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English wineries enjoy huge harvest

14. October 2011

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This years looks set to be a bumper harvest for English wine producers.The copious late autumn sunshine and a growing season that continues to lengthen means in scenes replicated across all wineries in England, the industry is continuing to harvest its largest ever annual crop of grapes. Blessed by warm, dry weather during the vital flowering period at the […]

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Royal Family to plant vineyards

8. May 2011

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Royal Family to plant vineyards

The royal family is setting up a vineyard in Windsor Great Park to produce English wine. More than 16,500 vines bearing champagne grape varieties will be planted in 3 hectares (7.4 acres) of the park, owned by the Crown Estate. Laithwaites Wine, tenant farmers on the royal estates, said they were “extremely proud to be […]

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