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Made in the South Awards


The 2021 Made in the South Awards Are Here!

Get information about categories, judges, and how to enter. We’re accepting entries until July 1. See full details here.

Arts & Culture

Six Reasons to Enter the 2022 Made in the South Awards

No. 1: You could win $10,000

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G&G Party Pics

12th Annual Made in the South Awards

G&G and Explore Asheville celebrate this year’s top Southern makers

Made in the South Awards

Meet the Winners of the 2021 Made in the South Awards

A revolutionary rice-based gin, a sleek Texas-inspired floor lamp, rare hand-carved dove decoys, and more honorees highlight the astonishing ingenuity, drive, and sheer skill of the South’s top makers and creatives

Made in the South

Meet the 2020 Made in the South Awards Winners

A gaucho-style grill perfect for gatherings, canned cocktails even a bartender would love—these honorees and more in the categories of Style, Food, Home, Outdoors, Drink, and Crafts prove the region’s artisans and creatives remain at the top of their game 

Arts & Culture

“Winning Changed Our Entire Business—Our Lives”

How the Made in the South Awards boosted Covered in Cotton

Editor's Letter

Heavy Hitter

A vintage sledgehammer goes from rust heap to wall hanger

Arts & Culture

The Tenth Annual Made in the South Awards

And the winners are…

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G&G Party Pics

2018 Made in the South Weekend

A signature G&G weekend in Charleston.

Made in the South Awards

2018 Overall Winner: High Wire Distilling Co.

Drink Category Runners-Up: A rye whiskey from Kentucky, Blackberry Farm’s Imperial Stout, and Castle Hill Cider

Made in the South Awards: Style

Winner: Ole Mason Jar Sport Coat

Runners-up: Yearly Co. bracelets, Miron Crosby cowboy boots, and a messenger bag by Clayton & Crume

Made in the South Awards: Home

Winner: Skylar Morgan Furniture + Design Sofa

Runners-up: JAO Originals’ sauté pan, a table by Hobgood Furniture, and a chef’s knife by Middleton Made Knives

Made in the South Awards: Crafts

Winner: Boyd’s of Texas Eau de Parfum

Runners-up: a calendar from Brown Parcel Press, pressed flowers from Blackwell Botanicals, and nesting bowls by East Fork

Made in the South Awards: Outdoors

Winner: Hollifield Bamboo Fly Rods

Runners-Up: a fire pit from Deus Modern, landing nets by HeartWood Trade, and axes from Richardson Axeworks

Made in the South Awards: Food

Winner: White Oak Pastures Ibérico Pancetta

Runners-Up: sweet-cured jalapeños from Jed’s Finest, a magnolia vinegar from Lindera Farms, and Blackberry Patsh’s satsuma syrup

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Charleston, South Carolina

Made in the South Weekend

A weekend celebrating the Made in the South Awards finalists in Charleston, South Carolina

Drinks

Made in the South: The Virginia Rosé You’ll Want to Drink All Summer

A new release from an award-winning Southern winery hits shelves

Arts & Culture

Sharpen Your Southern Skills  

Palmetto Bluff’s Artist in Residence program offers unique learning opportunities, from foraging for edibles to dyeing textiles with indigo

Made in the South Awards

2010 Etc. Category: Overall Winner

From modern rocking chairs to strawberry jam, the winners of our first contest for craftsmen exemplify the South’s entrepreneurial spirit and a tradition of goods made right

Made in the South Awards

2010 Food Category

From modern rocking chairs to strawberry jam, the winners of our first contest for craftsmen exemplify the South’s entrepreneurial spirit and a tradition of goods made right

Made in the South Awards

2010 Home Category

From modern rocking chairs to strawberry jam, the winners of our first contest for craftsmen exemplify the South’s entrepreneurial spirit and a tradition of goods made right