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Double First for Exton Park Vineyard

Just twelve months since launching its first wines, Exton Park, the 55 acre vineyard on the coveted chalk slopes of Hampshire’s South Downs, has struck Gold.  Twice.

Hampshire butchers strike gold

Congratulations to Owtons Chalcroft Farm for winning five gold medals at the prestigious Q Guild Smithfield Awards.

Christmas gift idea from The Hampshire Jam & Chutney Company

Gift certificate for jam and chutney making sessions with The Hampshire Jam and Chutney Company.

Celebrate British Sausage Week!

British Sausage Week runs from 3rd-9th November and Hampshire Fare members are celebrating in force

Food festival prize is a fruitful experience

Two extra workers joined the apple juicing and bottling line at Hill Farm Juice for a day’s hands-on experience after winning The Southern Co-operative’s Hampshire Food Festival competition to celebrate the best of local food and drink.

The Southern Co-operative’s new Freshwater store to create 40 Island jobs

40 new jobs are being created on the Isle of Wight with the opening of The Southern Co-operative’s flagship community store in Freshwater in early 2015.

Chewton Glen back at the top of the list

On September 2nd Chewton Glen reclaimed its place as Number 1 UK Holiday Hotel at the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards.

Young Cook's Competition

Owton's have launched a new cookery competition for children.

Ideal Collection’s first Ideal Foundation project is a success

Ideal Collection, a leading group of bars, restaurants and pubs in Hampshire, have reported that their first project, ‘Community Roots’, has been a great success.

Success at the South East Beer Competition for Flack Manor Brewery

On Friday 11 July Flack Manor Brewery won a Silver and Bronze for Hedge Hop in cask and Romsey Gold in bottles at the SIBA South East Beer Festival held at Tonbridge Rugby Club.

Eling Tide Mill and Learning Centre secures Heritage Lottery Fund investment

In a major boost for the heritage of the area, the partnership of New Forest District Council and Totton and Eling Town Council, has received a grant of £1.3m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Upham Brewery Scoops Business of the Year Award

Upham Brewery, based near Bishop’s Waltham has been recognised as Business of the Year at the Winchester Business Excellence Awards.

Wine Festival puts Hampshire wine producers on the map

A group of six award-winning English wine producers have joined forces to present the Vineyards of Hampshire Wine Festival which takes place on Sunday 13th July as part of the Hampshire Food Festival.

Exclusive Opportunity

Chefs of the future can step up to the pass with the new Exclusive Chef's Academy

Taste Local weekend showcases Island’s deliciousness!

Local producers on the Isle of Wight are joining forces with The Southern Co-operative to showcase the abundance of local food produced on the Island with a ‘Taste Local’ weekend of free tastings in thirteen stores from 6-8 June.

National Interest for Local Company

Masterchef’s Gregg Wallace has taken a liking to local confectionery maker Belinda Clark’s marshmallows.

Hampshire in Westminster

Hampshire food and drink producers are being given the opportunity to showcase their products, from smoked trout to sparkling wine, at a ‘Hampshire in Westminster’ event to be held at the House of Commons on 10 June.

Hampshire Fare Member and Southampton based Mozzo Coffee launches Micro Roastery

Mozzo Coffee has spent the last year developing the perfect blend on their Probat roaster, situated in Mozzo World, Southampton. They have recently launched their first in-house roasted blend, Mozzo Red Label, a first for Southampton.

R.Owtons Butchers through to national burger competition final

Hampshire Fare member R.Owtons Butchers, based in West End, has made it through to the final of a national burger competition giving the company the chance to put the area on the map as the home of ‘England’s Best Burger’!

Success at the World's Original Marmalade Awards

Hampshire Fare members travel to Cumbria for the World Original Marmalade Awards