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Kiwi Designed System Set to Eliminate Wastewater in Vineyards and Dairy Farms

April 15, 2014 • LiquorComments (0)

A new Kiwi designed water filtration system which can eliminate wastewater could save New Zealand wineries thousands of dollars annually, has significant export potential for international wine producers and is already being championed by the local dairy industry. The new waste management process created by Scott Biotechnologies and Allan Scott winemaker...

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Hola! Two New Additions to DB’s Mexican Fiesta

April 14, 2014 • LiquorComments (0)

DB Breweries is proud to announce two more Mexican Cerveza’s to its on-premise product portfolio. In addition to the already popular Mexican brew SOL beer, DB is excited to offer two more equally renowned beers to New Zealand consumers by introducing the...


“Untouchable” Wellington bar owner enters worlds largest cocktail competition

March 27, 2014 • Featured, LiquorComments (0)

Apartment Bar co-owner Riki Carter has entered the worlds largest and most prestigious cocktail competition, The Diageo Reserve World Class Series. Mr Carter no stranger to competing in cocktail events at a world standard. Over the last few years of his...

Craft Beer

Selling Craft Beers: 5 Tips for Countering Customers’ Price Ale-ments

March 19, 2014 • Featured, LiquorComments (0)

Restaurant managers face a variety of challenges when pricing their food and beverage products. This is especially the case when significant changes in customer preferences create heightened demand for specific new products. Nowhere is this challenge more...

Hospitality News

Craggy Range Pinot Noir awarded gold in prestigious UK competition

March 17, 2014 • Featured, LiquorComments (0)

A single vineyard New Zealand Pinot Noir produced from Wairarapa grapes has been awarded a gold medal in the Global Pinot Noir Masters one of the world’s most prestigious wine competitions. Hawke’s Bay vineyard Craggy Range’s 2011 vintage Prestige...

Heinken UEFA Champions League 330ml Bottle

Heineken UEFA Champions League Sponsorship

March 14, 2014 • Featured, LiquorComments (0)

Heineken returns as a proud sponsor of the UEFA Champions League (UCL) in 2014 with the ‘Road to the Final’ integrated campaign. This year New Zealanders can quench their growing thirst for football as Heineken launches ‘Road to the Final’, an...


Bartenders compete to be crowned World Draught Master

August 26, 2013 • Featured, LiquorComments (0)

Who’s got what it takes to become Stella Artois’ official Draught Master? That’s the question that will be on the lips of hundreds of bar tenders across New Zealand as the renowned beer of beers, Stella Artois, starts its ultimate quest to find its...


Harbourside prepares for fun dining with reopening

August 26, 2013 • Featured, Food service, LiquorComments (0)

Iconic Auckland restaurant, Harbourside, is set to reopen its doors in Spring following a multi-million dollar refurbishment.Premium hospitality operator Good Group is excited to be reinventing the brand after taking over the site from long time restaurateur...


Eichardt’s Hotel appoints new sommelier to expand wine offering

August 18, 2013 • Announcements, Featured, LiquorComments (0)

Multi-award-winning Eichardt’s Private Hotel in Queenstown has appointed experienced sommelier Kimberly Flear to the front of house team. Ms Flear joined the luxury hotel on August 12 after many years working in the wine and hospitality industries in...


Twin brothers honoured with top brewing accolade

August 13, 2013 • Featured, LiquorComments (0)

Twin brothers, Doug and Jim Banks, were doubly delighted to be awarded the Morton Coutts Trophy at the annual Brewers Guild of New Zealand Awards on August 8. The prestigious Morton Coutts Trophy is given to the most outstanding nominee, who has brought a...