Foodies visiting the Exeter and Greater Exeter area can now follow an exciting Food and Drink Trail journey this Autumn.
Set to place Exeter on the map as a major new foodie destination, the Exeter Food and Drink Trail has brought together the area’s finest food and drink producers, retailers and restaurateurs.
To make your self-guide journey easier, there is available a beautiful map, created by local illustrator Aylwyn Bowen, which pinpoints the locations of over 40 local food and drink producers, foodie experiences and eateries. It’s perfect to use it as a resource to embark on a journey of culinary discovery.
This food and drink trail were designed to raise the reputation of Exeter as an international foodie destination and awareness of the astounding range of produce and culinary hotspots in the city, its surrounding countryside and waters.
The trail also promises followers the opportunity to sample fabulous produce and exceptional experiences that celebrate Exeter and Greater Exeter’s rich larder of food and drink such as:
*Explorers can take a tour of the rooftop gardens of Princesshay, home to a variety of fruit trees and bee friendly flowering plants, supporting around 300,000 honey bees in five hives.
*For the wine connoisseur, Pebblebed Vineyard Tours and Tastings will offer an educational experience. Visitors are welcome from May to September to take part in guided tours and expert wine tastings.
*If ale is more your thing, Exeter Brewery also offers tours. Go behind the scenes of one of Exeter’s most celebrated breweries, all topped off with pie and mash in the Tap Room bar.
You can also experience other events such as an incredible tour around the award-winning Quickes Cheese; the chance to hone your culinary skills beside the beautiful quay at Exeter Cookery School and to taste Exeter Gin at the Exeter Street Food Market where you will get to meet creator Karen Skerratt.
In addition to exclusive experiences, the trail will bring followers exciting competitions and special events. For more information on the Exeter Food and Drink Trail and to view the map, visit: www.exeterfoodanddrinktrail.co.uk