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March arrives- happy Baba Marta and St David's Day!

Finally there is definitely feeling of spring in the air along with the longer days! We are excited to announce the 2024 Friday tour tickets are now on sale! The fun relaxed tours are the highlight of the year so we cant wait for the longer days and welcoming you into the vineyard so show you what we're up to! What a way to start the weekend!


This week the tasting barn is open for coffees, cake, wine and cheese on-

10-3pm  Wednesday 28th  February 

10-3pm Thursday 29th February 

10-3pm Friday 1st March

11-5 Saturday 2nd March

If you are an existing row post sponsor (thank you) we are taking renewals for 2024. The package this year includes a bottle of The Rutland Vineyard wine, certificate of sponsorship, a personalised plaque in the vineyard, a The Rutland Vineyard branded tumbler, a warm drink in the tasting barn and the chance to be among the first people to try our 1st ever wine. On top of all this if you come up to the tasting barn to renew we'll give you a drink on the house to celebrate!  

If you're looking somewhere to relax and you like English still and sparkling wine, freshly ground coffee, homemade cake or local cheeses pop along to the vineyard. You can also enjoy the 1km nature trail around the vineyard. 

We're situated just outside the lovely village of Ketton on Barrowden Road, and only a ten minute drive away from the A1, A47, A43 and the beautiful market town of Stamford!

No bookings required and no entry fee to the vineyard- just come and relax!

Beautiful vineyard in Rutland producing stunning wines on Jurassic limestone soil.

Located on top of a narrow ridge between the rivers Welland and Chater, 70m above sea level and facing south we’ve got prime part of Rutland. Hard to think 160 million years ago this would have been England’s south coast! Single site vineyard planted in 2021.

Tasting Barn, Barrowden Road, Ketton, PE9 3RJ

News & Events

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What's on offer


Vineyard Tours 2024
May- September

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Vineyard row post sponsorship 2024


Only English wines, fresh cakes, local cheeses and coffee


Why are we so


Join us for a tour in 2024


What's growing on?!

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The Rutland Six Pack Track

Explore the


Join us for a tour and tasting masterclass!

Guided tours around the vineyard showing you where and how the vines grow to make our unique wines. See what goes into your glass of wine after the tour at our tasting barn overlooking the beautiful view.


Over 1400 people visited, sunflowers galore were cut and thanks to the amazing generosity of all the visitors we had raised £5,147.60! Zoe donated the funds in September and Rutland Sailaibilty are looking at purchasing a new rescue boat. We knew at this point we already had the best customers even before we’ve opened!

We raised over £5000 for Rutland Sailability


Upcoming Events

  • Vineyard Tour and Tasting 2024
    Vineyard Tour and Tasting 2024
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 03 May
    The Rutland Vineyard
    03 May 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    The Rutland Vineyard, Barrowden Rd, Ketton, Stamford PE9 3RJ, UK
    03 May 2024, 18:00 – 20:00
    The Rutland Vineyard, Barrowden Rd, Ketton, Stamford PE9 3RJ, UK
    We love nothing more than sharing our passion and telling stories at The Rutland Vineyard. This is why the tours are the highlights of the year!

The Rutland Vineyard team

Looking forward to welcoming you

John Atkinson


Master of Wine extraordinare

Always learning soil enthusiast




Chief wine taster and welcomer to the tasting barn

Our eye in the vineyard and Six Pack Track guardian

Jurassic Way Wines was funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.

In 2021 it helped transform the old farm barn into the tasting barn you see today. 

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