My heritage is vital to what we do. I’m proud to come from a long line of great bakers, with a name that meant quality to so many people. My great-great grandfather (Grandpa Edwin) was the first of the bakers in my family. Vine’s bakery was originally established in the East End of London and grew to a small chain across east and south London. The first bakery was opened in 1904 on Limehouse Causeway by my great-grandfather Charlie Vine (known to the family as Grandpa Vine). He catered to the hugely diverse population in Limehouse, as well as to the docks.
When my grandfather Ed (known as Guppy) took over the business he expanded it further, as well as winning multiple gold medals for his baking. The business grew and became highly successful, even enduring the original bakehouse being bombed out in the blitz. Guppy took the opportunity to relocate and expand the bakehouse. The number of shops grew, and he further cemented his reputation. So why was there a break in the family business? When my dad was at school he always worked in the bakehouse in the school holidays, but he hated it! So, when it came to retirement, my grandfather sold the business.
It has always been my ambition to restart the family business, and to provide the kind of high quality products that my family were known for. I am the fourth of five generations of my family to be a baker, and my passion for quality ingredients and delicious products is what drives the business. The range we produce reflects my heritage, as well as including products that are exciting and innovative.
Vine’s Bakery is building an enviable reputation for providing quality bakery products. Based in Lincoln, we can be easily accessed throughout Lincolnshire. Get in touch with us today.
Freshly baked speciality bread
At Vine’s Bakery, we provide freshly baked artisan bread. Our high-quality and great tasting sourdough is made from organic flour, natural yeast, water and salt – nothing artificial goes into our lovingly made bread. When we make additions for our specials, we insist on only the best quality ingredients. We pride ourselves in sourcing our ingredients from great producers who share our vision.
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Our team has generations of experience in this field. We take pride in offering top-quality products and exceptional service. Each member of the bakery team has the area that they are passionate about, and we want you to experience the very best in our products.