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OATLEY VINEBLOG

An occasional diary of the vineyard year at Oatley

Jane has been blogging about life at our small, west countey vineyard since 2006 when she designed our first website on what now looks a very clunky laptop.

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DARLING BUDS OF .... FEBRUARY?

Friday, 2 February 2018

The snowdrops are well up and the daffs hard on their heels; hazel catkins are shaking their tails, the vine buds are showing white silky points. That’s...

DARK JANUARY! TIME TO LOOK BOTH WAYS

Sunday, 7 January 2018

The low sun is rising on 2018 and as we start with the major winter task of pruning the vines it’s time to reflect on Vintage 2017.

It was...

FESTIVE!

Thursday, 30 November 2017

It’s the festive season. You’d probably noticed.

No work in the vineyard in November to make sure as much as possible of the energy from the...