Enjoy a Day Out at Kingscote Estate
Kingscote Estate Wine shop, Cellar Door Bar & Kitchen and Wine Garden open 7 days a week 10am – 5pm with last orders at 4:30pm each day.
No need to book for self-guided wine tastings, come on down! You are welcome to spontaneously turn up 7 days a week between 10am and 4:30pm for self-guided wine tastings.
Wine Tours must be booked in advance. They are available every week on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30am, 1pm and 3:30pm.
Wine tours are £15 per person and include a 90 minute tour of the estate with 5 wine samples along the route.
We are open for wine by the glass, bottle, tastings, hot drinks and soft drinks along with some delicious home-baked goods, ice cream and local produce cheeseboards every day.
Our Vineyard & Winery Tour, and Wine Tasting Experience
We invite you down to our little valley nestled in West Sussex countryside for a 90 minute wine tour and tasting Wednesdays – Sundays every week. We begin the tour with a glass of wine in hand and strolling to our award winning vineyards to explain a year in the life of the vine. Whilst amongst the vines we'll be enjoying a couple of still white wines and teaching you tricks of the trade on how to get the most from your glass with specific tasting techniques. We then meander on as a group to our winery. It is in here we will show you behind the scenes of our grape to glass process and our specific techniques for still and sparkling wine production.
A final opportunity to taste some more of the Kingscote selection with one of our Charmat sparkling's and one of our Traditional Method sparkling's to compare.As the tour draws to a close we head back to the cellar door where there is an opportunity to collect a pre-ordered Picnic Ploughman's or homemade Cream Tea to enjoy in our sunny wine garden with a glass of something chilled and a game of croquet. Perfect!
How to Book Your Tour & Tasting
We run three tours a day, at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm Wednesday through Sunday.
To enquire about booking a Tour & Tasting, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
A member of our team will then reply to your email, or give you a call to confirm your visit
Please make sure to include the following information in your email:
Your First & Last Name
Number of Guests
Your preferred, and an alternative date and time of visit
Any special requests or important information
Your voucher information, including code, company, expiry date and pin where applicable
Alternatively, you can enquire about a booking by calling us on +44 (0)330 122 5290
Our phone lines are open 9am to 5.30pm on Weekdays.
We look forward to welcoming you.
The Kingscote Estate Team.
frequently asked questions
Are children welcome?
Yes! Children are welcome on our tours, and do not have to pay. Please do bare in mind, however, that we consider our tour experiences as adult activities
How do I book a Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting?
To book your visit, please read the above section entitled 'How to Book Your Tour & Tasting'
What if I need to cancel my booking?
We are happy to re-book tours and tastings if we receive 48 hours notice. Tours are only cancelled in the case of an emergency or extreme weather, so if it does rain we recommend you wear wellies and bring an umbrella.
Are dogs welcome?
Yes! Dogs are welcome in the wine shop and gardens on lead. We also have woodland walks throughout our estate, which dogs are welcome to roam. Please note that only assistance dogs are allowed on our vineyard tours.
Where can I buy your wines?
You can buy our wines direct from our website, from www.thewinecaverns.com, or visit our on-site wine shop.
Do you cater for vegans, vegetarians and allergies?
Yes! We cater for all needs and can easily alter our menu for vegans and vegetarians. Please note that we can not 100% guarantee that there won't be traces of allergens in our food offerings.
Are the tours available in other languages?
Yes! We can give full vineyard tours and wine tastings in Spanish and English. Please call us if you would like to book a tour with a Spanish speaking tour guide.
Does the vineyard have disabled access?
Yes! Our vineyard has disabled access, and we are happy to help those who need assistance. Please let us know that you require assistance when booking a tour experience.
Do you run tours everyday?
Our tours run Wednesday through Sunday.
Is there parking available?
Yes! We have free parking for customers right on our doorstep. We do not accept liability for theft or damage.
Do I have to book for a wine tasting?
No! We are open seven days a week for impromptu tastings, however, you must book your vineyard tour and tutored wine tasting in advance.
Can we book a private tour?
Yes! Private tours are available. To book please call us on 01342327535. We can also make private booking for large groups, hen/stag dos, work events or any other special occasions.
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