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"Tom is enthusiastic, inspiring, a great communicator - and a smashing guy to share a glass with" Oz Clarke



Save time at the entrance on the day by pre-registering your attendance at the event FOC

Plumpton College Wine Division Tours are available to book FOC in the 'add-ons' section of the ‘Day Ticket from 10am’ page on eventbrite or by clicking HERE.  These tours are very popular, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Cheese and Wine Pairing MasterclassIn addition to the English and Welsh Wine Fair there will be a paid for ticketed Masterclass Wine and Cheese pairing session led by Oz and Tom.  Please ensure you pre-book your tickets for this session tickets are available to book up until one week before the event; or until they are sold out.

WELCOME to Viti-Culture LIVE


Plumpton College, East Sussex.
BN7 3AE, Show Opens at 10.00am

Patron; Oz Clarke O.B.E. & Special Guest; Tom Surgey

Viti-Culture is a one day free to attend event that focus’ on technical developers, innovators, supplies and services directly or indirectly involved in Wine Production – from Soil to Cellar – and we are proud to provide a showcase for interested and prospective growers to come and speak to experts and find out more about any aspect of wine production.

Plumpton Wine Centre Tours 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm

4pm English & Welsh Wine Fair Opens

5pm Cheese and Wine Tasting Masterclass with Oz Clarke and Tom Surgey

To secure your tickets, please follow the link on the Visitor Page

Find more details on how to join us an Exhibitor or be part of the 2023 English &Welsh Wine Fair HERE

Hosted by the centre of excellence for our industry, Plumpton College, visitors can also tour the state-of-the-art facilities on site which brings every aspect of research, teaching and production to life. Whether you have an already established vineyard and winery, are looking to plant, or want to invest in your own production facilities, numerous exhibitors from vineyard consultants to land agents, specialist machinery manufacturers and dealers, winery equipment suppliers, agronomists, brand and packaging specialists, and professional service providers, attend Viti-Culture to advise on every aspect of establishing and managing a vineyard, to producing, packaging and marketing the wines. Alongside all of this, there is always a full itinerary of high quality seminars throughout the day that visitors have come to expect.

We are delighted to host the UK Sabrage Tournament, organised and sponsored by Ferovinum.
The first tournament was held in 2021 and was an instant success. We are incredibly proud to be the home of the only UK competition!

These are unprecedented times, of that there is no doubt and it is as important as ever to maintain the communication throughout the industry.  The wine industry is one that looks at probability and severity when writing business plans and risk assessments and is pre-programmed to mitigate that risk. Resilience is our middle name! We do it all of the time, so we should be using that knowledge, shared experiences, opinions and advice to help everyone in our industry wherever and whenever we can. Viti-Culture LIVE is ideally placed to deliver that to every sector of the UK Wine Industry.

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Our Hosts - Plumpton College, BN7 3AE - the home of the UK Wine Industry

If you’re passionate about the wine industry, you’ve certainly come to the right place.

Facilities & Courses

With the finest facilities and courses available in the UK, Plumpton College offers students all of the knowledge they’ll need to be successful in this highly competitive industry. Plumpton is renowned for being the UK’s centre for excellence in wine; giving students vital access to first-class education, training and research. Students can benefit from excellent links with wine producers and distilleries, including visits to the world’s key marketplaces in wine.

Industry Training

Plumpton College also provides industry training for vineyards and wineries through their WineSkills extension programme. They have 10 hectares of vineyards producing 40,000 bottles of award-winning still and sparkling wines each year at Plumpton.
Plumpton College can also boast a purpose-built Plumpton Wine Centre which includes a commercial winery, research winery, laboratories and a sensory evaluation room.