Caravatti Events announced as sponsors of brand new Artisan Gin Marquee


If you’re a gin lover, then this brand new marquee will be right up your street! 
Sponsored by Caravatti Events, the Gin Marquee will be hosting the very first Artisan Gin Competition at The Royal County of Berkshire Show, taking place on the 21st and 22nd September 2019.

Caravatti Events was established in 2010 by husband and wife team, Rod and Sandie, who bought marquees and all the finishing touches for their son’s wedding. They are a complete events company offering marquee hire, party planning, venue dressing, lighting, sound, furniture, plus many more finishing touches.

Caravatti Events have many styles of marquees to suit any occasion and they take customer’s vision and dreams and transform any space into a stylish party, so stunning that it makes an unforgettable impression!

We’re very pleased to be welcoming Caravatti Events as our headline sponsors of the Artisan Gin Marquee. They are kindly providing a beautifully dressed marquee that will transport you to a relaxing and calming atmosphere.

The excitement continues as this is the very first Artisan Gin Competition at the show and we have two very accomplished judges, Paul Jackson and David Marklew making those all important decisions.Paul is Founder and Editor of The Gin Guide, a global, independent resource for trade and consumers and is a membership organisation for gin producers. The Gin Guide is now established as one of the World’s largest online gin communities and has developed an internationally recognised and respected seal of approval. Paul is a gin expert and spirits writer, judge, speaker and consultant with a wealth of knowledge and experience in spirits, bar and events industries as well as brand development and marketing.

David Marklew is Co-Founder and Owner of Newbury’s specialist craft beer, wines and spirits retailer, Inn at Home, a favoured destination for a great selection of high quality drinks. Inn at Home has received numerous awards including Best Beer Retailer South of England, Newbury Best Independent Retailer and Muddy Stilletos Berkshire Wine Merchant.David has a lifetime of experience in retail and customer service having held senior operations and customer service roles with household name retailers including HMV and Virgin Retail in their prime and everyone’s favourite off-price retailer, TK Maxx. David has also run a successful customer experience consultancy prior to Inn at Home opening. David is also on the panel of judges of what has become known as the World’s Best Beer Competition, The International Beer Challenge.

We are now taking entries for the Artisan Gin Competition, so head to our website - - to enter today!

And don’t forget, children go for £1 this year and you can buy tickets at an early bird rate on our website - 


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