equipment they could afford.
When Camel Valley won a medal in the national English Wine competition for their first wine, Annie and Bob knew they were on the right track.
More awards followed over the years, with Camel Valley wines consistently winning medals at both national and international level.
Now the second-generation winemaker is hard at work at Camel Valley. Sam Lindo, a maths graduate who had seemed destined for a career in the city, instead decided to make his life in Cornwall and returned to the family farm.
Bob admires Sam's hard work and is incredibly proud of what his son has been able to achieve at the winery.
When Sam came second in the World Sparkling Wine Championships to Bollinger in Italy in 2009, I really did take my hat off to him. However, when he won the Trophy for 'Best International Traditional Method Sparkling Wine' in 2010 in Verona, ahead of Bollinger and Roederer, I nearly ate it! Bob Lindo - Camel Valley