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La Mare Wine Estate

St Mary JE3 3BA
+44 1534 481178
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Excellent tour. Disappointing cafe.

The title says it all. The tour guide was knowledgeable and interesting. The place is well laid out... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Aberdour, United Kingdom
via mobile
Not to be missed

A lovey way to spend half a day. Good value for money: included: walk round the vines and... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Anne M
Driffield, North Humberside
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La Mare Wine Estate and Distillery is a unique venue situated in the beautiful Jersey countryside. Set in the peaceful grounds of a traditional 18th-century granite farmhouse, this 25-acre working estate is committed to creating the very best wines, ciders and spirits, along with hand-made preserves, fudge, chocolates and Jersey Black Butter. Unique to the island, La Mare is the perfect location to spend the day. Opening hours are 10.00am to 17.00 Monday to Sunday (March to October) or 10.30am to 15.30 Monday to Saturday (November to December).
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  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“wine tasting” (104 reviews)
“apple brandy” (71 reviews)
“black butter” (59 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
St Mary JE3 3BA
+44 1534 481178
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The title says it all. The tour guide was knowledgeable and interesting. The place is well laid out and the tour is good value considering the tastings you get. The cafe looks nice but the service is slow. The sandwiches we ordered were very plain...More

Thank ovm36
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A lovey way to spend half a day. Good value for money: included: walk round the vines and orchard, talk about the estate and looking round facilities. Film with wine tasting (3 different wines) and apple brandy. On exit to the shop we also got...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This estate is worth visiting. You get an informed tour indoors & out, with wine tasting. You are also welcomed with a cider to sample. Loads of produce available to purchase along with a nice cafe.

Thank CAVA56
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Visited as part of a coach tour. Guide was very informative and tasting the range of Wine, chocolates and liquer was very pleasant. A nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Lovely afternoon visit with the best cream tea we've ever had! Great tour, not too long with delicious wine too.

Thank Sueondartmoor
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Looks as if previous reviews complaining about having to pay for access to cafe and shop have paid off as it appears there is no charge unless you do the tour. So for about £10 you get a 50 minute session including a taste of...More

Thank travguy
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find out it was only £9.95 for entry to the vineyards and a guided wine tasting tour. The tour was fantastic, credit goes to Bob for being very knowledgeable and interesting. It's a short tour but totally worth it and...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We started off by doing the vineyard tour, which lasts about an hour. There is a brief history of the estate and vineyard followed by a tour of the production facility and then wine and liqueur tasting. The tour was very informative and enjoyable and...More

Thank missyirwing
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My family visited the estate in July. We had a lovely lunch in the cafe which offered fresh, local dishes. The talk was very interesting and the perfect length of time. The vineyards were beautifully kept and presented. We enjoyed the tastings to. Everyone was...More

Thank Emily N
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Great visit walk & talk in vineyard, good information ref to wine making & seperation of skin etc, different way of cooling white wine compared to system used in red wines also very interesting brandy produces aswell as chocolates & fudge worth a visit

Thank Tony F
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27 October 2016|
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Response from LaMareManagement | Property representative |
Hello Melissa, Thank you for your message. Our shop will be open through out November and December and from there we can offer you a tasting and information on our products. In fact, we offer every visitor a complimentary... More
Daniel C
14 August 2016|
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Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is no need to pre-book, you can book on arrival, I would allow 2 hours for this attraction.
Colin M
20 May 2016|
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Response from Mandy M | Reviewed this property |
Most definately. Although we did the tour last October, when we visited in April this year we only went to the restaurant and the shop - there is only a charge if you do the tour. Our lunch there was really good and we... More