An exquisite taste of the West Country
Alongside the selection of outstanding country pubs and restaurants the area is renowned for, the South Hams is also home to a fabulous range of local Devon produce.
From gold standard wines, spirits, and beers to artisan cheeses, the finest organic fruit and veg, and full provenance meat, fish, and poultry, many of these award-winning suppliers are appreciated across Devon and around the world. Available to you in-store, online, or delivered to your door via the Bovisand Harbour Concierge Club Service, what can these esteemed producers bring to your table?
Respected drinks of distinction
Based in Totnes, internationally-renowned producers Sharpham Vineyard, have created a select range of award-winning wines and cheeses for your pleasure. Their excellent full-bodied red, crisp white, fruity rosé, and sensational sparkling wines come from selected grape varieties grown in their sheltered vineyard overlooking the River Dart. And delivering accolades in their dozens, their flavoursome range of artisan cheeses from the Sharpham Dairy provides the perfect accompaniment.
In Salcombe, deep in the heart of the South Hams AONB, overlooking the picturesque harbour is artisan gin distillers, Salcombe Gin. Launched in 2016, the craft distillery has gone on to become the winner of multiple national and international awards. With an elite collection that includes the acclaimed Start Point gin alongside a bold, non-alcoholic gin and two smooth and adventurous rum choices, Salcombe Gin offers exceptional spirits for every taste – whatever the occasion.
And just outside Kingsbridge, the Salcombe Brewery Co. is brewing up quite the storm with its range of craft ales, bitters, beers, and ciders. Lovingly crafted and made in their state-of-the-art brewhouse, deep in the Devon countryside, their cask and bottled Heritage range and keg and can Discovery range represents the best in sustainable and ethical brewing without compromising on taste – and all best served chilled.
Fresh seafood and farm produce
For organic Devon food at its finest, the team at Riverford Organic Farmers in Buckfastleigh are leading the way. Making a positive impact on the environment since 1986, Riverford is an eminent name across Devon and further afield in growing and delivering a range of delicious, nutritious, slow-grown, 100% organic fruit and veg, together with recipe boxes and seasonal boxes – even organic meats – right to your doorstep.
Working on a next day delivery basis, premium food supplier, Dart Fresh, has a passion for delivering fresh, local produce directly to your door. Working with a range of local growers, suppliers, and producers, Dart Fresh can deliver everything you need, from impressive meat, fish, or fruit and veg boxes to an even wider range of premium fresh, chilled, or frozen groceries and household staples.
If shopping for the best in quality, local meat produce that comes with sustainable practices and the best in flavour and taste, the Salcombe Meat Company in Kingsbridge is worth exploring. The welfare of their slow-grown, grass-fed livestock is of paramount importance, and all their meat, from gourmet bacon, sausages, and burgers to prime Devon Dexter beef, is responsibly butchered with full provenance and traceability.
As an independent local farm shop, Ben’s Farm Shop in Yealmpton offers a full range of farm-fresh food for discerning customers that includes a full butcher’s counter for fresh, organic meats together with succulent sausages and cured bacon. But they also stock a wide range of fresh fruit, veg, and salad items, plus dairy, fish, and bakery produce alongside drinks, condiments, and other provisions.
Artisan breads, bakes, and pastries
With a claim on being the oldest bakery in the UK and recently voted as the best bakery in Devon, Jacka Bakery is the place to go for freshly baked pastries, cakes, hot food, and their famous, award-winning sourdough bread. Located on Southside Street in Plymouth’s historic Barbican, this family-owned and run bakery also provides a range of delicatessen products from local, independent suppliers.
With so much local, savoury produce to choose from, there has to be something for those with a sweet tooth – Just Like Mumma’s certainly hit the spot. Based in Plymouth, this online bakery specialises in scrumptious, freshly baked, multi-award-winning brownies, cakes, and bakes for pick up or home delivery. Lovingly handmade using the finest ingredients, everything is baked using 100% renewable energy and packed in eco-friendly packaging.
For a floral finishing touch…
And for a beautifully fresh finishing touch to your new home or any special occasion, H.Watts Florist is a specialist in hand-tied, one of a kind floral designs created exclusively for you. From beautiful bouquets using seasonal flowers to table centres, special arrangements, floral gifts, and any special occasions, all delivered to your door.