Camel Valley Vineyard
Artisan & Vine's Kathryn O'Mara writes: Passionate and sincere owners? Check. Oustanding views? Check. Welcoming and informative visitor facilities? Check. And most importantly: distinctive, high quality wines. Check. Where am I talking about? Camel Valley Vineyard in Cornwall.
About the only thing I don't like is the booming sound of gun fire used to scare off birds. That was scary, but we'll gloss over that.
Long, long ago, when Artisan & Vine had only just opened, I met Sam Lindo, the winemaker, at the English Wine Trade Tasting. Sam's enthusiasm borders on hyperactive and as such it was clear that I'd met a kindred spirit.