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Food & Drink

Macroom’s Castle Hotel named best hotel carvery in Munster and Ireland

DAN Buckley’s Bar at Macroom’s Castle Hotel beat off stiff competition to be named the best hotel carvery in Munster and Ireland at the grand final of The Great Carvery Competition 2014. The prestigious awards, which are one of the largest in the country, are run on an annual basis by Unilever Food Solutions and are highly sought after by industry professionals. The Great Carvery Competition acknowledges Ireland and Northern

Belling West Cork Artisan Food Awards winners announced

A TASTE of West Cork Food Festival, which runs annually in September, has announced the winners of the prestigious Belling West Cork Artisan Food Awards, held at Liss Ard Estate, Skibbereen recently, and which recognises excellence in artisan food production.  The awards went to Caherbeg Free Range Pork  (Rosscarbery, Co. Cork) and Toonsbridge Dairy (Macroom) which produces Mozarella cheese.  Other finalists short-listed for awards included Claire’s Homemade Hummus (Union Hall),

Graham’s wine is flying off the shelves

GRAHAM’S Norton’s very own signature wine has proved a big hit with punters in New Zealand selling 3,000 bottles within its first few hours on sale down under. The “Graham Norton’s Own Sauvignon Blanc” went on sale to the public in New Zealand for the first time last week and has proved a top seller for wine makers Invivo Wines who are based in Auckland.

Breakfast Morning to Focus on Distribution for Food Businesses in West Cork

Distribution challenges and opportunities for food businesses in West Cork will be the topic of discussion at a breakfast morning hosted by the West Cork Development Partnership (WCDP) in the Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery on Tuesday the 9th September. The WCDP is delighted to welcome James Burke, Ireland’s leading Food Consultant and Retail Advisor to speak at the event.   The WCDP has commissioned James to conduct a “Review of