Newsletters

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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Rain & Riddling….

Exciting news this week as we start riddling our first ever sparkling wine samples for dosage trails. This strange looking cage in the photo below is currently holding just one layer of bottles but when full will hold 500 bottles and over a...

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Cellar Door Christmas Opening

We are open in the run up to Christmas selling our full range of wines including our very limited edition sweet wine, the Late Harvest Ortega 2014 (only available direct from us), the recently released Cellar Selection 2013 and our ever popular...

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Harvest 2015 Update

Harvest is over and I can breathe a sigh of relief. Now the English weather can throw what it likes at us and I won’t worry for a few months! In the end the grape quality of the 2015 vintage was much better than I had dared hope for given the...

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Harvest 2015 nearly here!

Preparations are now underway for harvest. After a cool and damp August and an unsettled start to September the grapes are ripening – but slowly – so we will be later starting this year than in 2014. I am hoping that we will be picking our...

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A Historic Day …

Historic day…..I am writing the first vineyard Newsletter for all of you who have opted to join the Mailing List via our website/Visitors Book or have enquired about the vineyard via email.  If you would prefer NOT to receive any further...

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