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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.

G&G PRESENTS

A stunning North Carolina–made modern curio cabinet, a best-ever buttermilk biscuit mix, a surprising Georgia-inflected port, and twenty-one other Southern-made products compose this year’s crop of honorees across six categories—home, food, drink, crafts, style, and outdoors. Plus: Our first ever Sustainability Award winner

Arts & Culture

No. 1: You could win $10,000

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G&G Party Pics

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

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

15th ANNUAL

One winner from among six categories—Food, Drink, Home, Style, Outdoors, and Crafts—will receive $15,000.
The deadline to enter is June 17.

Made in the South

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

How the Made in the South Awards boosted Covered in Cotton

Editor's Letter

A vintage sledgehammer goes from rust heap to wall hanger

Arts & Culture

And the winners are…

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G&G Party Pics

A signature G&G weekend in Charleston.

Made in the South Awards

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

Made in the South Awards: Style

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

Made in the South Awards: Home

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

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

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

Made in the South Awards: Food

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

Drinks

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

Arts & Culture

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

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

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