Monday, 13 May 2019

Our U3A trip to Denbies for Winos

Wine Appreciation Group go to Denbies


Just under a year ago, the subject of the Wine Appreciation was A Taste of English Wines, .


So, as a follow up Stephen and Mary organised a visit to Denbies right in the middle of Harvest Time. details of the grape varieties that were planted there.yard, how it had started and details of the grape varieties that were planted there. We then met again for lunch followed by an inside tour of the winery after a very informative film. We finished with a wine tasting accompanied by food which complemented the wine. 


The photographs can tell the story......….

Small train ride to the top of Dorking Hill through the vineyard


Extensive Vines of many varieties


Tour of the Winery


Explaining the process of wine making


Wine Tasting in the cellar

Oak barrels made from devastation of The Great Storm