A benefit of the UK wine scene as a relatively ‘new kid’ on the industry block is a clean slate, and a vision to start as we mean to go on. Values such as sustainability and diversity are naturally part of the English and Welsh wine industry’s DNA, (and not just in its grapes’)!
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we reached out to several notable women, all passionate role models in the local wine industry.
What makes this group of women unique as a collective is their genuine passion and joy for what they do. Diving into the industry (at times feet first into a vat of grapes), their varied and sometimes challenging roles make them inspirational, creative multi-taskers.
Even though ‘grapes, vines and wines are gender blind’ (thank you Wendy Outhwaite for that lovely nugget), there is still work to be done in terms of diversity in our wine industry. Men still outweigh women when it comes to Masters of