Marlborough wine – protecting and promoting the real deal

Press Release – Lawson’s Dry Hills

A new initiative has been launched to safeguard Marlboroughs wine reputation and Lawsons Dry Hills is among the first to jump on board. Read more »

Increasing Evidence Shows Sugar Taxes Ineffective

Press Release – NZ Beverage Council

The New Zealand Beverage Council (NZBC) says that calls for a sugar tax on sugar-sweetened beverages are misguided and there is increasing international evidence that shows sugar taxes are ineffective in reducing obesity. Read more »

Young people most aware of drinking during pregnancy

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

Young people in New Zealand are leading the way where it comes to attitudes and awareness around the risks of drinking during pregnancy. Read more »

A new chapter in the history of Vidal

Press Release – Vidal Estate

A new chapter in the history of Vidal one of New Zealands oldest wineries Read more »

New study on lifetime drinking, mortality and cancer risk

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

A rigorous new study has confirmed multiple earlier works in showing that the risk of cancer and death from cardiovascular causes and cancer is lower among light drinkers than abstainers. Read more »

Invivo Wines Take Top Kiwi Crowdfunding Spot

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

Just two-weeks after opening investment opportunities to the public, Invivo Wines has become New Zealands largest equity crowdfunded company. Read more »

Beer Survey highlights the biggest misconceptions

Press Release – Brewers Association

62% of current beer drinkers are only having one to two beers at a time, and whilst dining out (54%) Read more »

Liquor store appeal is a crucial test of alcohol law

Press Release – Community Law Canterbury

Liquor store appeal is a crucial test of alcohol law Press release – Community Law Canterbury Read more »

Alcohol Law Brings Little Change to Drinking Environment

Press Release – Massey University

New research from Massey University shows little evidence that changes introduced by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act (2012) have affected New Zealands alcohol environment. Read more »

Asahi’s Independent Liquor lifts 2017 sales

Article – BusinessDesk

June 6 (BusinessDesk) – Independent Liquor NZ, which owns alcohol brands such as Woodstock Bourbon and Boundary Road beer, increased sales in 2017 while keeping its margins intact, resulting in a 53 percent gain in net profit. Read more »

Pernod Ricard Responsib’ALL Day

Press Release – Pernod Ricard NZ

18,500 Pernod Ricard employees worldwide will dedicate an estimated 148,000 hours to volunteer in local community projects. Read more »

VinWizard wins US Innovation award

Press Release – VinWizard

Winery control technology originating from VinWizard in New Zealand is currently installed at 160 wineries worldwide. It has now been recognised by industry leaders in the United States of America for innovation at the prestigious Innovation + Quality … Read more »

Lion and IAG: Saying yes to Flexible Working works for all

Press Release – Lion New Zealand

To improve working environments for Kiwis and drive positive outcomes for business, Lion NZ and IAG New Zealand have come together to encourage more businesses to say Yes to Flex. Read more »

Strengthen local alcohol policies, say public health experts

Press Release – College of Public Health Medicine

Current alcohol legislation has made little to no progress in reducing alcohol-related harm in our communities, says the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine (NZCPHM). Read more »

Zeffer to launch 2nd capital raise to accelerate growth

Press Release – Zeffer Cider

New Zealands largest independent, dedicated cider producer, Zeffer Cider Co. has gone from strength to strength in the wake of a successful NZD$1.2million funding round last year – and is now seeking additional investment to capitalise on plans … Read more »

The search is on for new Champions

Press Release – New World Wine Awards

Entries now open for 2018 New World Wine Awards Winemakers are encouraged to put their best drops forward for the 2018 New World Wine Awards, the only New Zealand wine show that sees an increase in sales for the top wines as a direct result of … Read more »

NZ brews set gold standard at New World Beer & Cider Awards

Press Release – New World Beer and Cider Awards

New Zealand brewers and cider-makers have set the gold standard at the 2018 New World Beer & Cider Awards, taking all but one of the 12 Champion trophies available to hundreds of local and international entries. Read more »

Campaign Ups the Ante on Drinking During Pregnancy

Press Release – Cheers

A new multi-media campaign aims to send a strong message to pregnant women that alcohol and pregnancy dont mix. Read more »

International alcohol reduction expert coming to NZ

Press Release – Joe Public Relations

Its Friday night, the end of an arduous week at work. Youve already had a couple of beers or a few glasses of wine but do you really need another one? A common scenario for many people who struggle saying no to that extra glass. Read more »

Labels won’t reduce alcohol harm

Press Release – Alcohol Beverages Council

The NZ Alcohol Beverages Council has rejected the call for mandatory labelling on alcohol bottles, in light of a new survey by the University of Otago. Read more »

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