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La Mare Wine Estate

St Mary JE3 3BA
+44 1534 481178
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Not the best tour, but good shop and nice location

OK, so at the start of the tour our guide told us that this was only his 4th tour, so we should cut... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2012
oliya23
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Brighton, United Kingdom
A must see on a trip over (in Spring/Summer/Autumn)

La Mare is a beautiful 17th Century granite farmhouse which houses a complex that makes wines... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2012
islandseagull
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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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).
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“wine tasting” (102 reviews)
“apple brandy” (70 reviews)
“black butter” (59 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 15 April 2012

OK, so at the start of the tour our guide told us that this was only his 4th tour, so we should cut him some slack... but... he really wasn't very good. He basically kept telling us that they had to do various things to...More

Thank oliya23
Reviewed 6 February 2012

La Mare is a beautiful 17th Century granite farmhouse which houses a complex that makes wines, calvados and chocolate using the produce grown on site. You can enjoy tasting sessions (the apple liquer is particularly good) and take tours of the vineyards and brewing areas....More

1  Thank islandseagull
Reviewed 13 January 2012

My friend and I went to la Mare for lunch. A lovely setting. We were seated at a window table with great views of the vineyard. The restaurant is lovely, sort of a modern rustic design. Thats the end of the thins to recommend to...More

2  Thank Sunnydalegal
Reviewed 27 September 2011

Arrived to a unspoilt non tacky attraction. Took the tour and found this good value for money with tastings of three wines, cream liquer, fudge and chocolate - how much would this cost. The guide although not the best was courteous and informative. Spent some...More

Thank scttgraham
Reviewed 25 September 2011

After paying the £8.50 , I was looking forward to the tour and the tastings.how disappointed our group were. The very tiny amounts of 3 different wines we tasted were not that nice and the woman showing us around told us about the very small...More

2  Thank Whickersworld1
Reviewed 3 September 2011

We've just returned from a week in Jersey and I am really surprised at some of the reviews I've read about La Mare. Our guide was well informed and helpful. Ok, he did lose his train of thought a couple of times, but to no...More

2  Thank SarahSav
Reviewed 23 August 2011

We decided to visit Jersey with friends on what was literally 'a flying visit' between 21st and 22nd August 2011. Within and hour and a half of taking off from Gatwick , we had landed in Jersey and were presenting ourselves at our hotel (The...More

2  Thank Cotehele
Reviewed 22 August 2011

To get there from the bus was easy enough and we quite enjoyed the tour and tasting even though we didn't love any of the wines and they are certainly overpriced. However, we really had fun with the picnic - it was prettily presented and...More

Thank HJPLondon
Reviewed 6 August 2011

Really not worth visiting. You only get to try 3 wines... they were nothing special. The tour is very short and mainly consists of you sat in a dark room watching a video. I also brought some Whisky Marmalade in the shop as a gift....More

2  Thank Hannah_5000
Reviewed 31 July 2011

We visited on our Jersey pass, glad we didn't pay. It all looked quite interesting, but unfortunately the "play area" consisted of a large draughts board and a large wooden connect 4 on grass at the edge on the vineyard. We were hoping to both...More

Thank thepheasantplucker
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potts81
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
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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.
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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
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