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2009 Vine Harvest at Tas Valley
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Selection of Tas Valley Wines
The team at Abbey Vineyards currently operate a number of vineyards in England, situated at a variety of locations distributed across Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

They are:

Old Oak Vineyard, Preston, Rutland
The vineyard can be seen adjacent to the A6003 on a south facing slope between Oakham and Uppingham. This compact vineyard was acquired in 2006 and planted with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Reichensteiner and Regent. The first harvest is expected in October 2010.

Granby Vineyard, Granby Lane, Granby, Nottinghamshire
First planted adjacent the River Wipping. The land was acquired in 2005 with the first vines being planted during the spring of 2008 with Solaris, Dornfelder, Dunkelfelder, Pinot Noir, Seyval Blanc and Ortega. The first harvest is expected during 2011.

Lyndon Top Vineyard, Rutland Water, Rutland
Situated on the south shore of Rutland Water, the vineyard was planted in 2009 with Bacchus and Reichensteiner, also with several hundred cider apple trees. The 11 acre site benefits from excellent views of Rutland Water. The vineyard can be found adjacent to the Lyndon bird sanctuary and visitor centre.

Amersham Vineyard, Magpie Lane, Coleshill
Situated on the main A355, the vineyard was purchased in February 2008. A south facing 15 acre site in the chalky soil of the Chilterns, 11, 000 vines have so far been planted. All champagne varieties, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. Additionally a small cider orchard has been planted. It is expected that the first vine harvest will be taken during 2011. The vineyard is not yet open to the public.

Windy Ridge Vineyard, East Bridgeford, Nottinghamshire
The vineyard can be found between Kneeton Road and Hill Lane. Acquired in 2006 the vineyard was first planted in 2007 with Bacchus, Chardonnay and Dunkelfelder. A small cider apple orchard has also been planted. The first harvest is expected in 2010.

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