What foods can you look forward to in October

As September draws to a close and we head into October the change in season will start to become much more obvious. The leaves will change colour, it’ll feel a bit colder and the night will draw in quicker – not only that but lots of filling, hearty flavours will come into season. October’s fruit […]

British Food Fortnight goes online!

As with many of the big events this year, British Food Fortnight has headed online for their annual celebration of British food. This year’s event features all the usual fun of a food festival with cookery demonstrations, celebrity chefs, talks from people in the industry, food stalls, nutritional advice and more with new activities added […]

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 […]

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 […]

Keyneston Mill extend Eat Out to Help Out

During the month of August, thousands of Dorset locals headed out to the region’s restaurants and cafes on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to take part in the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme. The discount scheme allowed diners to get up to 50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks at participating eateries from 1st […]

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 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 […]