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 has 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...
CORNISH WINE & SONG AT POLGOON

CORNISH WINE & SONG AT POLGOON

Every weekend throughout December between 3-5pm, the Polgoon Vineyard Shop will be hosting local choirs and singing groups including the Mounts Bay Singers, Laudate Chamber Choir, the Penzance Community Choir, the Land and Sea Singers and the Marazion Apollo Choir to...
Give a vine a home

Give a vine a home

Vines & Wines: the perfect gift. Father’s Day is days away (18 June in case you’ve forgotten)  and it’s a struggle to know what to get for the man who has everything… But, if he likes gardening and wine, then look no further, as we have a genius idea that can’t...
Let’s talk about English Wine Week

Let’s talk about English Wine Week

And here’s why… You may have noticed that English wine is big news at the moment and there are a whole host of reasons why it’s such a hot topic. So, if you want to impress friends with your English wine knowledge, here’s our top 10 facts to get you...

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