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September blog – Bee update 2020

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 by

The latest and most recent beehives were relocated to the estate back in March, just prior to lock down.  What seems like now such a long time ago, we are pleased to bring you an update on their progress from the beekeeper. The bee hives have been building up in size from quite small beginnings

April blog – Surrey Day 2020

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 by

Spring is a very important time in the vineyard as it sets the scene for the autumn harvest. Each season has its own characteristics and every year we welcome thousands of visitors to enjoy this wonderful process with us. We are missing you, our valued customers, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back

As the vines lie dormant for the winter and restore their energies for the growing season ahead, we are about halfway through our winter pruning. Cutting off excess canes from the plant is critical, as it maintains integrity of the plant and prevents excessive leaf and grape density, which can weaken production. Trial plantings of

September vineyard blog

Friday, 27 September 2019 by
With the 2019 harvest now underway at Denbies, our winery and vineyard team are busy measuring grape sugars, harvesting grapes and transporting them into the winery for their first pressing.  As predicted, Solaris was the first varietal to ripen, with these full, ripe golden berries hand-harvested from the Dell in the early autumn sunshine. Rondo

August vineyard blog

Tuesday, 27 August 2019 by
  As summer continues in full swing at Denbies vineyard, beautiful July and early August sunshine has meant that grapes continue to ripen well. Recent spells of rainfall have given the vines useful hydration and lovely healthy bunches of berries can be seen throughout the estate. With temperatures set to increase once again towards the
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