May: Real Wine Month

Once again we are participating in Real Wine Month for the month of May. We will be promoting organic, biodynamic and natural wines made by artisan growers and winemakers. We will also be offering wine flights of natural wines on Friday and Saturdays in May for you to discover the world of real wine! The Elderflower restaurant in Lymington will also have a selection of natural wines to enjoy by the glass.


Friday 5th & Saturday 6th May

Ganevat Flight

A tasting flight from a producer of some of the most sought after wines from the Jura.

‘Kopin’  A Vin de France from Anne and Jean Francois Ganevat. This is a blend of Chardonnay from the Jura and Burgundy (Maconnais) with an addition of Riesling from a biodynamic vineyard in Alsace. All grapes are vinified together and no sulphur is added.

Chardonnay ‘Grandes Teppes’ From Chardonnay vines planted in 1920.

Le P’tiot Roukin Another Vin de France wine from Jean and Anne. This is made by carbonic maceration without any added sulphur and is a blend of Gamay and Syrah from the Northern Rhone.

New Discoveries

A flight of wines new to us and great for exciting Spring and Summer drinking!

Domaine Genoux Roussette de Savoie Son Altesse A delicious white wine made biodynamically in the Savoie region, near Chambery.

Domaine Miquettes Syrah Working as naturally as possibly, Chrystelle and Paul have a 3 hectare Estate in Saint Joseph in the Northern Rhone, this wine clearly expresses the terroir of the region.

Testalonga Baby Bandito ‘Follow Your Dreams’ A juicy, naturally made Carignan from Swartland in South Africa.

Italian Weekend Friday 12th & Saturday 13th May

Two flights from two of our favourite natural wine producers in Italy.

La Biancara Flight

Three wines from this small family owned estate near Verona. The wines are produced biodynamically with natural yeasts and no additives. This flight includes 3 white wines made from Trebbiano and Garganega, including Sassaia, Pico and Masieri.

Foradori Flight

A trio from Elisabetta Foradori, whose wines are made in small quantities in the Dolomites. Working biodynamically these wines are based on indigenous grape varieties of which you will try the Nosiola (white), Pinot Grigio Fuoripasta (skin contact) and Morei Teroldego (red).

Spanish Weekend Friday 19th & Saturday 20th May

Friday 19th May we welcome Max from Patas Arriba to pop up in our garden to serve up his gorgeous Spanish tapas, and all weekend we will have flights of Spanish wines and sherry.

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th …TBC

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