The week in pictures

Members of the wine trade and press were invited to attend the planting of the UK’s first Pinotage vineyard yesterday at Leonardslee Gardens in West Sussex. Here Penny Streeter OBE, the owner of the estate and the Benguela Collection, plants her own vine, watched on by Alex Streeter, cellar master Johann Fourie and Gerhard Perold, the great grandson of the creator of Pinotage, Prof Abraham Izak Perold.

The grade I listed gardens include woodland, parkland, seven man-made ponds with a colony of carp, a rock garden, two alpine glasshouses and a doll’s house exhibition as well as colonies of wallabies, wildfowl and deer. Pigs and chickens will also be joining the menagerie.

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