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 Old vines and the harvest in pics

Old vines and the harvest in pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 23rd Sep 2020

We're onto our red harvest now - for making red - having completed the whites, and the reds for the rosé. Those wines, née juices, are all fermenting away in our stainless steel cuves. Before

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Rosé at dawn - harvest with pics

Rosé at dawn - harvest with pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 16th Sep 2020

Here's another midweek harvest update, and this time on our rosé. To avoid any confusion, the title refers to the timing of the harvest and is not meant as a drinking suggestion. This morning

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 Our Sauvignon Blanc harvest in pics

Our Sauvignon Blanc harvest in pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 9th Sep 2020

We finished our white harvest on Monday, 7 September, having kicked off on 25 August. Sauvignon Blanc is our most widely planted grape, which is handy because we sell more of this wine than any

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The white harvest by hand in pics

The white harvest by hand in pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 2nd Sep 2020

Some of the white grapes are in from the vineyard, and so too is more wine in our UK warehouse. The 2019s are back in stock there, though the last of the 2018 Sauvignon has now sold out, exc

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Early start to the harvest - August review

Early start to the harvest - August review

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 28th Aug 2020

We kicked off the harvest for our whites this week. An early crop has been on the cards right from the off, though it's always going to throw us a bit to fill the baskets and the press in A

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July review - a day in the life of

July review - a day in the life of

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 31st Jul 2020

We trust you are well and that a summer holiday isn't proving too much of a challenge. Here it's another scorcher - at the time of writing on the afternoon of Thursday 30th it's just hit 40ºC, though

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June review - 20th vintage, and 30th on the 14th

June review - 20th vintage, and 30th on the 14th

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 30th Jun 2020

After the surge in home deliveries, it's all go now for summer holidays. On that note, we've got a week free in our fabulous farmhouse, above, from Friday week - a little short notice, granted,

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May review - hot vines, wines and words

May review - hot vines, wines and words

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 30th May 2020

Another crazy month. We are, though, extremely lucky to produce stuff from vines that we grow in conveniently distanced rows in wide open spaces, and for that stuff, thanks to a formidable tea

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