Albury Organic Vineyard was awarded a Rural Surrey LEADER grant to create a new website and design and install signage for a self-guided tour of the vineyard.
The award-winning Albury organic vineyard was established in 2008. The first wine was released in 2009 (Silent Pool Rosé) and had early success, being served on the Royal Barge as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. It was also listed by the Royal Opera House and Raymond Blanc's Michelin starred restaurant near Oxford.
The vineyard was awarded a grant to create a new website and to design and install signage for a self-guided tour at the vineyard. The previous website was not responsive to mobile and iPad devices which meant that it was difficult to use to navigate, book tours and buy wine. The new website is fully responsive to all mobile devices, allowing for direct sales from the vineyard (thus increasing profit margins) and promotes the vineyard to encourage more visitors. The signage allows visitors to walk around the vineyard and provides them with an experience which includes an educational element about growing vines and producing wine in Surrey.
Project costs, and grant awarded
Vineyard website and signage
Total project cost £6,700
Grant awarded: £2,680
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