Monday 4 September – Afternoon self-drive visit
The Down House, Itchen Abbas, Nr Winchester, Hampshire
Organiser: Leslie Shaw 07929 399045
By kind permission of Mr & Mrs Mark Porter
Mark will give everyone a plan of the garden and a description of what there is to see at this time of year. He will then take us into the vineyard and explain vineyard establishment and the grape growing year. We will then move to the winemaking process with all the equipment, which is followed by a wine tasting of the Down House wine with cheese and crackers. We are then free to explore the garden.
The Down House Programme
14.00 Arrive The Down House for talk and tour of the vineyard
15.00 Tour of the garden