Selaks Celebrates 80 Year Heritage

Press Release – Selaks

New halo tier range of Founders wines launched Respect for the brands creators and a celebration of its heritage are at the heart of the re-launch this month of a limited release range of Selaks Founders wines. Re-introduced to commemorate the … Read more »

New smartphone tech will test drink drive limits

Press Release – Alcoordi

Not sure if you are ok to drive? For the first time, Kiwi motorists can now do a police grade breathalyser test via their Android smartphone. Read more »

Veuve Clicquot launches new mail service this Christmas

Press Release – Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot is bringing Clicquot Mail to New Zealand just in time for Christmas this year. Throughout the month of December, restaurant diners will be able to put pen to paper on tailor-made Veuve Clicquot postcards then post them free of charge … Read more »

Protecting lives on the roads this summer and beyond

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police today announced a commitment to enforce speed limits and new alcohol limits throughout summer and beyond in an effort to keep our roads safe. However police also made it clear that the survival of our loved ones depends on all New Zealanders … Read more »

Businesses encouraged to ‘party smart’ this festive season

Press Release – Horizons Regional Council

Horizons Regional Councils road safety team is encouraging organisations to lead by example this festive season by providing non-alcoholic beverages and arranging a safe way home from end of year functions. Read more »

Southern DHB gets behind NZ Safety Week

Press Release – Southern District Health Board

This week (24-30 November) is Safety Week. The main areas of focus are alcohol and sport and recreation activities focusing on keeping people safe over the summer period, and highlighting the change in the blood alcohol limit for driving from 1 December. Read more »

‘Tis the season

Press Release – Palmerston North City Council

Tis the season The festive season is fast approaching, so make sure you take the time to refresh your understanding about providing refreshments. With recent changes to legislation around blood alcohol levels, knowing whats legal and responsible … Read more »

Air New Zealand Wine Awards Champion Gewurztraminer

Press Release – Spy Valley Wines

The Air New Zealand Wine Awards is New Zealands premier wine competition created to encourage and reward excellence in New Zealand winemaking for the benefit of winemakers and consumers. Read more »

Victory for Villa Maria as Pinot Noir thrills

Press Release – Villa Maria Estate

It was a night to remember as Villa Maria Estate picked up one of the highest accolades of the evening, the O-I New Zealand Reserve Wine of the Show Trophy, at the 28th Air New Zealand Wine Awards. The Villa Maria Single Vineyard Southern Clays Marlborough … Read more »

Vidal Legacy Chardonnay triumphs at the Air NZ Wine Awards

Press Release – Vidal Estate

An absolutely incredible moment were the words out of Hugh Crichtons mouth when the results for Champion Wine of the Show were announced at the 28th Air New Zealand wine awards. Read more »

Appeal dismissal should empower local councils

Press Release – Alcohol Healthwatch

Alcohol Healthwatch says good sense has prevailed with the dismissal of the appeal against Tasman Districts provisional Local Alcohol Policy (LAP). Read more »

The IMP has been released

Press Release – Epic Brewing Company

Brewed as a session IPA, it is SMALL (4.7% alc/vol) and MISCHIEVOUS (generously dry hopped like an IPA. It has more dry hop than the Epic Armageddon IPA). Read more »

Liquor licence changes and deadlines

Press Release – Wairoa District Council

All applications for alcohol licences for events in December and January must be lodged by 21 November at the latest to ensure they are processed prior to the holiday period, applications received after this time might still be processed prior to the … Read more »

Moa 1H loss widens following restructuring, sales jump 71%

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Moa Group posted a wider first-half loss after the unprofitable boutique beer maker restructured its fledgling business and changed distribution and brewing arrangements to underpin future growth. Read more »

Small Winery Soars Sky High

Press Release – Lowburn Ferry Wines

Boutique Central Otago producer Lowburn Ferry Wines has capped a string of elite awards for its wines in the past fortnight with the announcement that its pinot noirs will be served in British Airways first class cabins from early next year. Read more »

New off-licence a backward step for Clendon

Press Release – Manurewa Local Board

New off-licence a backward step for Clendon The Manurewa Local Board is disappointed with todays decision by the Auckland District Licencing Committee (DLC) to approve a new off-licence operator in the Clendon community. Manurewa Local Board Chair Angela … Read more »

Alcohol, Gambling Policy: Last chance to have your say

Press Release – Waikato District Council

People have until this Friday, 21 November to have their say on Waikato District Councils proposed Local Alcohol Policy (LAP) and proposed Gambling Venues Policy. Read more »

Stay safe this summer with Safe Hutt Valley

Press Release – Hutt City Council

Safe Hutt Valley has launched a new website just in time for the summer season. The new website provides easy access to important community updates, and hosts a range of handy safety tools and resources to help families and communities to stay safe … Read more »

Sacred Hill Sundaze back this summer

Press Release – Sacred Hill

Sundaze at Sacred Hills much loved cellar door are back by popular demand this summer. Read more »

Five Golds for Yealands Wine Group at Air NZ Awards

Press Release – Yealands Wine Group

Yealands Wine Group have been highly awarded at the annual Air New Zealand Wine Awards, claiming a total of five Pure Gold medals and nine Pure Silver medals. Read more »

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