Rathfinny Wine Estate

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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20 day countdown

Only 20 days to go until our launch!

I’m in trouble as I should have written this blog last week!  In fact, I feel a little bit like that all the time at the moment as there is just so much going on.  I checked back and I think my last blog was in November, at harvest, and it’s made me reflect about what’s gone on in between.

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The Rise of Rosé

With the launch of our sparkling wines next month and John Bon Jovi bringing out his own rosé, it got me thinking about the current upward trajectory of pink wine.

There’s no doubt, it’s a category that’s had its fair share of ups and downs. Typically viewed as too girly by men, and thanks to the American blush wines, too cloyingly sweet by others. I know that because if I ever used to order rosé whilst out with my friends, I’d never hear the end of it. Guys would have been very sure of themselves to withstand that level of stick that came with it. Nowadays, we tend to go all-in on a bottle of rosé, no questions asked. So, what happened?

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