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Isle of Wight Rural Awards 2020

Logo of the CLAThe CLA and the Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society have announced the return of their prestigious awards celebrating rural work and life on the Island

The awards were first launched in 2018 and will this year honour those who go the extra mile to support the rural economy, from food and drink producers to tourism businesses.

The winners of the Isle of Wight Rural Awards 2020 are:

• Wight Marque Food Business

Winner - Brownrigg’s Farm Shop and Café
Runners up - Isle of Wight Distillery and Isle of Wight Meat Co.

• Rural Tourism Business 

Winner - Nettlecombe Farm
Runner up - Café Isola

• Isle of Wight Countryside Small Business

Winner - Four Winds Dairy
Runners up - Duxmore Botanics and The Isle of Wight Ice Cream Company

• Isle of Wight Countryside Business

Winner - Farmhouse Fayre
Runners up - Brighstone Village Stores and Medina Foodservice

• Rural Business of the Year (selected from the winners of the above four catagories)

Winner - Nettlecombe Farm

• Rural Young Person of the Year

Winner - Abbie Morris
Runners up - Indie Wyatt and Jack Redfern

• Lifetime Achievement Award                           

Hugh Milner                                                                                   

These awards recognise those individuals and businesses who represent the very best of rural achievement on the Isle of Wight. 

Congratulations to all the finalists. We now look forward to the IW Rural Awards 2021 which will hopefully be presented at next year's Royal Isle of Wight County Show on the 3rd and 4th July 2021.


The Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) is funded by Defra and the EU.
The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas.