Educating children not the best solution to alcohol harm

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch says we need to look beyond educating children and young people to address deeply embedded attitudes and behaviours concerning alcohol. Read more »

TPP a potential threat to continued alcohol reform

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch is among a group of professional health agencies and individuals calling on Trade Minister Hon Tim Groser to arrange a comprehensive health impact assessment of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. New Zealand is a signatory … Read more »

Emerson’s Brewery JP Dufour Scholarship: Applications open

Press Release – Emerson’s

Tertiary students undertaking a project within the brewing industry are invited to apply for the inaugural Emersons Brewery JP Dufour Scholarship . Read more »

Sweet Win for Esk Valley at Hawkes Bay A&P Wine Awards

Press Release – Esk Valley

Esk Valley Estate was awarded the Trophy, sponsored by Hurford Parker Insurance Brokers, for the Champion Sweet Wine at the Hawkes Bay A&P Wine Awards. These awards are the oldest, regional wine competition in the country and celebrate Hawkes Bay … Read more »

The Pacific Beer Expo responds to Karl du Fresne

Press Release – Pacific Beer Expo

In a blog post today on the Manawatu Standards website, former wine writer Karl du Fresne writes the earnest, bearded cultists who gather at craft beer festivals strike me as only slightly less tragic than men who spend their weekends playing … Read more »

Pacific Beer Expo Details Revealed

Press Release – Pacific Beer Expo

With just days left until the 4th Pacific Beer Expo, organisers Hashigo Zake and Beer Without Borders can announce more details about exactly what will be on offer. Read more »

Triple Trophies as Villa Maria Shine at Hawkes Bay A&P

Press Release – Villa Maria Estate

After securing an impressive six golds at this years Hawkes Bay A&P wine awards, Villa Maria continues its run of success by collecting three trophies and Wine of Show at the countrys largest regional wine competition, held last night at the … Read more »

Emerson’s Brewery On The Move

Press Release – Emerson’s

Dunedin, New Zealand Emersons, with support from Lion, has today purchased a new site in Anzac Ave, Dunedin where they plan to build a brand new spiritual home for this iconic New Zealand craft brewery. Read more »

LK open their newest store at Stonefields, Auckland

Press Release – Liquor King

Innovative liquor retailer LK is not letting the grass grow under its feet or perhaps it is, in taking its newest store to Stonefields, the new village suburb that rose from the ashes of Aucklands former Mt Wellington quarry. Read more »

New Zealand organic wines gain easier access to Europe

Article – BusinessDesk

New Zealand’s organic wine exports have been given a boost with the European Commission agreeing to recognise the local industry’s production methods as equivalent to its own. Read more »

How to pick the perfect seafood and wine match in NZ

Press Release – Cloudy Bay

Cloudy Bay is celebrating one of the worlds most quintessential culinary pairings by launching the Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc & Seafood Trail. This October, 20 of New Zealands top restaurants in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown … Read more »

Riesling leads NZ charge at major global competition

Press Release – NZ Winegrowers

A Central Otago Riesling has scooped two top awards at the prestigious UK-based International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), while a Pinot Noir hailing from Wairarapa secured the competitions coveted Pinot Noir Trophy. Read more »

Wellington Bar Reaches Significant Milestone

Press Release – Hashigo Zake

Wellington bar Hashigo Zake announces that it will officially celebrate five years of trading during the week of October 20-26 this year. Read more »

More to be done on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

A Call to Action released today calls for more to be done to address Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in New Zealand. Read more »

NZ Joins the Greats of World Whisky

Press Release – Alice Hansen

Oamaru, New Zealand Oct 7, 2014 New Zealand has become the first nation outside Japan and Europe to mature and release a 25 year old Single Malt whisky. Following extensive barrel selection, the company has released a limited quantity of just 484 … Read more »

Chardonnay takes the stage again for Vidal Estate

Press Release – Vidal Estate

Chardonnay is New Zealands third biggest varietal producer after Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir and it is this classic that Vidal Estate is leading the way with, producing some of the countrys best Chardonnay. Read more »

Speight’s Extends Summer

Press Release – Speights

Its fair to say there are few things better than a cold beer on a hot summers day, and with Speights Summer Ale you can enjoy the taste of summer all year round – because lets face it, three months is not enough. Read more »

Clearview Estate wins three golds in A&P wine awards

Press Release – Clearview Winery

Te Awanga’s Clearview Estate Winery took out three gold awards in the HB A&P Bayleys Wine Awards 2014 announced this week, and each is special in a unique way. Read more »

Celebrating Hawkes Bay Heritage with a Classic New Style

Press Release – Vidal Estate

It has been a landmark year for one of New Zealands oldest wineries, Vidal Estate, with the introduction of a classical new logo and label design – capturing 109 years of heritage, quality and provenance. Read more »

Villa Maria Toasts to New World Gold Medal Wines

Press Release – Villa Maria Estate

Villa Maria was awarded gold medals for four of their top quality wines in the newly announced 2014 New World Wine Awards. Read more »

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