Its motto is Vinum Exhilarat Animum (Wine Cheers the Spirit)
- 1364 It received a Royal Charter but had probably existed since the 12th century
- 1553 Lost the right to sell wine anywhere in the country.
- Up to 2006, vintners had the right to sell wine without a licence in certain areas
Its hall is close to Southwark Bridge, in Vintry ward.
Has the right of Swan Upping.