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Fire + Wild Feast
at the Vineyard

We still have a couple of tickets left for our collaboration with off-grid local chefs and foragers Fire + Wild. The weather is looking absolutely smashing. Join us this Saturday, 24th August 2019 for a wild feast! A foraging walk and vineyard tour followed by a five course tasting menu from Fire + Wild. Photograph by @fireandwild. We’ll begin at 3.30pm for a foraging walk and vineyard tour where you’ll learn to identify some of the wild plants and fungi that grow here at Westwell. We’ll follow this with a five course tasting menu made with hyper-seasonal dishes cooked over fire using wild food from the coast, sea and vineyard. Each course will be paired with a Westwell wine. Book now...

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Theatre of Wine
Tasting - Leytonstone

Adrian’s going to be at Theatre Of Wine in Leytonstone this Thursday 22nd August tasting through our latest vintages alongside some fun recently-bottled treats - all served with some top English cheeses. Join us from 7.30pm. Book now »

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Wine Focus:
Field Blend 2018

Our Field Blend in motion, expertly captured by @greatbritishwine. Our Field Blend is this month’s focus wine. A light blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with a luscious glowing red hue, our Field has been fermented naturally with indigenous yeasts. The label features a cross section of our beloved Westwell soil and a hand dipped wax mouth. Limited to 1,000 bottles and available online for £19.50. Shop now »   Westwell Field Blend 2018. Photograph by @westwellwines. Westwell Field Blend at @fireandwild’s forest supper. Photograph by @westwellwines.

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The Vineyard & The Weather
Throughout the Year

Wherever in the world you do it, growing grapes is something of a rollercoaster; but perhaps none more than in the UK. Even with careful planning, nature has its own momentum and we can’t always anticipate its next curveball. The key dates in the vineyard diary change from year to year, but thankfully they always follow the same order - pruning, budburst, flowering, ripening and finally harvest. We employ a low intervention approach in the winery but our wines start firmly in the vineyard. Vines need careful maintenance throughout the year - and we always listen to what they tell us. PRUNINGNOVEMBER - MARCH Pruning can take us up to 4 months. Photograph by Ady Kerry. Pruning is the beginning...

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Fire + Wild Midsummer
Feast Collaboration

A Midsummer Feast in the Kentish countryside. Photographs by @fireandwild. We were thrilled to supply the wine for Fire + Wild Midsummer Feast last month. Their off-grid feasts made with delicious foraged and local produce are truly one off experiences and it’s great to be part of something so sustainable and delicious. We’re looking forward to announcing a vineyard event with them later this summer - watch this space! @ania__sm introducing our amphora aged skin contact Ortega. Photograph by @fireandwild. Guests enjoy a Midsummer Feast in the Kentish countryside. Photograph by @fireandwild. Rabbit and cider croquettes. Photograph by @fireandwild. Westwell Field Blend served at Fire + Wild's forest supper. Photograph by @fireandwild. Trout cooked slowly over the coals of Westwell Chardonnay vines. Photograph...

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