United Kingdom, Agriculture (farming)

United Kingdom, Agriculture ‘Agriculture makes up only about 0.5% of Britain’s economy. But it employs almost half a million people, or 1.5% of the working population, a figure which rises to 4.1% in Wales and 5.7% in Northern Ireland. It supports other...

Worshipful Company of Vintners

The Worshipful Company of Vintners is one of the most ancient Livery Companies of the City of London, England, thought to date back to the 12th century. It is one of the “Great Twelve” livery companies of London, and its motto is Vinum Exhilarat Animum,...

Whig

Whig, or the Whigs were a political faction and then a political party in the parliaments of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland and the United Kingdom. Between the 1680s and 1850s, the Whigs contested power with their rivals, the Tories. The Whigs sought to...

Vinceremos

Vinceremos is a UK-based wine merchant specialising in certified organic and Biodynamic wines. It was founded by Jerry Lockspeiser, initially selling vodka to friends before adding (then) offbeat wines from eg. Bulgaria, and finally organic...

Vintage Roots

Vintage Roots is a UK-based wine merchant specialising in certified organic and Biodynamic wines. Co-founders Lance Pigott and Neil Palmer discovered organic wine whilst working in France once summer as fruit pickers. They started the business in November...

Furleigh Estate

Furleigh Estate is located in Dorset in southern England making both still and sparkling wines. Sparkling wines Blanc de Blancs Blanc de noirs Classic Cuvéè Rosé White wines Bacchus Fumé...