Thursday, 16 March 2023
With the sun finally moving north, we’re HOPING the snow will disappear soon and the warm sunny days of Spring will be here in the blink of an eye.
Friday, 3 February 2023
As winter sets in, our 2021/22 wines are now aging gracefully on their fine lees. Over the years I have learned not to hurry the aging process of the wines More
Thursday, 15 December 2022
The 30C+ temperatures I experienced in Singapore just a couple weeks ago feel like a lifetime ago as we enter this cold snap here in More
Tuesday, 15 November 2022
The magnificent and small-ish 2022 Harvest is finally coming to a close, with just 20 tonnes of Cabernet Franc left to be pressed off and put to barrel. Thanks to More
Friday, 30 September 2022
What an incredible summer it has been; beautifully dry with just the right amount of rain. Fortunately, the latest rains have had little to no negative impact on the grapes. More
Tuesday, 30 August 2022
I have two great announcements to share with you.
The first is the release of our first ever Whole Cluster Cabernet Franc. Whole-cluster refers to the method of fermenting grapes More
Monday, 8 August 2022
I am excited to share something we are very proud of. Norman Hardie wines are now served in 20 Michelin Star restaurants in Europe! I recently had two brief trips More
Friday, 10 June 2022
After 18 years of growing grapes in the County I thought I had seen everything. This year has been particularly challenging, especially with immigration and acquiring visas for our irreplaceable More
Friday, 6 May 2022
Spring has been exceptionally cold and long for which this year I am very grateful. Bud break is at least 15 days late. We’re fortunate that the spring is late More
Wednesday, 6 April 2022
Mother Nature is teasing us with some Spring-like days. With Easter just around the corner we can all be positive that hot Summer days are close by.
Margaret as usual More