Last night we were delighted to be selected as the winner of the Taste of Dorset 2017 Distillery / Vineyard of the year.
The ceremony was held at the George Albert Hotel, Wardon Hill, Evershot, near. Dorchester, it was a great coming together of the best Dorset has to offer in food, drink and food service.
The awards on the night included:
- Best Bakery
- Best Butcher
- Best Community Pub
- Best Dairy Producer
- Best Cider Producer
- Best Meat or Fish Producer
- Best Brewer
- Best Fish and Chip Shop
- Best Restaurant or Dining Pub
- Best Local Food Retailer
- Best Tearoom or Cafe
- Lifetime Achievement
- Food of Drink business of the year
- and of course Best Distillery or Vineyard
With so many amazing distilleries and vineyards in Dorset it must have been a challenge for the judges, all of that drinking to make sure the picked their favourite!!
Our founder, Andy Woodfield and his partner Rodolfo Caixeta were there to collect the award, Andy said "we never expected to win, especially because we were shortlisted against the amazing Black Cow Distillery which is so beautiful and in so many ways put Dorset distillers on the map, and our friends at Liberty Fields whose products we adore, we so so very grateful for the support we've had from our friends and the community of passionate food and drink lovers in Dorset and beyond".
That's it now for awards season in 2017.