Grimsby Vineyard: Award-winning winemaking facility is up for sale for £700,000 | United Kingdom | New

Rival Bordeaux and Champagne by buying this award-winning £700,000 vineyard near Grimsby.

Nestled in North Lincolnshire between Scunthorpe and Grimsby, Somerby Vineyards in Barnetby are planted with over 9,000 vines and a cellar that can produce 20,000 litres.

Pinot Noir, Solaris and Rondo varieties adorn the grounds of the property which also has the potential for an additional planting of 3,000 additional vines.

Sellers describe selling an established vineyard as ‘rare’ and it could be a good time to enter Britain’s vibrant wine industry.

According to the Times, Wines of Great Britain, the industry trade body, estimated that UK production fell from 5.31 million bottles in 2017 to 8.95 million bottles last year, an increase of 69%.

Henry King, agricultural officer at Savills in Lincoln, told Lincolnshire Live: ‘It is very rare that such an established vineyard and winery is brought to market, let alone one that has such good potential for expansion and with the ability to produce and bottle on site.

“With the future of UK viticulture looking quite exciting, the sale of Somerby represents a fantastic investment opportunity with the potential to adapt or expand further and create an additional source of income, such as glamping and wineries. visits to vineyards, subject to the necessary consents.”

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Opportunities for the site include building glamping pods, building a formal tasting room, a picnic in the vineyards and a cafe.

Somerby stocks wines in several retail outlets across the UK and has won awards in both the United Kingdom Vineyard Association (UKVA) and International Wine Challenge (IWC) competitions.

Somerby Vineyards has won several awards under current ownership and management over the past few years and has produced a variety of wines including sparkling wine.

The site also has the option for investors to lease an additional 2.5 acres of additional land planted with 1,500 vines, subject to negotiations.

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Shirley M. Pinder