Time to Celebrate – The Story So Far

Time to Celebrate – The Story So Far

I know there is still a long way to go, and arguably there always will be, but still I feel fantastic and excited about what we have achieved so far.  I wonder how many people in life can say they built their dream?  Well mine is built so I thought I would try to tell the … Continue reading

Why it’s Cool to be a Domaine

Why it’s Cool to be a Domaine

I came across this beautifully written blog from Scalawine  (click to read) which has some good insights into the virtues (or otherwise) of various classifications of producers in Champagne.  In particular, their support of Domaine or Single Grower Champagnes clarifies many of the decisions made on this vineyard.  A great read for a bad weather day…and believe me, … Continue reading

There is such a thing as bad rain

There is such a thing as bad rain

The count down is on to planting and the team is all lined up for Saturday.  I’ve been pushing as hard as I can to get enough wires up, pipes laid, fences run.  NOW it decides to rain?…and blow…and everything else.  So close now and I’ll be stuffed if the weather is going to beat me but … Continue reading