Situated on the main A355, the vineyard was purchased in February 2008. A south facing 15 acre site in the chalky soil of the Chilterns, 11, 000 vines have so far been planted. All champagne varieties, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. Additionally a small cider orchard has been planted. It is expected that the first vine harvest will be taken during 2011. The vineyard is not yet open to the public.
The Abbey Vineyard Group, based in Lincolnshire, produces fine English wines from numerous grape varieties nurtured and grown at their own vineyards in England. Our vineyards are situated in Nottinghamshire (East Bridgford), Leicestershire (Keyham), Rutland (Rutland Water and Preston) and Buckinghamshire (Amersham) with soil types varying from chalk and limestone to calcareous clay, each well suited to vine growing.