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Walk, discover, experience, taste

Along with world-class English wines, beers, and ciders, Balfour Winery is home to some of England’s most vibrant flora and fauna. For nature and wine lovers alike, the Estate offers an unparalleled experience. Take a stroll through beautiful vineyards, apple orchards and ancient oak woodlands, or join an expert-led tour and tasting experience. Our winery and all our tours operate year-round.

Please note children under 12 are not permitted on tours or tastings. Only visitors over the age of 18 will be able to participate. If you have access requirements, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance.

If you require a taxi you must book in advance for both journeys. See phone numbers here.

Tour and Tasting

Weekdays and Sunday, 11am, £45pp | Saturday, 11am or 2.30pm, £65pp | 2 hour tour

Walk our vineyards, orchards and ancient oak woodlands with one of our experienced guides. You’ll learn about our history and viticultural practices, as well as how we work alongside nature to produce our award-winning wines.

Learn about the process of winemaking from Head Winemaker, Fergus Elias, in our short film. On weekends this tour takes you through our state-of-the-art winery.

Finish the tour with a tutored tasting of six Balfour wines that reflect our diverse range of still and sparkling wines. 

* A tour of the production area of the winery is subject to availability, harvest and potential health and safety restrictions that may be out of Balfour Winery’s control.

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Wine Tasting Masterclass

Monday - Sunday, 2pm - 3pm | £30pp

Our knowledgeable tour guides will lead you in a fun and relaxed tasting of six Balfour Wines, where you can learn the technique of wine tasting without the bravado.

Wine and Dine Experience

Thursday - Sunday, 11am - 4.30pm | £175pp

This luxury all-day tour and tasting experience includes transfers from Marden train station to take you into the heart of the England’s wine garden.

You’ll be greeted with a glass of our signature Balfour sparkling wine while you take in the breathtaking views overlooking Nannette’s vineyard on our terrace.

Discover the history of Balfour Winery and the 400-acre land surrounding it before a tour of the vineyards.

On your walk, you will be shown hidden areas of the estate not accessible on other tours and given insights into our viticulture practices, and our woodland and wildflower conservation program.

After the tour, you will visit our state-of-the-art winery* where you will be given a comprehensive overview of the winemaking and production techniques used for our still and sparkling wines. This is followed by a tutored tasting of six Balfour wines including new release and limited-edition wines.

Enjoy a delicious, seasonal three-course lunch with wine pairings by our Head Winemaker Fergus Elias.

To book this experience for groups of eight or more guests, please call 01622 832794.

*Winery tours only available at weekends and are subject to change and availability.

Self-Guided Tour

Free | No Booking Required

Collect a map from our Cellar Door and explore the picturesque Estate at your own pace. With two routes to choose from, enjoy tranquillity and stillness, as you stroll through beautiful vineyards, apple orchards, wildflower meadows and ancient oak woodlands.

This is a working vineyard. For your safety, it is essential that guests check in with the winery team before entering the vineyard.

Self-Tutored Tasting

Year Round | No Booking Required

As an introduction to our portfolio of Balfour Wines, from £15.00 per person.

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