Kiwi pilseners are the beer world's answer to Marlborough savignon blanc.
He had a once-in-a-lifetime chance to create his own whisky. What did he come up with?
Even before Simon Nicholas finished the first batch of his lower alcohol craft beer, it had "pretty much" sold out.
It's the subject of much snobbery and name-calling among whisky drinkers. But is one truly better than the other?
Terry Knight can raise a toast to success after releasing a tequila he has painstakingly produced in Golden Bay.