Try Lyme Bay Winery’s Four NEW Wines At Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink

Visitors to this year’s Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink (29th April to 1st May 2017) will be amongst the first to try Lyme Bay Winery’s four new wines.  From their stand (5,08) the innovative Devon winery will be sampling and selling two new still white wines; Lyme Bay Sandbar and Bacchus Block,… Continue reading Try Lyme Bay Winery’s Four NEW Wines At Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink

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Salcombe Gin named World’s Best Gin at World Drinks Awards

The results are in! The final achievements of the World Drinks Awards 2017 were announced at a lunch during the Whiskies & Spirits Conference on 30 March 2017 at the Waldorf Hotel in London.  South Devon’s Salcombe Distilling Co. is once again celebrating success with two more impressive wins. In addition to Gold awarded at the prestigious… Continue reading Salcombe Gin named World’s Best Gin at World Drinks Awards

Source Food and Drink Show – by Lauren Heath

Where does time go? I recall fully, last year when my husband Steve attended a nearby trade show, that he said he'd had the best time trying lots of local produce and meeting lots of great people. It was called Source Food and Drink Show, held at Westpoint Showground. "Better than lots of food festivals"… Continue reading Source Food and Drink Show – by Lauren Heath

Cockt-Ale Festival: Drinks & Entertainment Take Centre Stage at Exeter’s Piazza Terracina

Photography: Faydit Photography Building upon the success and popularity of the Exeter Street Food brand, the team from the Hubb Group are launching their Cockt-Ale Festival. Celebrating distillers and brewers from the South West, this brand new event is at Exeter'sPiazza Terracina on Saturday 24th September 2016 (11:00am – 8:00pm). The Cockt-Ale Festival puts the… Continue reading Cockt-Ale Festival: Drinks & Entertainment Take Centre Stage at Exeter’s Piazza Terracina

Eating Exeter Update (November-ish)

Life has somewhat got in the way recently.  Lack of money, lack of time and definitely a lack of energy has meant that EE had to be put on the back burner for a couple of weeks whilst I recharged my batteries, consumed Burger King Burgers and other assorted things that foodies just should not… Continue reading Eating Exeter Update (November-ish)

Dartmouth Food Festival is nearly here! Friday 23 – Sunday 25 October 2015

Friday 23 – Sunday 25 October 2015 Dartmouth’s annual food festival is back from Friday 23rd October for three days and two evenings of exceptional regional produce, exciting foodie talks, workshops, tasting events, family friendly activities and much more. Festival Advocate, restauranteur, food writer and chef Mitch Tonks says: “I can’t wait for the Dartmouth… Continue reading Dartmouth Food Festival is nearly here! Friday 23 – Sunday 25 October 2015

Powderham Food Festival – October 3rd & 4th

Its nearly time for the Powderham Food Festival and it sounds like its going to be an amazing weekend two-day event! See how our very own Steve Price got on at last year's festival. Building on the growing success of Powderham Food Festival, which first launched in 2012 and draws food-lovers from across the region,… Continue reading Powderham Food Festival – October 3rd & 4th

Q&A with John Magill, Owner-Brewer at The Powderkeg Brewery

You say Craft Beer is the future of beer in Britain and the fastest growing sector in the UK alcohol market. Why? You can compare craft beer’s potential with developments in the food industry. In many ways, Britain’s ‘real ale’ is still bedded in the 1970s, when food was still largely traditional English fare: pie… Continue reading Q&A with John Magill, Owner-Brewer at The Powderkeg Brewery

Ruby Modern Diner: The new menu

Ruby Modern Diner has been open for nearly as long as Eating Exeter has been running.  We hadn't been writing the blog long (our 2nd attempt...) when we were invited to the press night, our first ever.  The great and the good of Exeter gathered to drink the nice beer & wine and eat samples… Continue reading Ruby Modern Diner: The new menu

EXETER FOOD FESTIVAL TRIUMPHED WITH SILVER WIN AT SOUTH WEST TOURISM AWARDS 2015

Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink is celebrating another win after the South West Tourism Awards on Thursday 12th February 2015. Exeter’s only city centre festival scooped Silver in the Tourism Event of the Year category sponsored by Bristol Airport for its 11thannual event which took place in April 2014. Michael Caines MBE,… Continue reading EXETER FOOD FESTIVAL TRIUMPHED WITH SILVER WIN AT SOUTH WEST TOURISM AWARDS 2015

Trill Spring Seasons Box

A special seasonal treat for nature & earth lovers is the Trill Spring Seasons Box, the latest of the quarterly lifestyle subscription boxes offered from Trill organic farm in Devon, the brain child of Dr Romy Fraser OBE, founder of Neal’s Yard Remedies. The exact contents of the Spring box is a surprise, but each… Continue reading Trill Spring Seasons Box

The Crediton Food Festival – 15th to 16th June 2013

15-16 June 2013 in Crediton Town Square http://www.creditonfoodfestival.co.uk So who is going to be there?  Have a look at the stalls page, there is quite a mind blowing array of different things available. There will be cookery demonstrations, competitions and much more happening.  The great thing is that Crediton is really easy to get to.  It has rail links and… Continue reading The Crediton Food Festival – 15th to 16th June 2013

Exeter Food Festival 2013

Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink 2013 is rapidly heading this way, and I can't wait!  If this post has jogged your memory, remember there is a website and the usual social media channels that you can use to keep in contact with the latest from the organisers. It is destined to be… Continue reading Exeter Food Festival 2013