Amendments to local alcohol policy notified

Press Release – Auckland Council

Auckland Council has publically notified amendments made to its provisional Local Alcohol Policy as requested by the Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority. Read more »

Epic Hop Zombie Wins NZ Food Awards

Press Release – Epic Brewing Company

Epic Hop Zombie has won the Countdown Alcoholic Beverages Award at the New Zealand Food Awards 2017. Read more »

Northern Region Shines in Brewers Guild Awards

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

Brewers from Bream Bay to Birkenhead are counting their winnings after the 2017 Brewers Guild Awards. Read more »

Parents and Drinking Behaviours

Press Release – The Tomorrow Project

Responsible drinking champion Matt Claridge says regardless of where alcohol is sold, it is parents that are the biggest influencers when it comes to childrens future drinking behaviours. Read more »

2017 Brewers Guild of NZ Beer Writer of the Year

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

Dont spill your pints, guys, New Zealand has a newly crowned Beer Writer of the Year – and shes a woman! Read more »

NZ kids can’t escape alcohol marketing

Press Release – University of Otago

New Zealand children are exposed to alcohol marketing on nearly every visit to the supermarket, innovative camera research from Otago and Auckland Universities reveals. The research found children were exposed to alcohol marketing on 85 per cent of their … Read more »

Garage Project wins Champion NZ Brewery

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

Wellingtons Garage Project has been named New Zealands Champion Brewer at the 2017 Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards. Read more »

Sileni Seasonal Releases Hit the Market in Time for Summer

Press Release – Sileni Estates

With summer lurking on our doorstep, what better way to welcome in the warmer weather than with the launch of Sileni Estates much anticipated, seasonal release bottles? Read more »

How we choose New Zealand’s Champion Brewer

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

Each year the Brewers Guild runs New Zealands biggest beer competition, awarding medals and trophies in 13 classes. The combined results of this competition determine the Champion Brewer. Read more »

2017 Pacific Beer Expo to Showcase Vietnamese Brewing

Press Release – Pacific Beer Expo

The 2017 Pacific Beer Expo will showcase the output of three breweries from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) in Vietnam. All three are quite new but are turning heads for the high quality and distinctive beers they have been producing. Read more »

Kelsey Daniels Wins NZ Young Winemaker of the Year

Press Release – Wine Marlborough

The 2017 Tonnellerie de Mercurey NZ Young Winemaker of the Year Final was held at Villa Maria in Auckland with the celebration dinner held at Ostro Restaurant where Kelsey Daniels from Vinlink Marlborough was announced the winner and Sara Addis from … Read more »

Iconic Otago Winery Rockburn Releases Limited Edition Rosé

Press Release – Rockburn Wines

Rockburn releases its highly anticipated 2017 Stolen Kiss at daylight saving on 24 September 2017, offering the #firstkissofsummer to wine lovers around the country. Read more »

Double Gold for Pā Road Rosé at China Wine & Spirits Awards

Press Release – te Pa Family Vineyards

te P Family Vineyards has cleaned up at the annual China Wine & Spirits Awards, with its 2017 P Road Ros winning a sought-after double gold medal. Read more »

Former Accolade Wines CEO appointed Director of Invivo Wines

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

Invivo has announced the appointment of Paul Schaafsma, former CEO of Accolade Wines, to its board as an independent director. Under Pauls leadership, the fifth largest wine company in the world exceeded AUD$1billion in revenue with a team of 1700 employees … Read more »

Rising women’s drinking highlights need for FASD Awareness

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch says more New Zealand women are now drinking hazardously so we must address our wider drinking culture to support women to have alcohol-free pregnancies. Read more »

Evidence of Alcohol Industry Distortion of Science

Press Release – Alcohol Action NZ

New research from Professor Mark Petticrew of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, published today, provides evidence that alcohol companies, and the responsible drinking organisations that they fund, routinely deny and distort the evidence … Read more »

Lion’s Alcohol&Me education programme a big hit

Press Release – Food and Grocery Council

An online programme aimed at educating New Zealanders on safer alcohol consumption is proving to be a fantastic resource everyone should check out, says NZ Food and Grocery Council (FGC) Chief Executive Katherine Rich. Read more »

Canterbury Cabernet Franc Wins Bragato Champion Wine Award

Press Release – NZ Wine

A Cabernet Franc from Canterbury has come out on top at this years Bragato Wine Awards. Read more »

Light to Moderate Drinking Can Have Health Benefits

Press Release – Spirits New Zealand

A study of over 330,000 people aged 18 or over has shown that light to moderate drinkers can live longer than those who have never had alcohol. Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology the study also reconfirmed the cardiovascular … Read more »

New plastic policy shows leadership on waste issues

Press Release – Kiwi Bottle Drive

Clean beaches may be only a vote away following the welcome announcement of the Green Party to introduce a bottle deposit scheme – sometime known as a Container Deposit Scheme – to New Zealand, as part of the Partys plan to clean up beaches … Read more »

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