New Products

28 Apr 2017

Own Label Products

I’ve resisted it for over thirty years. The amount of times I’ve been guaranteed that sales...
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27 Apr 2017

Ben’s Devon Steak Pasties are Coming!

As some of you might know, our pasties are no longer available through the veg box scheme. ...
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27 Apr 2017

The rise of British charcuterie

We’ve also been making a few salamis. It’s still very much work in progress but everybody s...
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19 Apr 2017

New Portuguese wines – Quinta das Maias Tinto and Branco

We have a couple of new Portuguese wines in the shops and BWT that I’m quite excited about....
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24 Mar 2017

Natural Cure Bacon

From the butchery at Staverton, is our ‘Natural Cure’ bacon. Ali seems to have got it down ...
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24 Mar 2017

Lots of New Products

We’ve been as busy as ever with the two Lukes (more next time), the kitchen team and Ali in...
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16 Feb 2017

Kitchen News

Last month I touched on the new hurdle that is nutritional labelling. Coupled with renaming...
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16 Feb 2017

New Wine from Navardia

New in the shops and going down well in the Wine & Tapas is Navardia Rioja Joven. Made...
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16 Feb 2017

Valencian Citrus

Courgettes and lettuce might have been suffering but the more traditional seasonal harvest ...
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07 Dec 2016

Christmas Goodies

With thirty three (and still counting) Christmas’s under our belt I’d like to think we’ve g...
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24 Nov 2016

Keep Warm With Our Hygge Fuel!

Staverton customers might have noticed a better range of firewood, kindling, composite logs...
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10 Aug 2016

Dina Bakery flat breads and wraps

They’re such an important food tool that we had to have the best. Tired of leathery f...
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05 Jul 2016

Gin and Vodka from Chase Distillery in Hereford

After setting up, and selling, Tyrrells Chips, the man with the Midas touch, William Chase ...
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24 Jun 2016

Three red wines for the summer

 Fuedo di Santa Tresa – Frappato – light, soft fruity fun (down from £10.49 to £9.75)...
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05 Jun 2016

Raising money for Syrian charity

‘Soup for Syria’, (where we sold homemade soup and donated some of the profits ...
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05 Jun 2016

Summer wines to give a go

Old timers might remember our Jean de Vigne house wines, and a chance encounter with the im...
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20 May 2016

English wine week

To mark the beginning of the English summer. English wine is a bit of a funny one. I can’t ...
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28 Apr 2016

New wines

Spring is the start of the wine year (for drinkers, not producers) because it’s when prices...
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25 Mar 2016

Godminster cheese

The small, waxed, Godminster cheddars have such a strong following, so we’ve taken the bull...
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11 Feb 2016

Wine sale

Dry January is long gone so, in the hope thay you’re not taking lent to seriously, we...
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09 Feb 2016

Seville Oranges

Paddington bear was so last year but marmalade is for ever. They’ve been around for a...
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09 Feb 2016

Mas la Chevaliere Pinot Noir and Chardonnay

Just in; two great new wines from the Languedoc. They’re made by famed Chablis produc...
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09 Feb 2016

Riverford Oatcakes

Sometimes simple is best; oats, water, butter or olive oil and a tiny amount of salt and su...
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