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Meet the Winners: 2015 Made in the South Awards

A look at the winners and runners-up

December/January 2016

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Overall Winner: Blanc Creatives
Product: Cookware
Made in: Charlottesville, VA (est. 2011)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Corry Blanc makes carbon-steel pans that cook like cast iron and look like works of art.

 

photo: Andrew Kornylak

Blanc working in his studio.

 

photo: Andrew Kornylak

Runner-Up Home: Mirth Studio
Product: Wooden floor tiles
Made in: Charleston, SC (est. 2013)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Home: Ironman Forge
Product: Kitchen knives
Made in: Charlotte, NC (est. 2008)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Home: Fern and Roby
Product: Sound system
Made in: Richmond, VA (est. 2013)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Outdoors Winner: Ogeechee River Boat Co.
Product: Wooden boat
Made in: Atlanta, GA (est. 2010)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Outdoors: Satchel
Product: Chatham gun case
Made in: Savannah, GA (est. 2006)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Outdoors: Sea Island Forge
Product: Black Banks oyster knife
Made in: Brunswick, GA (est. 2014)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Outdoors: Wildlife Workshop
Product: Firetool
Made in: Columbia, SC, and Woodbine, GA (est. 2015)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Food Winner: Oliver Farm
Product: Artisan oils
Made in: Pitts, GA (est. 2013)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Food: Preserving Place
Product: Small-batch jams and condiments
Made in: Atlanta, GA (est. 2013)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Food: Woodlands Pork
Product: Mountain Ham
Made in: Louisville, KY (est. 2005)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Food: Shotwell Candy Co.
Product: Toffee
Made in: Memphis, TN (est. 2012)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Style Winner: Hardwick Clothes
Product: Navy blazer
Made in: Cleveland, TN (est. 1880)

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Style: Brackish
Product: Feather bow ties
Made in: Charleston, SC (est. 2012)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Style: Bone Feather
Product: Leather bucket bag
Made in: Nashville, TN (est. 2011)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Style: Gum Tree Farm Designs
Product: Wool cape
Made in: Middleburg, VA (est. 1995)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Drink Winner: Cannonborough Beverage Co.
Product: Soda
Made in: Charleston, SC (est. 2012)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Drink: Swift Distillery
Product: Single-malt whiskey
Made in: Dripping Springs, TX (est. 2012)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Drink: Bamboo
Product: Cold-pressed juices
Made in: Palmetto, GA (est. 2014)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Drink: Early Mountain
Product: Rosé
Made in: Madison, VA (est. 2012)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Crafts Winner: Driftwood Guitars
Product: Acoustic guitar
Made in: Freeport, FL (est. 2007)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Crafts: Stephanie Seal Brown
Product: Hand towels
Made in: Louisville, KY (est. 2011)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Crafts: One Love Organics
Product: Skin care
Made in: St. Simons Island, GA (est. 2010)

 

photo: Tara Donne

Runner-Up Crafts: We Took to the Woods
Product: Candles
Made in: Greenville, SC (est. 2011)

 

photo: Tara Donne

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