Learn the art of grape picking at the UK's largest vineyard
Enjoy a delicious ploughman's lunch with Denbies wine
Wine tasting and a behind the scenes tour is included
Take home a homegrown vine of choice
After a brief welcome with bacon butties, tea and coffee, watch a short surround vision film in the 360 degree cinema which details the steps in the life of the vine and discusses the winemaking process. Experience things first-hand as you head into the 265 acre vineyard to be shown the grape picking technique and have a go. Homemade soup and a hearty Ploughman's lunch (cold meats, cheese, pickles, coleslaw, apple, rustic bread, dessert, coffee and Denbies wine or course) follows, then taste a selection of Denbies award-winning wines, with guidance from the in-house wine expert. A detailed behind the scenes tour of the working winery concludes the experience and take away your very own vine.
This experience involves alcohol, so the minimum age is 18. Disabled visitors are welcome as the venue offers wheelchair access.
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.
Numbers on the Day
Share the tour with a maximum of 38 other budding wine connoisseurs.
Bear in mind 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.