12 Aug 2022

The Bacon Debate

If the ongoing debate has passed you by here’s a brief, slightly one sided, résumé; the Bri...
02 Aug 2022

August News

Ben debates bacon, shares a polytunnel pesto and his lack of trust in Truss – it̵...
02 Aug 2022

July News

Frittedda, food “strategy” and a fond farewell – it’s all in our Ju...
08 Jun 2022

Fishy tales – saltimbocca fish fingers

Unquestionably, the best thing would be a ten-year moratorium on catching anything but that...
02 Jun 2022

June News

A Jubilant English fizz, best BBQ cuts and a Sicilian caponata.
21 Feb 2022

February News

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

Booze, schmooze and Smokehouse news

With wine sales continuing to go uppity up-up and it becoming obvious that what’s good for ...
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...
17 Nov 2020

The challenges of ‘local’ food

By Guy Singh-Watson Making a living from growing veg even on a medium scale is challenging ...
08 Jul 2020

Churchtown moves towards wilder farming

Bold changes are coming to Churchtown Farm – for twenty five plus years, principle supplier...
18 Sep 2019

Much more than Rioja – the inspiration behind this month’s wine club.

In response to vociferous customer demand for more Rioja (we listen), September’s win...
01 Jul 2019

Bottoms Up! Ben’s Booze News for July.

When it rains it pours. I’d just got back from my wine jolly to Sicily when the phone rings...
02 May 2019

Ben’s Wine & Tapas Booze News

Our first ‘tell us what you think so you can help us chose which new wines to stock’ tastin...
01 Feb 2019

Less plastic is fantastic – NEW beeswax food wraps

As a business, we’re always on the lookout for solutions to tackle the single use pla...
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