“Water be wine”

The grape harvests of 2018 are safely gathered in and the alchemy of vines, sun, water, earth and wild yeast into wine is under way. It seems a fitting time to publish a beautiful poem we were sent by a visitor who came on our first ever tour. Steve Day, we since discovered, is a local […]

Biodynamic Vineyard & Winemaking Workshop – Sept 6. 2018

Thursday 6th September 2018 1-day Biodynamic Vineyard & Winemaking Workshop As part of the UK Biodynamic Associations ‘Learning From The Land’ workshops, Limeburn Hill Vineyard is offering a 1-day event on Biodynamic Viticulture and Winemaking. The event will take place on Thursday 6th September 2018 and is open to anyone who has an interest in this subject – no prior knowledge is […]

Visit us for our first tour and tasting, May 2018

As part of the Bristol Crush Weekend 2018 we are hosting our first tours and tastings on the vineyard, on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6thMay. The tours will include a walk around the vineyard and an explanation of biodynamic winegrowing – the vines and their management, the biodynamic principles and techniques, and the intimate connection with place. Following the tour there will be […]

World Biodynamic Farming Day 2017

At Whitsun this year, every farmer, gardener and friend of biodynamic farming – wherever they were in the world – was invited to participate in the first ever World Biodynamic Farming Day. The event commemorated the date in 1924 when Rudolf Steiner began the lecture series which gave birth to the biodynamic agriculture movement. The […]

RAW Wine Fair 2017 – 3 Austrian wines

“RAW WINE celebrates wines with emotion. Wines that have a human like, or living, presence. They are also wines that are an authentic expression of a place.” (RAW Wine catalogue 2017) —– Isabelle Legeron MW set up the RAW WINE fairs to showcase growers whose “fundamental farming and cellar philosophies make living wines possible”. The […]

Chateau Pontet-Canet: Biodynamic Bordeaux

As Jean-Michel Comme, the vineyard manager and winemaker for Chateau Pontet-Canet, walks us through the winery a field of pale yellow concrete amphora come into view. They are larger than a person, with their widest part uppermost – inverted eggs – and he explains that they are used solely for ageing some of the wines. […]