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TerraVina or Fawlty Towers…. For one night only it was nearly FT!!

Well a day in the life of TerraVina is certainly never dull! This week has been full of challenges, frustrations, funny moments and “smile and wave days”.  Let me explain…. Since 2011 we have “enjoyed” the services of Sita as … Continue reading

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People, sunshine and keeping the bank manager happy! Hotel TerraVina is in a philosophical mood…

I greatly enjoy people and am fascinated by how we interact with each other, the psychology of what makes us all “tick” and generally I just like people and people watching. However, now and then my interest, faith and kindness … Continue reading

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Hotel TerraVina welcomes back Gerard from his travels and Nina comments on the fact he’s home!

Sorry for the long gap between this latest blog and my previous one. Gerard has been away for almost a month travelling through Australia and New Zealand whilst studying for a Master of Science in Wine and I was left … Continue reading

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To coin a Latin phrase… TerraVina says, “Three horrendus annus es super- Terminus !”

Anyone who knows Gerard and I, or who reads the blog now and then will be aware that the last few years have been a bit of a roller coaster for us, the team and the hotel overall. A “marriage” … Continue reading

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Awards galore and a Huge Bravo to a great hotelier

Much to my surprise… actually I was “gobsmacked”, (such a horrible word, but the most apt to use), I was recently nominated for an Imbibe Magazine award for Hotel Personality of the Year. I was surprised for a number of … Continue reading

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Hotel TerraVina muses on how, sometimes being an hotelier is very worthwhile…

The life of an hotelier is like many other professions not always an easy one. There are day to day challenges to overcome, be they due to staff issues, tricky guests, unforeseen operational problems and a wealth of other challenges … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from us all at Hotel TerraVina

Phew! I can’t say that we are not pleased to see the end of 2014 which turned out to be a bit of a rollercoaster year- certainly full of a few highs and many lows! However, we are looking forward … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas from the New Forest!

Hotel TerraVina wishes you all a very happy Christmas, best wishes for the New Year and a request to come and visit us soon… This is probably the last blog of 2014. I may have time to write a few … Continue reading

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TerraVina enjoys some festive cheer and some amusing moments…

We have been busily preparing for Christmas and have dusted off the decorations, brought the trees out of storage and planned our Christmas themes. However, whilst I usually love decorating the hotel and the trees and watching everywhere transform into … Continue reading

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Hotel TerraVina and the Lyon trip part 2…

For those of you who read last week’s blog, this part 2 bit will make perfect sense, if you didn’t catch last week’s blog, ie: part 1 of the story, then please do so before reading this continuation as otherwise … Continue reading

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