This is a sombre day, the effects of which we can only begin to understand and it will be an uncertain few months and years to come as Britain amputates itself from the EU.
However, while half the population is feeling depressed today, I can only presume that the other half is in good spirits. If you're in the business of selling celebratory booze, that can't be a bad thing.
In all seriousness, there will be bumps in the road but everyone at Red Squirrel Wine is more determined than ever to continue sourcing brilliant wines, from Europe and around the world, and at the fairest prices for growers and consumers.
This isn't the result that we or indeed many other people in our industry hoped for, but the job starts now to make it work for everyone. It might be bloody terrifying, but an exciting challenge we'll grab with a corkscrew and both hands.