Autumn (Page 7)

Autumn is the season of harvest for us, harvesting of grapes in particular (as we are winemakers) and much of our garden veg, but also foraging time for mushrooms, walnuts, hazelnuts, and fruit picking time in the orchard.

Finding a vineyard in Burgundy with PumpjackPiddlewick

In conjunction with our finding a vineyard in Burgundy (Part 1 & Part 2), there is another story to tell in our unfolding wine making saga in France. This story began at a similar time, and developed along side, the discovering of SAFER and all we undertook with them. TheRead More →

How to find a French vineyard with PumpjackPiddlewick

We spent our first half a year here in France trying to understand how things worked. In particular, trying to figure out how to find a vineyard to buy or rent. Alongside, we both needed to learn and improve our French. Fast. We had come to France after all toRead More →