Vine leaves freshly burst with a view down the slope of the vineyard on St Martin's with the sea and the Eastern Isles in the background

English Wines

Direct from the Isles of Scilly

Our Wines

Since the first vintage was celebrated in the new millennium, St Martin's wines have been a well kept secret, exclusively available on the Isles of Scilly either direct from our cellar door or from a range of local pubs and restaurants where they perfectly accompany local produce.

In 2020, for the first time, our range of still white, rose and red wines are available for delivery to your door.

Discount Offer - 10% off when you purchase 6 bottles or more!

Use offer code SCILLYTEN at the checkout

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The Vineyard

On south-facing slopes, a stone's throw from the sea, lies St Martin's Vineyard - a unique coastal vineyard and winery working towards organic production of white, red and rose wines.

The Winemakers

Leaving behind the landlocked Midlands, we moved to the island in 2020 to take on guardianship of this special site from Val and Graham Thomas who planted the first vines here in 1996. 

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Blue sky and blue sea around a sandy beach with rocky outcrops - this is Great Bay on St Martins, Scilly

St Martin's, Scilly

The Isles of Scilly lie 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall - once you reach Land's End, simply keep going! St Martin's is one of the smaller inhabited islands boasting stunning sandy beaches, unique flora and wildlife, and outstanding local produce.

Biodiversity and Organic Production

The vineyard is a haven for wildlife including rare arable flora, Scilly shrews and a thriving songbird population. After years of minimal inputs, we are taking the next step towards Organic certification in 2020.

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This Week on the Vineyard

We use this space to share our impressions of the vineyard as it moves through the season. We thought that the key aspects of wine tasting would be a fun basis for a sensory shapshot!

Sights

Blue skies and fast white clouds, the vegetation on the hillside above the vineyard taking in an autumnal hint of brown

Sounds

The wind rustling the leaves of the hedges, vines and apple trees as it briskly whisks through the vineyard

Tastes

Blackberries ripening on the brambles and the fresh, crisp taste of the first windfall apples of the season

Scents

The soft, rich, damp smell of the soil responding to the storms and subsequent showers after a long period without rain

Views from the Vineyard

If you head over to our Instagram page, you can follow the vineyard as we move through the seasons. Below are some of our recent highlights...

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