Drinks Writer launches kiwi CRAFT on Kicks

Press Release – Kiwi Craft

Drinks writer and editor of the upcoming magazine Eat NZ Jules van Cruysen released into the wild his first Kickstarter campaign on the morning of Thursday the 24th of July for kiwi CRAFT , a guide book to New Zealand beer, breweries, brewers and … Read more »

Moa makes $500k placement, offers $5.25 mln in rights

Article – BusinessDesk

Jul. 24 (BusinessDesk) – Moa Group, the unprofitable boutique beer maker, raised $500,000 from five institutional investors and plans to raise up to $5.25 million in a discounted rights issue to existing shareholders. Read more »

Poor decision-making on road leads to Hamilton crash

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A selfish disregard for the safety of other road users is how a senior Waikato Police officer describes the actions of a driver involved in an early morning crash in Hamilton this morning in which speed, alcohol and driving unrestrained all appear to have … Read more »

New Book – Food, Wine And Stories From Central Otago

Press Release – Amisfield Wine Company

Food, wine and stories are the focus of a new book that shines the light on celebrated Central Otago wine producer Amisfield and its award-winning Amisfield Bistro. Read more »

Moa boosts first quarter sales, expects higher margins

Article – BusinessDesk

July 22 (BusinessDesk) – Moa Group, the unprofitable boutique beer maker, increased first quarter sales volumes 95 percent after moving to a more direct distribution structure in New Zealand, its largest market. Read more »

Auckland Alcohol Policy Could Burst City’s Craft Beer Boom

Press Release – Society Of Beer Advocates

Proposed changes to Aucklands local alcohol policy (LAP) could have disastrous consequences on the cities thriving beer culture, the Society of Beer Advocates believes. Read more »

More evidence that alcohol is not good for your heart

Press Release – Alcohol Action NZ

The harmful effects of alcohol on conditions such as liver cirrhosis, injuries, and many cancers have been firmly established, but scientific debate has continued about whether light to moderate alcohol consumption reduces the risk of coronary heart … Read more »

All in One Grain Brewing System to Revolutionise Homebrewing

Press Release – Imake

THE GRAINFATHER TO BE LAUNCHED AT BEERVANA 2014 All in One Grain Brewing System to Revolutionise Homebrewing Read more »

Clicquot in the Snow Announces Full Event Calendar

Press Release – Veuve Clicquot

The five-day Clicquot in the Snow celebration runs from Wednesday 30 July to Sunday 3 August, offering locals and visitors to Queenstown a chance to toast winter with one of the worlds finest champagnes and indulge in some aprs ski fun with the … Read more »

Sponsorship success for the 2014 Beer Awards

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

The Brewers Guild of New Zealand is delighted to announce the return of Craftology as the naming rights sponsor for the 2014 Beer Awards, a prestigious annual event which celebrates excellence in the brewing industry. Read more »

Luring British Wine Professionals to Largest NZ Wine Region

Press Release – Wine Marlborough

Wine Marlborough and the NZ-UK Link Foundation are proud to announce that applications for the 2014/2015 Wine Marlborough NZ-UK Link Foundation scholarship are now open. Read more »

Line up of breweries and eateries announced for Beervana

Press Release – Beervana

Once again, Beervana is shaping up to be the premier craft beer event in New Zealand, with a stellar line up of breweries and top eateries presenting craft beer-friendly food at this two day event, held in Wellington in August. Read more »

Sponsorship success for the 2014 Beer Awards

Press Release – The Brewers Guild

The Brewers Guild of New Zealand is delighted to announce the return of Craftology as the naming rights sponsor for the 2014 Beer Awards, a prestigious annual event which celebrates excellence in the brewing industry. Read more »

Kiwis Hungry for More Food And Hospitality

Press Release – Fine Food NZ

New Zealands food and hospitality industry is alive and thriving, according to results in from last weeks Fine Food NZ (FFNZ) food retail, foodservice and hospitality international trade exhibition. Read more »

Alcohol labelling decision a travesty for unborn babies

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

At a meeting in Australia last week, trans-Tasman ministers responsible for food safety voted to allow the alcohol industry yet another two years to voluntarily warn consumers of the risks of consuming alcohol during pregnancy. Read more »

International accolades flow for Sileni Sauvignon Blanc

Press Release – Sileni Estates

Sileni Estates Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has been recognised as the best in the world at the San Francisco International Wine Competition. The Reserve The Straits Sauvignon Blanc 2013 was crowned best Sauvignon Blanc and awarded a double gold medal. Read more »

“Wine tastes better than flowers”

Press Release – Send A Bottle

Wine tastes better than flowers say the founders of new online service Company Send A Bottle Read more »

Jason Clark Crowned 2014 World Class National Champion

Press Release – Diageo Reserve World Class

Jason Clark, representing Aucklands Bedford Soda & Liquor bar will be jetting off to Great Britain to compete for the title of WORLD CLASS Bartender of the year after a repeat win in the Diageo Reserve World Class National Final on Monday night … Read more »

$15 Sauvignon Blanc Wins Trophy at Wine Oscars

Press Release – Yealands

A Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc has claimed a gold medal and prestigious trophy at the 2014 Decanter World Wine Awards held in London last night. Read more »

Judge Rock Pinot Noir 2012 – Decanter Gold Medal

Press Release – Judge Rock

Judge Rocks Pinot Noir has yet again collected a gold medal in the worlds largest wine competition. First planted in 1998, this boutique family Alexandra vineyard has 13,000 Pinot Noir vines and 2000 St Laurent vines. In 2009 Judge Rock produced … Read more »

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