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The Harvest Report: The
Full Story

November 19, 2017

The Harvest Report: The<br> Full Story

Since planting in 2008, our yields and fruit quality have continued to rise, even with hares and pheasants enjoying the odd nibble! The trend continued in 2017 and we couldn’t have hoped for a better harvest. Many elements contribute to annual fruit quality and this year, thanks to dry and...

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The Harvest Report: Ortega Captured on Film

September 20, 2017

The Harvest Report: Ortega Captured on Film

We started our 2017 Ortega harvest on Tuesday 19th September.  As the sun gained height over the horizon, the picking team was already hard at work. Mist rolled off the edge of the North Downs and formed patches of low cloud, as dew still clung to the leaves. Photographer Ady Kerry...

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Westwell Launches England's First Amphora Wine

June 27, 2017

Westwell Launches England's First Amphora Wine

  The Kent-based winery has made a very small batch of wine using the amphora, just 685 bottles, and using the Ortega variety, which is at the heart of its still wines.John Rowe, winemaker at the estate, commissioned the amphora from Artenova near Florence, a potter that has also made...

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