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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Foxhole Lane, Bolney RH17 5NB, England
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I bought the Grand Gourmet Tour with wine and gin tasting. The tour guide obviously didn't read the description as no gin offered whatsoever. I thought I was booking up a wine tasting but was offered a meager drop begrudgingly poured. Fifteen people booked on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ChristelleM1103
Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Dear Christelle M, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We apologize that you feel our offering was somewhat lacking regarding the portions of wine that were served on the day, we do promote sensible drinking here at Bolney Wine Estate...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went here for a tasting. Great place and well worth a visit. We bought some cracking wine which we drank one bottle and the rest are resting for later!More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AnthonyHayllar
Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Good Afternoon AnthonyHayllar, Thank you for your review and taking your time to let us know know about your recent visit to Bolney Wine Estate.We are really pleased you enjoyed your experience on the day and your tasting was enjoyable. Thank you for your kind...More

Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were given the tour as a family Christmas present and eagerly awaited the March date we booked. The tour guide was very knowledgeable, was very happy to answer questions from the group and the pace of each overview was just right,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Peter M, Thank you for taking your time to write a review about Bolney Wine Estate and for your kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Bolney and got to learn more about wine making and tasting wine with your tour...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Excellent overview of British wines. Had a great tour and introduction of the wine making industry. Wine tasting and the additional lunch were both excellent. Would highly recommend if you have an interest in wine.More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Wozzarooney
Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear Wozzarooney, Thank you for taking your time to write a review about Bolney Wine Estate and for your kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to Bolney and got to learn more about wine making and tasting wine with your guide. All...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We popped in for the morning vineyard tour, wine tasting and lunch. And what a brilliant day out! Rebecca, our guide, was absolutely fantastic. Clearly passionate about wine and very knowledgable. A wonderful sparkling wine welcomed us to the tour, we saw the vines and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Good Morning TravellingQuallie Thank you for your review and taking your time to let us know know about your recent visit to Bolney Wine Estate.We are really pleased you enjoyed your experience on the day and the tour around the wine estate was enjoyable. Our...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I arranged a visit to Bolney Wine estate to celebrate Mother’s Day with family. On arrival we were greeted and showed our table. The tour guide then introduced herself and started the afternoon off with a very informative tour round the vineyard. The tour guide...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear Claudia, Thank you for your comments and we are very pleased you enjoyed your visit to Bolney Wine Estate. Thank you for your kind comments and we are glad you liked our range of wines. We are disappointed to hear not all areas stood...More

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We popped in on our way home from a break, having been wowed by the pinot Gris in a local restaurant the night before. It's easy to get to, just off the A23, and we were welcomed at the shop. We asked if we could...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear TonyandKaty W, Thank you for your kind words and we are really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Bolney Wine Estate. The Pinot Gris is one of our standout wines and has had recent success by winning many awards and has been served at...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is a great place for a family/group visit, especially if you have children and dogs with you. The staff are super friendly, the wine is excellent (try the sparkling red!) and the food is vey good too. I recommend going for a walk around...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Maly S, Thank you for your review and your kind words. We are really pleased you enjoyed your visit to Bolney Wine Estate with your family. Bolney's Red Sparkling Wine is a unique wine, but it has been very popular recently especially for the...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, both in shop area and restaurant. Limited range of wine and other products for sale. Excellent quality home made food served efficiently in the café which had good views over the vineyard. We were encouraged to walk around the vineyard...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nick P
Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Dear Nick P, Thank you for taking your time to review your recent visit and we are really pleased you enjoyed your experience of Bolney Wine Estate. Our cafe on site is becoming more popular and known in the area with the view over the...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017

What a great experience! Interesting, informative and huge fun with the bunch we were sat with in the tasting and lunch! Well run and with a superb selection of wines to taste along with a charcuterie style lunch. In the better weather sitting out on...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Fiona A, Manager at Bolney Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Good Afternoon PaulH64, Thank you for your review and taking your time to let us know know about your recent visit to Bolney Wine Estate.We are really pleased you enjoyed your experience on the day and the tour around the wine estate was enjoyable. Our...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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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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