Archive for November, 2013

The wines of East Anglia – full of character and of characters

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The wines of East Anglia – full of character and of characters

I had been planning a visit to West Street Vineyard when a kind invitation arrived from Jane Mohan herself to head up to Coggeshall for a tasting of East Anglian wines, so I couldn’t resist. In order to best explain the evening, I need to go back there in my mind to let events unfold so I’ll […]

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Autumnal Harvest at Silent Pool

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Autumnal Harvest at Silent Pool

The feeling of “what on earth possessed me?” that threatened as I walked to my car at quarter past six on a Saturday morning was soon overcome, as usually happens on these occasions, by a delight in experiencing the sunrise and the birds chirruping. I picked Susan up on the way and we arrived at Albury Organic Vineyard […]

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A perfectly tranquil rural vineyard

Filed in Musings, Vineyards by on November 1, 2013 2 Comments
A perfectly tranquil rural vineyard

I’d had in the back of my mind that I could squeeze in another half a day’s grape picking this season if something really piqued my fancy when I came across the vineyard at Bridewell Organic Gardens, near Witney in Oxfordshire. Founded in 1994, Bridewell Organic Gardens aim to improve the emotional well being of adults who have […]

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