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Wine tasting experiences in Cornwall

Laura 26 May 2021

Calling all wine lovers! This is your ultimate guide to wine tasting experiences in Cornwall. Whether you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or a newbie to the process and enjoyment of winemaking, there’s a wine tasting experience in Cornwall to suit you. 

Tour the beautiful vineyards of Cornwall’s stunning countryside and reward yourself with a tasty tipple before heading back for a nightcap at your Cornish retreat.

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Vineyard grapes

Camel Valley

Camel Valley is Cornwall’s largest vineyard. Established in 1989, this award-winning family-run establishment uses a traditional winemaking process that pays off with its delicious wines.

A guided tour of beautiful Camel Valley makes for a relaxed and friendly experience. Picture sipping wine on a terrace with an amazing view on a magical afternoon. Have your fill of knowledge and learn all about how grapes are transformed into refreshing beverages, then taste some of Camel Valley’s very own flagship wines. 

Camel Valley is nestled in Nanstallon. We have a great range of nearby Bodmin cottages for you to relax in after a hard day of sampling fabulous wines.

Stay in Bodmin

Beer from the barrel

Cornish Wine Tours

Cornish Wine Tours offer full- or half-day all-inclusive guided wine tasting tours around Cornwall and will organise everything including transport back to your comfortable Cornish cottage. So sit back, relax and enjoy being chauffeured around this wonderful countryside, taking in all the tasty delights the region has to offer. 

Enjoy a full day of indulgent wine tasting and culinary delights with a tour of three vineyards and a fantastic gourmet lunch, or experience a half-day wine tasting tour visiting two vineyards with a tapas-style lunch. 

Cornish Wine Tours also run private wine tasting experiences, which bring all the delights of local wines and nibbles straight to your door, along with detailed notes of the history and production of each wine.

Their Cornish drinks experience offers a combined wine, gin and beer tour if you can’t decide which tipple you fancy! Or, if that’s not to your taste, then you can book their craft cider and brewery tour and enjoy a delicious platter of locally sourced treats afterwards! 


Born and raised in pretty Padstow, the owners at Cornish Wine Tours are perfectly placed to offer these fantastic wine tasting experiences. With just a short chauffeured drive between each one, you'll be sure to make blissful memories on an all-inclusive wine tasting tour around charming Cornwall.  

Stay in Padstow


Trevibban Mill Vineyard and Orchard

Trevibban Mill is an award-winning, family-run vineyard with a delicious collection of Cornish wines and ciders. All their produce is made within a stylish winery in a beautiful Cornish countryside setting. 

With three fabulous experiences on offer, you can choose from taking a grand walking tour around the estate, going on a guided tour around the vineyard and winery, or wine tasting in a beautiful countryside setting.

Trevibban Mill Vineyard and Orchard has an organic, healthy environment approach in creating these delightful drinks, and the fruits of its labour can be tasted in the fantastic range of quality wines. 

Trevibban Mill is located next to picturesque Padstow, close to the dramatic North Cornish coast. We have plenty of Padstow cottages for you to enjoy after a day sampling these wonderful wines. 

Stay in Padstow


Polgoon Vineyard and Orchard

Enjoy artisan Cornish wines, ciders and juices from award-winning Polgoon, a family-run vineyard and orchard. 

Using the best local produce wherever possible, this local vineyard is environmentally conscious in its efforts to offer you a truly tasty tipple. Ethical and vegan wines are produced here, there's a strict recycling policy, and it was awarded Plastic Free Status in 2018. They even have six active beehives on-site and recycle their grape and apple waste into cow food for the farm next door!

Stroll along the lush vineyard with a guided tour and take a peek behind the production process of these lovingly crafted drinks. There’s also a fantastic range of gifts to purchase to remind you of your special day here.

Polgoon is located in picturesque Penzance where we have a fantastic range of cottages for you to relax and put your feet up after a long day of enjoying delicious delights.  

Stay in Penzance


Knightor Winery

Wines, weddings and feasts are the headlines of this working winery nestled above lovely St Austell Bay. There’s lots of fun to be had at these idyllically-placed historic granite barns, which are set within 4 acres of stunning Cornish countryside. 

Discover how they make their premium-quality wines, both still and sparkling, as well as their new Cornish vermouth. From wine tastings to full-blown feasts, you’ll be sure to have your fill at Knightor Winery!

With such a romantic setting, you can even tie the knot here during a romantic break in South Cornwall! Surrounded by acres of vineyards, pasture and orchards, the pretty granite barns provide the perfect place for special ceremonies. Their selection of wedding wines will also make your special event flow swimmingly. 

If you’re thinking of taking a romantic break in Cornwall, we have lots of nearby cottages in St Austell.

Stay in St Austell

Colwith Farm Distillery

Though technically not a wine-related experience, Colwith Farm Distillery is a fantastic day out for booze-lovers. This authentic distillery delicately produces award-winning vodkas and gins for you to enjoy, and is based on five generations of farming history!

It's Cornwall’s first plough-to-bottle distillery, meaning that the whole process - from potato to spirit - is done right here on this fantastic farm. 

A huge amount of effort goes into producing these special spirits, from fermenting to bottling, and all this heart and hard work have combined to create delicious, top-quality products.

Discover the distillery on a guided tour, go to gin school and try your hand at distilling your very own bespoke gin, or do both with a gin masterclass. You can even shake your way into the cocktail masterclass - how refreshing! 

Colwith is based in Lanlivery, and you can stay nearby at one of our Lostwithiel cottages.

Stay in Lostwithiel


Book a cottage in Cornwall

Plan your trip to Cornwall to enjoy a visit to these vibrant vineyards. We have a wonderful range of Cornish holiday cottages to stay in after a day of pure indulgence.

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Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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