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Vermouth Launched!

Vermouth Launched!

So excited to announce the launch of our Vermouth – hand-crafted from our own matured base wines and a carefully selected blend of 40 herbs, spices and citrus peels – our pale, semi-dry vermouth is delicious drunk either on its own...

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Launch of Sussex Wineries group

Launch of Sussex Wineries group

Top Sussex Wine Producers have teamed together to form ‘Sussex Wineries’ with the aim of promoting regional Sussex Wine tourism. Launched at the Brighton seaside restaurant Murmur on Monday evening, industry, press, trade and peers gathered...

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Christmas Cellar Door 2017

Christmas Cellar Door 2017

We are opening our doors for drop-in sales on Saturday 16th December between 11am and 5pm. There will be free wine tastings, mince pies and nibbles….plus an opportunity to meet the winemaker, talk through food matching options, and enjoy...

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Harvest 2017 complete!

Harvest 2017 complete!

Short and sweet … harvest 2017 was never going to be a big one as our vines, like many others in the UK and Europe, were hit by frost during late April….its painful for us, as I know already I’ll not have sufficient still wines...

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2016 Bacchus now back in stock

2016 Bacchus now back in stock

In celebration of English Wine Week we have released our 2016 Bacchus and White Pinot Noir. Our hugely popular Bacchus continues to exhibit its hallmark pronounced aromas together with a super refreshing and zesty palate.  With less stock...

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Sparkling wine launched

Sparkling wine launched

We’re delighted to have received much interest and praise for our recently released Blanc de Blancs 2013.    Seven long years of waiting since planting our vines and I think its been worth it!   Reviews from both sommeliers and the public...

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2016 Harvest finished…

2016 Harvest finished…

The grapes are all picked and the juice is fermenting in our vats….soon the very first tank samples of our 2016 wines will be tasted.   The photo below shows our Bacchus grapes on their way from vineyard to winery – luckily for our...

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2015 wines now on sale

In celebration of English Wine Week we have released our range of 2015 still wines – including a Cellar Selection blend of barrel-fermented Ortega and Chardonnay which was not produced in 2014. Our hugely popular Bacchus continues to...

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Sleepless nights…..

As feared, I’ve been up at 2am for two days so far this week……as the recent cold blast hitting the UK has brought frosty nights threatening severe damage to the young emerging buds and shoots on the vines. As I watch the temperatures plummet...

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Frost & Fear!

From rain we’ve moved onto cold and the coming week looks like a very worrying one for all English vineyards with the threat of frosts looming.  With the buds now out on the vines they are vulnerable to frost damage which can destroy an...

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