Welcome to Yorkshire Heart. An award winning family run Vineyard & Brewery based in Nun Monkton, a picturesque village between Harrogate & York along the A59

Here at Yorkshire Heart our hard working team are focused on producing award winning fine English wines from grape to glass in our Vineyard & Winery as well as a fantastic range of quality easy drinking craft beers from the heart in cask and bottles at our modern micro-brewery, we believe in representing the true taste of Yorkshire!

Our team are so proud of the Vineyard and Brewery as it is fast becoming recognised as one of Yorkshire's finest drink producers and a top visitor attraction.

We welcome visitors to the vineyard for tours and tastings, meetings, parties and weddings as well as camping and caravan stays, our knowledgeable team work extremely hard to ensure that everyone who comes along has a fantastic time and we find our customers thrive from our passion for the beauty that we are so lucky to work within every day,

2017 sees plans for us to build our brand new visitor centre at the vineyard with café and shop so we can have even more people come along and visit us!


Continue to spread the word far and wide about our unique business within the heart of Yorkshire.

Maintain our high quality standards to continue the recognition we have achieved as one of Yorkshire's finest artisan drink producers.

Ensure our team remain engaged, empowered, motivated and trained so they are able to support our vision for the future and continue to contribute to its success.

We are always looking to improve the vineyard and develop further, our next focus is the building of our new visitor centre with shop, café and meeting/tasting room and new equipment for the bottling side of the brewery.

We work with our local community by holding regular events and fundraisers to encourage more visitors and new people in to the area to promote both ourselves and the village as a whole, our beers are regularly on the bar in the village pub.

Regularly meet and chat with other wine producers and share our experiences, advice and future ideas.

We continue to seek feedback from our customers to understand their views so we can maintain our high standards of customer service.

Support our chosen charities, our current main charity is St Michaels Hospice, and through our events we also choose to support Yorkshire Air Ambulance, British Red Cross & Help for Heroes. We previously have chosen to support Guy Francis Bone Cancer & Cancer Research.

Our Vineyard

Yorkshire Heart vineyard was born from a love of making wine from the fruits found in hedgerows and gardens and a passion for growing plants.

In the early part of 2000 we planted 35 vines in our garden at Green Hammerton, 5 years later we had made our first official wine [to be called wine it has to be made from grapes], this inspired us to look at the possibility of planting on a commercial basis.

Our Brewery

We first opened our brewery doors at Yorkshire Heart in 2011. 

Following the success of our vineyard and winery we decided to look at expanding our business further & the link between making our own award winning English wines & brewing our own quality craft beers seemed a sensible and very exciting option as the team do like their beer!

Tastings, Tours and Events

With 10 acres of fantastic views of vines and natural beauty it’s not suprising that Yorkshire Heart’s tours and tastings have become very popular with different groups and organisations as well as a special parties & hen days out.

We offer tours for up to 50 people which can include a tour of the brewery as well as the vineyard, special evenings in the vineyard or even just a tasting if the weather turns against you.

Yorkshire Heart - Award Winning Wines and Beers



Winners Harrogate Borough Council – ‘Celebrating new business’

White Rose Awards 2015

Finalists for ‘Taste of Yorkshire’ award

York Business Awards 2015

Finalists for ‘Family Run Business’

Mercian Vineyard Association Awards 2015

  • Winemaker of the Year: Gillian Spakouskas
  • Best Sparkling Wine
  • Best Wine from Another Vintage
  • Best Northern Wine
  • Best Label Design


2014 - SunnyHeart Camra Locale Bronze ‘Beers under 4%’ category

2015 - SIBA Silver award ‘Small Pack Speciality Beers’ for Get Pithed


Shop with Yorkshire Heart

Did you know you can shop online with Yorkshire Heart?

All of our award winning beers and wines are available to buy online with FREE DELIVERY on orders over £100.

Are you having a party? You can buy a keg of your favorite YH beer in 4.5g or 9g to get your party going with a bang!

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Weekend Cask


Having a party this weekend? Why not let us take the hassle out of buying the booze. We can supply all our beers in small and large kegs!

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