Calling all gin lovers!

Calling all gin lovers! ***Competition** Wow do we have a treat for you! Twisted Nose Gin is made with fresh watercress from Farms in Dorset. We’re lucky enough to have two bottles to give away for you and a friend thanks to The Watercress Company. They will also be adding in bunches of their finest […]

Poole Hill Brewery celebrate amazing summer

It’s been a really exciting summer for the team at Poole Hill Brewery. They continued brewing all through lockdown and delivering directly to customers while their premises were closed, with off-licenses particularly being very busy early on in the summer. The reopening of bars has meant a lot of hard work for many in the […]

Langham Wine Estates launch Vineyard Picnics

Langham Wine Estates has definitely adapted in the face of adversity over the last few months! As lockdown restrictions began to ease, the team realised that they could make use of their outdoor space and launched, their latest venture: Vineyard Picnics. The Vineyard Picnics were initially launched in June, with the Langham Wine Estate’s café […]

Morrish and Banham’s doors are now open!

Dorset-based wine producer Morrish and Banham are celebrating being able to open their doors once more now that further lockdown restrictions have been lifted. Speaking to Dorset Food and Drink, the team at Morrish and Banham said: “Wine sales across the UK peaked during the first few weeks of lockdown, lots of us panic buying […]

Fill your baskets and celebrate National Picnic Week!

National Picnic Week has been celebrated for over ten years and this year is no different. While you won’t be able to reach all your favourite picnic spots or meet up with all your friends, you can still enjoy your local green spaces with some tasty local food. You don’t even have to travel too […]

Celebrate World Gin Day with some Dorset gins!

World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things gin that happens annually, this year’s event takes place on Saturday 13th June with a huge array of events and activities taking place online, allowing the whole globe to get involved! Speaking about the event on their website, the organisers said: “In light of the […]

Rhubarb gin

Never tried this seasonal take on the traditional g and t? Well, now you can! The addition of rhubarb makes this drink even more refreshing and summery! Ingredients 1 kg pink rhubarb stalks 400g caster sugar 800ml gin Dorset is one of the best producers of gin in the UK, find a range of delicious […]

Fordington Gin Wins Silver at World Gin Awards

Congratulations to Fordington Gin, a Dorchester based gin business, who are celebrating a win after being awarded a silver medal at the 2020 World Gin Awards! The team at Fordington Gin faced stiff competition from more than 600 other gins, to go home with the coveted prize. The prestigious awards ceremony took place at Glaziers […]

Gin Cocktails from Avalon Distillery Company

If you’re a fan of gin cocktails, you’ll love these creations from Avalon Distillery Company using their Viper Dry London Gin. Here you’ll find two recipes for two outstanding gin cocktails – just make sure you’re over eighteen before giving these a try! The Garden of Eden What you’ll need: Viper Gin 25ml Elderflower liqueur […]

Eat like a royal this Christmas with the Queen’s mince pie recipe!

Ok, when we say the Queen’s mince pie recipe, what we mean is the Queen’s pastry chef’s mince pie recipe – the royal chef has shared their secret recipe, so we’ve included it here for you to make your own! The Queen’s personal chef makes her mince pies by hand months in advance and this […]