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Made in the South Awards


Coming Soon: 2021 Made in the South Awards

It’s an honor for Garden & Gun to celebrate the region’s talented artisans, creative makers, small-business owners, and other entrepreneurs with its annual Made in the South Awards. We aren’t accepting entries yet, but check back here on May 15 when the 2021 application period begins.

If you have additional questions, please email us at [email protected].

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2011 Sporting Category: Overall Winner

The 2011 award winners prove the best things are made in Dixie

Made in the South Awards

2011 Home Category

The 2011 award winners prove the best things are made in Dixie

Made in the South Awards

2011 Fashion Category

The 2011 award winners prove the best things are made in Dixie

Made in the South Awards

2011 Food Category

The 2011 award winners prove the best things are made in Dixie

Made in the South Awards

2012 Home Category: Overall Winner

Two generations of artisan woodworkers
 create the perfect rocking chair

Made in the South Awards

2012 Style + Design Category

Dixie’s best in Home, Style + Design, Outdoors, and Food

Made in the South Awards

2012 Food Category

Dixie’s best in Home, Style + Design, Outdoors, and Food

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2013 Outdoors Category

​Reed Moore’s handwrought fillet knives are a sportsman’s dream

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2013 Drinks Category

A pair of cocktail masters take the guesswork out of the old-fashioned Bittermilk

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2013 Home Category

Woodworker Michael Moran merges an ancient technique with modern design

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2016 Drinks Category

With Irish roots and North Carolina soul, Ollie Mulligan’s mellow single malt will warm your winter nights

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2016 Food Category

A tasty by-product of the rice-polishing process becomes a best seller for a family of Mississippi farmers

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2016 Home Category: Overall Winner

Glassblower Colin O’Reilly crafts elemental barware as singular as the whiskey it’s designed to hold

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2016 Style Category

Vintage botanical prints turn colorful made-to-measure skirts into wearable art

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2016 Crafts Category

With his world-class instruments, luthier John Montgomery carries on a centuries-old practice

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See All Previous Made in the South Awards Honorees

View all of Garden & Gun‘s Made in the South Award winners and runners-up

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Home & Garden

Meet the Winners: 2015 Made in the South Awards

A look at the winners and runners-up

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2015 Outdoors Category

Jeff Robbins’s throwback vessels are keeping a Southern tradition afloat

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2015 Drinks Category

Three Lowcountry restaurant veterans are taking soft drinks back to their natural—and Southern—roots

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2015 Crafts Category

In small-town Florida, a self-taught luthier builds world-class instruments

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