Rathfinny Wine Estate, nestled in the heart of the South Downs, is the perfect place to host your office Christmas party or arrange a festive celebration with friends and family. From exclusive-use party bookings to festive dinners and Sunday lunches, countryside escapes, winter tours and Christmas shopping – there is something for everyone at Rathfinny.
EXCLUSIVE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PARTIES
Whether you are looking for a venue for a staff Christmas party or a family and friends gathering, the beautifully renovated Flint Barns are available for exclusive use bookings, and can host up to 72 guests. Let the Flint Barns team help you tailor your event, from organising a DJ for the night, arranging a vineyard tour or adding wine tasting or a cocktail masterclass. The Flint Barns are also available for overnight stays and can accommodate up to 30 guest in 10 en-suite bedrooms.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION DINNERS WITH A COCKTAIL TASTING IN THE TASTING ROOM
Looking for a different experience this Christmas?
Stir things up and learn how to make 3 festive cocktails, tasting them as you go. Then celebrate with a complimentary cocktail of your choice with a tasting menu dinner using the very best seasonal produce.
Make your dinner reservation now to enjoy this unique offer.
Dates: Friday 6th, Saturday 7th, Friday 13th & Saturday 14th DecemberSAMPLE DINNER MENU
CHRISTMAS LUNCHES IN THE TASTING ROOM
The Tasting Room restaurant, recently awarded The Plate Michelin 2020, is the perfect place to celebrate the festive season. Join us for a 2 or 3 course lunch this winter and dine from an ever-changing menu of seasonal, modern, British cuisine to accompany our Sussex Sparkling and Cradle Valley wines.
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION EVENINGS IN THE FLINT BARNS
Want to celebrate Christmas but don’t want to do all the work? Celebrate at the Flint Barns. Our ‘home away from home’ welcoming atmosphere allows you, your colleagues, friends and family to celebrate in a relaxed setting.
Christmas Celebration dinners includes a welcome Seven Sisters festive cocktail on arrival, a delicious home cooked three-course Christmas meal and mince pies to finish.
Dates: 7pm – 11.30pm on Friday 6th, Saturday 7th, Thursday 12th, Saturday 14th, Thursday 19th and Friday 20th and Saturday 21st December
£60 per person
CHRISTMAS SUNDAY LUNCHES IN THE FLINT BARNS
Celebrate the festive season at the Flint Barns. Our ‘home away from home’ welcoming atmosphere allows you, your friends, family and colleagues to enjoy a Sunday lunch in a relaxed setting.
Our Christmas Sunday lunches include a festive welcome drink on arrival, a delicious home cooked three-course meal and mince pies to finish.
Dates: Sunday 8th, Sunday 15th & Sunday 22nd December
£49.95 per person
SAMPLE LUNCH MENU
FLINT BARNS EXCLUSIVE USE HIRE OVER CHRISTMAS DAY
Our beautifully renovated Flint Barns are available to rent exclusively over the Christmas period from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th December. Our 10 en-suite bedrooms, which can accommodate large groups up to 30 guests, are perfect for a family or friends Christmas getaway. A large welcoming dining room is complemented by a separate lounge and snug, both with fireplaces, and a lovely enclosed courtyard, which makes this the ideal venue for a cosy Christmas celebration in the heart of the South Downs of Sussex.
CRADLE VALLEY WINTER TOUR & TASTING
Join us this winter 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 wines, followed by an exclusive visit to our bottling building, concluded with a tasting of our Cradle Valley still wines. The tour ends at our Cellar Door where you have the option to extend your stay with a two or three course lunch at the Tasting Room restaurant, booking in advance is essential and is subject to availability.
£20 per person.
Christmas shopping doesn’t have to be a chore. Visit the Tasting Room Cellar Door for fantastic gift ideas such as Seven Sisters Sussex martini hampers, Seven Sisters Gin gift boxes, mixed cases of Sussex wines or a magnum of sparkling Rosé. Why not make the most of the Rathfinny experience by treating yourself to a glass of Sussex wine over light bites or lunch.
Rathfinny also has a range of vouchers ideal for Christmas gifts to fit all budgets. Gift a lunch for two in the Tasting Room restaurant or Flint Barns or a monetary vouchers of your choice that can be put towards purchasing Rathfinny Sussex Wines and Spirits, Tasting Room lunches or Flint Barns stays.
Cellar Door shop open Monday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm (from 28th October).