Oatley Vineyard: The Next Generation(s)

Escape the rat race, grow twins, make wine. Returning home to a Somerset vineyard

An overdue update…

Who’d have thought trying to sell a house, move across country, plant a vineyard and do a barn conversion, all with toddler twins, and now a beautiful puppy, wouldn’t leave… read more

Our Vineyard!

We have our vineyard! It’s been a rollercoaster of a month.  The dry April had us wondering if we would need to find a way to get some irrigation up… read more

Hand planting vines

Why would you hand plant 2000 vines over a few days when machines are available that could do it in a morning? Well, Oatley has always been a do-it-by-hand kind… read more

The field is ready to plant vines!

The field is finally ready to plant vines! We are tantalisingly close to having our very own vineyard! (you can watch a video of the early field clearance here) Back… read more