Bolney Wine Estate

Bring Excellence to Your Wine List With Premium Sussex Wine

For over 50 years, Bolney Wine Estate has been crafting award-winning Sussex wines that reflect the distinctive terroir of our region. Our portfolio caters to the discerning tastes of sommeliers, restaurateurs, and wine professionals alike.


Enhance your wine list with Bolney’s exceptional Sussex wines, renowned for their quality, sustainability, and unique flavours. Discover what sets our wines apart and how incorporating our storied heritage can enhance your offerings to customers.


To get in touch with our dedicated Trade team, please call us on 01444 711 722 or email [email protected]


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About Bolney Wine Estate

At Bolney Wine Estate, we take pride in producing some of the best Sussex wines, celebrated for their depth, complexity, and character. Our vineyards, nestled on the chalky soils of the South Downs, benefit from the unique microclimate of West Sussex, allowing us to grow premium grape varieties such as Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, and Pinot Blanc. Each bottle of Bolney wine is a testament to meticulous craftsmanship and a commitment to quality that has earned us numerous accolades in the wine industry.


Award-Winning Selection


Our portfolio includes a diverse range of award-winning wines, from elegant Sussex sparkling wines to robust reds and aromatic whites. Each wine produced at Bolney Wine Estate captures the essence of the exciting Sussex wine region, making them perfect additions to any sophisticated wine list.


By featuring Bolney Wine Estate’s Sussex wines, you not only diversify your wine offerings but also provide your clientele with a narrative of exceptional quality, sustainability, and artisanal English heritage. Each variety promises distinctiveness and sophistication that will set your establishment apart in the competitive wine industry.


Sussex Sparkling Wines

Bolney Wine Estate’s sparkling wines are crafted using the traditional method, including a secondary fermentation in the bottle and extended lees ageing. The result is sparkling wines with fine, persistent bubbles and a rich, complex flavour profile.


  • Classic Cuvée: This award-winning sparkling wine is a testament to the quality of Sussex terroir. The Classic Cuvée blends hedgerow fruits with sweet apple and brioche aromas, offering an elegant mousse and fresh sophistication. It’s perfect for special occasions and sophisticated dining experiences, having garnered a Silver at the Glass of Bubbly 2021.
  • Blanc de Blancs: Made exclusively from Chardonnay grapes, this sparkling wine features delicate bubbles and flavours of crisp green apple, citrus, and a hint of brioche. The Blanc de Blancs showcases the finesse of Sussex vineyards and is an excellent choice for discerning palates. It was awarded Gold at the Texsom International Wine Awards 2020.
  • Cuvée Noir: A unique sparkling red wine that stands out with its rich dark berry flavours and a hint of spice. The Cuvée Noir pairs exceptionally well with BBQ meats and rich cheeses, offering a bold option for adventurous wine lists. It has been recognised with a Bronze at the International Wine Challenge 2018.
  • Bolney Bubbly: Known for its vibrant orchard fruit notes and refreshing character, Bolney Bubbly is versatile and elegant. It’s ideal for celebrations and has received accolades such as Silver at the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018.

Sussex White Wines

Our selection of white wines combines aromatic complexity with refined textures.


  • Lychgate Bacchus: This wine is a classic example of Bacchus, often compared to a French Sauvignon Blanc. It features lovely jasmine, elderflower, and ripe grapefruit notes, with hints of nettle and freshly cut grass. The Lychgate Bacchus is an easy-drinking favourite that pairs beautifully with seafood dishes like scallops with pea purée or steamed sea bass with lemongrass. It has earned Bronze at both the Sommelier Wine Awards 2020 and Wine GB Awards 2019.
  • Pinot Gris: Bolney’s Pinot Gris offers a refined tasting experience with notes of pear and apple, accompanied by a subtle hint of spice. This wine’s elegant profile and crisp acidity make it an excellent match for lighter fare such as salads and poultry dishes.

Sussex Red Wines

Bolney’s red wines are crafted to highlight the richness and complexity that Sussex’s unique climate and soils impart to the grapes.


  • Pinot Noir: Renowned for its rich aromas of ripe cherries and a smooth, velvety finish, Bolney’s Pinot Noir is a sophisticated addition to any wine list. This wine’s balanced acidity and silky tannins make it versatile for pairing with a variety of dishes, from roasted poultry to earthy mushroom risottos.
  • Lychgate Red: This blend, primarily of Rondo and Dornfelder, presents an intriguing combination of dark fruit flavours and subtle spice. The Lychgate Red is a medium-bodied wine that pairs wonderfully with grilled meats and robust vegetable dishes, offering a distinctive option for those seeking something unique from the Sussex wine region.

Sussex Rosé Wines

Our rosé wines capture the essence of summer with their vibrant fruit profiles and refreshing finishes, perfect for a range of culinary experiences.


  • Lychgate Rosé: This delightful wine blends the flavours of summer berries with a crisp, refreshing finish. It’s perfect for casual dining and pairs exceptionally well with light dishes such as salads, seafood, and soft cheeses. The Lychgate Rosé is an ideal choice for adding a touch of elegance to any occasion.
  • Bolney Bubbly Rosé: Combining the freshness of sparkling wine with the fruity charm of rosé, Bolney Bubbly Rosé offers a sophisticated option for celebrations and special events. Its blend of redcurrant, cherry, and strawberry notes, finished with a subtle hint of almonds, makes it a versatile and appealing choice for your wine list.

In-Depth Sussex Wine Experiences for Professionals

Mastering the nuances of talking about our wines can boost a standard selection to an extraordinary one. Join one of our Sussex vineyard tours and tastings to fully immerse yourself in the subtleties of Sussex wine production, from vine cultivation to the final bottling stages.


Gain invaluable insights into the techniques and sustainable practices that are the cornerstone of our winemaking philosophy. Whether it’s delving into our fermentation methods or understanding how Sussex’s unique climate influences grape quality, each tour or tasting offers a chance to deepen your expertise and enhance your educational outreach.


Connect With Our Sussex Wine Trade Team

By integrating Bolney Wine Estate’s diverse range of Sussex wines into your offerings, you provide your customers with exceptional quality, sustainability, and the rich heritage of English winemaking. Contact our trade team today to explore bespoke collaboration opportunities and enhance your wine list with the distinctive flavours of Bolney’s award-winning wines.

Call us on 01444 711 722 or email [email protected]