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AJ Sharp

A Spiritual Awakening in Chatham

This is the second time I’ve been to Chatham in the last few months, the last time it was to visit the very elegant Café Nucleus on the high street. This time, I had a scenic but no less flavourful…

PUMPROOM RESTAURANT OPENS at CHATHAM’s COPPER RIVET DISTILLERY

With the easing of restrictions and the reopening of outdoor eating spaces, the new Pumproom Restaurant at Copper Rivet Distillery looks like a really exciting new venue to add to your ‘must try’ list. This new fine-dining experience is planned…

Finalists revealed – Taste of Kent Awards 2021

Public voting has now closed and Produced in Kent is delighted to reveal the finalists for the Taste of Kent Awards 2021 (TOKA). The top three finalists in each category will now enter the final stages of the competition. They…

COPPER RIVET DISTILLERY ON TRACK WITH SOUTHEASTERN TRAINS

Copper Rivet Distillery from Chatham In Kent, which in 2020 temporarily converted a high percentage of its premium spirits production to creating hand sanitisers for the Emergency services, is on track to supply its Russells hand sanitiser to Southeastern Trains….

MASTHOUSE SINGLE MALT WHISKY SELLS OUT IN 3 WEEKS

Masthouse Single Estate Single Malt Whisky at 45% ABV, distilled in a Pot Still, has sold out its inaugural batch of 2124 bottles within a month of its November launch. A second batch of the 2017 Vintage was released from…

MASTHOUSE WHISKY SETS SAIL FROM COPPER RIVET DISTILLERY

Copper Rivet Distillery of Chatham, Kent, has released Masthouse Single Malt Whisky (45% ABV), its first single-estate, farm to glass whisky. Crafted by Head Distiller, Abhi Banik, Masthouse Whisky is a natural, unfiltered Whisky, pot-distilled and matured in ex-bourbon and…

Kent Crisps’ Owner Recognised in Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Laura Bounds, owner of Kent Crisps, has been awarded an MBE for services to international trade in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, published on 31st December 2020. An MBE is awarded for an outstanding achievement or service to the…

A Moral Boost For Hospitality

Final Caring Customer Appeal Sees Thousands Of Kent Residents Pledge Support Kent organisations pledge support to the county’s struggling pubs, cafes and restaurants. The third and final #CaringCustomer appeal, launched shortly after the start of the second national lockdown on…

Why We Love Local!

10 Reasons to Shop Locally Here in Kent we are spoilt for choice with some fantastic farm shops, independent shops, corner shops, boutique shops, handmade shops, roadside stalls, and markets all packed full of local, seasonal, speciality food as well…

Recipe: Sankey’s Spaghetti Vongole

Another fab recipes from Sankey’s, always worth a trip if you’re near Tunbridge Wells. Pop in for the relaxed, casual drinking and dining atmosphere, but stay for the exclusive Champagne and oyster bar. Serves 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking…