VIDEO: Northamptonshire vineyard urges people to visit its open day

A Northamptonshire vineyard, which has produced award-winning wine, is urging people to visit today as a way of celebrating English Wine Week.

New Lodge Vineyard, on Northampton Road, Earls Barton, has opened its doors for the day and is offering wine-tasting sessions, as well as having an artist on site to hand-paint special bottles of wine.

Joyce Boulos-Hanna, owner of the vineyard, has urged people to come and try the wine so they can see what is on offer right on their door step.

Mrs Boulos-Hanna said she is passionate about English wine and tends every one of the vines on the vineyard by hand.

The vineyard was opened in 2000 and has gone on to scoop a number of awards for its wine. The open day will run until 4pm and for more information visit

To see Mrs Boulous-Hanna describing the wine she produces and the vineyard, watch the video above.