Local Connections: Visit to an English Countryside Vineyard with Justin Langham

5 hours | Portland | P O 2 - 1 3 0
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  • Langham Wine Estate
Includes meal, Moderate activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Wine aficionados will savor the opportunity to visit Langham Wine Estate. The vineyard's owner, Justin Langham, or the estate's winemaker, Daniel Ham, will lead a small group on an immersive experience showcasing the label's dedication to producing world-class sparkling wine. Winners of 'The Most Outstanding English Sparkling Wine' 2015 and 2016, and taking the Gold in the Sommelier Wine Awards, this beautiful 30-acre vineyard is planted solely with the classical Champagne varieties Chardonnay, Pinot noir and Pinot Meunier. The production process from grape to bottle is handled on site. A relaxed drive through the countryside brings you to this exquisite property, where you'll be treated to an exclusive guided tour through the estate, including the winery itself, before heading to the tasting room for a tutored tasting of effervescent wines processed with a delicate mixture of both old-world and modern techniques. A delightful two-course lunch crafted with locally sourced ingredients complements this effervescent day.

What you will visit:
Langham Wine Estate
Set in the ideal conditions of a warm microclimate and chalk soils, the Langham Wine Estate, boasts the perfect terroir for grape growing and wine production. The beautiful 30-acre vineyard is planted solely with the classical Champagne varieties Chardonnay, Pinot noir and Pinot Meunier, and the results are remarkable wines, with awards and accolades from the Sommelier Wine Awards and the Independent English Wine Awards. Local Connection tours are led under the tutelage of either the vineyard's owner, Justin Langham, or the estate's winemaker, Daniel Ham, who will offer an insider's look at the grape-to-glass process.

What you will see along the way:
A relaxed and scenic drive from Portland port brings you to Langham Wine Estate. Starting in historic Portland Harbor, which was used for over 500 years by the British Royal Navy and is now one of the largest man-made harbors in the world, you will travel through the rolling hills of Dorset through the historic market town of Dorchester and the picturesque village of Puddletown, which is said to have been the inspiration for the town of Weatherby in Thomas Hardy's Far from The Madding Crowd.

Lunch:
Sip a variety of the vineyard's finest products during a guided tasting session, then savor a delicious two-course lunch, crafted from locally sourced ingredients.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Board your motorcoach and travel to Langham Wine Estate

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
01:00

Langham Wine Estate experience including welcome toast, tour of vineyard, winery and wine stone, tasting, lunch and bottle to take back to the ship

Time at site:
03:00
Inside visit:
Yes
Air conditioned:
No
Steps:
20
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Reboard your motorcoach and return to the ship

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
01:00