Meet The Team – Richard Millgate

 

Richard Millgate

Regional Sales Manager

Richard joined Tregothnan in 2015 as the manager of the sales team with a focus on building export sales within the tea business. Based in London, Richard is perfectly placed to provide excellent face-to-face customer service to Tregothnan’s esteemed stockists in the South East. Richard’s extensive knowledge of the world’s number one drink and his precision in brewing the UK’s most authentically British cup of tea, means his training sessions help to to create in-house teams of passionate tea sommeliers.

Richard’s skills originate from his background in Landscape Architecture, working in the city on high profile, iconic locations. As a self-confessed foodie, he swapped his CAD drawings for tea leaves and is now dedicated to spreading the word about the botanical marvels occurring at the Tregothnan Estate. His passion for the natural environment helps to immerse Richard’s customers in the tea fields growing in Cornwall and explain why Tregothnan is such a magical place, capable of innovation never seen before on the world’s tea stage.