two Michelin starred restaurants in Sussex, joins us for the latest in our collaborative dinner series, held at  Ridgeview. George has an incredible resume working at The Square, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, The Ledbury, Terra Vina, Noma and now leading the kitchen at Gravetye since 2014, where he has achieved a Michelin star four years in a row.

Nestled in the Sussex countryside, Gravetye Manor is a beautiful and historic hotel with acres of beautiful gardens that are among the most important historic gardens in England, including their own Kitchen Garden providing produce for their stunning restaurant.

Ridgeview and Gravetye have enjoyed a close relationship for a number of years and we are excited that George will be bringing his passion for local and seasonal produce to this exclusive dinner.

Tickets on sale 19.08.19 for OurView Members (please book via email)

For Thursday tickets click here

For Friday tickets click here

RIDGEVIEW // WRIGHT BROTHERS // 25th & 26th July // 18:30 – 22.30

We’re bringing you a number of intimate dining experiences featuring exclusive menus designed by celebrated chefs, perfectly paired with Ridgeview wines. Join us for the next in our collaborative dinner series as we welcome London’s resident seafood experts, Wright Brothers, to Ridgeview.

A family business which started in 2002 selling oysters to many of the top restaurants in London, Wright Brothers now have a portfolio of five restaurants across London which all serve the freshest fish and shellfish from their own renowned wholesale teams in Brixham and Billingsgate Markets.

Wright Brothers offer Ridgeview by the glass in all their sites and are delighted to be bringing their delicious seafood to Ridgeview for this incredible event. Wright Brothers chefs will be cooking up a five-course summer menu of fresh, seasonal dishes each coupled with a Ridgeview sparkling wine, to be enjoyed as you soak up the impressive vineyard views.

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MENU

Potted shrimp toasts

Yellowfin tuna bresaola, pickled fennel & tomato

Blanc de Blancs 2014

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Trio of oysters (natural, smoked & dressed)

Bloomsbury NV

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Blowtorched mackerel, mackerel ceviche & wasabi mayonnaise

 Cavendish NV

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Whole roasted Brixham Gurnard tail ‘au vin’, red wine sauce, baby onions, lardons & wild mushrooms

Blanc de Noirs 2014

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Gooseberry Fool & shortbread

Fitzrovia NV

Easter Weekend at Ridgeview // 19th to 22nd April // 11:00 – 17:00

Drop in throughout Easter between 11am – 5pm for complimentary wine tasting, a fun Easter trail for families and hampers of local produce in the wine garden (bookings advisable for hampers, weather dependent).

The Easter trail costs £7.00 per accompanied child, with a chocolate treat for the kids and a glass of Ridgeview for the grown-ups at the end – there’s something for everyone! Pick up an activity booklet from our Tasting Room and head outside to follow the clues and find the missing word.

We’ll also be hosting family-friendly vineyard tours on Good Friday 19th and Saturday 20th. Lasting around 40 minutes these will offer a glimpse into a year in the life of our vines – book your tickets HERE.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I bring my own food and drink into the event?

Unfortunately not. We have picnic hampers of local produce available to purchase (bookings advisable), we will be selling wine by the glass and juices for the kids from our cellar door to be enjoyed in the wine garden.

If I book a hamper, will this guarantee me a table in the garden?

Yes, if you book to enjoy a hamper in our wine garden, we’ll reserve you a table. We cannot guarantee that seating will be available on the day however, as priority will be given to bookings.

Will I be able to go on a tour?

We have several tours available throughout the weekend (see www.ridgeview.co.uk/tours for availability) however these do need to be booked in advance.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from Ridgeview?

There will be parking on-site on the day. However, if you are planning on ordering a hamper of food and enjoying wine with lunch then we’d advise that you use public transport to get to us. The nearest train station is Burgess Hill, which is on the main London to Brighton train line. Burgess Hill station is only 5 mins from the winery by taxi.

Can I bring my dog?

I’m afraid not, we can only accommodate guide or accessibility dogs.

I am in a wheelchair, will I be able to do the Easter hunt or join a tour?

Yes, we have flat paths around the vineyard, a lift up to our tasting room and an accessible toilet.

DISCLAIMER: Ridgeview may postpone, cancel, interrupt, or stop the event due to adverse weather, dangerous situations, or any other causes beyond reasonable control.