Food Tours, Vineyards & Breweries
East Devon has one of the most diverse landscapes in the county, which is why it is a haven for food and drink producers. From vineyards producing award winning English wines to distilleries creating gin packed full of local botanicals to food tours, so you can see exactly how your favourite dishes are made. There are plenty of opportunities to explore local food and drink when visiting Sidmouth.
Distilleries, vineyards and breweries
Being in the west country, Devon is well known for its amazing cider and what could be better than seeing how your favourite drink is made and the opportunity to make your own flavour combos? Not only that, but Devon’s warm climate make it ideal for vineyards, wineries and distilleries creating everything from the small, artisan companies to huge well known brands which consistently bring home awards. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or just a fan of a good gin, the distilleries and vineyards that are located around Sidmouth are a great way to spend a few hours.
Some companies offer specialised tours that allow you to wonder through the vines and orchards before observing the traditional methods to create these luscious libations and even a chance to taste the end product. They’re a great gift option for the foodie in your life or just something different to do on a day trip.
When it comes to delicious food and drink, Devon is the place to be. From incredible, crumbly fudge made with west country cream to freshly caught sea food there is plenty to explore, all made better by getting to see the beautiful locations in which the ingredients are produced.
So, whether you book a guided tour or want to spend a few hours exploring at your own leisure, there are plenty of ways to get up close and personal with the wonderful flavours of East Devon.