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Bolney Wine Estate

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Our family owned vineyard was established in 1972 and we produce award-winning red, white and sparkling English wine. We recently opened a new visitors centre with an enlarged cafe and retail shop and a fantastic viewing balcony overlooking 18 acres...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Foxhole Lane, Bolney RH17 5NB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, what a lovely time we had. Staff were amazing, even though we hadn't confirmed our booking I spoke to Simon at 9.15am and he arranged it all, so that we could still attend. Had a fab tour with Alan, which was informative and fun....More

Thank Viki T
Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good Morning Viki T, Thank you for your review and we are so pleased to hear of your lovely experience at Bolney Wine Estate. We are glad you enjoyed your tour with Alan, who always tries to make the tour is informative and enjoyable as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I bought this as 1 of 3 birthday gifts for my husband on his birthday weekend (Gourmet Tour). After a 1hr40min drive, we arrived at the wine estate at 10.25am, with 5 mins to spare, and as a result, we had our sparkling wines in...More

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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good Morning Zena3101, Thank you for your review of Bolney Wine Estate. We are really pleased you enjoyed your experience on the day and your tasting was enjoyable with a surprise like the sparkling red. Our tour guides at Bolney are all very passionate and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Birthday gift for my wife, and I was invited, so that was a good start ! Thoroughly enjoyable. We experienced the Grand Gourmet Tour, including a glass of sparkling on arrival. Then a very informative tour of the Vinyard and Winery (they'll tell you the...More

Thank no1steveb
Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning no1steveb, Thank you for your review and taking your time to let us know about your recent visit to Bolney Wine Estate. We are really pleased you enjoyed your experience on the day and your tasting and lunch was enjoyable. Our tour guides...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The café is in the most wonderful location and the food is super fresh and tasty. A great place for a casual meal or just a coffee with friends. And the wines are superb!More

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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon R0x1, Thank you for your recent visit and review to The Eighteen Acre at Bolney Wine Estate. We always appreciate kind comments about our vineyard and The Eighteen Acre Cafe. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and our wines. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this fine establishment halfway through a 90km bike ride with some friends and we thought it would prove an excellent place to stop and refuel. Upon entry we were greeted by wonderfully friendly staff and I opted for a ploughmans which was set...More

Thank Alex V
Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Alex V, Thank you for your review and taking your time to let us know about your recent visit to Bolney Wine Estate. We are happy to hear of your enjoyable lunch at The Eighteen Acre. The Bolney Ploughman was an excellent choice...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We had been recommended this tour by someone who had been previously. As we love wine and feel we have improved our tastes over the years we were very keen to see for ourselves. Booking the tour was an easy process. We turned up at...More

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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Good Afternoon Sarah B, Thank you for your review and taking your time to let us know about your recent visit to Bolney Wine Estate. We always appreciate kind comments about our vineyard and staff which will be passed on. Our tour guides at Bolney...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I was given the tour as a Christmas present and went with a friend. We were taken around the vines and shown where the wine is made. Our guide, Alan, was very pleasant and knowledgeable and looked after us well. The afternoon tea was lovely,...More

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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Good Afternoon Fusspot51, Thank you for your review and taking your time to let us know about your recent visit to Bolney Wine Estate. We are really pleased you enjoyed your Afternoon Tea experience on the day. We are glad you enjoyed your tour with...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Lunch at Bolney Had a most enjoyable lunch at Bolney Food extremely good service impeccable unhurried and very friendly. We had the beef burger, portobello mushroom burger and ploughman’s lunch. They kindly substituted salami for the cheese on the ploughman’s lunch. The onion marmalade was...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Good Afternoon Elizabeth T, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to hear of your enjoyable lunch with good food and the service impeccable. Your comments will be passed on to our team regarding their quality of food and service. We look forward...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Having been to vineyards before we were expecting a good visit based on Trip Advisors views but although it was okay in parts some of the visit did not match the programme. They had a new member of staff doing the presentation he was okay...More

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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Good Afternoon malc_hill, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we appreciate your feedback. I am very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your recent tour and lunch. Our tour guides are very knowledgeable and typically are very happy to...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Our Daughter had given us the tour and tasting for Christmas so it was time to use it. The tour started at 10:30 and was led by Daniel who proved to be very knowledgable, accommodating and humorous. First of all we toured the vineyard during...More

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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Good Afternoon TheAdmiralLondon, Thank you for your review and taking your time to let us know about your recent visit to Bolney Wine Estate. We always appreciate kind comments about our vineyard and staff (especially Daniel) which will be passed on. Our tour guides at...More

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Hollie_Mariee
4 July 2017|
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Response from AlexMa1981 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The cafe serves wine tasting flights.
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AnrW1
28 March 2017|
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Response from Fiona A | Property representative |
Hello, We offer a modern twist on an afternoon tea. With delights such as pork pie with chutney and miniature lemon meringue pie, as well as many other delightful treats. Our afternoon tea tour is £34.50 per person... More
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John H
10 March 2017|
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Response from Fiona A | Property representative |
Hi John, If you wanted to come and visit our Cafe and shop that is not a problem and there is no prior booking required. Our cafe is open from 9am-5pm Tuesday to Saturday and 10am-3pm. We have very limited availability on... More
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