Campaign partnership work wins top tourism award for Destination Orkney

Destination Orkney has secured a major tourism award for its partnership work on an innovative marketing campaign aimed at attracting visitors to the islands for short weekend breaks. The organisation, which represents around 500 tourism businesses in Orkney, won the Working…

Prize haul for Orkney Brewery at SIBA awards

The Orkney Brewery has taken home no less than six prizes, including three golds, from the prestigious Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Scotland Independent Beer Awards, held in Glasgow last night (6 November). The brewery’s speciality Dark Island Reserve was voted…

2018 Orkney Food and Drink Awards winners announced

Orkney’s finest food and drink businesses were recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony held in Kirkwall last night (Saturday, 13 October). Thirty-one local businesses were shortlisted for 12 different accolades in the 2018 Orkney Food and Drink Awards, covering everything…

Orkney Brewery wins double gold at national beer awards

The Orkney Brewery has done the double at a major national beer competition, becoming the only Scottish brewer to take top honours in two different event categories. The brewery’s speciality Dark Island Reserve and its Dragonhead stout both won gold…

Shortlist for 2016 Orkney Food and Drink Awards revealed

The shortlist for this year’s Orkney Food and Drink Awards has been revealed, following a public vote that attracted 4,000 nominations. Thirty-six local food and drink business are in the running for 16 different awards, covering everything from the best…

Voting underway in 2016 Orkney Food and Drink Awards

If you’ve enjoyed a great meal in Orkney, experienced outstanding service at a local hotel or restaurant, or been impressed by the marketing efforts of an islands producer, then the organisers of the 2016 Orkney Food and Drink Awards want…

Winners of Orkney Food and Drink Awards 2014 announced

Orkney’s finest food and drink businesses were recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony held in Kirkwall tonight (Saturday, 4 October). Twenty-eight local food and drink firms were shortlisted for 12 different awards, covering everything from the best breakfast, lunch and…

Shortlist for Orkney Food and Drink Awards 2014 revealed

The shortlist for this year’s Orkney Food and Drink Awards has been revealed, with the winners set to be announced at a gala event in Kirkwall next month. Twenty-eight local food and drink business are in the running for 12…

Still time to vote in Orkney Food and Drink awards 2014

OVER 1,500 entries have been received for the Orkney Food and Drink Awards 2014, with event organisers urging anyone still to vote to get nominations in before the 31 August deadline. The awards - organised by Orkney Food and Drink…