Forget the World Cup - another classic trans-Tasman battle has been brewing.
Art and science is an intoxicating mix for brewery boss Richard Emerson.
Marchfest, at Founders Heritage Park in Nelson, showcases quirky new brews in a great setting.
Some of the first wine grapes to be picked this year hail from a micro-vineyard in the Far North.
A wave of low-alcohol beer is keeping business from drying up in Christchurch pubs.