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Seyval Blanc flowering

Friday, 20 June 2014 by

This week the photographs speak volumes, an abundance of flowering is currently taking place.  At the moment, the Vineyard Manager has estimated that we are two weeks ahead of normal activity.  The new plantings are also thriving exceptionally well with strong new shoots.

2014 New planting

Friday, 06 June 2014 by

Denbies has just completed the second year of an extensive vine plantation. 27500 vines were planted in 2013, we have planted Solaris, an early ripening, mildew resistant variety on the steep chalky slopes. This will be used for still white wines as a single varietal, and to add flavour to larger white blends. On the

The mobile sparkling bottling line comes over annually from the Institut Oenologique de Champagne (Epernay).  It has the capacity to bottle 5,000 bottles per hour.  Denbies team work alongside the team of French experts.  This year, together with the traditional sparkling wines, Denbies will be producing a new sparkling Blanc de Blanc  made from 100%

New Shoots for Denbies

Thursday, 15 May 2014 by
New Shoots for Denbies Denbies Wine Estate is pleased to announce the completion of the first stage of scheduled  planting which has been taking place in the 265 acre vineyard. Commencing in 2013, 25,000 vines were planted which included Solaris.  Solaris is an early ripening variety with good resistance against fungal diseases and frost, used

Minimal Pruning

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 by
Minimal Pruning 29th April Denbies pioneers new method of growing grapes in the Uk. Minimal pruning. This produces more bunches, but of smaller size and a consequent higher ratio of skin:flesh. This results in wines with greater aroma intensity and body. It also mitigates the risk of crop loss to late spring frosts and is
Vineyard Manager's report 12/02/14 Our most recent report from our Vineyard Manager, including an photo taken from the Yew Tree Field, looking down onto The Hollow, The Dell and then onto The Hillside slopes which have been prepared for planting. Many of you have asked about the current weather condidtions, the rain does not affect

Denbies Bacchus Marathon 2014 –

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 by
NOW IN ITS 5TH YEAR! If you are looking for an organised event that raises money for a fabulous charity and is full of fun, then this one is definitely for you. Events to Live in association with Dorking Council and Denbies Vineyard (the largest vineyard in England) are delighted to announce the 5th Bacchus
 Jenny Greenland/Michael Harford-Cross/Patrick Elder 24th FEBUARY - 2nd MARCH Once again we were overwhelmed by the response to the 2013 Annual Harvest Photography Competition. We are very pleased to welcome Andy Newbold, our local celebrity photographer, based in Leatherhead, who has very kindly overseen the judging process. Here are the shortlisted entries, tp vote for
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