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Balfour Winery

Balfour Winery is a family owned business, famous for producing Balfour Brut Rosé one of the most iconic and exclusive English sparkling wines, using traditional Champagne methods and grape varieties.

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Celebrating 20 years at Balfour Winery

Balfour Winery in Staplehurst, Kent is one of England’s most respected and renowned wineries, a pioneer for both English traditional method sparkling wine, and a new wave of English still wines.

When 10,000 bottles of Balfour Brut Rosé, made from the first harvest in 2004, won a gold medal at the 2007 International Wine Challenge, Balfour Winery and Hush Heath Estate were officially on the wine map.

Over the following years, the winery’s co-founders Richard and Leslie Balfour-Lynn created a state-of-the-art winery and tasting room with the help of a team of viticultural and winemaking experts. The stylish contemporary building, The View, opened in 2018 and offers spectacular facilities with sweeping views across Hush Heath Estate.

The Estate is home to some of England’s most vibrant flora and fauna, and for nature and wine lovers alike, it offers an unparalleled experience. Guests can stroll through the beautiful vineyards on a free self-guided stroll or join an expert-led tour and tasting experience. Tours and tastings are available all year and are bookable online.

Throughout 2022, Balfour Winery is celebrating its 20th anniversary, which is a real cause for celebration. To celebrate they are hosting a variety of events throughout the year. Follow Balfour Winery on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, to keep updated.

Join an expert-led tour or collect a map for a self-guided walk through the vineyard, wildflower meadows and woodlands.

Sample their wines with a self-tutored tasting or join the Cellar Door Masterclass for a fun and relaxing experience overlooking the vineyard.

If you're looking for lunch, their delicious sharing platters are served daily from midday.

Awards & Accreditations

These are some of our recent awards and accreditations

Protected Designation of Origin
Protected Geographical Indication
TOKA 2022 Winner
Visit England Taste Gold 20-21

Opening Times

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Monday

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Tuesday

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Wednesday

10:00

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Thursday

10:00

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17:00

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Friday

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17:00

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Saturday

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Sunday

10:00

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17:00

Menus

Sample menu

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