Tiltridge vineyard is situated close to Upton on Severn and close the Bredon Hill. The vineyards were first established in the late 1980's with the planting of three grape varieties. Tiltridge produce high quality still and sparkling wines named after the composer Edward Elgar who is so closely associated with this area. The wines are fresh and fruity- typically of the English style. Nurses Cottage uses two of their wines for hampers, the Elgar Medium Dry 2003 and the Elgar Sparkling 2002 (Brut).

Elgar Medium Dry 2003
A light Bouquet is followed by a wine with a complex fruity character and lovely zingy grapefruit flavours. A good choice for those who prefer a sweeter wine. Awards: Highly Commended - UKVA National Wine of the year Competition 2004; Wine Standards Board - Regional Status.

Elgar Sparkling 2002 ( Brut)
English Quality Sparkling wine. Bottle fermented by the traditional method, this distinctive wine is classically clean and dry with a hint of honey. It continues to improve.
Awards: Bronze Award- Mercian Vineyards Association Competition 2005; Highly Commended- SW Vineyards Association Competition 2005
. The picture on the bottle is of Elgar asleep by the River Severn at Upton.

You Heard it on the Grapevine
"It must be wonderful running a vineyard - all that wine to drink whenever you want to"....Sandy Barker offers an insight into life at Tiltridge and introduces their range of grapes.