Sourcing local produce for us is not just for fashion, it is our passion. We are a Herefordshire farming family – we believe that the fewer miles our produce travels, the better. Less time from field to fork means that more goodness and flavour is retained
Peter Cooks Breads
Passionate about making bread that tastes great, is good for you and helps the local community. Every loaf that comes out of Peter’s oven is made slowly by hand, using just four ingredients – ﬂour, water, yeast (mostly wild) and salt. Awarded Best Food Producer at the Visit Herefordshire Awards for Excellence.
Family farmers at heart, passionate about sharing what goes into making their multi- award-winning spirits – from Herefordshire potato field and apple orchard to bottle, then 5 miles down the road to our bar. We like to keep it in the family. Buy in our shop during your stay. The ideal gift.
Charles Martell Cheeses
Family firm been making cheese at Hunts Court in Gloucestershire for over 40 years. Charles started by hand-milking his three Old Gloucester cows! The first cheese he made was a Double Gloucester from their milk. This momentous event was documented on a BBC Television programme called a Taste of Britain which went out in 1973. They now produce 7 different cheeses, including a sheep’s milk cheese. Regularly appearing on our 3 Counties cheese board.
Deep in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside, Westons Cider Mill is situated in the old village of Much Marcle, just 5 mins away from The Verzon.
It was in 1878 that Mr Henry Weston came to farm at The Bounds, a farmhouse nestled amongst apple and perry pear orchards.
Since then, they have continued to lovingly produce cider and perry to the highest quality and tradition set out by Henry Weston himself. In fact, to this day they are so proud of their heritage and cider making skills they put their family name on every single bottle, served in our Verzon Bar. Ask about tours.
Knightwick Family Butchers
Sharing our belief in stress free animals make better tasting meat, which is why they too build strong trusted relationships with our local farmers and suppliers making sure that we know where all our meat comes from.
Our farmers use traditional, free range and responsible farming methods and animal welfare is our top priority.
Mark was so passionate about getting the best beef in 2016 he went into partnership with one of our local farmers so we could rear our own cattle. These cattle graze less then 2 miles away in Whitbourne and Lulsley.
Knightwick Butchers have been selling exceptional quality produce to the local area for over 65 years. They also cure and smoke their own bacon, served for our guests breakfasts. More information on Knightwick Butchers here
Wye Valley Brewery is a family business that takes great pride in brewing the best cask-conditioned beer possible and supporting local pubs as places to enjoy the perfect pint.
They are also immensely proud of the team of talented people who make all the magic happen… Incredible as it may seem, there are fewer than 50 at Wye Valley Brewery ensuring around 10 million pints of beautiful beer are enjoyed every year! From the brewers and production team who brew, batch and bottle their tasty ales, to the friendly draymen who deliver daily to the pubs including The Verzon House. Enjoy one (or two) in our bar, or terrace.