Wine Lovers’ Weekends
Do you enjoy fine wines, excellent company, good food and beautiful countryside?
A short break for up to four people with a wine tour of Astley Vineyard
~ Perfect for small groups, couples or as a special treat for someone~
As our guests, you will be able to spend an afternoon at Astley Vineyard, one of the oldest in the UK, with transport provided there and back, courtesy of The Nest. Join the Haywood family as they share their passion and tell their stories about the vineyard, then walk with them through their beautiful wooded valley, amongst their 5 acres of vines. These intimate and informative tours are completed with a guided tasting of three of their award winning boutique wines, alongside a sampling of delicious local produce.
Our Wine Lovers’ Weekends include the following:
TWO NIGHTS in sumptuous self catering accommodation at The Nest (for up to 4 people)
A fabulous complimentary welcome pack of home-baked bread, milk, butter, free range eggs from our own chickens, home-made jam/chutney, home-baked apple pie or cake and a gift bar of locally produced Droitwich Salt Fudge.
Of course we provide a complimentary bottle of wine from Astley Vineyard for guests staying at The Nest, so you can relax and enjoy a glass in idyllic surroundings.
Transport provided to and from Astley Vineyard (approx 20 mins away, across our beautiful valley)
Wine Tour and tasting which includes: An introduction to Astley Vineyard's history; A walk and talk amongst the vines, introducing you to the grape varieties and basic viticulture; A glass of wine at the pavilion which overlooks the vineyard and the Severn Valley; A walk back to the cellar door shop where you are guided through a tasting of three award winning wines, paired alongside local produce (Including cheese, salmon and charcuterie).
10% discount on any case of wine purchased on the day
After your tasting, you may choose to enjoy a meal in one of our local restaurants. We are only 5 minutes from the village of Ombersley which has no less than four fantastic restaurants/pubs for food lovers. We are also a short drive from either the market town of Bewdley or the bustling old city of Worcester, which has a fantastic range of independent shops, restaurants and bars.
Our Wine Lovers’ Weekends will be held on the following dates and are priced at just £145 per person:
Sun 12th - Tues 14th April (Easter Weekend)
Fri 24th - Sun 26th April
Tues 19th - Thurs 21st May
Sat 30th May - Mon 1st June
Sat 13th - Mon 15th June
Fri 19th - Sun 21st June
Sat 8th - Mon 10th August
Fri 14th - Sun 16th August
Fri 28th - Sun 30th August (Bank Hol. weekend)
Sun 30th August - Tues 1st Sept (Bank Hol. weekend)
Tues 15th - Thurs 17th Sept
Fri 25th - Sun 27th Sept
Sat 3rd - Mon 5th Oct
To book your Wine Lovers' Weekend, it is important to contact us first
to ensure the date you want is available with the vineyard, as their tours sell out quickly.
Either email us via our Contacts Page
or give us a ring on 01299 253872.
** Please Note **
Access to the vineyard is via an uneven path through a wooded valley.
Customers with walking difficulties are advised that the walk may be too difficult for some (transportation to vineyard available).
All customers are advised to wear sensible, sturdy shoes to cope with the walk.
Everything weather permitting.
You must be over 18 to sample wine on the tours.