Press Release: Hanwell Wine Estate opens for first Open Studios Notts, from 3rd May 2019

Open Studio Logo 2019

For immediate release. Open Studios Notts celebrates the county’s artists, makers and creators through May and June 2019. Artists,makers and creators across Nottinghamshire will again be opening their studios to the public through May and early June 2019 to showcase the county’s strong creative community. Rural Antics at Hanwell Wine Estate will be holding an

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Events calendar

The Rural Antics Barn is overflowing with great activities this Spring. Chicken Willow Weaving, Sat 19th January 10am-4pm £89 Beginners Embroidery Workshop, Sun 20th Jan 10am-1pm £49 Owl Carving Workshop, Sat 26th Jan 10am-1pm £65 Chicken Willow Weaving, Fri 1st Feb 10am-4pm £89 Bentwood Chair-making Workshop (2 Days), Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd Feb £195

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Time to prune

Life in the vineyard is very peaceful in January. The vines are dormant, the cold and wet don’t affect them at this time. December was very mild so we are hoping for a very cold period as this helps to reduce risk of pests over-wintering in and around the vines. With Hanwell and Eglantine together,

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2018 Cherry Wine

The 2018 Cherry Wine is now available. From our parent vineyard – Eglantine Vineyard in Nottinghamshire – this wine is made from the juice of the Morello Cherry. It has a lovely fruity bouquet, and a rich, well rounded flavour with some sweetness on the palate. A very popular feature of our range, this wine

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Harvest 2018 – a bumper crop

growing grapes for wine making workshop Nottinghamshire vineyard

Summary Hand-picked by volunteers, friends and family, 2018 was our 4th 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 2017 especially the Pinot Noir.  Each year the local conditions throw us new challenges this year

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