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Bolney Wine Estate

Visit Our Sussex Estate for a Brighton Vineyard Tour Experience

Are you a wine lover looking to learn more? Look no further than Bolney Wine Estate! Just a short drive from Brighton, our family-run vineyard is the perfect place to discover the secrets of English winemaking. Join us for a tour and tasting experience, where our expert guides will take you through the process of winemaking from vine to bottle. With our award-winning wines and stunning vineyard setting, Bolney is the ultimate destination for a wine education. Book your tour today and let us take you on a journey of wine discovery.

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Just a 15-minute journey from Brighton, you’ll find one of the UK’s oldest vineyards in Bolney Wine Estate. If you’re looking for a Brighton vineyard tour, you’ve come to the right place.

 

Situated in the rolling green hills on the edge of the South Downs, about 14 miles from the coast, we have five unique vineyard sites with acres of vines growing a variety of grapes. We offer a number of vineyard tours and tastings which allow you to sample our award-winning English wines in a stunning setting.

 

These tours are fantastic for couples, as group tours for friends, or as a team bonding day with colleagues. Whether you want to enjoy one of our tour tasting packages to experience our vineyard and winery or just want to have a spot of lunch in a beautiful setting, we have something for everyone.

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Bolney Wine Estate

Our Most Popular Wine and Tasting Tours

We have been making English wine for nearly 50 years, making us one of the longest-running vineyards in the UK. Our quality winemaking has been recognised by a string of awards from our peers in the English wine industry and beyond, and the wines themselves are ready for your sampling. Our selection of tours and tastings allow you to immerse yourself in the Sussex countryside on our beautiful estate and enjoy the finest wine and food pairings.

Bolney Wine Estate

Our Most Popular Wine and Tasting Tours

We have been making English wine for nearly 50 years, making us one of the longest-running vineyards in the UK. Our quality winemaking has been recognised by a string of awards from our peers in the English wine industry and beyond, and the wines themselves are ready for your sampling. Our selection of tours and tastings allow you to immerse yourself in the Sussex countryside on our beautiful estate and enjoy the finest wine and food pairings.

Our Top Rated Vineyard Tours

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Sussex countryside for a day on our sweeping estate with one of our unique tours:

From £30.00 per attendee

Sussex Cheese and Wine Tasting Tour

Our cheese and wine tour has become our most popular option, and it’s easy to see why.

 

With this tour, you’ll get a one-and-a-half-hour experience with a dedicated Bolney expert, guiding you through the journey of vine to wine. You’ll be given a taste of five of our award-winning English wines with a matching food plate.

 

The price includes:

  • A fascinating introduction to the history of English wine and how Bolney is at the forefront of its innovation.
  • An insight into how we craft our award-winning still and sparkling English wines.
  • A beautiful stroll through the vines of our picturesque vineyards, right in the heart of all.
  • An exclusive look inside our state-of-the-art winery, where all of the winemaking mastery happens.
  • A tutored tasting of five of our finest, award-winning English wines, individually paired with a food matching plate showcasing the best of Sussex cheese.
  • A sample of Bolney Estate Gin.
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From £60.00 per attendee

Ultimate Wine and Food Tasting Tour

The Ultimate tour gives you a three-hour experience that satisfies all the senses. You’ll get a tutored tasting of five award-winning English wines from a Bolney expert and a carefully-matched food plate.

 

The price includes:

 

  • A glass of our special English sparkling wine on arrival.
  • An introduction to both English wine and our own 50-year history of putting English Wine on the global map.
  • A walk amongst the vines in our beautiful vineyard.
  • An exclusive tour inside our state-of-the-art winery to watch masters at work, learning the journey from grape to glass.
  • A tutored tasting of 5 of our award-winning wines, each individually paired with a delectable food matching plate.
  • After the tour you’ll get a seasonal mezze board to enjoy, including dessert.
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Make sure to explore our What’s On page to see what special events we have on at the moment, too.

 

You can also view our full range of current tours for even more options.

 


 

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The Ultimate Wine and Food Tasting Tour

£60.00£120.00

per attendee

Enjoy the ultimate tour of Bolney Wine Estate with your friends and family. The tour includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, a vineyard tour, ...
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Sussex Cheese and Wine Tasting Tour

£30.00£60.00

per attendee

Sussex vineyard tour with cheese and wine tasting
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Sparkling Afternoon Tea

£40.00

per attendee

Your Afternoon Tea will include a selection of sandwiches, scones with cream and jam and cakes as well as a glass of our award-winning wine.
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Winter Wine Tasting and Mezze Experience

£65.00

per attendee

Enjoy The Winter Wine Tasting and Mezze Experience at Bolney Wine Estate with your friends and family. The tour includes a glass of sparkling wine on ...
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Evening with Kitgum

£10.00

per attendee

Join us for a relaxed and cosy evening at our Estate enjoying delicious East African food paired with our wines.
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Evening with Safari Pizza

£10.00

per attendee

Join us for a relaxed and cosy evening at our Estate enjoying delicious wood-fired pizzas paired with a flight of our wines.
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Alfresco Dining: Momo Nepalese Street Food

£10.00

per attendee

Join us for a relaxed and cosy evening at our Estate enjoying delicious Nepalese food paired with our wines.

THE PERFECT GIFT

Give a Brighton Vineyard Tour as a Gift With Our Tour Vouchers

Searching for the perfect gift for someone? At Bolney, we believe the gift of experience is one of the best you can give. Show someone you care with one of Tour Vouchers. The lucky recipient will get a highly-rated wine and food tasting experience for two. The physical vouchers come with exquisite presentation. Included in the price is the option to request a hand-written message to include with the voucher on a separate gift card - or a blank gift card to write on yourself. All vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. You can also request e-vouchers. VIEW VOUCHERS

Book a Table in Our Eighteen Acre Café to Top It All Off

Make a full day of your wine tour in the Brighton area with a table in our Eighteen Acre Café! Here, you can enjoy a seasonal lunch or dinner of the finest local produce with the stunning Sussex countryside as your backdrop.

 

Table bookings are required for meals and are subject to availability. To make a booking, request a table online, call us on 01444881575, or email us at events@bolneywineestate.com.

Tour FAQs

 

When do your tours run?

Our main tour season is between February and October. Late summer and early autumn are great times to visit to experience the harvest season. We have limited dates available in November, December, and January.

 

How much wine will I be served on a tour?

Generally, you’ll be served the equivalent of ½ a bottle of wine. Please note that this is an approximation as we do free-pour.

 

Do you cater to different dietary requirements?

We strive to provide an accessible experience so everyone can enjoy our food and wine tasting tours. Please contact us for queries about dietary requirements. You can call us on 01444881575 or email events@bolneywineestate.com.

 

Is there a shop at the estate?

Our estate includes a cellar door shop which stocks fresh local produce as well as our full portfolio of award-winning English still and sparkling wines.

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