The crowning Gooseberry 2017

The wait is over.

The winning (heaviest) gooseberry at the 2017 Goostrey Show is a Blackden Gem, weighing in at 23 pennyweights 19 grains, grown and nurtured by Martin de Kretser.

Martin de Kretser with his premier Gooseberry 2017

Martin was absolutely delighted when his goosegog was found to be the winner at The Crown Inn yesterday, especially after all the growers had to deal with particularly trying weather.

2017 Winning Goostrey Gooseberry







(photos from The Crown)

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