Looking for a gift for Father’s Day, get him a special Cocktail Case!

Father’s Day is just a few weeks away and if you’re still searching for a gift, head to Pothecary Gin and pick him up one of their special cocktail cases. These kits contain all the ingredients your dad needs to make two fabulous Negroni cocktails, including two hefty Italian Negroni glasses, a bar spoon, a […]

Gluten Free Hub launched to help during lockdown

During the lockdown, many of us have resorted to having food delivered to us rather than venturing out to shops and while cafes and restaurants are closed, but what about those of us with special dietary requirements? That’s where Christine’s bright idea comes in. Christine, who you might know from Christine’s Puddings, has come up […]

7 tips on managing Energy billing during challenging trading conditions

BCR Associates, have compiled a list of tips on managing energy bills during these challenging trading conditions. “During this difficult trading time,  we want to offer help, advice and guidance to those that may need it. With some businesses having to temporarily close, controlling costs will be paramount. As Energy specialists we’ve devised a list […]

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 […]

Take a look at From Dorset With Love’s new range of vinegars

From Dorset with Love have launched a new range of fruity vinegars to their ever growing list of products. Not only this, but the fruit vinegars have also been given a whole new look! The new products include a Fig Vinegar and a Spiced Orange Vinegar. The Fig variety is made with locally produced Balsamic […]

The benefits of grass fed meat

When it comes to the argument about sustainability, we believe that grass-fed, free-range meat, poultry and game is better for not only us, but also the animals and helps to support more natural ecology. At the Dorset Meat Company, our grass-fed, outdoor reared meat is sourced from animals that have been reared on small, family-run […]

The Watercress Company teams up with the NHS for food trial

The Watercress Company, who are based in Dorchester, has teamed up with Dorset County Hospital to introduce their watercress soup to their patient’s menus as part of a trial which could be rolled out across the entire NHS. The soup, which is made exclusively from fresh, British ingredients is packed full of more than 50 […]

Winter Warmer Stay, Dine and Relax With A Luxury Break at The Eastbury

As the days get shorter, the nights get longer, and the weather gets colder what could be better than a winter warmer getaway to lift your spirits? Escape the day-to-day; wake to a blanket of frost outside, brace country walks or spend the day exploring the sights of our Town or visit one of the nearby […]

Winners of Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Awards announced!

Here at Dorset Food and Drink, we’re celebrating Dorset’s food producers and our members for their amazing achievements at this year’s Dorset Food, Drink and Farming Magazine Awards where many of our favourite food producers were honoured in a huge array of categories. Arguably the big winners of the night were the team at Chococo, […]

The Real Cure: A year on

A lot can happen in a year and James Smart of The Real Cure was eager to show his progress to Katharine of Dorset Food & Drink, me and Katharine’s daughter who was on work experience. On my last visit, James mentioned that he was applying for a 60/40 grant from the North Dorset branch […]