An exclusive  and highly anticipated tasting evening with one of our favourite local estates. Hosted by the Oxney Organic Estate co-owner, this masterclass is a unique introduction to some of the finest English wines.

Join Oxney Estate co-owner and expert Kristin Sylvetik, for a private tasting of 5 of the estate’s most interesting wines, before leaving with a bottle to take home with you.

The Oxney Estate is a modern mixed organic farm located only a few miles away from the Gallivant. A sustainable and natural approach underpins the whole estate, and is run by the two owners Kristin and Paul Dobson.
Scroll down the to bottom of this page for the full bio.

Why not make an evening of it and stay for dinner? If you would like to book a table for dinner that evening, see below. Our tables will be allocated on a first come first served basis due to limited seating.

A new and exclusive Special Event which is part of ‘The Happiness Series’, a series of one-off events curated to help you learn a skill that will make you happier.


£55 per person


If you would like to book a table for dinner that evening please email emma@thegallivant.co.uk


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Timetable

6:30pm Meet the Oxney Organic Estate co-owner Kristin, your host for the evening, who will introduce you to the estate and what makes it so unique.

 

7:00pm Kristin will guide you through a tasting where you will try 5 of their wines. She will be explaining each wine in detail, and welcomes all questions!

 

8:00pm Before your masterclass ends, there will be a chance for an open Q&A with English wine expert Kristin. A bottle of Oxney wine will be prepared for you to take away home with you.

 


LOCATION
In the Summer House


WHAT’S INCLUDED
– You will be given a sample of each wine from a special selection of 5 of the finest Oxney Organic Estate wines. Their wine library includes English Sparkling wine and Pinot Noir to Chardonnay.
– The Gallivant will select a bottle of Oxney Organic Estate wine to take home for you (wine selected TBC).


WHO IS THIS FOR
This is a special event for someone who would like to discover a very special English wine producer, alongside the owner! This will be a unique experience to learn more about the Oxney estate and what makes them one of the best in country, if not the world.


This is a one-off Experience.

 

About Oxney Organic Estate

Oxney Organic Estate is made up of 35 acres of vines which produce around 20% of all organic grapes grown in the UK, used to make an increasingly celebrated range of still and sparkling wines. Oxney believe that the future of English wine is organic. The proof is in the bottle.

The vines sit on well-draining sand and silt loam, teeming with the microbial life essential to organic grape growing. The vineyard work focuses on promoting natural disease resistance and vigour in their vines. Cover crops, natural sprays, careful canopy management and manual and mechanical weed control all result in stronger vines and healthier grapes.

Oxney wines are made in a converted Grade II listed square oast house, kitted out in the latest winery equipment. They believe quality winemaking relies on technology such as temperature control and gentle pneumatic pressing, yet their sustainable, low-intervention approach continues into the winery.

 

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