During a hotel break it’s always an added bonus when you find a hidden gem when exploring a new place. For people looking for a break in Oxfordshire we highly recommend adding Bothy Vineyard to your itinerary.
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Looking to add something different on your next trip to Oxfordshire? Bothy Vineyard ticks so many boxes. Not just for wine enthusiasts, this charming vineyard situated in Abingdon with its wooden door entrance and slant roof, offers an experience to remember for visitors.
This is Oxfordshire’s oldest vineyard and winery, situated just 6 miles from the heart of Oxford. Bothy produce some of the finest wine you’re likely to taste anywhere (trust us we know)! It’s one of the best places to sample wine in the area. They continue the ancient tradition of producing wine that’s not new to Oxfordshire.
Bothy wines have won several awards over the years and it’s partly due to the deep sandy terroir and the unusually dry micro climate. However, it is also the artisanal, hand-crafted nature of the winemaking which makes this boutique vineyard stand out from the others. The vineyard is also committed to working with nature, ensuring that it’s wines are as sustainably produced as possible.
Wine Tours and Tasting…
Enjoy a fun and exciting tour at Bothy. The tour season kicks off when the days warm up and lengthen at the end of April. At the start of the tour you’ll learn about the history of the vineyard during your initial walk. Visitors will learn the environment factors that affect wine production and more.
During the 2hr session visitors will begin to understand about the wine making operations in the winery as well as enjoying a free tasting session of the award winning wines at Bothy. Cheese and other nibbles will also be offered.
It’s important to book prior to arrival.
Click here to find out more on pricing and booking arrangements of Wine Tours.
What wines are on offer?
There are several wines on offer from the vineyard shop at Bothy which is open every Saturday in the Summer and can also be bought via prior arrangement. You’ll find the best Oxford Wine around as the grapes have been picked and tended by hand while the still wine has been bottled on the estate with minimum intervention.
Click here to find out what’s available.
This is a really great winery run by Richard and Sian who are passionate about producing fantastic wine for the area of Oxfordshire and beyond.
Expect a warm welcome when you arrive and a fond farewell too. This is a place to be discovered. Take time out and visit Bothy Vineyard this year. You’re in for a treat.
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