delicious. Produce Awards 2016 Winners

The delicious. Produce Awards were held last night at the Pier One Sydney Harbour Hotel in Walsh Bay with Carla Meurs and Ann-Marie Monda of Holy Goat Cheese from Victoria taking out Producer of The Year. A new award, In the Bottle, honouring artisan distillers and brewers was given to Peter Bignell of Belgrove Distillery in Tasmania.

delicious. Produce Awards 2016 Winners
delicious. Produce Awards 2016

Below is the full list of winners:

From the Paddock:
Milking Yard Farm Sommerlad Chicken VIC

From the Sea:
South Coast Sea Urchins Ozi Uni Premium Grade Sea Urchin Roe NSW

From the Earth:
Transition Farm Brode Galeux D’eysines Pumpkin VIC

From the Dairy:
Section28 Artisan Cheeses Monforte SA

Best New Product:
Greenvale Farm Acorn-Fed Prosciutto VIC

delicious. Produce Awards 2016 Winners
Peter Bignell

In the Bottle:
Peter Bignell of Belgrove  Distillery

Outstanding Farmers’ Market:
Adelaide Showground Farmers Market SA

Outstanding Region Readers’ Choice:
The Margaret River Region WA

Outstanding Region:
Byron Bay and Hinterland NSW

Outstanding Chef:
Matt Stone, Oakridge, Yarra Valley VIC

Outstanding Design:
Cut Throat Knives VIC

Outstanding Innovation:
La Tortilleria VIC

Outstanding Food Store:
Jaren Chai Asian Grocer and Boon Cafe, Haymarket Sydney NSW

Outstanding Next Gen Chef:
Josh Lewis, Fleet, Brunswick Heads NSW

Maggie Beer Award for Outstanding Contribution to Australian Food:
David Blackmore

Producer of the Year:
Carla Meurs and Ann-Marie Monda Holy Goat Cheese VIC

More information on the winners and gold medallists is available in the October issue of delicious. magazine.

Photography © by Kevin Burke for Gourmantic – Copyright: All rights reserved.

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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is a drinks writer, author of GROW YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GARDEN, SHRUBS & BOTANICAL SODAS and founder/editor of Gourmantic, Cocktails & Bars and The Gourmantic Garden. She has been writing extensively about spirits, cocktails, bars and cocktail gardening in more recent years. She is a spirits and cocktail competition judge, Icons of Whisky Australia nominee, contributor to Diageo Bar Academy, cocktail developer and is named in Australian Bartender Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential List. Her cocktail garden was featured on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and has won several awards. She is a contributor to Real World Gardener radio program and is featured in several publications including Pip Magazine, Organic Gardener, Australian Bartender and Breathe (UK). Read the full bio here.

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