POLGOON AT 2 FORE STREET, MOUSEHOLE

POLGOON AT 2 FORE STREET, MOUSEHOLE

There are some places we love so much that we don’t want to share them, we want to keep them all to ourselves and 2 Fore Street is one of those special places… Sitting in the shelter of Mounts Bay, some two and a half miles from Polgoon, lies the historic...
POLGOON SAUVIGNON BLANC 2018

POLGOON SAUVIGNON BLANC 2018

In 2016 John Coulson, owner and winemaker at Polgoon, announced that he’d be planting 2,500 Sauvignon Blanc vines up in the vineyard.  It raised a few eyebrows, there’s not much Sav Blanc grown in England and a Cornish Sauvignon Blanc was unheard of! Three...
Polgoon at The Old Coastguard

Polgoon at The Old Coastguard

The Old Coastguard, situated in the fishing village of Mousehole, is one of our favourite places to eat and drink locally. This seaside hotel is just a ten minute drive from Polgoon Vineyard is perfectly placed near the beaches and gardens of West Cornwall, the Minack...
PRUNING AT POLGOON

PRUNING AT POLGOON

Pruning is one of the biggest jobs of the year at the vineyard.  Here at Polgoon we’ve started pruning as usual in the first weeks of January. We’ll prune, clear and tie down around 14,000 vines in total.  It usually takes us about 3 months to complete....
POLGOON AT POLURRIAN

POLGOON AT POLURRIAN

Enjoy our Cornish wine from this spectacular, contemporary, seaside retreat perched on the cliffs of the Lizard Peninsula. From February this year all Polgoon wines, ciders and juices will feature on the drinks menu at the Polurrian Bay Hotel. Built in 1890, this...
VEGANUARY AT POLGOON

VEGANUARY AT POLGOON

For those of you doing Veganuary (but not Dry January) you may be interested to know that all Polgoon products – our juices, ciders and wines – are vegan approved. WHAT’S A VEGAN WINE? In brief, the reason most wines are not vegan or even...
CHRISTMAS TREES AT POLGOON

CHRISTMAS TREES AT POLGOON

We’re delighted that Ladydowns Christmas Trees will be returning to Polgoon this year.  The trees will be sold from 1st – 24th December between 9am and 5.30pm. AWARD-WINNING TREES: Every year the British Christmas Tree Growers Association holds a...
THE WINEMAKER’S GUIDE TO FESTIVE FOOD & DRINK

THE WINEMAKER’S GUIDE TO FESTIVE FOOD & DRINK

We’re often asked how best to pair festive food with our wines and ciders. This year we thought we’d share a few of our favourite ideas by creating a festive guide from John Coulson, owner and winemaker at Polgoon. PRE-CHRISTMAS PARTIES, GATHERINGS &...
HAPPY HAMPERS AT POLGOON

HAPPY HAMPERS AT POLGOON

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here in the Polgoon Vineyard Shop. We’re busy preparing our delightful range of hampers for the festive season.  We have hampers online , hampers in store and a hamper station where you can make your own (with a...
THE FAB FOUR: NEW RELEASES AT POLGOON

THE FAB FOUR: NEW RELEASES AT POLGOON

An introduction to our latest releases: Rondo & Pinot Noir Rosé 2016:  Deep cherry hue, typical of an English rosé. Wild strawberries with a herbal accent. Sweet fruit across the palate, fresh acidity, well balanced with a moderate length. Seyval Blanc &...
POLGOON: CERTIFIED VEGAN

POLGOON: CERTIFIED VEGAN

WHAT IS A VEGAN WINE? The reason that most wines are not vegan or even vegetarian-friendly is to do with how the wine is clarified and a process called ‘fining’. Initially all young wines are hazy and contain tiny molecules such as proteins, particulates...
Harvest 2018

Harvest 2018

A VINTAGE YEAR  The harvest of 2018 is set to be the best Polgoon has ever had! The fabulous, long, dry summer has made the quality of fruit exceptional and we’ve seen at least 50% more grapes on the vines, with much higher natural sugars in all fruit –...
EASTER AT POLGOON

EASTER AT POLGOON

This Easter, Cornish Pirate and chef Rupert Cooper, who runs the popular, foodie pop-up ‘Borgia Bull,’ will take up residence at the The Vine House at Polgoon Vineyard. Rupert, who will be dividing his time between the rugby pitch and the Polgoon kitchen this season,...
THE REEF & RAINFOREST FEAST AT SENARA

THE REEF & RAINFOREST FEAST AT SENARA

On Friday 23 February at 7pm a dinner will be held at Senara, in Penzance,  to raise funds for a local student research expedition to the rainforests and reefs of Honduras for Operation Wallacea. Millie Coulson, the daughter of Polgoon owners John and Kim Coulson, and...
PLASTIC FREE POLGOON

PLASTIC FREE POLGOON

As part of a campaign by the marine conservation group Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), our hometown, Penzance, was the first town in the UK to have been given “plastic-free coastlines approved” status. To win this status, Penzance had to complete five objectives set out...