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Seasonal Recipe: Spatchcocked Barbecue Chicken

Spatchcocked Barbecued Chicken with Bramble and Apple Salsa This August the countryside is overflowing with Blackberries, Apples and wild herbs. (Alas you will need to buy the Chicken). This simple Barbecue recipe is all about cooking & eating outdoors and enjoying the wonderful country we live in. Ingredients Serves 4 to 6 A 1.5kg Free…

By Olivia Thomas 23/08/2022 Off

Burgers & Bubbly in the Wine Lodge

We’re celebrating High Summer with late openings in the vineyard: Friday 5th August 5pm till 8pm Saturday 6th August, 5pm till 8pm The Nutty Bar From the Wine Lodge, we’re serving our range of fine English wines, grown and produced on the estate. Choose from sparkling Nutty or still white, red and rosé. From £5 for…

By Olivia Thomas 31/07/2022 Off

Seasonal Recipe: Spicy Crab Paté

This flavoursome paté is perfect for summertime outdoor entertaining. Easy to make, the delectable, spicy crab mousse can be served as an appetiser, dinner party starter or salad based lunch. Ingredients Serves 4-6 300g Brown and White Picked Crab Meat 30g Small tin of Anchovy Fillets, finely chopped 200g Ricotta 80g Celery, finely diced 80g…

By Olivia Thomas 03/07/2022 Off

Nutty Vintage 2018 Gets Gold

Nutty wins a Gold Medal at the WineGB Awards Jancis Robinson describes the English harvest of 2018 as “probably the best vintage of the modern era, thanks to the warm summer that produced large volumes of top-quality fruit.” We think of it as the year that keeps on giving! We’re delighted that our Nutty Vintage…

By Olivia Thomas 24/06/2022 Off

Midsummer Madness in the Vines

Special Opening for English Wine Week To celebrate English Wine Week, we’re staying open for three days: Thursday 23rd June, 5pm till 8pm Friday 24th June, 5pm till 8pm Saturday 25th June, 12pm till 6pm The Nutty Bar From the Wine Lodge, we’re serving our range of fine English wines, grown and produced on the estate. Choose from…

By Olivia Thomas 17/06/2022 Off

Seasonal Recipe: Elderflower Champagne

Gladwin Family Elderflower Champagne Recipe The heady aroma of elderflower along the hedgerows means one thing: it’s time for fermenting. A lot of Elderflower Champagne recipes use wine yeast to produce a full bottle fermentation and 8-10% alcohol. This old fashioned country recipe relies on the natural yeasts of the flower heads and should produce…

By Olivia Thomas 17/06/2022 Off

New Vintage: Nutty 2018

New Release: Nutty Vintage Brut 2018 From the unforgettable summer of 2018 we are at last releasing our Nutty Vintage, Classic Method sparkling wine. Made from estate grown Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Blancs, the ‘Eighteen’ has a rich golden colour, fine bubbles, gentle almond and green apple on the palate, with a zesty citrus…

By Olivia Thomas 01/06/2022 Off

Jubilee in the Vines

Raise a glass with us at Nutbourne The vineyard is looking terrific and we will be getting the bunting out to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee this week, opening the Nutty Bar to serve fine English wines with Gregory’s delicious Amberley Beef burgers, straight from the vinewood oven, in fresh buns, finished with Nutbourne tomato relish.…

By Olivia Thomas 30/05/2022 Off

Jubilee Recipe: Berroffee Pie

Berroffee Pie  Our special Jubilee take on a classic Banoffee pie uses red and blue berries with white cream. Easy to make, hugely indulgent and just the way to celebrate 70 years of her Majesty’s reign. The original recipe was created at The Hungry Monk Restaurant in East Sussex in the early 1970’s. We have…

By Olivia Thomas 15/05/2022 Off