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September 2018 Wine Blog

Thursday, 20 September 2018 by

Harvest has begun on the Estate! With our first pick of Solaris grapes taking place 7th September, our vineyard team have just completed harvesting our Ortega plots. This is followed this week by hand picking of the premium Bacchus varietal, for our best-selling Vineyard Select wines. Hand-picking of these grapes is also taking place on

  Run through England’s green and pleasant land with wine on hand at this year’s Run Bacchus, Britain’s answer to the Marathon du Médoc. The event, which is on the 9th of September, combines two of the world’s finest pleasures: running in the great outdoors and fine wine. The event  start and finish is outside

July 2018 Wine Blog

Thursday, 12 July 2018 by

Here at Denbies Estate the vineyard is in full bloom, with the vines soaking up the glorious summer sunshine. Flowering has now finished and we have fruit set and good pollination throughout, with our newly-planted young vines growing nicely. The team are working hard to ensure that we make the most of these optimum conditions

2018 Award Winning Wines

Thursday, 14 June 2018 by

Denbies are delighted to have scooped 24 medals during the 2018 wine awards season. Highlights include an impressive 2 Golds and 2 Silvers for The Brokes Botrytis 2016, whilst the Noble Harvest 2016 achieved 1 Gold and 2 Silvers and was also winner of the Stefanowicz Trophy for most outstanding sweet wine, a top accolade.

The recent spell of warm weather has been very well received by Denbies Wine Estate. In the past 12 months, the Dorking vineyard has undergone an extensive replanting programme. In 2017, 30,000 of the classic ‘champagne/sparkling wine’ grape varietals, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay were planted on the optimum south facing slopes of the Dell to

Spring Vineyard report

Friday, 23 March 2018 by

Spring Vineyard report – March The vines are currently coming to the end of their dormant period so we are pleased to report that there are no adverse affects from the latest spell of cold weather. The real concerns of the vineyard team will start in the coming months when, as with every year, the

A short video documenting the January 2017 exploratory excavation of the Denbies Conventor tank Tank Report

The extremely rare Second World War tank that was excavated in Denbies vineyard earlier this year has now been removed for renovation. The English “Covenanter” tank was dug up from beneath the vineyard by WW2 enthusiast Rick Wedlock.  Rick approached Denbies last year regarding the possibly of a tank buried on the estate .  Following

Denbies Wine Estate is delighted to have achieved a Gold level status from Green Tourism.  The gold status was confirmed following the vineyard’s most recent assessment from a Green tourism representative. Members are visited every two years to assess them against a range of criteria relevant to their business type, sustainable tourism indicators include protecting

The earliest harvest in Denbies Wine Estate 31 years commenced yesterday (Wednesday 6 September), historically, a early harvest commences during the third week of September.   On a mild sunny autumnal morning the Denbies vineyard team picked approximately 3 tons of the early ripening Solaris.  This was an unexpected outcome from a vintage that started with

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To Our Valued Customers

In accordance with current government guidelines,  The Hatch on the Lawn takeaway refreshments and the Wine and Gift Shop (which operates an off-sales licence) are permitted to remain open during the current lockdown.  

Denbies Online Shop is also open for deliveries and click & collect.

All areas open to the public at this time are fully COVID compliant and risk assessments have been independently verified.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

If you have made a reservation which may be cancelled due to current government guidelines, you will be contacted via e-mail by Denbies Events Team.  Reception will be closed, therefore the telephones will not be monitored

Please follow government guidelines at all times - information here

Unfortunately due to the current government guidelines, the main visitor centre has to remain closed. As the Denbies toilet facilities are located within the building, they are not classed as public toilets and therefore must remain closed. 

Denbies operates an open access policy for visitor to make use of the vineyard for recreational purposes. If anyone has any concerns regarding the limited facilities at this time, we are updating the website regularly and also communicating via email to visitors who have signed up on our website.

Thank you for your consideration and patience at this time.

During this time the following will be open;

The Hatch on the Lawn (located at the front of the building)

OPEN FOR TAKEAWAY REFRESHMENTS

Daily 10am - 3pm

Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm

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PLEASE NOTE - DUE TO GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES, DENBIES RESTROOM FACILITIES WILL BE CLOSED FROM SATURDAY 19 DECEMBER

Denbies Wine & Gift Shop

Daily 11am - 2pm

Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm

20% Off all wine purchases 6+ bottles/mixed case applies

On-line Shop delivery

Last Orders for Click and Collect  10am - 3pm

20% Off all wine purchases 6+ bottles/mixed case applies

On-line Gifts & Vouchers

Monetary e-vouchers ◊E-Gift Experiences


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