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At the source

At the source

At the source 2048 1367 The Editor

Eating at the source of the produce is a huge trend that is only seems to be growing for 2018. Here on the Isle of Wight, we are lucky to have several places that enable you to eat or drink where the produce is being ‘created’.

Tomatoes

Meet the Producer: Paul Thomas, The Tomato Stall

Meet the Producer: Paul Thomas, The Tomato Stall 2048 1365 The Editor

The Tomato Stall grow award-winning Isle of Wight tomatoes using sustainable farming methods. All their fruit is vine ripened & picked by hand to ensure it reaches its maximum flavour potential, which gives their delicious range of juices, sauces & roasted tomatoes that true tomato taste. What is the best thing about the Isle of Wight foodie scene? The sheer…

Around the Island in drinks

Around the Island in drinks

Around the Island in drinks 2048 1365 The Editor

Ok, we are certainly not suggesting that you drink your way around the Island, but with a reliable bus service and a fair few places to try, you could give it a good go! Our trip takes you clockwise around the Island, looking at the various local producers who specialise in a great tipple or two…

Ventnor Haven Fishery

Meet the Fisherman: Ed Blake, Ventnor Haven Fishery

Meet the Fisherman: Ed Blake, Ventnor Haven Fishery 1400 790 The Editor

The Blake family have been fishing the seas off Ventnor Bay for decades and Ventnor Haven Fishery is a much loved destination for fish lovers across the Island. What is the best thing about the Isle of Wight foodie scene? There is a real hunger for local produce, particularly from second-homeowners. With the recent emphasis on food miles, the Island…

Plastic-free

Plastic Free

Plastic Free 2048 1366 The Editor

A plastic bottle or coffee cup lid can last for 450 years in the marine environment, but there are some brilliant Island businesses doing their bit to tackle plastic pollution…

The Culver Haven Inn

Don’t Miss Out On…

Don’t Miss Out On… 2048 1365 The Editor

The Island is famed for an abundance of local produce, grown in our fertile soils, reared on our lush landscape or in our crystal waters. Here are our picks not to miss out on…

Brownrigg's Farm

Meet the Farmer: Sue Brownrigg, Brownrigg’s Farm

Meet the Farmer: Sue Brownrigg, Brownrigg’s Farm 2048 1360 The Editor

Paul and Sue Brownrigg are well-known on the Island for their quality and affordable meat which is produced on their own farm. What is the best thing about the Isle of Wight foodie scene? I am really impressed with how our Island pubs have improved their food standards and offerings over the last decade. You can get some amazing meals.…

Island Grown

Island Grown

Island Grown 1999 1334 The Editor

Matt Noyce, Head Gardener and Estate Manager at Quarr Abbey is back discussing the benefits of buying local on the Isle of Wight and where to enjoy seeing the Island’s produce being grown…

The Cover Scoop: Issue 1 2019

The Cover Scoop: Issue 1 2019 865 1249 The Editor

As always, we’ve had tremendous fun putting together the latest edition of Taste of the Wight ready for you guys to get your teeth into! It’s absolutely jam-packed with the latest on what our bountiful little Island has to offer in the way of food and drink. Here on the Isle of Wight the landscape is historically known as England’s…

Spring Pub Watch

Spring Pub Watch

Spring Pub Watch 2002 1333 The Editor

Whatever time of year, you can’t beat a walk that culminates in a good pub lunch. Spring offers mild weather, pretty scenery and if you are lucky, a stint in a sunny pub garden.

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Taste of the Wight is the Isle of Wight’s free local guide to food and drink. Now in its sixth year, it has cemented itself as the number one, independent companion for eating out on the Island.