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Waddesdon Uncorked

Sat 20 & Sun 21 June 2020

Normal grounds admission, additional charges for tasting tent and events

Save the date for our inaugural wine festival Waddesdon Uncorked, a celebration of boutique vineyards, spirit makers and artisan food producers from Bucks, Britain and beyond.

Join us for two days celebrating Waddesdon’s connection to wine, with tastings, special dinners and informative talks.

Whether you enjoy wine but want to know more, or are a long-standing connoisseur of viticulture you can expect to taste some exquisite wines and learn some new facts.

With 40 hand-selected stalls showcasing wine, spirits and artisan foods, you can sample and learn about the different produce on offer. Meet the producers and discover the story that makes each of them special.

Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere as you taste and shop, listen to live music and see the Parterre garden in full bloom.


Black grapes on the vine

Bucks, British and Beyond

Wine Tastings


Tasting Tents

Visit tents above the Parterre and discover vineyards from the local area and beyond, as well as local spirits. Sample wines and gins and learn from the producers in an informal, relaxed environment.

Purchase a ticket to enjoy ten tastings (30ml samples), £10. Booking coming soon.


Tastings in the Wine Cellars

12.30pm, 2.30pm & 4.30pm

Join one of Waddesdon’s wine experts and sample six wines in the atmospheric Wine Cellars.

£10 per session. More details soon.

Artisan food market fresh olives

Artisan Food and Drink Stalls

Browse 20 artisan food and drink stalls above the Parterre. From cheese and charcuterie to olives and breads, pick up the perfect accompaniment to go with the wines you sample.

Listen to live music, performed on the Manor’s steps, as you shop for treats.

Explore Waddesdon's Wine Story


Wine Cellars


Visit the Wine Cellars with over 12,000 bottles of historic wine and hear from our knowledgable guides about the story of wine at Waddesdon.

Discover the Wine Cellars>


Wine Tastings in the Shop


Head to the Wine Shop and taste before you buy with free tastings with our experts.

Find out more about the shop>

Sculpture Trail, Joana-Vasconcelos-Lafite-contemporary-art-sculpture-3000-1875

Wine Art

Take in artworks from statues to wine labels in the gardens, House and Cellars, including Lafite by Joana Vasconcelos, two giant candlesticks made from wine bottles.

Learn more about Waddesdon’s wine art>


History of Rothschild Wine

Discover more about the three flagship Rothschild wine estates in France and what makes them so special.

Learn more about the estates>

Five Arrows Hotel

Make the most of your visit and stay over at our Five Arrows Hotel. Formerly a Victorian coaching inn, it offers seasonal British dishes.

Discover the Five Arrows Hotel