Frequently Asked Questions


What is La Mare Wine Estate?

La Mare Wine Estate is a renowned vineyard and winery located in St. Mary, Jersey, in the Channel Islands. It offers a picturesque setting for wine production, tours, tastings, and other activities.

Where is La Mare Wine Estate located?

La Mare Wine Estate is situated in the parish of St. Mary on the beautiful island of Jersey, which is part of the Channel Islands. The address is La Rue de la Hougue Mauger, St Mary, Jersey, JE3 3BA.

How much does it cost to enter the estate?

It is absolutely free to enter the estate. You can visit our shop, enjoy breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea in our Vineyard Café and take a stroll amongst the vines at no cost. We sell tickets for our guided tours and tastings which you can book here.

What type of wines does La Mare Wine Estate produce?

We produce a variety of award-winning wines, including white, red, rosé, and sparkling wines. We also produce delicious ciders and a selection of spirits using locally sourced ingredients.

Does La Mare Wine Estate have a restaurant or café on-site?

Yes, La Mare Wine Estate boasts a delightful on-site café. We are open from 10am – with last orders at 4.30pm 7 days a week. We do sometimes close at 2.30pm if there’s a special event on so always best to check. No booking necessary.

Does La Mare Wine Estate offer accommodation for visitors?

No, unfortunately there is no accommodation on the estate.

Are there any special events or activities at La Mare Wine Estate?

La Mare Wine Estate hosts a variety of special events and activities throughout the year, including wine pairing dinners, harvest festivals, vineyard walks, and workshops. Check our website or social media for upcoming events.

Can I host private events such as weddings or corporate functions at La Mare Wine Estate?

Certainly! La Mare Wine Estate offers a stunning venue for private events, including weddings, corporate functions, and special celebrations. Their dedicated event team can assist in planning and organising your memorable occasion. Contact [email protected] for more details.

Are children allowed at La Mare Wine Estate?

Children are welcome at La Mare Wine Estate. Children are welcome on tours and tastings. Children age 9 years and under go free. Children 10 years and over cost £7.45 and will receive a glass of apple juice and chocolate lolly (plus get to taste all the fudge and extra chocolate that is part of the tour.)  There are also family-friendly activities available such as the playground and treasure hunt. There is also a children’s  menu in the Cafe.

Is there a fee for parking at La Mare Wine Estate?

No, La Mare Wine Estate offers complimentary parking for visitors, making it convenient for you to explore the estate and enjoy your time there.

How can I reach you?

You can catch the number 7 bus from Liberation Station in St Helier. You can also drive here – we offer plenty of free parking – or call the taxi company of your choice. You can find out all the ways to travel to La Mare in this article.

Can I visit your shop?

Yes, our estate shop in St Mary is open 10am – 5pm every day. Our St Helier store is open 9.30am – 5.30pm Monday – Saturday. Our online store is also open 24/7


Can I visit La Mare Wine Estate for wine tasting and tours?

Absolutely! La Mare Wine Estate welcomes visitors for wine tastings and tours. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore their vineyards, winery, and learn about the wine-making process firsthand.

How do I book a wine tasting or tour at La Mare Wine Estate?

You can book your Tour and Tasting online.

Can I change my tour tickets?

Yes, please use the link provided on your confirmation email or call us on 01534 481178. We can transfer your tickets to a different tour date if your tour date has not already passed.

Can I request a refund?

Yes, you can refund your ticket up to 24 hours before the date booked. You can do this via your confirmation email or by calling the office on 01534 481178


Can I book a table for lunch or afternoon tea?

We do not take table reservations for the Vineyard Café; please simply turn up, find a table, note your table number and place your order at the bar inside. We do however allow bookings for certain events such as Father’s Day lunch and packages such as a Tour and Tasting with Afternoon Tea. Please click here for all available booking options.

Do you cater to all dietary requirements?
Yes, we offer gluten, dairy, meat and fish free dishes. Gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian, and vegan dishes are all marked on our menus. Please let your server know in advance of any requirements so we can to cater to your needs. For parties of 11 or more, please phone 01535 481178 (extension 2) to book and preorder your food

What are your opening times?
We are open daily from 10am until 5pm. Please note that on days of events, the café will close at 2pm.

Is there a children’s menu?
Yes, we have a children’s menu as well as colouring in sheets and play area to keep them entertained.

Are there outdoor dining options?
Yes, we have a terrace overlooking the vineyard

Do you do gift vouchers?
We offer gift vouchers which can be purchased online and in store


We love to meet your friendly dogs on a lead in our outdoor seated area, and guide dogs are, of course, welcomed throughout.

Is the venue suitable for wheelchairs?
All areas of the venue are wheelchair accessible


Please see our accessibility information here.



Can I talk to someone about booking an event?

Of course! Please email [email protected] with details of the date you have in mind, number of guests and the nature of your day (e.g. wedding, corporate team building event…) You can see more details of our various venues here.



Can I leave my car at the venue?
Yes, you can. Please collect before 12pm the following day

Can I taste the food ahead of time?
Group tasting sessions are available at the beginning of the wedding season for weddings taking place that year

Is there a maximum capacity for the venue?
Our maximum capacity is 150 people

Can I have fireworks or sparklers at the event?
We do not allow fireworks however sparklers are fine

What time will my wedding set up be done?
Each wedding will be discussed individually based on the day of the wedding

Is the venue suitable for wheelchairs?
All areas of the venue are wheelchair accessible

Do you have a ceremony location on site?
Yes, we have various options available

Can we bring our own caterers?
There is no need as we have full in house catering and an in house chef

Can you accommodate special dietary needs?
Of course. We are very flexible and offer a range of dishes suitable for all dietary requirements

Can I hold the date of the wedding?
We are happy to put a provisional date on hold and will ensure the date is yours as soon as a deposit has been paid

Do you offer tours of the estate?
Yes, we’d love to meet you! Please e-mail [email protected] and one of our dedicated wedding planners will assist you

Do you have on site accommodation?
We do not have onside accommodation but will be happy to recommend of nearby locations

Is there a plan if it’s raining on the day of the wedding?
Yes, our restaurant will be available for reception drinks if it rains.

Is it possible to have a bar tab or do guests pay as they drink?
We have both options available


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