Saturday, 8 June, 2019 - Sunday, 9 June, 2019
Festival Open Cellar Door Weekend
DENBIES WINE ESTATE
Open 8th – 9th June, 9.30am – 6pm
Secret Vineyard Trail: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th, 11am & 2pm
The Secret Vineyard Trail takes you at a leisurely pace to some of the most beautiful viewing points in the vineyard and areas not normally accessible to the public, including the Yew Tree Vineyard. Selected tastings will be served along the way. Experience magnificent panoramic views of the 265 acres under vine, with far reaching views over the Denbies Estate and the North Downs. Running at selected times throughout the day. Cameras are strongly recommended.
Special ‘Vineyards of the Surrey Hills’ Launch price: £15.00 per person
‘Vineyards of the Surrey Hills’ Wine Tasting, 12-6pm: Introducing ‘Vineyards of the Surrey Hills’.
To celebrate the collaboration of 5 vineyards located within the stunning Surrey Hills, taste a selection of their exquisite wines against some of Europe’s finest sparkling wines.
£5 per person
Enjoy live music on the lawn throughout the day. A selection of refreshments and locally sourced sharing platters will be available.
Visit www.denbies.co.uk or call 01306 876616 to book.
HIGH CLANDON VINEYARD
8th – 9th June. Open 11am – 4pm
Art & Sculptures in the Vineyard exhibition. In this atmospheric setting enjoy the beautiful artworks arranged in the dreamy wildflower meadow, gardens and vineyard with its sweeping views over the beautiful Surrey Hills and dramatic views to London’s distant skyline. Over 150 works of art by noted artists will be on display in the Glass Barn and vineyard gardens.
Wine by the glass and tasting available of their 2014 vintage Halcyon Cuvée and Liqueur at £5/glass in the Glass Barn.
£5 donation to Cherry Trees charity requested. Cherry Trees will benefit also from a percentage of any art and wine sales made.
The ‘Battle of Waterloo’ Sparkling wine vs Champagne Tasting with the drama of a Napoleonic sabreur to open a champagne bottle and tutored by a jolly and knowledgeable wine master and the owners of High Clandon, Bruce and Sibylla Tindale. A unique opportunity to try the glorious English sparkling wines from the Surrey Hills against champagne. Who wins this battle?
*all VoSH sparkling wines to be included here to showcase the collaboration of the five Vineyards of the Surrey Hills.
Saturday 8th June at 12 noon – 12.45pm or 3.00 – 3.45pm.
Sunday 9th June 12 noon – 12.45pm
ALBURY ORGANIC VINEYARD
Open Saturday 8th June – Open Cellar Door Day, 11am – 5pm, free entry
Enjoy our free self-guided tour of the vineyard, taste our award-winning sparkling wines and Silent Pool Rosé, and relax with a glass of bubbly on our vineyard patio. Children, dogs and muddy boots welcome (kids will love our vineyard toy trail)!
Guided tours of the vineyard will run at 11am and 2pm, and they’re a great way to learn more about us, our passion for organics, and our love for great English wine. Tours are £20/person and must be booked in advance www.alburyvineyard.com
Sunday 9th June – Albury Wine Festival to celebrate Albury Vineyard’s 10th Anniversary, 11am – 5pm
Join us in celebrating 10 years since we planted the vineyard! This very special open day features tours of the vineyard, a pop-up wine bar and wood-fired pizza oven, and live jazz music from the FB Pocket Orchestra. Plus masterclasses with English wine expert John Mobbs and sommelier Emily Lambert (winner of Channel 4’s Million Pound Menu) offer a unique chance to taste wines from all five Vineyards of the Surrey Hills. Early-bird booking is advised via www.alburyvineyard.com.
CHILWORTH MANOR VINEYARD
Open 8th – 9th June, 12pm – 5pm
Contemporary English wines rooted in Chilworth’s history – unique opportunity to visit both the vineyard and the gardens of Chilworth Manor. There will be tours of the vineyard, tastings of our Rosé as well as the opportunity to learn more about our history and to have picnics in the garden.
Chilworth Manor has its roots in a history spanning nearly a thousand years with many inhabitants contributing to its evolution. Most famously Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (recently featured in the award winning movie “The Favourite”), but also Alwyn the Saxon, Odo the Norman, monks and pilgrims, gunpowder manufacturers and Lord & Lady Heald. The vineyard, nestled in the beautiful Surrey Hills, is adding another layer to this rich history.
Come and explore whilst enjoying our Rosé.
More information and tickets will be available from our website www.chilworthmanorvineyard.com
Saturday 8 June – Open Day, 10am – 4pm Free Entry – No Booking Required
Meet the winemaker, vineyard manager and the rest of the Greyfriars team and taste your way through our range of award winning wines on our viewing deck overlooking the Surrey Hills. Tutored tastings, impromptu vineyard walks and a special Vineyards of the Surrey Hills masterclass with owner/winemaker
Mike Wagstaff will also be on the menu for the day. A relaxed atmosphere in the gorgeous setting of our vineyard makes this fun for all the family. We look forward to seeing you there!
Sunday 9 June – Cellar Door Opening and Afternoon Tea at the Vineyard – 10am – 5pm
Visit our brand new Cellar Door Shop any time between 10am and 5pm and members of the Greyfriars team will be on hand to serve tasters and chat about our winemaking and vineyard processes. We will also be teaming up with a local baker based in the Surrey Hills to provide you with a delightful selection of handmade cakes to enjoy with a glass of Greyfriars sparkling wine in the stunning surroundings of our 40-acre vineyard. Visit our website for more information: www.greyfriarsvineyard.co.uk