Archive for February, 2014

A February Foray to New Hall Vineyard

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A February Foray to New Hall Vineyard

With Piers Greenwood winning the UK Vineyards Association Winemaker of the Year award in 2013, New Hall Vineyard near Chelmsford, Essex, was at the top of my list of East Anglian vineyards to visit. So when an invitation to Suffolk presented me with the opportunity, I turned off the A12 and headed straight for Purleigh. […]

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Restaurants that serve English Wines

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Restaurants that serve English Wines

Time for another outing into the world of restaurants that serve English wines… I’d first heard of Greenberry Café when owner Morfudd Richards was interviewed on tv about wines from Ancre Hill a couple of months back. It looked interesting, so the trusty Sarah and I set off for the short walk up Primrose Hill from […]

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Jazz Brunch at West Street Vineyard

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Jazz Brunch at West Street Vineyard

What does the phrase “Jazz Brunch” bring to mind? To me, the first thought would be of lazy Sundays across the Atlantic, most memorably Georgia Brown’s in Washington DC where my friend and colleague Jeff took me so many years ago I don’t care to recall. There was more food than we could have eaten in a week, […]

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