Did you know that Hambledon Village here in Hampshire is not only known for the birthplace of cricket but is in fact also known for England's oldest commercial vineyard. It is believed that the first seed was sown in 1952 on the south-facing Newhaven Chalk slopes surrounding the house in Hambledon on the South Downs. The chalk that these vines grow on was formed on the seabed of the Paris basin more than 65 million years ago. It is this chalk that is said to contain the same belemnite content, that is found in the best Chardonnay areas of the Cotes des Blancs in Champagne, which many believe is the key factor in the quality of the wines produced at Hambledon Vineyard.

This summer, Hambledon Vineyard, are hosting a series of al fresco pop up dining experiences centred around their world-beating English fizz and a selection of carefully-curated Hampshire produce. One lucky person will win a 'Dine in the Vines' experience for 4 people. Each dining experience will include the very best Hampshire produce from the surrounding area, including smoked Hampshire chalk-stream trout, Hampshire charcuterie, and of course England’s finest bubbles born from the very vines you will be dining amongst...

So why not enter now for your chance of winning this truly amazing summer al fresco experience!

Terms & Conditions:

  • Prize: 1 x voucher for Dine in the Vines experience for 4 people. Valid from 11th June - 30th September 2021. Transport to the vineyard is not included in the voucher and the winner must make their own way there. The voucher has no cash value and can not be sold on.
  • Competition closes 11th July 2021. The winner will be randomly drawn on Monday the 12th July and contacted via the contact details provide at time of entry. The winner will have 48hrs to claim their prize, if we do not hear from them within 48hrs, Hampshire Fare reserves the right to draw a new winner.
  • Only open to 18+ year olds.
  • In the event of cancellation please view their cancellation policy here

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