|01||The 99 Harvest||20010212|
Andrew Jefford begins a five-part seasonal portrait of one of England's leading vineyards.Peter Hall and his merry band of volunteers pick up the last harvest of the millennium and look at what the coming year might bring.
It is deep winter. Peter Hall is weeks behind in tending to his 10,000 vines, and the wine pressed from the last harvest desperately needs attention.
|03||The Rites Of Spring||20010214|
Peter Hall is pruning, repairing his posts and trellises and battling with a plague of rabbits, during one of the wettest Aprils on record.
Jefford returns to Breaky Bottom to see how well the flowering of the vines has gone and whether Peter Hall has found the money to bottle last year's sparkling wine.
|05 LAST||Harvests And Floods||20010216|
In this final programme, he finds Peter Hall struggling with the disastrous consequences of the autumn rains and changed farming practices on the land around him.