News from Hendred Vineyard

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

Best Rosé Award!


David delighted to be presented by Master of Wine Patricia Stefanowicz, the salver for the Best Rosé in the Thames and Chilterns Vineyards Association competition, held on Saturday 7th September.  
Posted by Eileen on Tue, 09/10/2019 - 11:29

New 'Hendred Mist' now available


Hendred Mist is a delicate and fragrant white wine - come along for a taste of this and the other new goodies on offer!
Posted by Eileen on Fri, 07/26/2019 - 12:32

The grape beginnings


The beginnings of grape bunches are visible.  Tastings available this Saturday 20th July.
Posted by Eileen on Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:36

Saturday Tastings


The recent English Food and Wine Festival was a fabulous event (http://www.englishwineandfoodfestival.co.uk/ - see slide show here), with around 700 visitors and tastings of our wines flying out of the bottles...If you missed this then we will be open this Saturday 22nd June 2-5pm and on occasional Saturdays throughout the summer - see our web page for updates.
Posted by Eileen on Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:45

Cuvée and Rosé are here at last!


The poppies are out to celebrate the appearance of the long awaited cuvée (3.5 years to create!) - a delicate sparkling wine with smooth notes of orchard fruits and the most tantalizing of rosés; fragrant with essence of summer berries.  Tastings available at the English Wine and Food Festival this Saturday June 8th at Brightwell vineyard (http://www.englishwineandfoodfestival.co.uk/) and at Hendred Vineyard on 22nd June.
Posted by Eileen on Wed, 06/05/2019 - 13:29

Tastings al fresco Saturday May 25th 2-5PM


Tastings in the sunshine today of Hendred Brut - limited stock left.
Posted by Eileen on Sat, 05/25/2019 - 13:28