The Almanac

Tales from the Kitchen Garden

noun [ C ] (also almanack) a handbook, typically published annually, that includes information for the year such as important days, weather, seasons and nature.
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27 November 2023

The 2023 BIG PIG Christmas Gift Guide!


If you're still on the hunt for that perfect pressie, look no further! This year, our PIG partners have given you an early Christmas gift – unwrap a bunch of treats and discounts from our friends!

27 November 2023

Autumn tales from the Kitchen Garden with THE PIG's Group Head Kitchen Gardener


Our Kitchen Garden supremo Ollie Hutson shares an autumnal update from the veg bed!

27 November 2023

Tales from our suppliers: The Book & Bucket Cheese Company


Two cheese obsessives chat about their award-winning PIG partnership – and the future for British producers

24 November 2023

Hogwash - Issue 01 & Issue 02


Introducing Hogwash, our brand new seasonal dispatch - filled with news, stories, recipes and all manner of other…hogwash! 

02 November 2023

Sapling x National Tree Week 2023


This National Tree Week, we are partnering with our friends from Sapling Spirits to bring a week of exciting events. In celebration of our partnership and National Tree Week, we sat down with Sapling to find out more about their love National Tree Week and why it is so important to them. 

30 October 2023

Bring the bar home for National Tree Week with Sapling


From 25th November–3rd December, THE PIGs and Sapling Spirits are teaming up for National Tree Week, so celebrate with us buy shaking up a few cocktails using Sapling!

29 October 2023

Meet our Unsung Hero – Gary!


Gary Orris, Front of House Host at THE PIG in Brockenhurst, has been awarded the Boutique Hotelier's Unsung Hero Award!

26 October 2023

It's not all about the alcoholic ones!


Over the past few years, our Wine Teams have been busily hunting for the best non alcoholic wines out there to grow our wine lists for all to enjoy. So, let us introduce to you our friends from Noughty, Wednesday's Domaine, and Wild Idol...

25 October 2023

Sommelier trips from Champagne to Tuscany!


Our PIG People have been busy this year, travelling from Champagne to Tuscany, on several Sommelier trips! Discover what the team got up to, and why the story behind every bottle of wine on our menus is so important – and thoughtfully selected by our Sommeliers, for you, to enjoy.

23 October 2023

Castlewood and Devon Minnow: The story so far


With our friends at Castlewood Vineyard, we've experienced first-hand the highs and lows of nature's influence on wine and style. The Devon Minnow is a special project between our founder Robin Hutson and his mates HIX and Corbett – and the winemaking process has seen some intriguing years, with challenges and triumphs. Here’s what’s been happening…

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