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Rosemary Vineyard

Rosemary Vineyard Smallbrook Lane, Ryde PO33 4BE, England
+44 1983 811084
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Came here to visit the shop just before 4pm, exited the car and was immediately barked at and told... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracy R
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Havant, England, United Kingdom
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Spring trip

Pot holed track through vineyard to winery, so no good for a low slung car. Probably better at... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Clive P
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One of Britain's largest vineyards.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“wine tasting” (39 reviews)
“apple juice” (49 reviews)
“free tasting” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Rosemary Vineyard Smallbrook Lane, Ryde PO33 4BE, England
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+44 1983 811084
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"wine tasting"
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"apple juice"
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"free tasting"
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"wine making process"
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"free tour"
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"different wines"
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"nice wine"
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"gin and vodka"
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"informative tour"
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"cakes"
in 27 reviews
"english wines"
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"working vineyard"
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"informative talk"
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"coach tour"
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"production area"
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"the vine"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to visit the shop just before 4pm, exited the car and was immediately barked at and told we needed to be quick Told if we required to purchase from the shop we could, but we couldn’t browse. Understand that you were due to...More

Thank Tracy R
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John H, Guest Relations Manager at Rosemary Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Tracy I can only apologise if you felt that you were "barked at" when you arrived at the vineyard - this is really not representative of the way that we interact with our valued visitors. When visitors arrive very close to our closing time...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Pot holed track through vineyard to winery, so no good for a low slung car. Probably better at harvest time going by informative video and tour. Tasting available with or without tour. Not sure if it was me but non of the wines tasted, tasted...More

Thank Clive P
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John H, Guest Relations Manager at Rosemary Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hello Clive Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Rosemary Vineyard. We have done some resurfacing work this last week and the drive up to the vineyard is now a lot smoother. Glad that you enjoyed the food in the...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Having been luckily to have visited the vineyards of Australia we needed to see how we Brits do it. The vineyard has great views, coffee shop, wine tasting area and tours of the working wine making areas. Interesting tour which tells you about the vines...More

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John H, Guest Relations Manager at Rosemary Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hello Jules Thank you for taking time to post your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Rosemary Vineyard and thank you for your very positive comments. We look forward to welcoming you ,and your relatives from Australia , sometime in the...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The impression is of a run-down, tiny vineyard needing some TLC. The so-called restaurant is a down-market sandwich bar with no appeal at all and very badly made and presented basics at that. It was a glorious sunny Winter Day to be enjoyed with a...More

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John H, Guest Relations Manager at Rosemary Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hello Pamela Thank you for taking the time to post comments about your visit to Rosemary Vineyard. The vineyard is in a rural location ( most vineyards are) and the maintenance of the approach road is something that is a priority throughout the year. Any...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Used a voucher for this place, and my goodness it was so worth every penny! Good coffee and absolutely delicious cake selections. The cake slices were huge and the lady was very friendly and thoughtful, she even wrapped up a piece of cake for me...More

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John H, Guest Relations Manager at Rosemary Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hello Linda Thank you for posting your recent review about the Vineleaf Coffee Shop at Rosemary Vineyard. Really pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food and service and thank you for recommending us to your friends. It is true that the facilities are quite...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Purchased 4 bottles of the elderberry wine,within a month 2 of them had blown their corks out,what a mess, the cost of the wine was reimbursed but not the cost of the clean up.Company would not acknowledge wine was still fermenting in bottles,no problem with...More

Thank Gill B
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John H, Guest Relations Manager at Rosemary Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Hello Gill Thank you for your recent posting. On behalf of Rosemary Vineyard we are sorry for the bad experience that you had with our Elderberry wine. It was a challenging wine to make and we no longer sell it. It was over 2 years...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

They don’t just make grape wine they also do fruit,sparkling,cider, vodka and gin. The gin is particularly interesting as they make two unusual varieties, one is called Mermaid and is 42%, the other is called Victory and is 57%. For people that don’t drink alcohol...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Called in for an hour during a coach holiday. An early visit; 9.30am but enjoyed the many samples nonetheless. Really liked the latest addition to the range;gin and treated myself to the Victory (navy strength at 57%proof) roll on Christmas! Chap gave us a brief...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Both Osbourne house & Carisbrooke castle were closed-but Rosemary’s wasn’t! Attractions out of season can be so lovely & Rosemarys definitely was.....a beautiful welcome with leaflets & videos to watch plus a distillery to wander around & a fabulous shop. We could taste anything that...More

Thank Claire K
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Visited to pick up some wine and a have a light lunch. The sandwich/light bite part of the menu is misleading. Very good portion sizes. The home made scones were about 3 times normal size and a meal in themselves. Slight disappointment with the brown...More

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Fleur4hols
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Response from WHIPPIT_11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes children very welcome , there is also a big screen showing how its all made . I've taken mine there quite a few times just to take the dog for a walk , stop and have a coffee its lovely and relax plus lots of old farming... More
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Yes absolutely fine always a dog bowl of water ready .
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