Plan your Wine Tour & Tasting at Rathfinny

Tour the Estate and learn how we turn our grapes into world-class Sussex Sparkling wines. Discover our summer tours and self-guided walking tours.

Complimentary drop-in wine tastings are now available every day, 10am-5pm. Subject to availability at time of arrival.

If you have a gift voucher for a Tour & Tasting, please contact our Cellar Door to book your visit as these vouchers cannot be redeemed online.

Vineyard tour
May - September


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. All tours start at the Cellar Door.

Time. 10.30am, 1pm and 3pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday | Duration. 1hr 45mins in total | Price. £25 per person

Dog Walking Sussex
No booking required


If you wish to explore the Estate in your own time, visit our Cellar Door during opening hours to collect a walking map and enjoy a self-guided tour of the Estate. Maps can also be downloaded via the button below. The walking map also includes the Rathfinny Trail which can be walked as part of a larger walk in the area, in its entirety or by starting at the Cellar Door or Flint Barns.

All tours and tastings start at the Cellar Door

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Further Information

Terms & conditions


Wine Tours will continue to run in the event of inclement weather, unless it is deemed unsafe by Rathfinny Wine Estate, in which case you will be offered a credit note. Rathfinny reserves the right to postpone tours as required. We recommend that suitable outdoor activity clothing and footwear is worn. Payment for Tours is due at the time of booking. Tickets are non-refundable, however, we may be able to transfer them to an alternative date with a minimum of four weeks’ notice. We request that everyone maintains social distancing measures throughout the tour and uses the hand sanitiser provided. During tastings, guests will be facing the same direction and positioned 2-metres apart (if not from the same household).

If you wish to dine in the Tasting Room restaurant following your tour this must be booked separately in advance and is subject to availability.


We welcome walkers to the Estate. Please be aware of your safety and remember that we are a working vineyard, with heavy machinery, and it is really important that you:

  • Keep to the path
  • Follow the signs at all times
  • Keep dogs on leads and clear up their mess
  • Take care when crossing roads
  • Follow the countryside code

Please park only in designated car parks and not in lay-bys, which are constantly in use.

Find Us

Cellar Door
Rathfinny Wine Estate,
Alfriston, East Sussex,
BN26 5TU