June News and Events at Furleigh Estate

We have a wonderful array of events to fill the summer months, so it is a great time to visit us here at Furleigh Estate. Here is a selection to whet the appetite...


JULIET HARBUTT, INTERNATIONAL CHEESE EXPERT
returns to Furleigh to present
ENGLISH ARTISAN CHEESES WITH FURLEIGH WINES
Thursday 13th June, 7 - 9pm

We are delighted that Juliet Harbutt, author, educator and judge, is returning to Furleigh Estate to present an introduction to English artisan cheeses with a selection of newly released 2018 wines at the vineyard. Join us this Thursday from 6.45pm for a glass of Furleigh Estate Classic Cuvée for a 7pm start. LAST FEW TICKETS AVAILALBE. READ MORE AND BOOK


VISIT THE FURLEIGH STALL AT THE BRIDPORT FOOD FESTIVAL
Saturday, 15th June

We will have a stand at the Bridport Food Festival again this year. Come and find us and a whole host of brilliant, local foodie offerings in Asker’s Meadow, Bridport on Saturday, 15th June. EVENT DETAILS


MIDSUMMER EVENING VINEYARD TOUR AND TASTING
including launch of new Sea Pink 2018 AND Baboo Sea Pink sorbet!

Friday 21st June from 6pm

Make the most of the long Summer evenings. Join us on the Summer Solstice for an evening tour of the vineyard and winery. We will start at around 6pm with a glass of sparkling Classic Cuvée. This will be followed by a leisurely stroll to the vineyard to view the vines, which could be flowering by this time. Our resident deer and other wildlife may join us us at this time of day. Following a tour of the winery, we return to the tasting room for a first glass of the newly released Sea Pink 2018 and a taste of the new Baboo Sea Pink sorbet or, if you prefer a further glass of sparkling wine on the terrace. Cost: £17.50. BOOK HERE


TURNER IN BRIDPORT
From 29th June

From 29th June, Bridport Museum is holding a special exhibition which includes the loan of J.M.W. Turner’s watercolour of Bridport Harbour (now West Bay). Furleigh Estate is delighted to be supporting the event by providing wine for a VIP Reception on 28th June in the Town Hall. This will be following by a visit to the Museum where guests will be given a glass of Furleigh Classic Cuvée and a chance to view this celebration of the sea by one of Britain's most iconic artists. The entire town is celebrating the arrival of the painting through a series of cultural events. LEARN MORE


THE BURTON BRADSTOCK FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND ART
10th - 18th August

Six days of brilliant classical, jazz and world music with internationally acclaimed performers and a nine-day exhibition featuring some of the finest art and ceramics in the South West. World-class live music in one of Dorset’s most intimate settings. Furleigh Estate is delighted to be sponsoring the lunchtime concert at St. Mary's on 13th August: Ludwig von Beethoven arr. Franz Ries Symphony No.3, Op.55, The Eroica. EVENT INFORMATION and BOOK HERE


SUMMER EVENING NORDIC WALKING SESSION AT FURLEIGH ESTATE
Wednesday 18th September

Enjoy the lighter evenings this summer with a Nordic Walking session in the vineyard under the experienced eye of Julia Williams & Paul Duffy from The Garden Studios in Bridport. Tea will be available from 5.30pm followed by a one hour session from 5.45pm including warm up and cool down. The session finishes with a rewarding glass of sparkling wine on the terrace.
Tickets are £10, including loan of poles. BOOK HERE


West Dorset Vineyard Trail Quiz

We are delighted to announce that we have a winner for our West Dorset Vineyard Trail quiz which took place during English Wine Week at the end of May. The prize was three bottles of award winning English Sparkling Wine, one from each of the three wineries that took part. Our winners are David Cave and Kirsten Macleod and here is Kirsten collecting their prize. Congratulations, and thank you to everyone who took part!


Local Accomodation

If you are interested in staying near to Furleigh in order to attend one of our events, please see a full list of local ACCOMMODATION on our website.

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Recent Awards

Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Competition: Gold Medal 2014 Decanter - Bronze in 2011 Effervescents du Monde - Gold in 2013 International Wine Challenge Tropy Winner