Whether its sampling award winning wines or tasting local beers and ciders, we have several suggestions for you.
The award winning Tintagel Brewery uses pure water from their own spring and power from their own turbine to produce a suite of Cornish classic real ales. Originally set up in an old, redundant milking parlour, the environmentally friendly brewery is now housed in a state of the art, purpose-built facility, up on the hills above Tintagel, where visitors can experience the brewing process behind the scenes. http://padstowlive.com/?s=tintagel+brewery
The Padstow Brewery is based on the Trecerus Industrial Estate where they have a small shop and you can enjoy an informal visit to the brewery with tutored tastings. In 2017 the Brewery also opened their fabulous shop on Broad Street in the centre of Padstow, where you can buy a range of bottles and gifts. You can also just turn up at the Shop and try the beers or book online for one of the Beer and Food Matching sessions.http://padstowlive.com/things-to-do/padstow-brewing-company/
Tom Bray started making cider at Haywood Farm’ in 2003 and since then his enthusiasm, passion and expertise have continued to grow. Over the last five years, he has propagated and planted fourteen acres of orchards, carefully selecting varieties for their quality and suitability to the Cornish climate, all helping to create top-quality cider. You can enjoy a walking tour of the extensive orchards and learn about the varieties of apples grown for cider and juice and also get tips on growing apples. http://padstowlive.com/shopping/haywood-cider-farm/
Bin Two, set in the heart of Padstow, is a delightful Wine Merchant which also serves wine, champagne, spirits and beer by the glass together with coffee and nibbles.http://padstowlive.com/eating-out/bintwo/
Tucked away down a campion-lined Cornish lane, Trevibban Mill is a working vineyard, winery and events venue just outside Padstow. At the centre of the vineyards is a striking contemporary building which houses the winery and cellar, an unpretentious yet stylish tasting room/bar and a huge event space, the ‘Upper Deck’, which can be hired for weddings and private events. From the terrace you can enjoy magnificent views and soak up the scents and sounds of the wild flower garden – all while sipping on estate made, award winning wines or try one of the various tours on offer. With an in house restaurant, Appleton’s at the Vineyard – listed in the Michelin Guide 2017 – Trevibban Mill is a truly unique and unforgettable place. http://padstowlive.com/things-to-do/trevibban-mill-vineyard-orchards/
The Camel Valley Vineyard, situated on sunny slopes above the River Camel, combines traditional vineyard practices with a modern approach to wine making, to ensure high quality rosé, white and sparkling wines from the 24,000 vines growing outside on the south facing hillside of the Camel Valley. The area’s mild climate, concentration of clear sunlight and pure air give Camel Valley wines a distinctively fresh Cornish style. Camel Valley wines have consistently won top major national and international awards including the International Wine Challenge (IWC) and Decanter World Wine Awards, and proudly collected the 2010 IWC Trophy for the Best Sparkling Rosé in the World.http://padstowlive.com/things-to-do/camel-vally-vineyard/