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The Winery

Introduction
Banbury was one of the first seven models in 1990, inspired by these buildings. Iona painted this at a time when English wine enjoys a revival. An essential ingredient of the Banbury cakes below, the currants are from dried, dark red seedless grapes.

 Left gates in Bridge Street with small-paned leaded windows, gable and door - seen on the model’s right.

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Hazle Ceramics
The Winery
Limited Painting of 20
on Banbury

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 In Parsons Street The Reindeer Inn has right gates. The hanging baskets, lower and dormer windows echo the model’s left side.

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 Opposite The Reindeer, Brown’s Cake Shop 1881-1941, had a secret original recipe for Banbury cakes.

 Most English grape varieties are lost. A survivor is Wrotham Pinot, found growing wild on a cottage near Wrotham village in Kent. Up to 2,000 years old, it is a clone of Pinot noir and has great disease resistance.

 Denbies in Surrey, the largest vineyard, has wine tasting, tours, a restaurant, shops and a conference cum wedding venue. Their
265 acres is on land once owned by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall’s family. She is now president of the UK Vineyards Association.

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