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Christmas at Westwell
Saturday, 7th December

This Saturday, we’ll be opening the vineyard gates and offering tastings, tours, mulled Ortega, mince pies and cellar door sales from 10-4pm. If you haven’t booked on one of our free hourly vineyard tours, we still have a few spaces left so do get in touch to secure a place. Book Now » The Vyneyarde, Westwell Ln, Charing TN27 0BW

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Harvest Report 2019:
Beautiful Fruit & High Hopes

Nestled between seemingly endless days of driving rain, the sun sets on a dry evening for our last week of harvest. Harvest kicked off at the start of October with our Ortega and we finished with Chardonnay on the 25th. As we type, it’s fermenting slowly and gently in our chilled tanks. Now we’ll be taking a step back while the juice transforms. Co-fermenting Regent & Ortega. So far so delicious! This year had some very tricky patches thanks to the general wetness. Rain at flowering meant less bunches and rain at harvest meant slower ripening. In the end though, through the usual combination of careful management and sheer luck, we were able to collect some really beautiful tasting fruit...

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A Few Moments from
our Vineyard Feast

Amazing weather and a golden sunset with a dessert course by candlelight made for a truly incredible event. Thank you to all who joined us and to Fire + Wild for our foraging walk and the delicious five course meal cooked over the vines! A few moments from last weekend’s Vineyard Feast expertly captured by Fire + Wild’s Daisy Saul. Fire + Wild will be putting on two further events this Autumn - to find out more, visit Fire + Wild.

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One of the 1st Wines
in Josh's Wine List

We’re really delighted to have been included as one of the first wines in Josh’s Wine List. The Wine List aims to be a new way to learn about wine. Every month, you’ll receive wine lessons based on two bottles of wine. The first month saw our Ortega Amphora posted out to subscribers, with amphora ageing as the lesson. Each selection is something not commonly available, and the lessons are aimed at the amateur enthusiast. The Wine List costs £39 / month inclusive of postage, and you can pause or cancel at any time. Your first box comes with an introductory tasting guide to get you started. Find out more here: Josh's Wine List

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August Wine Focus
and Harvest Update

This month, we’re beginning to prepare for harvest - we’re expecting to be brandishing our snippers from third week of September. It’s looking like another good vintage here at Westwell. Ortega Classic Ferment 2017 - now only £150 for 12 bottles. Photograph by Ady Kerry. We’re bottling some of our 2018 still wines including our Amphora Aged Ortega and Ortega Classic Ferment. In readiness for this, our August focus wine is our 2017 Ortega which we’re now coming to the end of. We’re offering it at a special 12 bottle case price of £150 - that's 12 bottles for the price of ten! Shop Now »   We’ll be sharing Pinot Noir 2017 with you soon! Photograph by @westwellwines. We’re also...

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