Send your friends and family a Taste of the West this Christmas
27 November, 2020
How can you send a gift to the foodie in your family whilst remaining Covid compliant AND supporting the South West's food and drink industry? Give them the best gift possible this year - one of our West Country hampers.
Hattiers introduces white and navy to its premium blended Dartmoor rum
16 October, 2020
With rum’s popularity continuing to grow, family-run Hattiers adds two new varieties to its collection of blended rums.
Salcombe Brewery wins Gold in prestigious national beer competition
05 August, 2020
The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) annual Beer Awards has named Salcombe Brewery’s Speyside Island Street Porter as the best beer of its kind in Britain. SIBA’s annual competition, held digitally for the first time, attracted entries of just under 500
Introducing 'Safe Harbour', new hand sanitiser from Salcombe Distilling Co.
28 June, 2020
Introducing 'Safe Harbour' - the new hand sanitiser from Salcombe Distilling Co.
Taste of the West Product Awards 2020 – First Results Announced!
23 June, 2020
What a year this is turning out to be! Despite the lockdown, South West food and drink producers have once again excelled themselves, and this week Taste of the West has had the honour of awarding the first round of Gold, Silver and Commended awards in the 2020 Product Awards scheme, sponsored by Old Mill. Please
Brace for a Show of Thanks
19 June, 2020
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.
Awards success for Cornwall's Rosemullion Distillery
07 June, 2020
Rosemullion Distillery were recently crowned the top ranked British made rum at both the World Rum and San Francisco Spirits 2020 Awards. The Cornish distillery were awarded 3 Golds and “style Winner” for the Spice rum.
Community Spirit Hand Sanitiser from Conker Spirit
07 June, 2020
Conker Spirit have produced a WHO Formulation Hand Sanitiser (80% Ethanol), available to order in 70cl & 5 litre quantities. These refill bottles will help keep you topped up and safe when good ol’ soap and water isn’t available.
Bake Bridport – History in the Baking!
07 June, 2020
The Bridport Museum is inviting people to ‘bake Bridport’! Because they are missing their popular Food Festival this year, the Museum and Food Festival team want to encourage the local community to bake a cake inspired by their love of the town’s history.
UK Watercress Harvest gets Underway Despite the Odds
28 May, 2020
The UK watercress season got underway this week without the usual fanfare of the Alresford Watercress Festival to herald its start having become another casualty of the COVID 19 pandemic. Despite this, and the more serious concerns over a lack of labour, The W