By on 14/06/2011

The 2009 vintage has caused some controversy in the Douro insofar that although some great wines have been made, not all the Shippers are in agreement that it should be declared as a ‘Vintage’.

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Christmas near Cornwell … New Year In Cornwall

By on 23/12/2013

Closing the shop on Christmas Eve (we are open until five tomorrow) is always a challenge and I may have to see if I can sneak off a bit early to get to my favourite carol service. The charm is worth it - the tiny thirteenth century St Philip's church of Little Rollright has no electricity, and so the rare services here are entirely candle-lit.

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