Taste Kent Magazine

Discover the tastiest food and drink from Kent – The Garden of England

Month: May 2022

Add flavour and vibrancy to your drinks this summer with Shwen Shwen

Kent based chef Maria Bradford is sharing the flavours and culture of West Africa with her new range of drinks, perfect for cocktails and mocktails in the sunshine. A recipe writer and accomplished chef, Maria was born and raised in…

Coming soon from Macknade: The Wine Club

If you enjoy a glass or two of vino and would like to explore and expand your knowledge, it’s time to meet The Macknade Wine Club.  Created by the team of wine experts and buyers at Macknade, this new subscription…

Taste Kentish Ales and join the ‘flock’ on a Shepherd Neame brewery tour

The Taste Kent team were invited to Shepherd Neame last month, to get a fascinating insight of what goes on backstage at Britain’s oldest brewer.


Simpsons’ Wine Estate in Kent is preparing to expand its still wine production after planting a third vineyard, marking almost a decade since owners Ruth and Charles Simpson established their winery in the heart of the garden of England. Over…

Kent Crowns its Food & Drink Heroes for 2022: The Taste of Kent Award winners announced

In a glitzy ceremony at the Kent Event Centre last night – the first since 2020, the winners of Kent’s food and drink Oscars equivalent, The Taste of Kent Awards, were announced in a joyous in-person gathering of the finalists.