It’s official, the nation’s best charcuterie is made in Dorset!

Dorset can lay claim to being the home of many award-winning produce, but now it can add charcuterie to the list as Capreolus, based at Uphall Farmhouse in Rampisham, has been awarded the Golden Fork for Charcuterie Product of the Year at the Great Taste Awards. Capreolus Fine Foods are a multi-award winning family owned […]

Thirteen Gold Stars for the Wasabi Company!

Everyone at Dorset Food and Drink is excited to hear that one of our members, The Wasabi Company, has won big at the Great Taste Awards with no less than thirteen Gold stars! The Great Taste Awards, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, are known as the Oscars of the Food World so gaining […]

2019’s Food, Drink and Farming Awards’ finalists revealed

Yet again Dorset Food & Drink are working in association with and are Headline Sponsors of the much-coveted Food, Drink and Farming Awards and this week, the award organisers revealed the finalists. According to the team at the Food, Drink and Farming Awards, this year there has been a record number of votes across all […]

Clipper Teas Awarded Coveted Two Star Great Taste Award

Dorset-based natural Fairtrade tea brand, Clipper Teas, has been awarded six prestigious Great Taste Awards, including three of the coveted two-star awards. Great Taste is the UK’s largest and most trusted accreditation scheme for fine food and drink, rating and reviewing independent, artisan brands on a one, two and three-star basis judging on taste, regardless […]

Sparkling Developments at Mapperton Estate

Mapperton Estate has partnered with Furleigh Estate to produce a new sparkling wine for celebrations and events at the historic house and wedding venue. The wine has been named the Montagu Cuvée, after the Earl of Sandwich’s family, who live at Mapperton. It was developed earlier in the year at Furleigh’s vineyard following careful tasting […]

Baboo Gelato and Furleigh Estate team up for new rosé sorbet

Rosé lovers can rejoice, there is a brand new taste sensation coming this Summer from two of Dorset’s leading food producers: Sea Pink Rosé Sorbet! The best of both worlds, customers can now enjoy the great taste of rosé in sorbet form. Rosé is being hailed by Forbes and the Guardian as being the drink […]

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 […]

Purbeck Ice Cream add new flavours to their range for 2019!

Award-winning Purbeck Ice Cream is made on a farm overlooking Corfe Castle, using fresh Purbeck milk, thick Dorset double cream, British sugar and an abundance of natural ingredients. They don’t use artificial additives or GMOs, no added colours nor flavours, no nuts, everything’s gluten free and they are suitable for vegetarians as well as being Halal […]

Gut Feeling – Dorset’s First Bone Broth Company

Locally born & bred Rachel Down is owner & director of Boil and Broth, a business she created in 2017. In 2014 after the birth of her son, she gained weight and became ill. The NHS just didn’t have the right tools to correct Rachel’s health problems, so she decided that it was time for […]

Time for Turkey

I passed the entrance to Glebe Farm Owermoigne everyday for over two thirds of my working life and when the signs for their free-range turkeys went up, it would herald the start to the Christmas festivities. So I was thrilled to finally head up the track to see for myself what was involved in turkey […]