Welland Valley Vineyard English wine and cider
Welland Valley Vineyard English wine and cider

Our range of wines and ciders:

Please check for availability as production varies from year to year according to the weather


Steeplechase Sparkling   Our very popular bottle fermented white sparkling brut (but not too dry) usually with a minimum of 3 years bottle age. We are able to supply for weddings or receptions and are happy to personalise the back label. Currently the 2016 vintage.


Tickled Pink  A slighly sweeter sparkling rose' for the less formal occasion. The 2016 now vintage is now in stock.


Bacchus    A dry fruity white wine made from the very popular German Bacchus grape. Currently the 2018 vintage.


Farndon Dale   A dry white wine made from the very reliable French Madeleine Angevine grape. Currently 2018 vintage which can be drunk now but benefits from long bottle age.


Phoenix   Made from the early ripening Solaris grape. Medium dry. The 2018 available.


Hunting Pink   Our medium dry rose'. The 2019 is made from 100% Pinot Noir which our first crop of this classic grape.


Naseby    Red wine made only in above average summers.  A blend of Acolon and Regent  grapes. Fruity and easy drinking. English reds are few and far between.  The 2018 vintage expected to be ready for drinking by Christmas 2020.


Our wines have an alcohol content ranging from 10% to 12%


The above are available as a mixed case which we can deliver free of charge within 15 miles of Market Harborough



We have a very small orchard planted with traditional cider apple varieties, including Dabinett, Michelin, Tremletts Bitter, Kingston Black, Allington Pippin and Lord Derby from which we make and bottle our own cider on site.


Our vintage ciders have been named after two of the most significant events in English history which took place locally. Our dry cider is called Roundhead after the battle of Naseby in 1645 the decisive battle of the English Cival War and our medium dry cider is called King Richard III who was born in Northamptonshire and killed at the battle of Bosworth in Leicestershire in 1485 bringing to an end the Medieval Plantagenet era and heralding the modern age.


The alcohol content of both ciders is usually around 6.5%.


Unfortunately we are out of stock and we did not produce any cider in 2018/19 as there was a small crop and we were hard pressed to pick and press the huge grape crop.

Our medium dry vintage cider was entered into the CAMRA East Midlands Beer and Cider Festival in 2013 and was awarded a Gold Medal and voted best bottled cider. In 2014 our King Richard III Cider won another Gold Medal and in 2105 was voted best East Midlands bottled cider.


Address for correspondence only:

Vine Lodge

Marston Trussell

Market Harborough


LE16 9TX


Call us on:

01858 434591

07989 091721


Or you can use our contact form.

Wine & cider sales are generally by prior appointment. However if you are passing do call in if you see our car.

Welland Valley Vineyard Ltd

registered office:

30 Victoria Avenue

Market Harborough


LE16 7BQ

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