Lokkelebery Vineyard sets sail Welcome to our official Lokkelebery Logo, the historic Dutch herring boat known as a ‘Buis’. From the very beginning, the story of our vineyard has been one intertwined with family, farming, heritage, and the terroir (soil) into which the vineyard, and our arable crops, are planted. This beautiful boat is no […]
After an exhausting few days, our new Lokkelebery Vineyard is standing majestically in our old arable cereals field. It was an historic moment as we planted the first vine (although this was promptly and rather hilariously pulled up by Luigi the tractor driver as it wasn’t perfect!). In this blog, we will tell the tale […]
As we near planting, it is more vital than ever that the vineyard soil is well prepared. Queue the Sumo: a brilliant 3-part machine which ploughs, presses and rolls the earth. But what does all this mean and how does it help the vineyard? The Sumo is a heavy piece of kit pulled by a […]
Happy Easter from Lokkelebery Vineyard! To celebrate the planting of our vineyard in a few short weeks, we will be launching the official Lokkelebery logo! For exclusive clues, watch our social media stories and get ready for the online launch on the 16th May at 12.00GMT! Facebook Instagram
This week we were delighted to welcome Duncan McNeill to Lockley Farm to show him the site of Lokkelebery Vineyard. Duncan will be responsible for planting the vineyard in the very near future, so he came to check out the site and see what land preparation needs doing before planting occurs. He was very pleased […]
Welcome to LOKKELEBERY Vineyard, the Hertfordshire vineyard established by farmers. Choosing a name for our vineyard Trying to choose a name for our vineyard was about as difficult as naming a baby or a new pet; that is to say a real challenge! As cereals farmers, we are used to selling our grain through a […]
Name launch news! The ice is slowly melting as our official vineyard name prepares to spring into life one year on from the start of our Vineyard journey! Tune in on the 28th February to be the first to discover our official vineyard name! Please Follow, Share and Subscribe!
This week Dr. Alistair from Vinescapes came to the farm to measure out the exact location of the vineyard. This involved using a GPS locator and a measure to plot the points of the vineyard, much like treasure troves on a map! Dr. Alistair then marked the spot with a brightly coloured stake, so that […]