Take a look at this Experience near Dorking, Surrey.
Set in sensational surroundings, this experience offers a great insight into the winemaking process. Upon arrival, receive a brief welcome whilst tucking into bacon butties and tea or coffee, before watching a short film based on the life of the vine. Next, venture into the 265 acre vineyard to enjoy some hands-on grape picking under the tuition of an experienced guide. After a sitting down to homemade soup and a tasty Ploughman’s lunch (including cheese, pickles, cold meats, coleslaw, apple, rustic bread, desert, coffee and wine), taste a selection of award-winning Denbies wines with guidance from a seasoned expert. Conclude with a full behind the scenes tour and take away a Denbies Estate grown vine of choice.
Available on selected dates throughout October.
This experience is only be cancelled in extreme weather conditions. If unsure, please contact Denbies Wine Estate to confirm (they can re-arrange the trip if necessary).
Expect to be at the vineyard for a minimum of seven hours, including one hour for dining. All timings are approximate and may have to be rescheduled to fit in with the workings of the vineyard and winery.
Share the tour with a maximum of 37 other budding wine connoisseurs.
Some time is spent outside, so please dress appropriately for the weather on the day with comfortable footwear. Warm layered clothing, waterproof boots or wellies, hats and gardening gloves are recommended.
This experience involves alcohol, so the minimum age is 18. Disabled visitors are welcome as the venue offers wheelchair access.