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Winners of the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards 2017 announced

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4 July 2017

This year marked Cotswold Life's 15th year celebrating local food and drink industries. The awards took place yesterday evening with a black tie evening celebration at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Hazlewoods were pleased to sponsor the '2017 Cotswold Food & Drink Hero' Award and would like to congratulate the late Barbara Moinet and all at Kitchen Garden Foods Ltd who won the award.

The Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards are designed to acknowledge and celebrate the region’s food & drink industry which includes local producers and suppliers, small farming businesses, chefs, restaurants, pubs and hoteliers and people who care about the countryside and future of the local environment. 

2017 winners

Newcomer of the Year

Wilder, Nailsworth

Butcher of the Year

Jesse Smith Butcher, Cirencester & Tetbury

Local Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year

Café au Chocolat, Tewkesbury

Best Independent Retailer

Hobbs House Bakery, Chipping Sodbury

Best Farm Shop

Court Farm Shop, Cheltenham

Cheese of the Year

Cerney Ash, Cerney Cheese, North Cerney

Food Product of the Year

Gluten Free Sticky Lemon Pudding, The Cotswold Pudding Company, Poulton

Best Ale, Beer or Cider

Medium Cider, Pearson's Cider, Bourton-on-the-Hill

Drinks Product of the Year

Pear Juice, Bentleys, Newent

Best Local Supplier/Product

Kitchen Garden Foods, Stroud

Best Cotswold Pub

The Plough Inn, Ford

Family Dining Award

The Inn at Welland, Welland

Customer Service Award

Buckland Manor, near Broadway

Restaurant of the Year

The Chef's Dozen, Chipping Campden

Chef of the Year

David Everitt-Matthias, Le Champignon Sauvage, Cheltenham

2017 Cotswold Food & Drink Hero

Barbara Moinet