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Great Taste Awards 2021

There was great success for Monmouthshire at the recent Great Taste Awards (the Oscars of the producer world), as six Monmouthshire businesses achieved awards, for ten different products.

These were headlined by a 3 Star (the highest award) for Silver Circle Distillery's Damson Negroni. 

Congratulations to all the producers and thanks for helping to keep Monmouthshire as the Food Capital of Wales.

Silver Circle Distillery

Based in the Wye Valley near Tintern, Silver Circle Distillery has been making fantastic spirits since 2019. Their Damson Negroni was especially praised with the judges saying "we cannot think how this might conceivably be improved".

Damson Negroni - 3 Stars

Black Garlic Vodka - 2 Stars

Wye Valley Gin - 1 Star

The Parsons Nose

A family of farmers based in Monmouthshire, The Parsons Nose has been selling sausages and burgers from their own livestock 

Beef Burger - 2 Star

Pork & Wild Garlic Sausage - 1 Star

The Untapped Brewing Company

Based in Raglan, the Untapped Brewing Company make a wide range of beers that regularly feature in Great Taste lists. Visit their brewery shop for tours and tastings.

Ember Beer - 2 Star

Apple County Cider

Apple County Cider make award winning Monnow Valley cider (and, as you can see from the award, perry!) from their orchards near Skenfrith. Visit their farm shop to pick up some for yourself!

Apple County Perry - 2 Star

Black Welsh Lamb

Based on the edge of the Black Mountains near Abergavenny, Black Welsh Lamb produce high quality organic lamb.

Organic, Pasture-Fed Hogget Leg - 2 Star

Jones Trust Your Gut

Producing gut friendly products in the Usk Valley since 2020.

Jones Trust Your Gut Organic Apple Cider Vinegar - 1 Star

Jones Trust Your Gut, Apple Cider Vinegar+Honey+Turmeric - 1 Star

Welsh Dragon