Dec 092016
 

Quoins Madeleine Angevine 2014 excelled over and above the Quoins Orion 2015 this time. The Wessex Vineyard Association 2016 competition was held on the 8th December in Winchester and the Madeleine was awarded a silver medal by 5 international standard wine judges and the Orion 2015 a bronze. These are the 2 soon to be […]

Oct 182016
 

Yet another harvest finished on Monday and we had 3 days of good sunny weather to pick in. A good clean crop with barely any disease. The yield was 3.3 tonnes or 5.8tonnes/ha so I can’t complain. We had a good band of local pickers who are now getting quite adept and quick with no […]

Oct 182016
 

  During the summer we have entertained a lot of tours and tastings. From hen parties to the local old folks home. All enjoyed the wine and discussion on organic vineyard management as well as the walk around the vineyard and orchard tasting the range of plums, pears and other fruit straight from the trees

Aug 012016
 

Quoins wines, Orion 2014 and 2015 vintages were again recognised in the July UKVA wine competition. The wines won with a  silver and bronze awards respectively. This is what the judges said – Orion 2015  – Pronounced, exotic fruits and well balanced with a long finish wine Orion 2014 – silver lime green colour with […]

Jun 082016
 

We have been having a steady stream of hen parties in the last month with the last group organising a full session of ’rounders’. I’m sorry I didn’t video the game but I don’t think you would have been impressed!!!!. On Sunday 5th June we had the first open day of the season. Over 35 […]

Apr 262016
 

The next open day will be on Sunday 5 June from 1.00 to 5.00 pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

Mar 262016
 

Quoins received its due recognition by being selected to represent the South West smallholder producers at the EU in Brussels in March. Quoins Organic Vineyard was selected by Molly Scott Cato, the SW UK MEP, to represent the South West at the ‘Showcase of Southwest Produce’ event in Brussels on the 16th March. The event […]

Dec 062015
 

I shall be offering a wine tasting evening at the Dog and Fox pub on the Ashley Rd Bradford on Avon BA15 1RT where you can hear all about the UK wine industry and how Quoins has developed the organic approach to producing award winning wines. Naturally you will get a chance to try the […]

Oct 122015
 

We finished off the season with a flurry of hen parties (see the photo from Rachel) which were blessed with excellent weather so we could sit in the sun and have the picnics. I think everyone has enjoyed the tours with 11 groups visiting. Looking forward to starting up again in April so book now. […]

Jul 072015
 

We are holding a fruit open day, at which you can explore our range of over one hundred fruit and nut trees, and taste and buy fruit in season. This is on Sunday 23 August 1-5pm. Tours every hour. As well as a range of apples, pears, plums etc, we also have unusual fruits, like […]