April to September

Dine, Stay, Tour & Taste

Here’s your definitive guide to everything on offer this summer at Rathfinny Wine Estate.

Vineyard Picnic
From 24th April

Vineyard Picnics

Back by popular demand, but featuring a different menu to last summer, our Vineyard Picnics will run from April 24th 2021.

Set on the secluded Flint Barns bank overlooking the Vineyard, guests can enjoy outdoor picnic hampers whilst soaking up the English summer sunshine (hopefully!) with a bottle of Sussex Sparkling wine.

Click the link below to see sample menus and make a reservation.

Rathfinny Tasting Room
From 19th May

Dine at the Tasting Room

Our Michelin Plate restaurant, located within our Winery, serves a menu of modern British cuisine.  Head Chef, Chris Bailey and his team will be back, serving two and three-course lunches, Wednesday to Sunday, and weekend tasting-menu dinners.  The balcony is also open for impromptu walk-ins to enjoy wine and nibbles overlooking the Vineyard.

Tasting Room restaurant Sussex
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Sample Menus

Each menu changes depending on the seasonality of produce and availability.

Couple walking through the Vineyard
From 24th April

Walk-ins

If you would rather plan an impromptu visit and enjoy a more substantial bite, drop-by the Flint Barns and enjoy our antipasti plates, available to enjoy al fresco with a bottle of Sussex Sparkling wine on our grassy bank overlooking the vines. No need to pre-book.

Flint Barns Fish and Chips
From 19th May

Flint Barns Dining Room

This year we’ll be opening the Flint Barns Dining Room for evening meals, Wednesday – Saturday. Expect hearty, comforting and generous dishes in a relaxed setting.

Flint Barns Food
Take a look at our Flint Barns

Sample Menu

Flint Barns
From 19th May

Stay at the Flint Barns

There’s no need to rush home or turn down a glass of wine when you come to visit us as we have our Flint Barns bed and breakfast accommodation onsite. Explore our short break packages for the best Sussex Sparkling experience.

Vineyard Tour
From 21st May

Summer Estate Tours

Join us this summer for a tour of the Estate, where you will see how we turn our grapes into Sussex wines. During this enjoyable tour, you will learn how a typical year of growing vines and wine production progresses. Among the highlights are a visit to our RIBA nominated Winery to learn the process and care involved in making high quality sparkling wines, concluding with a guided tasting of our Sussex wines.

Rathfinny Cellar Door Shop

Visit the Cellar Door

Our Cellar Door shop is currently open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 11am to 3pm. But we will reopen everyday, 10am – 5pm from 12th April so you can shop all of our Sussex wines and spirits. Don’t forget to pick up an Estate map to explore our walking trail. Dogs welcome!

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