Profiles of Movers & Shakers

Introduction by Robert Jarman 

James Martin is perhaps best-known as the Presenter of Saturday Kitchen for BBC1 which attracts 3.5 million foodies every week, and has made him a household name, but his other passion is racing Classic Cars.

In fact, he was once quoted as saying; ‘Food comes first, then cars, then my dog, and then women’….!

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James Martin in his Benson & Hedges sponsored by Jordan Peugeot Formula 1 car 1997 by Giancarlo Fisichella

The Vintage Magazine congratulates its Business Member, The Ridgeway Group, on acquiring Hartwell’s Land Rover dealership in Oxford.

 The Ridgeway Group has made its first foray into the Land Rover brand by acquiring the Land Rover site located in Cumnor, Oxford from Hartwell PLC for an undisclosed sum.

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Range Rover Evoque

Ayesha Vardag, named “Britain’s top divorce lawyer” and dubbed the “Diva of Divorce”, is the go-to lawyer for all matrimonial matters should you want an indomitable fighter in your corner.

One of the very few family lawyers to  receive The Times’ accolade “Lawyer of the Week”, Ayesha won the biggest case in the history of English family law with an 8-1 Supreme Court victory in the famous Radmacher case to make prenuptial agreements work in England.  She has been called “one of the star lawyers making London the divorce capital of the world”. Read more…

Ayesha Vardag

Robin Hutson – The Hotel Guru

I first met Robin Hutson in 1994, when he and Gerard Basset, who had worked together at Chewton Glen, opened the first Hotel du Vin in Winchester, in what was the old Southgate Hotel. Nobody could have predicted what followed. Read more…

Robin Hutson