Please note, Waddesdon will be completely closed 29 June–5 July with the exception of the ticketed live music events. From 6-8 July the property reopens but there will be potential disruption to the Manor.

The live music events from 2-5 July are organised by Senbla. The grounds of Waddesdon have been hired as a venue only, and our staff are not involved in the organisation of these concerts. For any enquiries relating to these concerts, please contact Senbla here or email

Château Lafite Rothschild wine bottles

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Wine at Waddesdon

A perfect destination for lovers of wine. See one of the largest collections of Château Lafite Rothschild wines outside France. Take a free tour of the cellars. Taste Rothschild wines and guest wines in the shop. Marvel at wine inspired works of art. Enjoy fine food and wine events held throughout the year.

A bunch of ripening grapes on the vine

Discover Waddesdon's wine story online

Waddesdon has a strong connection to wine that may be unfamiliar. Discover the history and learn wine terminology.

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Private wine tastings

We offer a selection of private wine tastings suitable for all group sizes and types. Whether you’re looking for an introduction to Rothschild wine or after something a little more complex we have the tasting for you.

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If you would like to discuss your requirements or enquire about a bespoke tasting, please contact our wine expert, Peter on 01296 653238 or email Peter Tompkins

The story of wine at Waddesdon

Wine is an important part of the Rothschild story at Waddesdon. From the purchase of Château Mouton Rothschild by Baron Nathaniel in 1853 to family collections now in the cellar, the family name has been synonymous with some of the greatest wines in the world. Today you’ll find a carefully curated offer of Rothschild wines online with tasting notes and gift box recommendations.


Rothschild Wine Estates

Discover more about the three flagship Rothschild wine estates in France and what makes them so special. With a history dating back over 150 years, Rothschild wines are known as some of the finest and most exclusive wines in the world.

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