News from Hendred Vineyard

Click and collect your wine


We had prepared to use single-use, biodegradable cups for wine tastings this Saturday 21st March, but will now postpone to be on the safer side.   If you would like to 'click and collect' we can email you a link to securely purchase wine and if you let us know when you would like to collect, we can do a non-physical contact transfer into your car boot, or leave outside the shop, if you drive down through the gate.  We are well and will transfer any wine with gloved hands.  Email:… continue reading
Posted by Eileen on Tue, 03/17/2020 - 11:18

Feathered visitor


Such lovely feathers.  Spring opening Saturday 21st March 2-5pm for the next wine tasting session.
Posted by Eileen on Mon, 03/02/2020 - 09:39

Leap year


Make the most of this leap year...come and sample some delicious English wine at Hendred Vineyard on Saturday 29th February 2-5pm. Bottles will be open for informal tastings in the outbuilding/shop (woolly hat required) - pop in and try the sparklings, rosé and still white - which one will be your favourite?
Posted by Eileen on Tue, 02/25/2020 - 12:50

Great spotted woodpecker


This gorgeous guy and his friends are visiting
Posted by Eileen on Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:44

Christmas gifts


Any profits from wine sold or mail gifts ordered 12-15 December going to help homeless in Oxfordshire.  
Posted by Eileen on Wed, 12/11/2019 - 08:39

Dormant vines


The vineyard is peaceful as the vines rest.
Posted by Eileen on Mon, 12/02/2019 - 11:24

Next opening dates:


We will be open for informal tastings and sales on Saturday 30th November 2-5pm and all Saturdays 2-5pm in December.  Over-18s welcome to sample the wine.  Delivery available - email hendredvineyard@hotmail.com for details.
Posted by Eileen on Tue, 10/29/2019 - 11:17

Hendred Brut sold out....


The award-winning 2014 harvest Brut is all gone but the new Brut (2015 harvest) arrived this week and will be available for tastings this Saturday 26th October, 2-5pm.  Truly scrumptious - come and taste for yourself... Mail order available: email hendredvineyard@hotmail.com    
Posted by Eileen on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 14:53

Misty harvest....


So the grapes are in.  Snip snip snip and another bin is full.   Only a few years to wait now for the wine. The apples, single pear and surprise mushrooms all picked today too.  
Posted by Eileen on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 18:28

Incredible nature


This year the vineyard suffered a severe frost at the time of bud burst and we feared for the crop, but these vines are resilient and produced this bounty.  These Seyval Blanc grapes are used along with the Pinot Noir variety to create the Hendred Brut and Cuvée and a small proportion contribute to the still Hendred Mist.  Sparkling wine from these grapes, which will be harvested soon, won't be ready until at least 2022 as the traditional method is used (developed in Champagne), which involves… continue reading
Posted by Eileen on Fri, 09/27/2019 - 09:10