Posts Tagged ‘Grape picking’
Grape picking in an English vineyard with Dedham Vale
October 4th and it’s the season of grape picking here in England and as we have done before, we like to pop along to our most local English Sparkling Wine vineyard to lend a helping hand to harvest the grapes. Located on the Essex / Suffolk borders, Dedham Vale Vineyard produces it’s own brut sparkling…Read More
How do we know when the grapes are ready to pick?
It’s time to pick the grapes! The big question is how do we know when the grapes are ready? Can you tell by look or by tasting them? Are mind-straining mathematical equations required? Or do one of those little tiny birds in the vineyard let us know? Well, it’s actually all of the above and…Read More
Pruning The Vines
I recently visited the Champagne region carrying out some research into new champagnes (new in the sense they have no presence in the UK market) and I am delighted to say that we discovered some amazing new champagnes. I’ll blog more about these soon, but one thing I love about visiting the region is that…Read More