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Dandelion Time Charity Tours Return for 2018

Following on from the successful launch of our Charity Tours in 2017, we are pleased to announce tour dates for 2018, which will again be run in aid of Dandelion Time. Tours will take place every Saturday morning, and Wednesday mornings Continue reading

Biddenden Shortlisted for Two Taste of Kent Awards

This year’s Taste of Kent award finalists have now been announced, with Biddenden shortlisted in two categories – ‘Kent Wine of the Year’ and ‘Kent Tastiest Juice’. The awards are run by Produced in Kent and celebrate the county’s best Continue reading

Top Ten For Biddenden

We are thrilled to announce that we have reached the Top Ten in all four relevant categories for Produced in Kent’s Taste of Kent Awards 2018! Strong Kentish Cider and Vintage Cider are in the top ten Kent Cider or Continue reading

Returning From 2009

With 11 varieties grown on 23 acres Biddenden produces small batches of lesser known varieties. One of those is Huxelrebe. Originating in Germany, it was first planted at Biddenden in 1972, this white grapes high yields and early ripening patterns Continue reading

Love wine? We do!

This month saw Biddenden revisit the Burlington Hotel, Birmingham for the 2017 Love Wine Fest. A consumer event hosting 30-40 exhibitors from wine to select artisan food producers and wine related merchandise. The one day event included wine walks with Continue reading

A Harvest Highlight

With harvests happening all over the county, from grapes and grain to apples and cobnuts, it was a pleasure for Biddenden to host the first outdoors Kent County Harvest Thanksgiving Service, in connection with the Diocese of Canterbury. The service Continue reading

Harvest Completed!

This year’s harvest sprung in to action roughly two weeks earlier than usual, which seems to be the same across the board with fruit. Picking commenced on the 1st September with the Ortega followed by the Reichensteiner, Bacchus and Acolon Continue reading

All Aboard the Cider Express

On 1st September we teamed up with the Kent & East Sussex Railway to offer all our cider lovers an exciting steam train experience, and it was a huge success! Over 120 people attended the Biddenden Cider Express evening special Continue reading

Taste of Kent Awards Launch 2018

Produced in Kent’s prestigious Taste of Kent Awards 2018 are now in full swing and Biddenden Vineyards is delighted to be nominated for four categories. These include Kent Wine of the Year for Ortega, Kent Cider or Perry of the Continue reading

Biddenden Special Mead Wins at Great Taste Awards

This year’s Great Taste award winners have now been revealed, with Biddenden Special Mead scooping a 1-Star Great Taste award.  Regarded as the world’s largest food & drink awards, over 500 judges including chefs, restauranteurs, food critics and bloggers taste Continue reading