Harvest

Picking Bucks Fizz at Chafor Wine Estate

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Picking Bucks Fizz at Chafor Wine Estate

The highlight of our year here at English Wine Lovers is harvest time. It’s a chance for Elisabeth & I to get out into the field, sharpen our snips and get our hands dirty helping, in a small way, to produce the wines we enjoy drinking and writing about. It’s also a chance to get to […]

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A Day in the Winery at Plumpton College

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A Day in the Winery at Plumpton College

Here at English Wine Lovers, we love nothing more than getting out in a vineyard. So many times we’re taken aback by the beautiful countryside we would never have found otherwise and any time of year there is something worth seeing. Right now, of course, it’s all about the harvest. With more than 50 UK vineyards […]

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The Harvest of Dreams – View from behind the Snips

Filed in Harvest, Vineyards by on January 16, 2015 1 Comment
The Harvest of Dreams – View from behind the Snips

I cannot now recall how long before the 2014 harvest it was that the word “dream” started to be used, but it was certainly weeks, if not months, before the first grape was picked. After the poor harvest of 2011, the abject disaster of 2012 and a reasonable crop in 2013, excitement built throughout 2014. Vines […]

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