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Alchemy at Davenport Vineyard

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Alchemy at Davenport Vineyard

On a horrid cold and rainy day, I set off to Kent to visit Davenport Vineyard with Victor Keegan. We were both interested to meet Will Davenport and learn more about how he produces his well-respected wines. Having helped with the harvest at Bridewell Organic Gardens myself last season, while Victor and my fellow blogger Ian have both […]

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English Wines for New Year’s Eve

Filed in Musings by on December 31, 2013 0 Comments
English Wines for New Year’s Eve

Friends are cooking this evening and have asked me to bring a bottle of fizz and some dessert wine and now it’s time to choose which wines it should be. A quote from Susy Atkins is brought to mind: “The Cellar door (is) the best and most enjoyable way of shopping for wine… do try it – it’s […]

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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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