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THE FOOD & DRINK OF HEREFORDSHIRE, SHROPSHIRE & GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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Bernadette Costello trained as a national newspaper and magazine journalist in London before moving to Herefordshire in 2012. She was managing editor of an international wine, spirits and beer magazine and completed her wine diploma at the Wine & Spirits Education Trust in 2004. During her journalism career, she has been shortlisted for news writer and editor of the year and was also awarded silver at the Guild of British Beer Writers.

Food & drink writer Bernadette Costello, founder of Taste The Marches

Food & drink writer Bernadette Costello, founder of Taste The Marches

She has contributed articles to British Airways’ High Life Magazine, Square Mile, Sunday Mirror, Welsh Border Life and Glass of Bubbly Magazine. She also writes for Harpers Wine & Spirit magazine where she is judge at its annual design and social media awards.

In 2014, Bee launched the blog Taste The Marches. The wonderful food festivals of Herefordshire and its surrounding counties of Gloucestershire, Shropshire and Worcestershire, inspired her to explore the food and drink of this region. Abergavenny food festival is also nearby.

The Marches has so many innovative producers, farmers, chefs and restaurants and in this blog she aims to include as many as possible. She is very interested to receive recipes from you that uses produce from The Marches so please feel free to send your ideas, together with pictures of the dish, to bernadette@costellomedia.co.uk. Bee lives with her husband, daughter and their springer spaniel and also writes about children and dog-friendly places to visit and stay in The Marches.

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"Mr Pheasant" is the logo for Taste The Marches. Designed by Annabelle Bates, copyright of Taste The Marches

Mr Pheasant” is the logo for Taste The Marches. Designed by Annabelle Bates, copyright of Taste The Marches

Bee is also founder of media consultancy Costello Media and specialises in writing business content, including blogs, articles and social media updates. She also produces short travel films for websites and social media campaigns.

She has worked with Visit Britain, British Airways, The Cavendish London Hotel, Sark Island Hotels, presenters Kate Humble and Oz Clarke, The Telegraph Travel website and the South Australia Tourism Commission.In 2013, she was awarded silver at one of the PR industry’s top awards in the UK.

The Chartered Institute of PR awarded her silver in the ‘Outstanding Freelance of the Year’ category.

To enquire about copywriting or to produce a short film for your website or social media campaign please contact bernadette@costellomedia.co.uk or visit her website: Costello Media

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