We’re hiring

We’re hiring! Handy-person/estate maintenance role, immediate start, paid % over minimum wage, mostly outdoor work, flexi-time, looking for fit active person for a few weeks full time or longer period part-time, depends on your circumstances. Role can be temporary or permanent depending on your skills. Job role includes working alone in the vineyard fixing wires,

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A Fantastic Creative Craft Workshop on Saturday!

Our 2018 craft and nature-inspired workshops held at our Nottinghamshire-based Rural Antics location started with a chicken! Yes you read that correctly, our fabulous guests who attended our Willow Weaving workshop on Saturday, weaved themselves a wonderful chicken and bird feeder. Everyone had a lovely time, chatting, drinking tea, eating cake and learning the art of

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2017 Grape Harvest Report

Summary Hand-picked by volunteers, friends and family, 2017 was our 3rd grape harvest. The traditional champagne varieties: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay were planted in 2012, some vines are not yet mature.  Grape quantity was significantly up versus 2016 especially the Pinot Noir some of which we protected with bird netting.  Each year the

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Junes Workshops Diary

  We’ve had a fabulous June. Hosted great workshops and welcomed amazing people to the Estate. See our highlights.   Beginner’s Weave Workshop Weave is such a simple and satisfying hobby and once our guests got to grips with their tools and the technique they unleashed there creativity. Beginner’s Pencil Drawing Workshop So inspired was one of

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