The darling buds of…June

So okay May has been and gone…but the buds in the vineyard have burst and the growth is in full flow. We’ve had plenty of rain so now we need sunshine to turbocharge growth and ensure a good crop in the autumn. Fingers crossed!
Floored at Copdock Hall

Floored at Copdock Hall

Yes, we know it’s only the floor but it’s amazing how it comes up with a good scrub, mop and polish. We can only really do it in January when things are a bit quieter – removing all the furniture to give us a clean run. And the results are amazing!...
Footie at Copdock Hall

Footie at Copdock Hall

We always like something a bit different at the barn…but not sure how many brides would welcome football on their big day! Fortunately for Sarah, husband-to-be John-Paul only wanted the table variety on their wedding day which kicked off the fun in a unique...
Grape expectations

Grape expectations

We enjoyed a cracking autumnal day for our grape harvest at Copdock Hall – and a bumper crop! Thanks to all the local volunteers who helped out and gave up their time to gather in the grapes. We plan to make rose fizz with this year’s crop so watch this...
It’s a dog’s life at Copdock Hall

It’s a dog’s life at Copdock Hall

Carrying the rings at a wedding ceremony is always a big responsibility. So when Natalie and Sam decided to tie the knot at Copdock Hall, who better to do the job than their dachshund dog Darla! Darla did a fantastic job carrying the rings in her collar up the aisle...
Branching out

Branching out

Always nice to see something different in the barn. Kate and Martyn’s decision to incorporate trees into their internal decorations was certainly different and worked wonderfully courtesy of garden supplier Botanica of Woodbridge. Good luck to the happy couple...
All adds up

All adds up

We’ve had many different themes for table plans – Suffolk towns, Hollywood stars, Harry Potter characters and even dinosaurs. But Saturday’s wedding of Alice and Arthur had a more academic feel – mathematicians/economists. Can you name...
East Anglian wine-tasting at Copdock Hall

East Anglian wine-tasting at Copdock Hall

If you like English wine and want to taste the best of what East Anglia has to offer, come to our wine-tasting afternoon/evening on Friday 8th June, 4pm-8pm, and enjoy the fruits of the region. Visitors will be able to taste reds, whites, roses and fizz from vineyards...
Cheers to new Copdock Hall wine

Cheers to new Copdock Hall wine

Just in time for the good weather…we’ve taken delivery of our new wine including the white bacchus. Drier and slightly lighter than our traditional rose, it’s a great addition to our 2017 vintage made at Shawsgate Vineyard, Framlingham. We’ve...
Five year vintage

Five year vintage

This weekend marks the fifth anniversary of the planting of the vineyard…and what a five years it’s been! Thanks to all those who have helped make it a reality. Pictures speak a thousand...