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La Mare Wine Estate

St Mary JE3 3BA
+44 1534 481178
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Fantastic interesting tour, shame about the service in the cafe

We went for afternoon cream tea and tour deal. The cream tea was nice as was the glass of La Mare... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jersey, United Kingdom

We enjoy nice wine but as soon as we walked into La Mare we realised it was going to be very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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).
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • 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 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
St Mary JE3 3BA
+44 1534 481178
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Reviewed yesterday

We went for afternoon cream tea and tour deal. The cream tea was nice as was the glass of La Mare sparkling wine, but the service was just a bit sullen and unfriendly. Not overly bad but just a smile and pleasant welcome would have...More

Thank Duggy96
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoy nice wine but as soon as we walked into La Mare we realised it was going to be very snobbish and judgemental as to who was to visit....We generally don’t like cider but the guy on the entrance was determined we would try...More

Thank Sdc40
Reviewed 4 days ago

A pleasant walk around and well explained processes but rather disappointing wine and not a lot else to see. Some awkward access/ pipes etc for disabled.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely cafe, good service, simple but excellent food. We visited for lunch and a quick look in the shop. The food seems particularly fresh.

Thank 21dlr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place with knowledgeable staff to explain all that they do. Three wines to be tasted. There chocolate is very nice as well. An excellent gift shop available.

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having previously lived in a Spanish village with a co-operative bodega which manufactured pretty good wines , and also near to a cider press in New England, I was interested to see how this vineyard tour would stack up, as both wine and cider making...More

Thank Butlergl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit to the Estate was both interesting and enjoyable. But that was because we took the tour - without that there would have been little to hold us. And although the tour started some 10 minutes later than booked and commenced in a rather...More

2  Thank Atoner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We paid the lady at the entrance for our wine tour and tasted La Mare's own Branchage cider even before we got through the door!. We waited in a marquee for our guide to arrive when the heavens opened. We did not get a chance...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was most intrigued by the fact that a winery should be created on an island which has always been known for its apple orchards, particularly in the north of that island which is well known for its windy weather. Now I have been, it...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the tour and learnt a lot about how the still and sparking wines, cider and apple brandy are produced. The wine tasting which followed this was also very well organised although we were slightly disappointed by the wines which were ok but not as...More

Thank fourseasons123
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26 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
19 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