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Kerry Vale Vineyard Wins 2020 Tripadvisor Award


Kerry Vale Vineyard near Montgomery has been recognised as a Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice 2020 Award winner for attractions.

Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, award winners are known for consistently receiving great traveller and diner feedback, placing them in the top 10% of hospitality businesses around the globe.

This recognition comes after the vineyard was awarded Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the last five years.

A unique tourist attraction and favourite amongst local people, the vineyard provides customers with the opportunity to discover the secrets of English wine within a relaxed and contemporary space. It also offers a café and kitchen which make good use of the exceptional local produce.

Located close to the Welsh border, 20 miles from Shrewsbury, the vineyard is open six days a week from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm and welcomes customers from all around Shropshire and Powys, as well as national and international visitors.

“Winning the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award is a true source of pride for the entire team at Kerry Vale Vineyard and we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on Tripadvisor,” said owner Janet Cooke.

“There is no greater seal of approval than being recognised by one’s customers. With the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award based on customer reviews, the accolade is a remarkable vote of confidence to our business and our continued commitment to excellence.”

Kanika Soni, Tripadvisor’s chief commercial officer, said:

“Winners of the 2020 Travellers’ Choice Awards should be proud of this distinguished recognition. Although it has been a challenging year for travel and hospitality, we want to celebrate our partners' achievements.

“Award winners are beloved for their exceptional service and quality. Not only are these winners well deserving, they are also a great source of inspiration for travellers and diners as the world begins to venture out again.”

For more information about Kerry Vale Vineyard, visit:,  call 01588 620627 or pop in to the café and shop.


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