Play cupid this Valentine’s with Fordington Gin

If your significant other is something of a gin connoisseur, show them you care by picking up a bottle of Fordington Gin’s Cupid’s Bow, a deliciously pink gin with flavours of strawberry, hibiscus and a hint of vanilla. It’s the perfect gin for an atmospheric lockdown date, whether you’re in the same household or meeting […]

Grounded Coffee open new shop in Poole

Grounded Coffee is one of several businesses who are part of the new Kingland Project in Poole High Street, where ten empty shops have been renovated and offered to small, local, independent businesses. Over the past few months, the units at Kingland Crescent were stripped out and the buildings completely repainted as part of a […]

Tours & Tastings are back!

Langham Wine Estate are pleased to announce that they are re-launching tours & tastings from this Saturday! The team have worked hard to adapt our existing tour structure to ensure that it is safe for guests & staff alike in tier 2. Tours will run Thursday – Saturday in December & will be limited to […]

Christmas wine suggestions from Morrish and Banham

If you’re starting to gather together your food and drink for Christmas Day and are wondering what on earth to serve with dinner, Caroline from Morrish and Banham has you covered with these tasty tipples, perfect for Christmas! On Christmas morning,  what better way of an aperitif than a glass of Dorset Fizz or indeed […]

Langham Wine Estate is the IWSC Sparkling Wine Producer of the Year 2020!

It’s official – English Sparking wine has beaten top Champagne brands in this years’ International Wine & Spirits Competition. We are absolutely delighted to announce that our single estate vineyard, from the heart of Dorset, England, has just won one of the most prestigious awards a producer can win – the IWSC Sparkling Wine Producer […]

Taste of the West Champions announced

The overall winners of this year’s Taste of the West Product Awards, title sponsored by financial experts Old Mill, were announced last week and 25 champion awards were awarded to food and drink producers from across the South West – in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. In Dorset, Clipper Teas’ Peppermint tea bags […]

Dorset Food and Drink team up with Food from England

A powerful new group has been formed to give England’s food and drink industry a strong collective voice in the wake of Covid-19 and Brexit, with Dorset Food and Drink being one of the organisations involved. Food from England has been created from more than 30 regional groups which represent over 43,000 businesses. It will […]

DF&D members win big at Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2020

While the current restrictions prevented any of these very worthy winners from attending a prestigious event to collect their awards, we’re hoping that they are all celebrating at home! The following members were acknowledged at this year’s awards. In the Best Farm Shop category, sponsored by Furleigh Estates, Jurassic Coast Farm Shop in Dorchester came […]

Dorset producers offering services during lockdown

Much like before, the people of Dorset are coming together to keep the community fed and watered during the winter lockdown. Take a look below to find out who is offering what! Hive Cafes The three sites, The Hive, The Watch House and the Club House will be closing, but they will be running their […]

Local Company Launches ‘Celebration of Dorset’ Week

J&L Group are proud to bring a week of special events celebrating all that Dorset has to offer.  The team behind Duck’s Farm Shop, The Kings Arms in Portesham and the recently opened Coach House Inn in Winterbourne Abbas, will be hosting a ‘Celebration of Dorset’ across all three of their businesses from 2nd-8th November. […]