Congratulations to this year’s Great Taste Awards winners!

The Great Taste Awards are one of the world’s largest food and drink awards and with over 12,700 products being judged this year is also one of the world’s most trusted when it comes to accolades. Products entered receive 1, 2 or 3 star accolades all of which are highly respected seals of approval. This […]

Finalists announced for Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2020

Sponsored by Dorset Food and Drink, the Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Awards, hosted by Dorset Magazine, are entering their second round of judging with the winners to be announced in the December issue. Because of the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus, to ensure the safety of everyone involved, this year’s event will be run […]

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 […]

September’s seasonal grub

As we start heading into September, you’ll notice more autumnal flavours appearing on menus and in shops. Here are some of the foods you can expect to find in season throughout September. The big ones this season are: Apples Cauliflower Mushrooms Swede Figs Onions Shallots Savoy Cabbage In terms of fruit, there are a host […]

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 […]

Dorset food producers needed for Well’s Virtual Food Festival

Wells Food Festival with Charlie Bigham’s is a unique food festival, giving artisan producers from the South of England the opportunity to reach a wider audience, via its virtual shopping experience. The festival is the country’s largest online food market and festival and they are on the look out for Dorset businesses to join them […]

The best BBQ ideas to leave your mates seething with jealousy!

It is a universal fact that BBQ’d food just tastes better than any other food. Perhaps it’s the idea of being in charge of the actual heat? Whatever the reason, BBQ food taste great and now summer is here and we’re able to spend more time together as restrictions continue to be lifted, we thought […]

What is in season this summer

The summer months mean warm weather, delicious fruit and plenty of chances for a BBQ in the sunshine – whilst adhering to the latest government guidelines of course! Many of the region’s pubs, restaurants and cafes will be looking to welcome you back throughout the summer, no doubt with a wide array of incredible, seasonal […]