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Wroxeter Roman Vineyard
Wroxeter Roman Vineyard was planted in 1991. It nestles in the foothills of the Wrekin on a sandy plateau of the Roman City of Viroconium, enjoying a special micro-climate. The vineyard is 4 miles East of Shrewsbury on the B4380 Shrewsbury to Ironbridge Road. Follow the brown signs.
The vineyard has a large shop selling our locally grown wines which include white, red, rose and sparkling, all to a quality standard. The wines have achieved international recognition and the vineyard and wines rank in the top number of vineyards in the UK. Many other local products are also sold in the Vineyard shop. Visitors and customers can enjoy the tranquillity of the vineyard and enjoy an experience similar to other vineyards throughout the world.
Customers are welcome to stroll around the vineyards and soak up the atmosphere of this peaceful Shropshire scene. Free wine tasting is available in the shop and customers are welcome to enjoy a glass of wine. Light refreshments are also available either in the shop cafe area or at any of the picnic areas around the vineyards.
Group tours are organised to customer's requirements and offer an explanation of the history of the location, explanations of the vineyards and wine growing, of the winery and the equipment used and tutored tastings. Light refreshments are also available. We offer a flexible package tailored to customer's requirements.
The vineyard is on a level site and is suitable for wheel chair access and have disabled facilities.
There is ample free parking and coaches are welcome by appointment.
Accommodation is available in a Farm House and there is a Rally field for caravans and a five-van CL site has been applied for.
From Wroxeter Roman Vineyard is situated 4 miles East of Shrewsbury on the B4380 Ironbridge Road. From the A5 Emstry Island take the B4380 past Salop Caravan Leisure Centre. Follow signs for Vineyard or Wroxeter Roman City. Turn off the B4380 at the Roman City and go through the complex; follow the road past the Hotel and the Church. Take the first road left having past the council built houses. Follow signs for Vineyard, turning facility at Vineyard for coaches.
Wroxeter Roman Vineyard facilities include:
- On site parking
- Special group rates
- Blue Badge Guides admitted free
- Groups accepted
- Min group size
- Max group size
- Picnic site
- Parking (free)
Wroxeter Roman Vineyard accessibility includes:
- Service dogs permitted (eg guide dogs)
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Wroxeter Roman City
Wroxeter Roman City, or Viroconium, to give it its Roman title, is thought to have been one of the largest Roman cities in the UK with over 200 acres of land, 2 miles of walls and a population of approximately 5,000. Recently a replica Roman Town House has been constructed on the site as part of Channel 4's 'Rome Wasn't Built in a Day', which adds to the visitor experience.