Time Well Spent
At Gusbourne, we present an authentic reflection of a time and place in each of our bottles, by producing exclusively vintage wines that are unique to each growing season. Inspired by this ethos of making the most of time, we’ve put together a collection of tips, tricks and interesting reads to help you make the most of your Time Well Spent.
We’ve joined forces with selected partners with whom we already share certain values – creativity, independent thinking and true craftsmanship – as part of an exchange of knowledge and insights that we have shared here. You can also explore the perfect pairing of takeaway food with our wines, inspiring recipes from the kitchens of partners such as The Langham London, and thought-provoking conversations with partners such as Bremont, Gieves & Hawkes and Penhaligon’s. Plus, insider knowledge on how at Gusbourne we take time to perfect our wines, so you can enjoy them always at their best.
Join Our Club: Gusbourne Reserved
You may not know it, but at Gusbourne we have our own club. Welcome to Gusbourne Reserved.
The Saxon Shore Way
Pity the poor Romans. After all their hard work civilising Britain for 366 years, the waves of invading barbarians became too much to bear. Abandoned fortifications pepper the Saxon Shore Way, a 153-mile route from Gravesend to Hastings that passes through the Gusbourne estate.
Wine isn’t just something we drink. It brings us to think about stories of geology, history and the physical places that add their layers of character. Gusbourne’s proximity to Romney Marsh provides interesting insights into our wines, as you’ll find when you visit the estate.
Gusbourne Estate Tours: One for Wine Lovers
Led by one of our friendly, knowledgeable Nest tour hosts, this small-group, four-hour visit round some of our hidden corners – followed by a tutored tasting with lunch – is designed for those keen to learn what makes Gusbourne wines so special.
The individuality of a wine originates, quite naturally, from the individuality of the vineyard its grapes come from, and we use only our own grapes in making each of our wines. Here’s the story of some of the vineyards that you can visit on a vineyard tour.
Gusbourne Discovery Tours: walk, talk, taste, dine
A day in the countryside. A wander among the vines. A wine tasting in the vineyard where its grapes were grown. Then lunch, more wine and a spectacular view? Our Discovery Tour may just be the perfect day out, offering all this and a few exclusive surprises too…
Stay Like a Local: Our Guide to Kent and East Sussex
If you’re planning a UK summer staycation, why not explore our beautiful corner of Kent? Blessed with some of the UK’s sunniest days, this part of England is rich in history, things to do, places to see and delicious dining diversions.
The Gourmet Delights of Kent and Sussex
Spring and summer bring long, lazy days and a whole new crop of seasonal produce to savour – a match made in the Garden of England with wines from Gusbourne. Explore some of the seasonal delights on our Discovery and Estate tour menus and their ideal wine pairings.
Estate walk, tasting and lunch with Jon Pollard, Chief Vineyard Manager
You might have spotted our ‘meet the winemaker’ lunches, but we’ve never given fans of Gusbourne the chance to ‘meet the grape grower’. On Saturday, 12th June join us on this guided walk, featuring wine tasting and a picnic lunch, and meet our Chief Vineyard Manager, Jon Pollard.