Major-General Sir Guy Salisbury-Jones, GCVO, CMG, CBE, MC (1896 – 1985) was His Majesty's and then Her Majesty's Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps in the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom from 1950 to 1961.
Salisbury-Jones was a career army officer. His last posting was as military attaché in Paris, 1946 to 1949.
When he retired he looked to combine his love of France with his home in Hambledon, Hampshire. As a result in 1951 he planted an acre of vines (Seyval Blanc), which was later expanded and in 1954 produced the first crop. This was the first commercial vineyard in the UK for about a hundred years and led to the now flourishing production of English wine. In the 1960s and 1970s 'Hambledon' became synonymous with English wine. He wrote the biography of the distinguished French general, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny. He died at Hambledon.
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