We are, as you can imagine, over the moon to announce that we have been awarded a Commended Medal in the 2018 International Wine Challenge – this is the premier competition including wines from all over the world!
The Belper Farmers Market is one of the best in the county if not the country – fully DEFRA approved you’re guaranteed of buying produce direct from the producers all of which are local to the area. Read More
It was a chance to do something different away from the Vineyard and annual making of wine, when Duncan had bought his Brother & Father a Christmas present to spend a Day as a Brewer, with Amber Valley Wines good friends and food festival event cohorts Derventio Brewery. So he decided to join them on the Saturday at the Brew Shed in Darley Abbey. Read More
A historic moment took place in Kent yesterday when Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger planted his family’s first vines at the new Domaine Evremond vineyard in Chilham.
The Champagne house first announced plans to venture into English sparkling wine in autumn 2015 in a joint venutre with distributors Hatch Mansfield, and announced the launch of Domaine Evremond that December. Read More
What a worrying week in the life of UK Vineyards, or so we thought, it appears that the tragedy of a late frost has hit most of the famous wine regions of France, Spain & Germany too.
It is one of the nightmares you look out for as a vineyard owner. The wonderful mild weather we had been enjoying for a few weeks, convincing all plants & trees including our vines that Spring was well & truly in full swing, so they started to wake up and buds started bursting a great sight and everyone is looking forward to, and being optimistic for, a good growing season ready for next years wine. Read More