Rathfinny Wine Estate

Floral Update

As we continue to bask in this sunny weather and our vines go from strength to strength the rest of the Estate looks a little parched in places and this means that the wildflowers are out in force (nature moves in mysterious ways).  So for my blog I thought I would provide a few images of some key species and attempt not to mention gin, sparkling wine or still white wine at all!  So here goes.

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Spirit of Sussex

The saying goes “boys and their toys”, and in this case my little eyes did light up when I saw the contraption above.  A wonderful copper pot still with column and condenser to the side.  You just want to stroke it and hope that it goes ‘whizz, pop, bang’ – or is that just me?

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All Quiet

The image above was taken last weekend as I caught up on some peace and quiet by asking my four kids, aka The Tribe, to count the vines.

On Monday I was delivering some of our Seven Sisters Gin to a shop and I got chatting to one of their customers and they stated “must be quiet up at Rathfinny this time of year.”

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