Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 11:00

Take a bite out of Dumfries & Galloway and join our region's real food revolution during Year of Food and Drink.

There’s been a boom in Dumfries & Galloway produce over the past few years, driven by a surge in interest in quality local food and drink.

From farmers' markets becoming ever more popular, community food festivals popping up across our region, local food and drink becoming an essential part of major events, food and drink related events and experiences becoming ever more accessible and local produce appearing on menus right across the region.

Dumfries & Galloway is fast becoming a food tourism destination, a place where quality food is just as sought after as beautiful landscapes and friendly welcomes. This website, dgfoodanddrink.com seeks to support that.

Through the D&G food trail you can discover foodie visitor attractions, producer-run tourist shops, monthly markets and annual food festivals. Through the events listings you can see what events, experiences, special menus and festivals are taking place in Dumfries & Galloway, and through this blog we invite members of the public and businesses to share their passion and enthusiasm for D&G produce.

For visitors to Dumfries & Galloway discovering and sampling local food and drink is a real joy. As the world becomes ever more fast paced and technology as creeps into every facet of our lives, there's something wholesome, honest and inspiring about connecting with real people who make quality food and drink in traditional ways.

There is much to be gained in turning away from the convenience of supermarkets to return to the satisfying pleasure of quality, local produce, purchased directly from the people who are most passionate about it.

Treat your senses by indulging in a taste of Dumfries & Galloway and discover the pleasure to be found in carefully crafted, high quality local food and drink served in beautiful surroundings in Dumfries & Galloway.

Published by Lorna Young from DG Food & Drink on Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 11:00