Royal merchants' own labels

Justerinis burgundy label

Royal Warrants are precious things, handed out by the British royal family to their favoured suppliers, whether of marmalade or mattresses. They are so precious, in fact, that they may not be reproduced, but I'm sure most readers have come across these grand symbols of royal favour. (You can see all three of them on the Royal Warrant Holders Association website.) 

While I was freezing at last November's Wine Car Boot I tasted my way round the various wine merchants' stands and was particularly taken by the own-label White Burgundy being poured by Corney & Barrow, as outlined in ...