08 March 2011
Shepherd Neame brewery has been recognised with a silver award in the Green Tourism Business Scheme.
Awards are granted to businesses that are actively engaged in reducing the negative environmental and social impacts of their tourism operations.
07 March 2011
A Shepherd Neame pub has been voted the best in Thanet.The Belle Vue in Pegwell Bay came out tops in a reader survey – styled the Pub Oscars – run by the Thanet Times. While categories included Best Landlord in a Leading Role and Best Real Ale Pub, the Belle Vue Tavern walked away with the big one – the Best Pub in Thanet.Journalist Saul Leese, who ran the competition via his column Time, Gentleme
22 February 2011
Shepherd Neame brewery has been announced as a finalist in the Small Visitor Attraction of the Year category at the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2011.
Shepherd Neame was named the regional winner in the Beautiful South Awards in October last year, and has now been shortlisted along with three other attractions for the national accolade.
21 February 2011
Shepherd Neame has picked up one gold and two silver medals at the Brewing Industry International Awards, dubbed the Brewing Oscars.
Japanese lager Asahi won gold in the keg lager category, and Chinese Sun Lik picked up silver in the same group. Both lagers are brewed under licence at the Faversham brewery. Whitstable Bay Organic Ale also received a silver award in the small pack ale category.
11 February 2011
A popular Shepherd Neame licensee and an innovative river-front pub have made a prestigious industry awards shortlist.
Chris Maclean of the Railway Hotel in Faversham has been nominated in the Publican of the Year category, while the Grove Ferry Inn at Upstreet, near Canterbury features in the Tenanted Pub of the Year category of The Publican Awards 2011.