Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2014 - photos, winners and tweets from the night

PUBLISHED: 10:58 23 December 2014

Host Valerie Singleton

Host Valerie Singleton


A glittering gala dinner launched the inaugural Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards 2014. Hosted by television presenter Valerie Singleton, the excited finalists for the 12 categories gathered with their friends and families at The Exchange, Sturminster Newton to see who would be announced as the winners.

All the finalists were very proud to be nominated by the readers of Dorset Magazine, and you can discover who the winners are here as well as more pictures from the evening in the January edition of Dorset Magazine out on December 18!



@DorsetAONB: Great #DFDFA gathering with @dorsetmag proud of @DorsetFoodDrink and the gathered members, what a cracking crew!

@Chococotweet: Table 9 are cheating!They have eaten their chocolates before dessert! #DFDFA

@dikeandson: Valerie Singleton is presenting the awards #DFDFA great evening so far :)

@MoretonTearooms: Fantastic win for our cream tea at the Dorset Magazine Food and Farming Awards #DFDFA

@DorsetFoodDrink: So pleased to give the best farmers’ market award to @DorsetFarmMkts for #Bridport MKT. Well done! #DFDFA

@SplashRichmond: #Dorset is definitely the place to be if you are exploring the UK culinary map - #DFDFA

@pippagibb: Congrats to some of my best friends & business partner @the_dining_room @Taher_Jibet @Dorset_FoodPR winning RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR #DFDFA

@WashingpoolFarm: Honoured to be able to work with such fantastic award winning producers @GarlicUK @fromdorset #DFDFA

@dikeandson: Lovely food and service tonight from @DorsetFed yummy! And a great evening @dorsetmag #DFDFA

@Chococotweet: Great closing speech Tim the MD of @dorsetmag at #DFDFA inspiring us all to #shoplocal #supportdorset @DorsetFoodDrink

@FDWLDorsetshire: Delighted to win Best Producer as @fromdorset at the @dorsetmag Food Drink & Farming Awards!! Thank you for your support everyone! #DFDFA

@essentialcuisin: Very excited this morning, @Essential_Gary last night won Dorset Food & Drink Hero Award. We’re a very proud team today #DFDFA


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