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The life of the Lympstone Manor Estate vineyard

At this time of year, the work in the vineyard is only just beginning. Over the colder months, Steve Edwards, Lympstone Manor’s Operations Director and now also Vineyard Manager, has been in the vineyard most days undertaking the laborious and skilled task of pruning each of the vineyard’s 17,500 vines as well as the partial …

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Michael Caines and Steve Edwards in the Lympstone Manor Vineyard

Listen to Michael and Steve on the In The Vineyard Podcast

Catch Michael Caines MBE, Chef Owner of Lympstone and Operations Manager, Steve Edwards on the In The Vineyard With podcast, hosted by Moshé Cohen.⁠⁠‘In The Vineyard With’ features in depth conversations with leading figures in the world of wine. Moshé Cohen is a wine consultant, a member of the Circle of Wine Writers and an …

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Lympstone Manor Vineyard Estate vines

Sustainability at Lympstone Manor Estate

By Marc Millon – Wine, Food and Travel Writer. Sustainability in winegrowing and winemaking can mean many things. It is more than just a production process or processes, and extends from how grapes are cultivated through to every stage of wine production, and even beyond to adopting social responsibility for the environment and communities surrounding …

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Listen to Michael Caines interview on the Italian Wine Podcast

Listen to Michael’s recent interview with Marc Millon on the Italian Wine podcast. This podcast is all about food and wine pairings! Since 2017 the Italian Wine Podcast has grown from just a weekly episode to becoming the only wine podcast in the world with a new show every single day.   Host Marc Millon has been travelling, eating, …

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Natural wines at Lympstone Manor

By Marc Millon – Wine, Food and Travel Writer. Lympstone Manor hosted a fascinating and enjoyable Natural Wine Dinner in the Pool House on 7th February, an evening that showcased both the precision and purity of wines made with minimal intervention as well as the precision of a considered menu prepared by Michael, Head Chef …

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The best luxury Valentine’s gifts – for the person who has everything.

What do you buy someone that is notoriously hard to buy for on the most romantic day of the year? Artisan chocolates, a dozen red roses, a romantic A La Carte meal under the stars? If you are looking for some inspiration or a truly unforgettable present, here’s the best luxury Valentine’s  gifts the Lympstone …

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Launch of Lympstone Manor Estate Classic Cuvée and Lympstone Manor Estate Isabeau Rosé 2022

Lympstone Manor Estate celebrated its fourth grape harvest with a Harvest Festival that also saw the launch of two new wines.

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Lympstone Manor single estate Triassic Pinot Noir 2020 now released!

July 2020 — Do you remember the heatwave lockdown summer of 2020? At the strange and unusual time when our lives had all been turned upside down, over the months when we were only allowed outside for an hour a day, and when hospitality was virtually completely shut down, nature carried on regardless. Though the …

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The precision of winemaking at Lympstone Manor Estate

By Marc Millon. What is dosage? For producers of traditional method sparkling wine, it is a process that takes place after dégorgement (the removal of the bottle sediment) when the block of frozen wine-and-sediment that has been expelled is replaced with either the same wine or with a mixture of wine and small amounts of …

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