“Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile” – Homer
We are having a wonderful year travelling around the South of England to familiar and new spots with Grape. We are loving meeting you all, and hope that you keep in touch and come to find us at one of our upcoming events.
Just in case you missed us, however, you can have a look see to see where we were in 2017.
A fantastic way to welcome in the Spring. We will have plenty of perfect wines to see in the change of seasons as well as a fabulous new Easter punch. Come down to the Carfax and enjoy a glass or two along with the music.
Dinner for Wonderful Women – Tuesday 20th March
Grape is very excited to part of this fantastic annual charity dinner at Sandown Park. An evening that promises lots of fun and entertainment and opportunities to raise funds for this years charity Helping Elsewhere. Grape is donating a tasty Italian sparkling rosé for the evening.
Horsham Market – Saturday 10th March, Horsham CArfax
We are over the moon to be starting our season back in our regular spot in the Carfax at Horsham. We have a great selection of new wines for you to try and, of course, a few of the old favourites. In deference to the chilly temperatures we will also have our Hot Spiced Cider on the bar to keep you warm, this is the last time before the festive season starts at the end of the year so don’t miss out!
Horsham christmas markets:
Sat 9th – sun 10th December, sat 16th – sun 17th december, thu 21st – sat 23rd december
We will be in beautiful Horsham every weekend in the run up to Christmas. We are decamping from our usual spot to just behind the bandstand alongside Cheesy Fingers in order to offer a veritable cornucopia of festive cheer laden with fantastic cheeses and wonderful wines. come and see us to organise your cheese board and wine selection for the season with great pairing hints and tips.
GET YOUR WINE & CHEESE ORDERS IN EARLY!!
big tree night – wednesday 13th dec, shepperton
This legendary event has been running for about 8 years now and only gets bigger and better with each passing year. Santa will be there with his reindeer, there will be amazing street food, fantastic music, and caroling to create that perfect festive feel. And, of course, Grape will also be along with plenty of Prosecco and bubbles and warming mulled wine. We cant wait to see you!
weybridge christmas event – saturday 2nd nov, weybridge
Lantern parades, Father Christmas, Carols – Combine all that with a warming, rich mulled wine and Grapes famous Winter Warmer Punch and you will discover that it really is the most wonderful time of the year! We can’t wait to see you there!
festival of Lights – saturday 25th Nov, walton-on-thames
The return of the Walton-On-Thames Festival of Lights in 2016 was a resounding success and we are very much looking forward to be back again this year serving fantastic wines by the glass along with our extra special hot spiced wine.
What better way to start the Christmas count down in style than with live music, carols, sparkling lights and hot mulled wine!
halloween market special – saturday 28th oct, carfax horsham
Grape will be serving our new Iced Autumn Punch (jam packed with cider, ginger and white wine) along with our usual tasty selection of carefully selected wines by the glass at this ‘Halloween Special’ with Fancy Dress Competition, Themed Stalls & Spooky Music courtesy of The Witches of Eastwick- presented by HAODS plus ‘Horsham Rocks Presents’ featuring excellent local covers band Manbitesdog!
sussex street food awards The finals – sunday 22nd oct, carfax horsham
The Finals of The Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2018 ‘Street Food of the Year’. Taste sensational food from the 10 best street food traders in Sussex and vote for YOUR favourite. Enjoy a glass of fabulous wine from The Grape Outdoors perfectly paired with your favourite dish.
Plus a wonderful selection of artisan produce and great live music on the bandstand.
food rocks Horsham Markets – saturday 14th Oct, Carfax, horsham
Horsham AmeriCArna – Sunday 24th sep, Horsham
AmeriCARna… I don’t think I need to say very much more. I am so excited about this event that I am bouncing up and down as I write! Amazing cars, big American cruisers, Beefy Muscle Cars… browse around with a glass of great USA wine in your hands.
walton-on-thames heritage day, saturday 9th sep, cowey sale, Walton
We thoroughly enjoyed the Walton On Thames Heritage Day in our local town last year and can’t wait to be involved in the 20th heritage day celebrations. Join us for a glass of prosecco or a beautiful glass of English Sparkling wine to mark the occasion. Find out more here
The Big Nibble – Saturday & sunday 2nd & 3rd sep 2017, horsham
A fantastic festival of fabulous food. Come and join us and explore the wonderful wines on offer from The Grape Outdoors, and get top recommendations for the best pairing to enjoy with your favourite gastronomic delights! Cant wait to be back in Horsham!
cheese fest brighton – Saturday & Sunday 12th-13th Aug 2017, Victoria Park, brighton
This is the UK’s biggest touring Cheese FEstival and what better partnership can there be but wine and cheese. In their own words
“EXPERIENCE SOME OF THE CHEESIEST CHEESES IN THE WORLD WITH MELTED RACLETTE, CHEESE WHEELS, GOOEY MOZZARELLA STICKS AND A WHOLE HOST OF CHEESETASTIC TASTES FROM THE UK’S BEST CHEESE TRADERS! HOSTED AT THE AMAZING VICTORIA PARK IN THE CENTRE OF BRIGHTON, JOIN US AS WE TRANSFORM THE ICONIC VENUE FOR A DAY OF THE CHEESIEST DELIGHTS GOING!”
The Grape Outdoors will have a wine for every cheese, such as the perfect combination of bubbles and brie, of crisp, citrusy Sauvignon Blanc with crumbly goats goats cheese, rich aromatic riesling and smelly Epoises the list goes on! We can’t wait to see you all there!
To find out more and book tickets visit the Cheese Fest Website
weald on the field – saturday 5th aug 2017, Luxford Field, uckfield
10am – 9pm. Join sfor a day of amazing local produce, street food, drink, live music & entertainment. The Grape Outdoors will once again be serving a range of amazing wines, still & sparkling, at fabulous prices along with our refreshing Hugo Spriz.
The Fabulous Noble Jacks will be back along with lots of other fantastic music, brilliant street food and fantastic wine! Find out more here
food feast south east – saturday & sunday, 22nd-23rd july, nash street farm, hailsham
With lots of food stands, all kinds of craft & fashion stalls, falconry, terrier racing and plenty of music this will be a feast for the the eyes as well as for the stomach. Click here to buy tickets and find out more about the festival.
Lots of Food Stands, Craft Stands and Entertainment
FOOD ROCKS LEWES – SUNDAY 9TH july 2017, CLIFFE PRECINCT, LEWEs
This is becoming a habit! We are back in Lewes enjoying the sunshine (it’s always sunny!), the great food and wonderful company. We look forward to seeing you again
woking party in the park – SATURDAY 8TH JULY 2017, Woking
A Groovy day of Music and EntertainmentWoking is celebrating its musical legacy by throwing a retro party, and everyone is invited! Woking’s Party in the Park this year is swingin’ 60s and psychedelic 70s themed, in honour of The Jam and Rick Parfitt from Status Quo. Dig out your tie-dye, fire up your flares and indulge in a day of love, peace, rock ‘n’ roll, and free family entertainment! To find out more about this groovy event just click here
joy festival – friday to sunday, 16th-18th june 2017, groombridge place, tonbridge
An unforgettable mix of amazing music, fashion, crafts, enchanted valleys combined with the night market and incredible selection of the top street food stalls from the South of England and beyond. Add to that the wonderful wines of The Grape Outdoors and you the perfect weekend. Find out about tickets, camping and to see the music line up just click the link below:
plum jam – sunday 28th may 2017, Horsham
A lovely warm day in Horsham with beautifully restored and well loved classic Aircooled VW’s. A lots of fun and great music in spite of the well timed shower of rain
the south london food & drink festival – saturday 20th may 2017, dulwich
This was an exciting event held at Dulwich Sports Club in South London organised by The Knackered Chef. Grape brushed shoulders with lots of new faces including the fantastic Perk coffee & their lovely Coffee Martini, Ginistry with beautiful gin cocktails and some familiar faces too. To find out more about the event click here.
Food rocks lewes – sunday 14th may 2017, cliffe high street, lewes
The Grape is becoming a regular at Lewes with their fabulous wines for everyone! This will be our very first time here so we are looking forward to meeting you all.
Horsham markets – saturday 13th may 2017, carfax, horsham.
Horsham is one of our favourite spots which is why we keep going back. With Live music from 2pm to 4pm, where else would you rather be than enjoying the tunes with a large glass of wine in your hands and some tasty snacks from one of the lovely food stands. Find out more about the regular markets by clicking here.
The english festival – Saturday 5th to sunday 6th may 2017, carfax, horsham.
This really was a weekend of unadulterated fun and all things English with lots of traditional dancing (roll out the Morris Dancers!), plenty of live music, Classic Cars and Bikes and, of course, lots of gastronomic delights and wonderful wines from The Grape Outdoors. We hope to be back next year! Find out more by clicking here.