Wellington beer maker Panhead has been snapped up by a global brewing giant.
Why that fancy beer could give you a nasty shock - and see you banned from the road.
Grape growers say they are suffering increasing cases of crops being damaged by spray drift from neighbouring farms.
Cola: The sexy, subtle and underrated mixer that will give your next cocktail punch.
Last Friday, I joined several thousand people for dinner at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre in Philadelphia.
Bach Brewing's beer lives up to the promise of its pretty labels
Beer synonymous with America set to take patriotism to the extreme this summer.
Creamy, fantastic fizz - sip and savour a New York egg cream
Starbucks has a long history of workers getting customers' names wrong... but one seems to have an extra-special talent.
One of the few foreign beers to win a gold medal at the recent New World Beer & Cider Awards is La Trappe Witte Trappist. A unique Trappist-brewed example of a Belgian-style wheat beer, it is brewed in Holland at the Bierbrouwerij de Koningshoeven, near Tilburg, close to the Belgian border.
Nelson is already famous for its craft breweries. Could craft distilleries be the next big thing?
Mother's Day – always a tough one, having to think about what to buy that most precious woman in your life.
Moa shares jump as narrowed its full year loss as it gains market share in supermarket sales.
It's inconvenient, say locals who like a wine with dinner, as an alcohol ban takes effect.
Nothing beats a perfectly poured beer, and Hamilton can claim one of the best at it.
Could Dunedin be the new winemaking area of New Zealand?
Vine plantings are growing for the booming wine industry.
Have you ever wondered what to do with those used Nespresso pods piling up in your rubbish bin?
Tired of nasty hangovers? "Healthy hedonists" are finding a cleaner way to celebrate.
Over the years I've been writing this column for New Zealand's smaller regional newspapers I've constantly faced one major problem: the interesting, flavoursome and diverse range of beers that I most enjoy drinking and writing about are often available only in specialist shops and bars in the larger cities.
Michael Donaldson has a list of beers you can bet on
Cargo Brewery is launching a one-off pale ale for the Pie, Pint and Pinot this year.
I heard recently that the technological advancement called "electronic noses" may start making airport sniffer dogs redundant.
Fancy a tipple but fresh out of tonic water? Try these refreshing gin cocktails.
The Moonlight Track is a peated stout, which means some of the malt has been smoked over peat producing a light, whisky aroma and flavour on the nose.
Boutique breweries have taken out top awards at the annual Beer and Cider awards.
Kapiti Coast brewery Tuatara was the big winner at latest national awards.
Thanks to wine expert's new book, I'm basically now a booze genius.