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 […]

Jul 052015
 

Yes it has happened again!. The Orion 2013 has been awarded a silver medal by the UKVA in its annual UK competition. This goes to show that theĀ  organic approach does give excellent quality. There were 327 wines entered in the competition with only 78 vineyards being awarded gold or silver awards. The Orion wine […]

Jun 072015
 

We had a great day celebrating the English Wine Week with over 50 people turning up for a free tour and a chance to sample all our wines. The weather suddenly improved with the sun coming out on the dot of midday. When setting things up I did have a surprise when I moved a […]

May 162015
 

Yet again Quoins Vineyard has won a major award. This time we have won a Decanter World Wine bronze award for the 2013 Orion white wine. Now in its 12th year, the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) is the world’s largest and most influential wine competition. Judged by the top wine experts from around the […]

Apr 012015
 

The first open day is planned for Sunday 31st May 12th noon till 4:30pm. The vineyard will be open free to the general public to come in and taste the wines, join a guided tour of the vineyard and have the opportunity to buy the wines at farm gate prices. This is during English Wine […]

Mar 222015
 

The season has well and truly started with the first hen party of the season. Twenty of us tried the old and new vintages around a blazing campfire and BBQ. Interesting to hear that the preferred wine of the afternoon was the Madeleine Angevine 2013 rather than the Orion favoured by Waitrose. Quoins also had […]

Feb 102015
 

The cold and frosty mornings are great for getting to grips with the pruning and we have been getting a number of them recently. Just plug in the MP3 and away we go. Just about finished the Madeleine Angevine and the Rondo, with the Orion still to go so I should be finished by the […]

Dec 162014
 

Well, it’s good to be back after an extended walking holiday in Greece. From May to November we walked the length of Greece from the Prespa Lakes in the north to the seashore in Kalamata. Jane will be writing it all up on a blog which will be posted soon. It was strange to be […]