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A Stroll Through the Vineyards at Wyken

There’s somewhere special that I would like to take you. Wyken Vineyards is one of our favorite spots, and I have the pleasure of doing regular photography for this beautiful property, which includes extensive gardens, a restaurant, a farm, and a vineyard.  I heard that the grape harvest starts this week, so I had to […]

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Life in England

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Quick & Easy Plum Wine

If you could describe the essence of this summer for you, what would it look like?  For me this year, it’s drinking plum wine at the beach. We picked some wild plums last month, and quickly turned them into an easy wine.  And on every sunny evening available to us, we have been packing up […]

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Homebrewing

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How to Make Rhubarb Wine at Home

In the last couple of years, we have made a lot of wine at home. It’s easy to do, and is good, cheap fun. Yes, we have had a few flops (still need to dump a few bottles of dandelion wine that are in the basement) but many of them have been pretty darn good […]

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Homebrewing

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Sparkling Rose Petal Wine!

Let’s make some Sparkling Rose Petal Wine!  I am excited about this recipe because this is a brew you can all make, at just about any time of year.  The list of ingredients is very short, and the star of the show– dried rose petals– can be found easily, either at your local herb shop, […]

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Homebrewing

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Making Elderberry Wine

I am making Elderberry Wine!  I would say “I made elderberry wine,” but since it’s not in bottles yet, I consider the thing still in process.  But I can tell you that it is going very well.  This was my first attempt at wine-making.  I’ll tell you how I am doing it, after scouring a […]

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Homebrewing