Gallery: Vintage car rally and wine tasting at Dedham Vale Vineyard Wines

Vintage car rally and wine tasting at Dedham Vale Vineyard Wines. Stacey Nunn and Tom Bunting.

Vintage car rally and wine tasting at Dedham Vale Vineyard Wines. Stacey Nunn and Tom Bunting. - Credit: Archant

The second classic car rally the vineyard has organised saw vintage Mustangs, Minis and Bentleys go on display.

Vintage car enthusiasts in north-east Essex gathered at a classic car rally and wine tasting event on Saturday.

Dedham Vale Vineyard Wines in Boxted put on the event to mark the start of English Wine Week.

The second classic car rally the vineyard has organised saw vintage Mustangs, Minis and Bentleys go on display.

Vineyard manager Tom Bunting said there was an impressive range of motoring pedigree on display.


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He said: “We had a very good turnout, it went very well and the weather was good.

“Lots of families came down and enjoyed the cars. It is a nice thing for people to see as the old cars are interesting. There is a bit of character about them.

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“It mixed in well with the wine tasting event, which on its own created a lot of interest.

“It was the second one we held after the one two years ago. There was definitely more people than then.

“We plan to hold another one next year on the Saturday of the corresponding Bank Holiday weekend.”

The free wine-tasting event took place in the Tasting Barn at the vineyard, while a pop-up tea room overlooking the lake served tea and light lunches during the day.

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