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Isle of Wight Distillery Victorious at International Awards

Huge Congratulations to Wight Marque Producer the Isle of Wight Distillery as their HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin, has been awarded
a prestigious 'Best in Category International Navy Strength Gin' accolade at this year’s
American Distilling Institute (ADI) Spirit Competition. Known as the ‘Voice of Craft Distilling’
the ADI presented these internationally recognised awards yesterday evening (4th April) at
its Annual Conference in Baltimore, USA.
Adding to this achievement, the Isle of Wight team also won coveted Bronze Medals for its

Wight Marque On Show - IW County Show June 2016

A huge thank you to all the fantastic Wight Marque members who took part in the IW County Show this year - whether as part of the Southern Co-operative Food Pavilion, a Food Concession, a participant on the stage or just displaying a banner on the main ring.
This was a big step up in participation from 2015 and we are busy planning next year's Food Pavilion to be bigger and better than ever so do let us know if you would like to be on our list of interested businesses for next year!

Open Farm Sunday – 5th June 2016

Getting up close and personal with farm animals, machinery and crops may appear to those of us living in the countryside nothing unusual but sadly, despite an upsurge of interest in British food and drink, many still have little understanding of real farm life. We may drive past crops in the fields all summer but do we really know what is growing there or what is involved in the journey from field to plate? If not, you are certainly not alone!

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