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Be inspired by our members in these blog posts, written by our volunteer bloggers John Grindle, Lucy Marks and the occasional guest blogger. You’ll also find competitions here, for the chance to win a selection of prizes from a range of your favourite Dorset food and drink producers.

Dorset Pedal

Rides and walks to explore, taste and enjoy the landscape. Discover the great tastes of Dorset! Variety really is the… more

Furleigh Estate reveal new super-premium range of sparkling wines

Furleigh Estate have introduced a new super premium range of wines, ‘From The Oenotheque’. One of the Sou… more

Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards 2019 Launched

Vote for your local heroes in the Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards. Dorset Magazine Food, Drink &… more

Five fun foodie activities in Dorchester and Weymouth

Discover the top five foodie activities in Dorchester and Weymouth, to suit everyone! The larger towns in Dorset of D… more

Inside Jurassic Coast Farm Shop

Eric and Liz Sealey moved into Fossil Farm in 1985, it was then a mixed arable and dairy farm. In 2004 they decided t… more

Dorset vineyards launch the first West Dorset Vineyard Trail for English Wine Week

Three Dorset vineyards launch the first West Dorset Vineyard Trail in celebration of English Wine Week 2019 (Saturday… more

Spring Tide Food Festival is back for its 10th year

The ever popular Spring Tide Food Festival is celebrating its 10th year, with its event taking place next weekend. Ta… more

Mitch Tonks’ Rockfish heads to Dorset

Weymouth Esplanade is set to be the new, picturesque location for Mitch Tonks’ restaurant group, Rockfish. Chef… more

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 any previous pre… more

Rise of the ‘ginaissance’

When it comes to spirits … gin is king! Increasingly popular, gin seems to be in the running as one of our nation f… more

Driving up the heat with Dorset Chilli Shop

Andy Guy was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. His Father was in the RNZAF and they were constantly on the move, whi… more

Cream Teas & Thatched Cottages – Tea Clipper Tea Rooms

When Kathy and Alastair Beaven were looking for a house that also had holiday accommodation, little did they know the… more