FLOWERING & FRUIT SET AT POLGOON

FLOWERING & FRUIT SET AT POLGOON

The Summer Solstice brings with it one of our most important times in the Polgoon vineyard. We have 8 varieties of vine and each comes into flowering at a slightly different time but it all happens around the end of June and start of July. This half way mark for the...
Vineyard Tours & Tastings are starting!

Vineyard Tours & Tastings are starting!

Easter is approaching and as excited as we are at the thought of chocolate eggs, we’re more excited about the Polgoon Vineyard Tours and Tastings starting on the 14th April. Emma has done a short one minute video giving you a little snippet of our tours and how...
The story of the grape

The story of the grape

Last week I went to an event in Truro hosted by As One Talks at The Old Bakery. The room of 20 people listened to two speakers, Elly Owen, Head Sommelier at Fifteen and Ernie Capbert, Co-Founder of Finisterre and Who Buys Your Stuff. They both shared a handful of...
NEW Kitchen at Polgoon

NEW Kitchen at Polgoon

A newly opened kitchen at Polgoon Vineyard & Orchard. Currently open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12pm – 3pm You can enjoy a selection of local produce as well as our lovely Polgoon wines, ciders and soft drinks. Choose from local crab sandwich perhaps...
Pruning activities in the Vineyard

Pruning activities in the Vineyard

Pruning is one of the biggest jobs of the year, it’s an activity that is continued all year round but the main pruning and preparation is early winter. We have started pruning as usual in the first week of January, around 13,000 vines. In total it normally takes us 3...
Late night shopping, mulled wine and minced pies

Late night shopping, mulled wine and minced pies

We will be opening for late night shopping in the shop and deli starting the first week in December. The shop will be filled with the delicious smells of mulled wine and open until 8pm on the 3rd, 10th and 17th for mince pies, shopping and tastings. Ladydown Christmas...
From grape harvest to gifts and hampers

From grape harvest to gifts and hampers

Happy October everyone! Although the weather has taken a turn for the cold on the peninsula, we are truly Cornish here at Polgoon and are still in our flip flops! We have had a tremendous summer and I don’t think we are quite ready to let it go. This has been the best...
Rondo grapes going through véraison

Rondo grapes going through véraison

Watch our Rondo grapes transform as they go through véraison! Over the last 2 to 3 weeks we have been watching our Rondo grapes go through Véraison and turn into a fantastic deep red bunch of grapes. Véraison is the term used of the ripening of grapes, and usually...
Latest special offer on Polgoon wine's and sparkling's

Latest special offer on Polgoon wine's and sparkling's

We have a special offer running in the Polgoon shop & deli. In our excited anticipation of Véraison, which is the term used to describe the ‘onset of ripening’, when the grapes change colour in the summer we are offering a discount on our wines. If you come and...
A flowering Cornish vineyard  and a brand new shop

A flowering Cornish vineyard and a brand new shop

It is ever nearing school summer time and subsequently our busiest time here at Polgoon. You don’t need me to tell you just how hectic our county can be in the tourist season and thankfully we are more equipped to deal with the numbers than ever before. Our vineyard...
Vineyard tours & tastings have started

Vineyard tours & tastings have started

Georgia and I have been bud rubbing. It’s one of the first jobs of the Spring. As the shoots start to appear on the vines we have to face the back breaking task of removing any of the tiny buds that appear around the base at the trunk of the vine. These shoots, if...
Daffodils and Cornish Wine

Daffodils and Cornish Wine

I was just about too boast about the Polgoon spring that briefly showed itself, however I seem to have spoken too soon and once again we were hit with wind and rain last night! We were lucky with the storms, although we had trees down, no one was hurt and the vines...
Aval Royale Special offer

Aval Royale Special offer

For all Aval Royale lovers out there – only 100 bottles left! We are saying goodbye to the blackcurrant member of our Aval family our special addition Polgoon Aval Royale. As a send-off we are having a party and a special offer on this award winning product....
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you all had a merry Christmas and a great New Year! We love our jobs here at Polgoon, we are very lucky to be in an amazing industry. From the whole team we would like to say a huge thank you because without all of your support it...
New Polgoon 2013 Red Wine

New Polgoon 2013 Red Wine

Here it is everyone, as promised, the 2013 red wine that you’ve all been waiting for! In the shop as of today, the Polgoon 2013 Red Wine will be on the shelves, bottled, labelled, wrapped, and ready for you to take home! 2013 was the best harvest we have seen at...
New wine varieties in the polgoon deli

New wine varieties in the polgoon deli

It’s always lovely getting new products in for our vineyard shop and deli and the latest is no exception. Having sold the last bottle of our 2012 red wine this week it was perfect timing to receive our first delivery of other world wines. We have spent a few months...