Virtually Visit Us

Virtually visit us with this Google Street map type virtual tour this month. Walk in the vineyard   Visit the Rural Antics Barn where we hold art, craft and rural skills workshops, kids parties and hold wine tasting events too We’ve been offered a free  trial for a few weeks, what do you think?  does

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July Events Diary

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If you’d like to learn something new this summer season, there are lots of craft and rural skills workshops taking place here, including workshops to keep the children entertained over the school holidays. The vineyard is also open for tours and wine tasting. Priced at £15 per person, follow the links to explore each event.

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Press release: East Midland Food Heroes Launched 26 June 2018 by Rupert Matthews MEP at Hanwell Wine Estate

Rupert Matthews MEP PRESS RELEASE 27th June 2018 For immediate release NEW EXCELLENCE SCHEME LAUNCHED IN THE EAST MIDLANDS TO RECOGNISE OUTSTANDING LOCAL FOOD AND DRINK A new scheme has been launched to recognise excellence in the food and drinks industry in the East Midlands. The East Midlands Food and Drink Heroes campaign was launched

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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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