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July review and a Special Commemoration

July review and a Special Commemoration

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 31st Jul 2017

July has been a weird month, with mixed weather and a great deal of work in the vineyard. Despite the late Spring frost and cool July, the grapes are already well on the way to changing colour:

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The ghastly frost damage in Bordeaux

The ghastly frost damage in Bordeaux

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 5th May 2017

The extent of the damage from the frost at the end of April is now becoming clear. Following on from three really good, generous vintages – culminating in the biggest Bordeaux harvest for

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April review - Squeaky bum time

April review - Squeaky bum time

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 27th Apr 2017

If you're not familiar with Sir Alex Ferguson’s famous line, please forgive us, but this has been a fraught month on many fronts. A serious risk of frost damage in the vines, the possibility o

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The new vintage - February review

The new vintage - February review

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 28th Feb 2017

We’re delighted and a little relieved that the bottling of our 2016 whites and rosé seemed to pass by without a hitch and that the wines are now live on our website for UK delivery at an introd

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A tough month to stay off wine - Jan review

A tough month to stay off wine - Jan review

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 31st Jan 2017

It's been a tough month to stay off the booze. Angela nearly made it all the way through Dry January but succumbed with just a few days to go. At least from now on it won't mean a whole bottle

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Wine prices in the UK - Nov review

Wine prices in the UK - Nov review

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 30th Nov 2016

We hope you’re well and looking forward to Christmas (already?!). We’ve held off putting up our UK prices until now, so do make the most of the current rates before 16 December. There’s a lot

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Our Farmhouse in 2017

Our Farmhouse in 2017

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 11th Nov 2016

Looking through the comments left by our charming guests in the visitors book this year (the last lot have only just left), the phrase that sticks out is ’another wonderful week’ and, fo

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