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Farmhouse vs Belle Saison by Andy Paterson

Who remembers the 2013 Summer of Saison? A year that epitomised the optimism associated with the first wave of British Craft Beer. It was this year that any brewery worth its salt attempted to...

Supporting sugar fermentations with the right nutrition

The conversion of fermentable carbon sources into alcohol by yeast is a process that has been manipulated by humankind for centuries. During that time, we have realised that the choice of a...

Guest Blog: Tony Hird from Polykeg

Words by Tony Hird I joined Polykeg in 2019 to develop their business in the UK. Polykeg is an Italian family-owned business based in Bergamo. The owners are passionate about designing and...

Seguin Moreau Oak Oenochips and Oenofinisher now available

The ultimate optimisation of your wines and spirits in record time. Murphy and Son wine are delighted to now offer a selection of Oak Chips and compacted bricks from the renowned cooperage Seguin...

A year in the life of an Engish Winemaker- June/July

Vineyard After a cool start to the growing season, the vines at Renishaw Hall are starting to catch up and we are now entering full flowering across the vineyard. This is a key time of year for us as...

Time for an update to our EU customers!

There are few changes that we need to introduce and there are few details that we would like to remind you of. Please be aware that we can be flexible- just contact us if you have a requirement that...

We did it- BRCGS A grade!

We did it! We are excited to announce that we have received an A grade in our inaugural BRCGS Storage and Distribution audit (formerly known as BRC). All of Murphy and Son Ltd  ingredients...

A year in the life of an English Winemaker- April-May

There are few better places to be than the vineyard in the first warm spring days of the year, with the warmth signifying renewed growth and moving towards flowering and, ultimately, fruit. At this...

It Will All Come Out In The Wash- Enzymes and Distillers

Words By Adam Johnson First Featured in the Distillers Journal Issue 1 Summer 2021 It is always a pleasure to be asked to write for the Brewers Journal and it is a nice challenge to put something...