Also booked in to speak at the anniversary show is Jacquie is the founder of Oasis Garden Design, an artisan garden design studio based in Devon with a huge following throughout the county and was so popular with our visitors for this year’s festival.
Also back with us is Becky Searle, an ecologist, botanist and kitchen gardener best known for combining science with gardening and her passion for soil.
We are delighted to be able to welcome back to the festival online wine merchant, Wickhams, our festival sponsor, again popping the cork on a whole range of exciting new attractions for visitors.
Wickham’s owner Dan Farrell-Wright will again host a new wine zone in the Castle dining room where you can sample and buy wine from Devon, England and abroad, and meet other growers and makers.
Dan and Wickhams wine expert, Pip Vanham, will also be giving talks where you can hone your knowledge of wine pairing and get expert advice on grape varieties, terroir and tastings.
Wickhams are an award winning independent wine merchant, discovering wines from great vineyards all around the world. Last year Wickhams was awarded the title “Best Specialist Merchant England” by the International Wine Challenge.
Their list evolves over time with something for all tastes and budgets. Whether you’re looking for a great value, everyday bottle to drink on the sofa mid-week, or a bottle to make an occasion extra special, you’ll find something to suit.
A special focus is placed on finding producers who have strong stories and strong ethics, with sustainability and diversity at the forefront. Delivery is available to mainland UK with all orders packed in 100% recyclable packaging. Orders over £40 are shipped free of charge.