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We are really excited to announce that Autumn 2015 will see the release of the first ever vintage of London sparkling wine from Forty Hall Vineyard. There is only a very limited supply of this wine, which is made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Pinot Meunier grapes from our first, small harvest in 2013. It will only be available as part of a sponsorhip offer, which will also contribute to…

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Volunteers are the vineyard's lifeblood, and we rely on our volunteers in every aspect of vineyard management and development, from planting to harvesting and helping to maintain the beautiful vineyard. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us. Volunteering can provide many benefits, from the fun and challenge of trying something new and different, to meeting and socialising with new people from diverse backgrounds. It can increase confidence…

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Award for FHV winemaker

Will Davenport, Forty Hall Vineyard's contract wine maker, has done it again. He has been awarded his second major gong this year by winning the Soil Association's 2014 Organic Award for alcoholic drinks for his Horsmonden Dry White wine from his organic vineyards on the Kent/Sussex borders. The wine was up against stiff competition from French wines and numerous UK beers, ales and ciders. Read more about the Soil Association…

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