One woman against die-hard Brits


See also Tamlyn‘s tasting notes from a 10th anniversary tasting of wines from The WineBarn.

In the tiny, picturesque Hampshire village of Dummer (home to the likes of Prince Andrew’s ex, Sarah Ferguson, and ‘It girl’ Tara Palmer-Tomkinson), and down a narrow lane flanked with fields, is an old barn that has been converted into a home – every detail, from the stone flooring to the light-filled spaces, carefully designed, beautifully made and effortlessly elegant. This is the home, and office, of Iris Ellmann, co-designer and project manager of the barn itself and founder-proprietor of The WineBarn. It is a...