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 25th May – Sunday 2nd June). Building on the success of the last few years production and sales of English Wine; Bride Valley, Furleigh Estate and Langham Wine Estate are launching the first West Dorset Vineyard Trail […]

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 precedent by winning an ironic eight awards. The Eight Arch Brewing Co established in 2015 and based in Wimborne, won big at the SIBA (Society of Independent Brewers Association) South West Awards. SIBA’s vision is to deliver […]

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 favourites. In fact, it’s estimated that in 2018, the UK bought over 66 million bottles of the juniper-based drink. And the total number of gin distilleries in the UK has now reached […]

Dorset Food, Drink & Farming Awards 2018 – Winners Revealed

The Dorset Food, Drink & Farming Awards took place on Thursday 27th September at The Italian Villa. These awards are organised by Dorset Magazine, whose greatest passion is the food and drink produced in this county, and the farms that produce it. The awards are designed to showcase the great and the good in Dorset, […]

Raise a Glass with Morrish & Banham

In the autumn of 2015 Morrish & Banham wine merchant and tasting room opened its doors in Brewery Square Dorchester, it is owned by Mark and Caroline Banham (Caroline’s maiden name is Morrish, so hence the name). Mark started life in the wine trade in 1990 working in Luckins Wine Store, Great Dunmow. He also […]