You’re invited the Dine in the Vines this summer, our alfresco dinner parties set in the heart of our Sussex Vineyard. Choose from our BBQ or Seafood menus paired with Rathfinny Sussex Sparkling wines. These events sell out fast so book your seat at the table now.

Dine in the Vines Guest Table Service

Event Details

  • BBQ Dates: Friday 14th, Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June.
  • Seafood Dates: Friday 19th, Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st July
  • Time: Lunch will be served at 12.30pm and dinner is at 5.30pm.
  • Price: £95pp including a glass of Classic Cuvée on arrival/£60pp wine pairing.
Summer Kitchen Salad Example

Sample Menus

View our sample menus which include an optional wine pairing. Please note, we cannot cater for any specific dietary requirements on this occasion, only a vegetarian option will be available.

Big Green Egg Meat
14th, 15th & 16th June

Dine in the Vines: BBQ

High quality British meat cooked on the Big Green Eggs.

Salmon on the Big Green Egg
19th, 20th & 21st July

Dine in the Vines: Seafood

A love affair with Seafood & Sussex Sparkling.

alfresco dining experience at Rathfinny

An Immersive Dining Experience

The beauty of Dine in the Vines is unparalleled. Situated on shared tables beside our Chardonnay vines, you will be welcomed with canapés and a glass of Classic Cuvée served from magnums as you settle in for a three-course meal, prepared by our Tasting Room chefs.

Rathfinny Dine in the Vines Table Placement

Modern British Dining

Delight in the langor of a summer’s afternoon or evening and enjoy a bottle of Sussex among friends. Executive Estate Chef, Chris Bailey has designed an al fresco menu, inspired by the best seasonal British produce available, always balancing ethics and sustainability with delicious flavours that complement our wines.


Scroll through our camera roll from previous Dine in the Vines events.

dine in the vine event at Rathfinny Estate
Dine in the Vines
Big Green Eggs on The Bund
Alfresco dining
Summer Salad Rathfinny Wine Estate
Dine in the Vines Long Tables in the Vineyard

Located in Alfriston

The Rathfinny Wine Estate is located in the chocolate-box village of Alfriston. Approximately 1.5 hours from London Victoria with the nearby station of Berwick just a 10 minute taxi ride away. We're also very accessible from the seaside towns of Brighton and Eastbourne and just 7 miles from the iconic Seven Sisters Country Park. Our Flint Barns B&B and self-catering Cottage are situated onsite if you wish to stay the night.

Rathfinny Vineyard
The Origin of Sussex Sparkling

About Rathfinny Wine Estate

A family-run, grower-producer, specialising in low-intervention, traditional method, vintage sparkling wines with B Corp certification. Terroir-driven, the wines reflect the single-estate Vineyard in the South Downs of Sussex.

We welcome guests all year round to dine, stay, tour and taste on our working Vineyard and provide memorable experiences  in a stunning location.

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