Happy New Year from Hanwell Wine Estate!

As 2016 closes we look back on our 5th year as viticulturists (in the business of growing grapes) – we’ve learnt such a lot. Grape growing is kind to newbies like us; for the first 3 years you are allowed to practise keeping the vines frost free and appropriately pruned with no loss of crop

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Job Vacancy: Hanwell Wine Estate Event Host

Join our team as an “Events Host” Hanwell Wine Estate is looking for an exceptional and experienced Event Host to manage our ‘Rural Antics’ workshops and other events at the venue. We are looking to create a warm and inviting atmosphere here for guests at Hanwell Wine Estate with our ‘Rural Antics’ art, craft and

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2016 Hanwell Wine Estate Grape Harvest Report

Summary Hand-picked by friends and family, 2016 was our second grape harvest. The young vines, planted in 2012, are performing well but are not yet mature. We grow the traditional champagne varieties: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. Grape quantity has increased year on year in line with the vine age. Each year the local

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Sunday 29th May 103 The Eye – community radio interview

On Sunday 29th May 2016 Helenka was invited to Radio 103 The Eye to take part in their Sunday morning community show with presenters Crackers and Treaders.  I’ve never been to a radio station before, so didn’t know quite what to expect.  I was to follow a lady who’d won a baking competition with the WI. Christine, Patrick and Peter welcomed me and

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Saturday Telegraph 28th May 2016

A friend from our NCT baby group Julie came to visit us at Easter this year with her children, having told her sister Liz about her visit, Liz was coincidentally asked to write a piece for the Telegraph about English Vineyards.  The result is this lovely article in the Telegraph property section. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/uk/english-wine-week-how-to-start-your-own-vineyard/ Credit must

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