Uncommonly good rosé from an uncommon grape

Press Release – Clearview Estate

When Clearview Estate owners first purchased their Te Awanga, Hawkes Bay vineyard in 1986, they werent quite sure what an unusual grape variety already established there was, but after a bit of investigation, discovered it was Chambourcin, a French-American … Read more »

Hawke’s Bay Pinot Noir to be served in AA Business Class

Press Release – Sileni Estates

Sileni Estates Cellar Selection Pinot Noir will be served in American Airlines Business Class cabins. Read more »

Good George Celebrates The Onset Of Winter

Press Release – Good George

Black never goes out of fashion, but this one wont be around for long. Good George has launched their first seasonal Squealer, Good George Black India Pale Ale (IPA) just in time for winter. Read more »

Clicquot in the Snow returning for 2016

Press Release – Veuve Clicquot

Clicquot in the Snow is returning for 2016 and the line-up is proving to be the best in the 6-year history of the annual luxury champagne celebration. With events for the public to enjoy spanning four days, Clicquot in the Snow will be offering locals … Read more »

Family winemaking tradition continues at Spy Valley

Press Release – Spy Valley Wines

Spy Valleys newly appointed general manager has grown up with the winery in her veins. Read more »

Wither Hills Relaunches Single Vineyard Collection

Press Release – Wither Hills

Wither Hills has relaunched a collection of three Single Vineyard wines, each made beautifully in Wither Hills iconic vineyards; Rarangi, Benmorven and Taylor River. Read more »

Independent Liquor sold The Mill liquor chain for $12 mln

Article – BusinessDesk

June 14 (BusinessDesk) – Independent Liquor NZ sold The Mill liquor chain for a total of $12 million, its financial accounts show. Read more »

Spy Valley Envoy represents New Zealand in the skies

Press Release – Spy Valley Wines

Spy Valleys remarkable run as wine supplier of choice for British Airways first class service continues, this month winning the tender to provide Pinot Noir for first class passengers. Read more »

Craft brewers bring innovation on tap

Press Release – GABS Beer Cider and Food Festival

New Zealand craft brewers bring innovation on tap to GABS Beer, Cider and Food Fest 2016 Read more »

Local brewers head north for international beer festival

Press Release – GABS Beer Cider and Food Festival

Beer and cider brewers from across New Zealand are heading up to Auckland next month to take part in the 2016 GABS Beer, Cider & Food Festival . Read more »

DB Breweries cuts dividend to owner Heineken

Article – BusinessDesk

June 13 (BusinessDesk) – DB Breweries owner Heineken cut the dividend it took from the New Zealand brewer by more than a third in 2015, despite a rise in profits. Read more »

Eurovintage and Renaissance to partner in New Zealand

Press Release – Renaissance Brewing

One of the pioneers of craft brewing in New Zealand, Renaissance Brewing, are excited to announce that from July 1st they will be working in partnership with Eurovintage, one of New Zealands leading distributors of premium wine, spirits and beers. Read more »

Rockburn Pinot Noir recognised

Press Release – Sip NZ Wine

Rockburns highly acclaimed 2013 Pinot Noir from Central Otago added international ratings by the worlds leading wine publications to its scorecard, receiving 92pt by The Wine Enthusiast and a 90pt rating by The Wine Spectator. Read more »

NORTON-SOUTH Lion signs NZ-wide distribution deal

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

Invivo, New Zealands most talked about winery, can today announce that its signed a nationwide distribution agreement with Lion, effective 18 July 2016. The agreement will see Lion distributing Invivo Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, Invivo Marlborough … Read more »

Constellation Brands to Report FQ Fiscal 2017 Results

Press Release – Constellation Brands

Constellation Brands to Report First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results; Host Conference Call June 30, 2016 Read more »

Winter F.A.W.C! 2016 tickets on sale this week

Press Release – Hawkes Bay Tourism

Food and Wine lovers will be squealing with delight with the announcement that tickets for Winter F.A.W.C! Food and Wine go on sale this week. Read more »

Belgian Beer Café Torenhof – Winemakers’ Dinner Series

Press Release – Belgian Beer Cafe

Christchurch beer barons Belgian Beer Caf Torenhof are set to take your tastebuds on a gastronomic odyssey with the introduction of their Winemakers Dinner Series* starting on Wednesday, June 22 with Martinborough Vineyard. Read more »

Licences Suspended For Two Hastings Bars

Press Release – Hastings District Council

The Alcohol Regulatory and Licensing Authority has ordered the suspension of two Hastings alcohol licences, following failed purchase operations which saw alcohol sold to minors. Read more »

Mahana Estates takes a stand against ‘paid for’ reviews

Press Release – Mahana Winery

Mahana Estates and its winemaker Michael Glover are taking a stand against the practise of paid for reviews in the interest of transparency for wine consumers. Read more »

Yealands Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Press Release – Yealands

Yealands Estate Winery (Yealands) has just been recognised with a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past … Read more »

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