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President Alderman Sir Alan Yarrow

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A SUMMER VISIT TO DENBIES WINE ESTATE, DORKING, SURREY

FRIDAY 28 JULY 2017


Please join us for a summer visit to the beautiful Surrey countryside at the Denbies Estate, first established in the 18th Century. Denbies Vineyard was planted in 1986 and since then has become one of the largest wine producers in the UK with 265 acres of vines.

Our visit will start at 11:00 am in the Winery.

The winery tour includes a short film about the history and geology of the Estate. This is followed by a walking tour of the working winery with a Denbies Wine Tour guide and finishes with a visit to the wine cellar and a tasting of three different Denbies wines.

We will then proceed to a two course buffet lunch served in the Conservatory.  

After lunch at 2:00 pm there will be an extended tour of the grounds and gardens, the Vineyard train will take us to the top of the Estate to learn about the history of Denbies and to view the vineyards and North Downs. This includes a short tour to St Barnabas Church which is a remarkable Gothic Revival Church built in 1859, this part of the tour requires about 20 minutes of walking.

The tour will conclude at 4:00 pm.

The cost of the day, including a two course buffet lunch is £45.

Drinks will be charged separately.

Travel to Denbies Wine Estate, London Road, Dorking RH5 6AA.

Trains run from London Waterloo and London Victoria to Dorking Station and it is a 10 minute walk or 5 minute taxi journey to the Estate.  There is a taxi rank outside the station.

By car the Estate is 6 miles from Junction 9 on the M25.

The deadline for booking this visit is Friday 14 July.


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