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Denbies Harvest Report 2014

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 by
Denbies Harvest Report 2014 The 2014 harvest is over! The winery handled a touch over 563 tonnes of grapes overall making it the largest harvest on record. With a mild frost free spring, a glorious summer and Autumn the grapes were not only plentiful but of a very high quality. Every single tank in the

  Denbies is very pleased to announce the imminent release of its first vintage of  Sauvignon Blanc.  The Sauvignon Blanc grapes were planted four years ago on a three acre trial plot and this is the first year they have been in production, following the excellent 2013 harvest. Sauvignon blanc is a green-skinned grape variety

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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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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