We have just had David Mars flying his drone over the vineyard which makes you a bit giddy if you aren’t careful.
We have already harvested the Madeleine angevine on the 20th September which is the earliest ever and we start on the Rondo tomorrow, 2nd October, which is also 5 days earliest ever. This is also a healthy bumper crop with a good sugar score. Not only this but the Orion is also looking good. Just […]
Join us at the vineyard on Sunday 4th June from noon till 5pm for a free afternoon of tasting the wine and enjoying a guided walk around the vineyard and orchard. We have over 100 different fruit trees and challenge you to identify them!. We have the new Orion 2015 and the Madeleine angevine 2014 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
The next open day will be on Sunday 5 June from 1.00 to 5.00 pm. We look forward to seeing you there!
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 […]