A NEW wine festival has announced its official sponsor.

Dorset Win Festival has partnered with Foray Motor Group ahead of the inaugural festival in October.

The festival will be an annual celebration that celebrate ‘wine tasting, culinary delights and cultural heritage’.

It said this new partnership will help the festival ‘reach new heights of success and sophistication’.

“At Foray Motor Group, we understand the importance of family and preserving the environment for future generations," said Ben Clark, group marketing manager at the group.

“By sponsoring the Dorset Wine Festival, we have a unique opportunity to showcase our range of Ford Electric Vehicles and inspire families to make environmentally conscious choices.”

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The festival is scheduled to take place on October 5 and 6 at Highcliffe Castle.

There will be more than 50 wines from British, European and global producers, as well as food and entertainment from local producers and performers.

It promises ‘a diverse array of activities, including wine tastings, gourmet food pairings, live entertainment, and a supercar paddock’.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit the Dorset Wine Festival website.