There are around 500 vineyards in England and Wales today producing wine but only two of them commercially in Lincolnshire. Caroline Bingham went to meet the people who are pioneering this industry in the county.
It was a very early October morning when I left the comfort of Belleau Cottage and set off in the twilight to visit the hard working men at Russell Smokehouse in Grimsby. As the sun began its slow stretch up from its slumber and the sky began to lighten I realised that I was as giddy as a schoolboy at the prospect of the visit… you see, I simply love smoked fish!
Caroline Bingham went to meet Colin McGurran as he launches his new venture, the Hope and Anchor at South Ferriby.
Lincolnshire’s rural membership body, the CLA, says that buying meat from a trusted local butcher is the best way to guarantee that what you want is what you get.
Our county has some of the best butchers and bakers in the country and this year over 400 entries were taken for the fourteen categories of the 2016 Lincolnshire Poacher Competition, which was held in October.