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Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards 2014 – winners announced

PUBLISHED: 15:09 05 December 2014 | UPDATED: 15:27 06 November 2017


Finalists, judges, sponsors and the Dorset Magazine team headed to The Exchange, Sturminster Newton for the #DFDFA’s on Thursday 20 November.

Dorset partner: Dorset Food & Drink



Newcomer of the Year - Sponsored by The Stable

• WINNER: Southbourne Ales, Southbourne

• FINALIST: Bellair Haye Pork, Charmouth

• FINALIST: Soulshine Cafe, Bridport


Butcher of the Year - Sponsored by Country Smallholding

• WINNER: S J Harvel Butchers , Iwerne Minster

• FINALIST: Else Family Butchers, Stalbridge

• FINALIST: Webb’s Butchers, Ferndown


Independent Retailer of the Year - Sponsored by Ford Farm

• WINNER: Town Mill Cheesemonger, Lyme Regis

• FINALIST: The Baking Bird, Upwey

• FINALIST: Dike & Son, Stalbridge


Best Dorset Cream Tea - Sponsored by Dorset Tea

• WINNER: Moreton Tea Rooms, Dorchester

• FINALIST: Worth Matravers Tea & Supper Room

• FINALIST: Highcliff Grill Restaurant & Bar, Bournemouth


Best Farm Shop - Sponsored by Williams Florist

• WINNER: Felicity’s Farm Shop, Morcombelake

• FINALIST: Gold Hill Organic Farm Shop, Child Okeford

• FINALIST: Washingpool Farm Shop, Bridport


Best Farmers’ Market - Sponsored by Dorset Food & Drink

• WINNER: Bridport Famers’ Market, Bridport, (Dorset Farmers’ Market)

• FINALIST: Sherborne Famers’ Market, Sherborne (Dorset Farmers’ Market)

• FINALIST: Real Food Bus (Peasant Evolution Producers’ Co-Operative)


Food/Drinks Producer of the Year - Sponsored by Orchard Park

• WINNER: From Dorset With Love, Blandford Forum

• FINALIST: Chococo, Swanage

• FINALIST: Langham Wine Estate, Dorchester


Pub of the Year - Sponsored by The Exchange

• WINNER: The White Post, Rimpton

• FINALIST: The Three Horseshoes Inn, Powerstock

• FINALIST: The Kings Arms, Portesham


Restaurant of the Year - Sponsored by Farrow & Ball

• WINNER: The Dining Room, Weymouth

• FINALIST: Sienna, Dorchester

• FINALIST: Tierra Kitchen, Lyme Regis


Chef of the Year - Sponsored by Talbot Heath

• WINNER: Greg Etheridge, Number 9, Wimborne

• FINALIST: Brett Sutton, The White Post, Rimpton

• FINALIST: Mark Hartstone, La Fosse, Cranborne


2014 Food & Drink Hero - Sponsored by Bournemouth University

• WINNER: Gary Kilminster, Bournemouth & Poole College Junior Chefs’ Academy


2014 Farming Hero

Sponsored by Dorset Magazine

• WINNER: Mark Botwright, South West Garlic Farm


Follow us on twitter to hear the latest awards news @dorsetmag #DFDFA or visit our awards website


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