I dare say you think it's rather cheeky, my showing with her in Hyde
Crawley's open carriage in Hyde
Park, her Ladyship was quite blind, and could not in the least recognize her former friend.
In addition to the vineyards and winery, the Hydes are partners in Hyde de Villaine, or HdV which is a collaboration between them and Aubert de Villaine, co-owner and co-director of the famed Burgundy estate Domaine de la Romanee-Conti and owner of A & P de Villaine.
While the Hydes had always made a barrel or two of wine from their grapes, it wasn't a commercial project until 2009, when they bottled Pinot Noir under the brand Larry Hyde & Sons.
Winemaker and co-founder James Hall had been a longtime client of Hyde Vineyards, and when the Hydes had some grapes from their new property available, they offered them to Hall.
When Rodriguez learned the Hydes were looking for a winemaker, "This opportunity came up, and I just jumped for it.
HYDES Brewery Limited has bought a small pub chain with sites in North Wales and Cheshire.
Under the deal four sites will join the Hydes stable - including the Golden Lion.
The other sites over the border that join the Hydes chain are Goshawk, Mouldsworth, Nr Chester, Stamford Bridge, Tarvin, Nr Chester and The Boathouse, Parkgate, Neston, Wirral.
The Hydes joined with their cousin Pamela (nee Fairbanks) and her husband Aubert de Villaine, co-director of the Domaine de la Romanee-Conti in Burgundy to found HdV Wines in Napa.
A quarter-century ago, vineyard owner Larry Hyde and winemaker Paul Hobbs launched a partnership that inspired them to farm one of the first blocks of Hyde Vineyard Pinot Noir collaboratively.
But before the growing season began, Hobbs walked the vineyard in the Cameras district of Napa Valley with Hyde to determine which varieties and vineyard blocks he wanted to farm.