Many residents of Great Britain and frequent visitors have made the rounds of the most popular tourist sites, many more than once. There is so much to see throughout the country whether you are interested in history, architecture or any number of categories. But there may be one you haven’t explored yet -UK Vintners.
This may not be a subject you would have thought about right away, but actually it has been a part of the culture since Roman times and has continued to grow and expand, especially since the 1950 resurgence into the market. There is much history about UK Vintners and more details if that is your interest. This is the Worshipful Company of Vintners and has fantastic historical information and a host of interesting details.
If you want to make a more personal foray into UK Vintners you may want to consider booking one of the many tours and events that celebrate the wines and vintners of the various regions and pick your favorite areas to explore. English Wine Producers offers an easy introduction to the events and tours throughout the UK. It is easy to find a tour in a specific area or a special event to attend. Its a wonderful way to experience the variety and innovations in UK wines and become familiar with the most popular merchants.
Whether you want to consider a pre-arranged tour or design your own you can find that information on their website. Take advantage of their knowledge and planning and review the current events schedule to find your favored activity.
Here are two popular current events that may peak your interest and more are listed above.
Harrow Wine Festival Feb 3-4, 2017 Grims Dyke Hotel, Old Redding Ph. 0208 385 3100
Warden Abbey Vineyard: Pruning Session and Workshop Feb 11-13, 2017, Biggleswade, Ph. 07981 113714
Many offer active participation and benefits for guests and you can find any level of interest from wine tasting to workshops and tutorials. This could be a great gift for your favorite wine aficionado. You can even decide to go as a group and plan a memorable outing.
If you are looking for special wines for yourself or as gifts look no further than Vintage Wine Gifts.
As you get to know more about the UK Vintners you will be intrigued by their rich history and traditions and the variety of vineyards throughout the UK. Come along and visit the UK today and don’t forget to include a special wine tour in your itinerary.