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Harvest Report 2018:
A Corker of a Vintage

November 26, 2018

Harvest Report 2018:<br>A Corker of a Vintage

Along with most of the vineyards in the UK, this year’s harvest at Westwell has been a record one - we picked and processed over 50 tonnes of grapes from our 13 acres with sugars, acids and flavours reaching perfect levels. With such excellent fruit, we'll make still wines from...

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Harvest 2018
Choosing a Time

September 05, 2018

Harvest 2018 <br>Choosing a Time

In viticulture, we’re always dancing a complicated waltz with nature - and never more than at harvest. There is so much to consider when selecting the perfect days on which to harvest our crop. By any measure, this has been an exceptional growing year - fierce heat and sunlight from...

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Pruning in an
English Vineyard

March 28, 2018

Pruning in an <br>English Vineyard

Marcus Goodwin, Vineyard Manager at Westwell Traditionally, pruning in England starts at the beginning of January. This gives the vine enough time after harvest to fully ripen the canes for the following year's crop. It also allows for the transfer of carbohydrates (starch and sugars) back down from the old...

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