Where to go Wine Tasting in Surrey 2024

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If you’re a fan of nice wine then a wine tasting experience can be a great way to celebrate a special occasion or simply a nice way to spend a sunny weekend afternoon. 

What is wine tasting?

Wine tasting is an experience where you get to try new wines, learn more about the wine making process and often explore a vineyard at the same time. It’s an opportunity for tasting wine that you may not have come across before.

Wine Tasting in Surrey

You can find wine tasting events at vineyards and wineries across the country but also many stately homes and restaurants also offer wine tasting experiences. I thought I would put together all the wine tasting options across Surrey to inspire your next wine tasting session.

Where to go Wine Tasting in Surrey

The main places to go wine tasting in Surrey are the Surrey Hills Vineyards which are across the Surrey Hills area of outstanding natural beauty. The Surrey Hills wine locations comprise of Greyfriars Vineyard, Albury Organic Vineyard, Denbies Wine Estate, High Clandon Estate Vineyard and Chilworth Manor Vineyard. Below you can find details of wine tasting at each of the Surrey Hill Vineyards along with more wine tasting options across Surrey.

Greyfriars Vineyard – The Hog’s Back, Puttenham, Guildford GU3 1AG

Vineyard and Winery Tour and Tasting: The vineyard tour with wine tasting will take visitors on a guided walk through the beautiful vineyards finishing with a tutored tasting of several of the award winning sparkling and still wines from Greyfriars Vineyard.

Cost: From £22 per person. Other Vineyard Experiences are also available.

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Albury Vineyard – Albury, Shere Road, Albury, Guildford GU5 9BW

Vineyard Tour and Tasting: This popular vineyard tour and tasting experience starts with an introduction to the English wine scene, followed by a guided walk though the vineyard overlooking the beautiful Surrey Hills. The tour finishes seated in the tasting gazebo where you’ll be guided through a tasting of Albury Vineyard’s award-winning wines. 

Cost: From £25 per person. Albury Vineyard also have Wine & Cheese tasting events.

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Denbies Wine Estate – Bradley Lane, Dorking RH5 6AA

Indoor Wine Tasting Winery Tour: The Indoor Wine Tasting Experience begins with a short film in Denbies Cinema. The vineyard through the seasons film shows a fascinating insight into the workings of the vineyard and English wine production. Enjoy a glass of Denbies Sparkling Wine during the film and after, take a short walk of the winery, before heading down to the atmospheric cellars to try a selection of Denbies wines.

Cost: From £16.50 per person. Denbies also offer an Outdoor Vineyard Train Tour that you can book in addition to the indoor tasting plus many other events throughout the year.

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High Clandon Estate Vineyard – High Clandon GU4 7RP

Tour, Talk and Tasting: This experience includes a fascinating talk by the owners Sibylla & Bruce, a tour of the gardens and vineyard, the atmospheric Glass Barn, a chance to view the works of art on display and taste the vintage-only Cuvée, Liqueur, Gin and Honey.

Cost: £25 per person. They also have open days at High Clandon Vineyard throughout the year.

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Chilworth Manor Vineyard – Halfpenny Lane, Chilworth, Guildford GU4 8NN

Tours & Tastings: On this vineyard tour you can see and learn about vines, their growth cycle and the winemaking process, as well as hearing about the fascinating history of Chilworth Manor. After a short walk around the vineyard you’ll return to the new tasting barn. With stunning views over the vineyard and across to St Martha’s Hill, it’s the perfect spot to try sparkling wines and still rosé, together with some complimentary pairing bites. 

Cost: £30 per person

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Taurus Wines – Whipley Manor Farm, Palmers Cross, Guildford GU5 0LL

Wine Tasting Events at Taurus Wines: Throughout the year Taurus Wines offer wine tastings at their HQ at Whipley Manor Farm. These are either a Walkabout Tastings where favourite bottles of wine are enjoyed alongside a selection of canapés, with staff on hand to talk to you about the wines. These are often themed, such as Wines for Winter or Rosé Wines, and are a great fun and informal way to discover some new wines.

Alternatively, Taurus Wines host Winemaker Feasts which are more intimate affairs where an esteemed winemaker, ambassador or even a Master of Wine visits the store and to talk through several wines accompanying a three-course menu, designed to pair perfectly with the wines.

Cost: From £45 per person

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Corkage Wine Shop and Bar – 60 Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3UA

Corkage Wine Tasting Events: Corkage wine-tasting events offer a fun way to explore wine in a relaxed, friendly environment. Whether you’re a wine novice or a seasoned connoisseur, there’s always lots to learn and enjoy.

Throughout the event, you’ll try a selection of fabulous wines, accompanied by a range of savoury nibbles. And if you like what you try, you’ll have the opportunity to take a bottle (or more!) home at a discounted price.

Cost: From £37.50 per person

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Ranmore Wines – Unit 17, Dunley Hill Court, Crocknorth Road, Ranmore Common, Dorking RH5 6SX

Wine Tastings: Ranmore Wines hold quarterly wine tastings at their premises where you can try at least six of their wines plus some nibbles.

Cost: £15 per person

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The Vineking Tasting Rooms – 38 Church Street, Reigate RH2 0AJ

Wine Tastings: Great wine, great food, great time with friends – it’s that fun and that simple – and is exactly what Vineking invite you to enjoy at their monthly wine tasting events.

Cost: £20 per person.

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Blackdown Ridge VineyPard – Blackdown Ridge, Blackdown Park, Fernden Ln, Haslemere GU27 3BT

Vineyard and Winery Tours: You and your friends will be welcomed with a short history of how and why the Blackdown Ridge Estate was first started. This is followed by a walk around the vineyard where you will learn about the varieties and management of the vines throughout the year.

Along the way you will visit the winery where you will learn about the production process of the wines and see some of the slightly eccentric equipment! You’ll finish by offering you a chance to sit down, relax and taste the national and international award-winning English wines, both still and sparkling. It is a chance to discuss and compare the vintages along with some cheeses, crackers olives and salami.

Cost: £18 per person

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Wine Tasting in Surrey

The Guildford Wine Company also often have wine tasting events at their Shalford and Grayshott stores. See upcoming events over on their website.

Organise your own wine tasting event in Surrey

If none of the above options work for you then you could consider organising your own wine tasting event. Here are some wine event organisers in Surrey:

Other wine tasting experiences in Surrey

Many experience day providers offer wine tasting experiences and English wine tours that would make great gifts for an indulgent treat for yourself. Here are some of our favourites:

Wine Tasting in Surrey

I hope that’s given you enough inspiration for Surrey wine tasting tours so that you have something lovely to book for your next special occasion or afternoon out. I’ll add more wine tasting Surrey options as I find them and if I’ve missed your favourite off please do get in touch and let me know.

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Wine Tasting in Surrey


  • Donna Wishart

    Donna Wishart is married to Dave and they have two children, Athena (12) and Troy (11). They live in Surrey with their two cats, Fred and George. Once a Bank Manager, Donna has been writing about everything from family finance to days out, travel and her favourite recipes since 2012. Donna is happiest either exploring somewhere new, with her camera in her hand and family by her side or snuggled up with a cat on her lap, reading a book and enjoying a nice cup of tea. She firmly believes that tea and cake can fix most things.

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