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Bolney Wine Estate

Join Bolney Wine Estate's Unique Wine Tasting Events

Our wine tasting events are perfect for wine lovers seeking a fun and sociable way to indulge in their passion for wine and a good time. At Bolney Wine Estate, we offer award-winning wines, expert-guided vineyard tours, and an array of wine tasting experiences tailored to your interests.

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From local wine and cheese tastings to the ultimate food and wine pairing experience, we have something for everyone. With our warm and inviting atmosphere, you’ll discover a community of like-minded wine enthusiasts who share a love of fine wine, food, and fun.

 

Discover what we have on offer below and book your wine tasting event today and let us take you on an exciting journey through the best of Sussex wine. And keep your eye out for exclusive events, including the upcoming Wine Down Wednesdays.

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Bolney Wine Estate

Experience the Essence of Bolney Wine Estate

A captivating destination nestled in the heart of Sussex's picturesque countryside. Discover award-winning wines, immerse yourself in the rich history of English winemaking, and indulge in unforgettable vineyard tours and tastings. Elevate your wine journey and create lasting memories at Bolney Wine Estate.

Bolney Wine Estate

Experience the Essence of Bolney Wine Estate

A captivating destination nestled in the heart of Sussex's picturesque countryside. Discover award-winning wines, immerse yourself in the rich history of English winemaking, and indulge in unforgettable vineyard tours and tastings. Elevate your wine journey and create lasting memories at Bolney Wine Estate.

Bolney Wine Estate: The Hidden Gem of Sussex Vineyards

Nestled in the picturesque Sussex countryside lies Bolney Wine Estate, one of England’s oldest and largest commercial vineyards. With a rich history dating back five decades, Bolney Wine Estate is an award-winning winery that has become synonymous with quality English wine in a contemporary style. We have won the hearts of wine lovers across the UK and beyond with a string of prestigious awards.

 

At our estate, we offer an array of exciting and exclusive wine tasting events, perfect for socialising with like-minded individuals who share your passion for wine and new experiences. From sparkling afternoon tea to intimate evening vineyard tours and chef dining experiences, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

 

Whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure, Bolney Wine Estate’s offerings provide the perfect setting for you to connect with others and savour the pleasures of life.

Wine Down Wednesdays

Discover our newest event series, Wine Down Wednesdays, where you’ll learn about different wine themes in a relaxed and fun environment. Our first event is a Sparkling Wine Masterclass, where our expert winemaker will take you on a journey through the history of sparkling wine, teach you about production styles, and explain how white, rosé, and even red sparkling wines are made.

 

Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to enhance your wine knowledge. Keep updated with our social channels for more information and booking details.

From £30.00 per attendee

Sussex Cheese and Wine Tasting Tour

Attention cheese and wine lovers! The Sussex Cheese and Wine Tasting Tour is a two-hour delight you won’t want to miss. Discover the beauty of our vineyards and learn about our history as trailblazers of English Wine.

During your fully-guided tasting of five wines, you’ll be introduced to the finest Sussex cheeses, perfectly paired to enhance your experience. And why not indulge in a sip of our signature Bolney Estate Gin as you relax with your fellow tasters?

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From £60.00 per attendee

The Ultimate Wine and Food Tasting Tour

Experience the Ultimate Wine and Food Tasting Tour at Bolney Wine Estate, tailor-made for wine enthusiasts looking for an immersive, interactive, and unforgettable experience.

 

  • Begin your tour with a glass of our award-winning English sparkling wine and take a stroll through our beautiful vineyards
  • Learn about the fascinating history of Bolney and English wine production with our captivating tour guide
  • Get behind the scenes of our state-of-the-art winery and witness technical winemaking magic
  • Relish a fully interactive tasting session that perfectly pairs our award-winning range with delicious local produce
  • Finish off your experience with a delightful seasonal mezze board, concluding your tasting journey in a relaxed, scenic environment
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Seasonal Tastings

Depending on the season, we may have special tours and wine-tasting sessions on offer at various times. We often have special festive tastings to enjoy, so make sure to visit our What’s On page to see what we’re currently offering.

Indulge in a Well-Deserved Break at our Eighteen Acre Café

Take your time to truly savor the beauty of Bolney wines amidst the serenity of our balcony, offering breathtaking views across our vast vineyards.

 

Immerse yourself in a warm and inviting atmosphere where you can unwind and relish in the pleasures of award-winning wines. Our menu boasts a delectable array of options, from hearty breakfasts to delightful lunches crafted with love by our talented chef, using only the finest local ingredients.

 

Whether you’re catching up with friends or seeking a tranquil moment of solitude, our Café is the idyllic spot to enjoy a glass or two. Be sure to book in advance to secure a coveted seat on our balcony, where you can truly indulge in the ultimate wine-tasting experience.

 

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For more options, explore the full range of tours we have available at the moment.

You should also make sure to keep up-to-date with our special events, so you can see what else we have on at the moment.

 


 

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All Tours

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Dine in the Vines

From £110.00 per attendee

We’re inviting you into the vineyard to celebrate with a quintessentially English Sparkling Afternoon Tea.
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The Ultimate Wine and Food Tasting Tour

From £60.00 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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Sparkling Afternoon Tea in the Vines

From £55.00 per attendee

We’re inviting you into the vineyard to celebrate with a quintessentially English Sparkling Afternoon Tea.
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Sussex Cheese and Wine Tasting Tour

From £30.00 per attendee

Sussex vineyard tour with cheese and wine tasting
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Private Virtual wine tasting with Bolney

THE PERFECT GIFT

Give a Unique Wine Tasting Event as a Gift

Our vineyard tour and tasting events make a wonderful gift for the wine lover in your life. Present the lucky recipient with a wine tasting event for two that they can redeem on any of the above. Physical vouchers are presented beautifully, with the option to add a hand-written gift along with the voucher or to receive a blank one to write on yourself. And if you need it quickly, you can choose the eVoucher option. All vouchers are valid for 12 months from their date of purchase. VIEW VOUCHERS

When is the Main Tour Season?

Our tours run all year long and our peak times are February to October. Late summer is a fantastic time to visit, around the grape harvest.

Getting to Bolney Wine Estate

Bolney Wine Estate can be found at Foxhole Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, RH17 5NB.

 

If you’re travelling by car, we’re located 10 miles south of Crawley on the A23. For public transport users, the nearest mainline train stations are Haywards Heath or Burgess Hill, and both are around a 15-minute taxi ride away.

Can children attend the tours?

Unfortunately, all our tours are only available for those aged 18 and over, including infants.

Are dogs allowed on the tours?

To ensure the comfort and safety of our customers, we do not permit dogs on our tours.

 

More Tour FAQs

What do I need to do on the day of my tour?

Please arrive at the Estate 5-10 minutes before your scheduled tour time. You don’t need to bring a voucher or confirmation, just check in with our staff upon arrival.

Do you cater to dietary requirements?

We do our best to accommodate different dietary needs. Please let us know of any requirements in advance. Vegetarian and vegan options are available, but gluten-free, yeast-free, and dairy-free options may not be available, especially on our Luxury Cream Tea Tour. Please contact us for further information on any specific dietary requirements you may have.

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