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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Broadcasting legend appearing at Seaside Boarding House in October

While we’ve had to postpone or cancel many of the events you’ve been looking forward to this year, there is light at the end of the tunnel as the Seaside Boarding House in Burton Bradstock announced a special event that cricket fans will love. On Saturday, 3rd October, the team will be hosting Blowers at […]

VisitEngland’s Awards for Excellence names Dorset pub as Pub of the Year

While many of this year’s events have been cancelled or postponed, the 2020 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence went ahead as planned in an online ceremony on 17th August. Winners were selected from hundreds of tourism businesses across England including accommodation providers, restaurants, attractions, pubs and conference venues. The shortlisted businesses then tuned into the event […]

The Watercress Company punches above its weight and reaches finals of FDF Awards

The team at The Watercress Company are brushing down their DJs and posh frocks as their #watercress challenge, Grab it, Try it, Share it campaign has reached the finals of the 2020 Food & Drink Federation Awards for Campaign of the Year. Left on tenterhooks until 4 February 2021 when the winners will be announced […]

Three Horseshoes named as finalists of Visit England’s Awards for Excellence 2020

The Three Horseshoes in Dorset is one of only three Dorset based businesses to be named as finalists in the upcoming Awards for Excellence hosted by Visit England. In a press release about the awards, VisitEngland’s Chief Executive, Sally Balcombe, said: “These awards celebrate businesses and individuals in tourism across England who have exceeded expectations […]

Meggy Moo’s celebrates double Gold at Taste of the West

The team at Meggy Moos are celebrating after receiving two Gold Awards at the Taste of the West awards. Both their Unhomogenised Whole Milk and their Semi Skimmed Milk have been recognised with this prestigious award. The Taste of the West Awards is the largest independent regional food group in the UK are look to […]

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 […]

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 […]