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 […]

Enjoy the sculptures and stock up on chili sauce!

Weymouth 51, creator of artisan chilli sauces has announced that Sculpture By the Lakes’ shop is now stocking their products giving you even more chances to pick up their delicious sauces. Weymouth 51 grow all their own chilis using quality seeds to create their incredible range of sauces and with more than 50 different variety […]

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 […]

New plastic free gift sets from Dorset Sea Salt

Dorset Sea Salt Co. have launched their new plastic free gift sets, perfect for those foodie friends and family members who love to cook. There are three variations of gift sets including: The Great Taste Gift Set – an award winning set that consists of two Great Taste award winning flavours, celery and garlic. This […]

Capreolus Fine Foods win Golden Fork

Congratulations to Capreolus Fine Foods as their Smoked Pancetta grabs Golden Fork for the South West! Great Taste, the world’s most trusted food and drink awards, has reached its grand finale for 2020, with the Great Taste Golden Fork from the South West presented to Capreolus Fine Foods from Rampisham, Dorset for its Smoked Pancetta. Using age-old curing techniques combined […]

Dorset Cheese Company wins 10 coveted awards.

In the space of just 2 months, The Book & Bucket Cheese Company, based in Cranbourne in Dorset, wins 4 Taste of the West Gold Medals and 6 Great Taste Gold Stars.  The Book & Bucket Cheese Company was started in January 2019 by Peter Morgan after a lot of reading, research and help from […]

Have a cherry merry Christmas with Cherry Picked Hampers

Christmas isn’t that far off and with the ongoing pandemic, it doesn’t look like work Christmas parties or the usual festive get togethers will be taking place – at least not the way we’re used to. That doesn’t mean an end to the celebrations though, as Cherry Picked Hampers have come up with a way […]