Archive for September, 2015

Last of the Summer Whites – Our first mixed case

Filed in Wine Offers by on September 27, 2015
Last of the Summer Whites – Our first mixed case

Two questions I’m often asked are which vineyards people should visit and why we don’t sell wine. It’s in response to both of these that I’ve created the “Last of the Summer Whites” mixed half case in conjunction with English wine specialists, The Exceptional English Wine Company. The plan is to create a monthly offering of 6 […]

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Fancy helping to make your own glass of bubbly?

Filed in Uncategorized by on September 21, 2015 0 Comments
Fancy helping to make your own glass of bubbly?

In the UK, as in Champagne, grapes for sparkling wine need to be picked by hand. This is a labour intensive process, which can go on over several weeks as different varieties, and even different clone / rootstock combinations of the same variety, all ripen at different rates. Careful analysis of sugar levels rising and […]

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Winbirri – Bringing Home the Bacchus

Filed in Vineyards by on September 20, 2015 0 Comments
Winbirri – Bringing Home the Bacchus

You can’t have enough East Anglian Bacchus, according to Lee Dyer, owner of Winbirri Vineyard in Norfolk. That’s why he is planning to plant more vines to add to the 25 acres he already cares for in Surlingham, a small village on the edge of the Broads National Park near Norwich. I met Lee when […]

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