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 […]

“Book ahead with confidence,” South West trade show organiser tells businesses

Covid-19 has hit the UK tourism sector hard in 2020, although the late surge in “staycations” is now helping to fill up resorts. But what will 2021 hold – especially for the South West, which is so reliant on holidaymakers? Because of the continuing uncertainty, the company that organises the biggest trade shows in the […]

Dorset Food and Drink is coming to Nothe Fort!

Dorset Food and Drink is hosting the first of its new mini pop up producers markets this Sunday at Nothe Fort in Weymouth. With events off the menu for much of 2020, Dorset Food & Drink has committed to continue to support and promote our fantastic local Dorset food and drink producers by looking at […]

Brace for a Show of Thanks

On Friday 19 June, over 150 guests enjoyed Dorset’s finest produce at a thank you lunch at The Brace of Butchers in Poundbury, run for the Community Helpers who have helped to keep the Dorchester community going throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic. Award winning Brace of Butchers linked up with some of the region’s finest chefs […]

Can you help the National Trust care for your coast?

There are two pieces of litter for every footstep you take on a beach. That’s the scary new statistics released by the National Trust. The tide of litter on Britain’s beaches appears to be on the increase, quantities of litter on UK beaches have more than doubled since 1994, and plastic now accounts for over […]

Gin Festival coming to Bournemouth in March

Celebrate all things gin this March in Bournemouth as the Pavilion Theatre hosts the annual Gin to my Tonic Festival. Taking place from 27th-28th March, the festival brings together over 100 different gins from across the UK, with several being distilled in Dorset. Each of the gin variety stocked at the festival has been selected […]

Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards 2019 Launched

Voting is now open for your favourite local heroes in the Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards! Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards are back for 2019, to champion our county’s food and drink. The awards will take place at the Italian Villa in Compton Acres, Poole on 26th September and again Dorset […]

Eight Arch Brewing Co. win at SIBA South West Awards

Small independent brewery and Member of Dorset Food & Drink, Eight Arch Brewing Co have exceeded all their expectations by winning an iconic eight awards at the SIBA South West Awards! The Eight Arch Brewing Co, established in 2015 and based in Wimborne, won big at the recent SIBA (Society of Independent Brewers Association) South […]

Taste the love of Dorset with From Dorset With Love

When you start chatting to Chrissy & Karl Regler, you soon realise that they are extremely passionate about Dorset, especially its food. So much so they named their award-winning artisan preserves business “From Dorset With Love” because they really do mean it. Chrissy was training to be a Legal Executive at a local (Blandford) solicitor […]

Dorset Food, Drink & Farming Awards 2018 – Winners Revealed

The Dorset Food, Drink & Farming Awards took place on Thursday 27th September at The Italian Villa. These awards are organised by Dorset Magazine, whose greatest passion is the food and drink produced in this county, and the farms that produce it. The awards are designed to showcase the great and the good in Dorset, […]