Harvest 2018 – a bumper crop

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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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Hanwell Wine Estate produces first sparkling wine

Press release Hanwell Wine Estate produces first sparkling wine Hanwell Wine Estate, located in Nottinghamshire, has today launched its first Quality English Sparkling Wine. Produced by award-winning winemaker Tony Skuriat of Eglantine Vineyard, ‘Sunset Sparkle’ is made from champagne variety grapevines Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay using the traditional methods. It’s been a labour

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Diary Sept to Spring

  Basket Willow Weave Workshop, Sat 8th Sept 10am-4pm £85 2nd Spring Foraging for Food Workshop, Sun 9th Sept 10am-4pm £79 Introduction to Bobbin Lace Workshop, Fri 14th Sep 10am-1pm £49 Indian Block Print Workshop, Fri 14th Sep 2pm-4:30pm £49 Beginners Embroidery Workshop, Sat 15th Sept 10am-4pm £75 Beginners Oil Painting, Sun 16th Sep 9:30am-4pm

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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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