In pictures: The winners of the Scotsman Food and Drink Awards 2019

The cream of the crop of Scotland’s food and drink industry descended on Edinburgh this week for the return of the Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.

Colonsay Pantry

The event, which featured a dozen specially chosen categories, saw the top prizes awarded to those businesses and individuals who have helped make a huge success of the country’s food and drink sector. (Main picture: Winner of our Hidden Gem - The Colonsay Pantry)

The winners of the third annual Scotsman Food and Drink Awards pose for the camera.

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...was provided by the excellent Tommy Gun Quintet
Experienced presenter and actor Grant Stott was our host on the night.
Winner: Shirley Spear
Winner: Scott Smith of Fhior (Edinburgh)
Winner: Stewart Brewing, Edinburgh
Winner: Helen Stewart (Badvo Distillery)
Winner: Edinbane Lodge
Winner: Lady of the Glen
Winner: Quality Meat Scotland
Winner: Bad Girl Bakery (Muir of Ord)
Winner: Left Field Kombucha (Eyemouth)
Winner: East Coast Cured (Edinburgh)
Winner: The Colonsay Pantry (Colonsay)
Fidra gin's Emma Bouglet, Richard Bouglet and Jo Brydie
The teams from the two restaurants enjoy the drinks reception
Nigel and Donna Finlay
Ian Macintyre, Ed Evans and Manon Metayer
Allan Dickov, Robert Curle and John Mills
Luke Brynt and Callum McLean
Georgina Mcgurk, Michelle Tait, Craig Walters, Alex Reily and Karen Ritchie