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21 Feb 2022

February News

Green Ketchup, A Ham with No Name, and Porridge Traumas. No, this isn’t a Dr. Seuss b...
08 Jan 2021

Let’s get smoky

By Ben Watson. BBQ & Ice Cream Work has started on ‘Harry’s Smokehouse’ and...
26 Nov 2020

Good Business

By Greg Morgan. Little steps in the right direction I joined Ben’s in 2013 and never looked...
06 Jun 2018

Tapas To Go!

We’ve been having a bit of a refurb at the Wine & Tapas Bar to make the two upsta...
30 May 2018

Treat yourself to pudding!

Still smarting from a ‘and don’t bother to ask for pudding’ review on the...
15 May 2018

Free Range Pork

As the well informed and Radio 4 farming programme listeners (not necessarily the same thin...
14 Mar 2018

Meet the butchers

We thought we’d introduce you to a few of our butchery team to celebrate National Butchers ...
14 Dec 2017

Boxing Day delights

It’s easy to overlook Boxing Day with all the attention that is placed on the Christm...
15 Nov 2017

Wine & Tapas at Yealmpton

You are invited to a festive Wine & Tapas Evening at our Yealmpton Café on Friday Decem...
15 Nov 2017

Awards finalists

We’re really proud to  say we’ve reached the finals of the Food Magazine’...
09 Nov 2017

We’re open in Exeter

We’re thrilled to say we’ve opened our doors in Exeter! Located in the former P...
25 Oct 2017

Christmas wine tasting extravaganza

We’re having a Christmas wine day in Ben’s Wine and Tapas on Thursday December 7th and it p...
25 Oct 2017

Make a Christmas wreath evening

Join us on December 4th at 7pm in our Yealmpton cafe when Riverford’s head gardener P...
12 Sep 2017

Meet Charlotte – our new Totnes manager

If you’re a regular in our Totnes shop you will see a new face from this week –...
07 Aug 2017

Four ways with smoked Montbeliard sausages

With the exception of the very occasional IKEA frankfurter, we don’t eat a lot of poached s...
01 Aug 2017

August wine – perfect for sharing with friends

We’ve picked half a dozen wines from our range for our August special offers – a pair each ...
13 Jul 2017

How to cook the perfect apricot tart

The apricot isn’t the most user-friendly fruit in the world – but put it in the right dish ...
10 Jul 2017

A Summer Cocktail Recipe : Sangria

We thought we would share Ben’s Sangria recipe as we are sure you will have happy mem...
06 Jul 2017

Butter could cost more by Christmas, Arla boss warns – BBC News BW

Enjoy your strawberries and cream now because there might not be any for Christmas. Dairy f...
28 Jun 2017

Great Wines for July – Rain or Shine!

Jara 2015 Rock Rose Garnacha – made by Daniel Ramos, high in the Gredos mountains just west...
20 Jun 2017

The Rise of the Crab

Our Sharpham wine and crab evening in the tapas bar on May 31st had me in a bit of a flap. ...
06 Jun 2017

Vote for us at the Devon Muddy Awards for best Wine Merchant

Best Wine Merchant – Please vote for us We’re in the finals of the Devon Muddy Awards...
23 May 2017

Our Supplier Q & A with Barnaby’s Brewhouse

The last year has seen Barnaby’s Brewhouse grow from strength to strength and is proving in...
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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