Blog

Nov 14 2019

End of the harvest

As the estate basks in the early morning autumn sunshine our dedicated vineyard and winery team pick the final few grapes of the harvest. It’s been a season full of challenges, often dictated by mother nature. But through a late spring frost,...
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Nov 8 2019

First Birthday and New Menu Launch a Huge Success

Last night we celebrated our first birthday and new menu launch in style at The View Restaurant, Bar and Balcony. Guests were treated to an Evolution Sparkling wine reception with delicious light bites provided by two exceptional local companies...
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Nov 4 2019

5 Tips for Planning Your Corporate Event

Organising an event can be a tough task. Whether you are planning a Christmas party, team building event or you need a venue to host clients, there are lots of things to think about to make it a success. Below are five tips for planning your...
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Oct 29 2019

Win two tickets to our new menu launch

It’s a double celebration at Hencote on November 7th as we launch our brand new menus here at The View Restaurant and Bar. Our dedicated kitchen brigade has designed and created a fantastic selection of dishes ranging from British classics to...
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Oct 28 2019

Setting the benchmark for red wine in Shropshire

As we approach the end of the October Harvest there is no time to rest on our laurels. Vinification is a demanding process and after the picking, pressing and eventual bottling of our wine we can enjoy and share the fruits of our labour with...
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Oct 23 2019

Glamping in Shropshire this winter

The idea of camping during the winter is not always met with enthusiasm. The thought of wrapping up in layers of clothing or trying to stop an ice-cold draft coming into the tent can put people off an outdoors style adventure – but all that...
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Oct 8 2019

Annual Grape Harvest

Our second annual grape harvest has begun! Always a time of excitement and a little trepidation. This year our Hencote Estate General Manager Mark Stevens and Winemaker Gavin Patterson have been watching the weather forecasts and gauging the grapes...
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Oct 1 2019

Wine Festival Offers

Our Annual Grape Harvest Has Begun! During our ‘October Grape Harvest Festival’ we our celebrating everything to do with the vine and sharing our passions with our customers. See a few of our tasty wine and dine offers below: The View...
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Jul 6 2019

Our First Winemaker’s Blog

Welcome to the Hencote Vineyard blog. Our vineyard has already in its relatively new life had some incredible moments and following the release of our first three wines from the 2018 vintage this year we felt it was the perfect time to start sharing...
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