They say the test of a political leader is whether you would want to have a beer with them.
Lewis Road Creamery's Chocolate Milk will be on sale down south is September... and it's launching two new flavours.
It's possible that no brew is so misunderstood - but here's how to get it just right.
Blenheim could become an educational hub for winemaking under ambitious plans for an NZ School of Wine.
I can't drink cheap plonk any more, but negotiating the social niceties of wine with friends can be tricky.
A beer with a hint of Nelson is brewing, but exactly what the hint consists of remains a mystery – for now.
Wellington craft breweries are impressing festivalgoers in the United States beer capital.
The West Coast IPA Challenge is one of the country's funnest beer competitions.
New Zealand's organic wine producers are exploring this country's true vinous potential.
There are plenty of low-alcohol beer options for those who do not like IPA.
OPINION: The Beerhive Blog takes you inside the country's largest brewery.
The last word on Chartreuse will silence the critics.
Mocktails are a great answer to the demand for non-alcoholic options.
This small Canberra cafe is only a few weeks old, but it's bringing all the boys (and girls) to the yard with these decadent creations.
One beer sommelier says so, and thinks we should be serving the stuff in flutes and brandy glasses.
The little guys are representing the capital at the big Oregon Brewers Festival.
What Auckland is to Sydney, we in the cultural capital have always preferred to believe, Wellington is to Melbourne.
Nestle had the audacity to change its Milo drink recipe last month. A dietitian puts the new product to the test.
Malt is responsible for a beer's colour and body, as well as its alcoholic strength and effervescence.
Many health claims have been made of coffee, so here's a scientific look at this magical elixir.
When the first "hop shortage crisis" headlines fell into my timeline and I contemplated the possibility of a world without pale ale, I thought about pre-loading for the hopocalypse.
Brown beetle and hailstones aside, organic and biodynamic winemaking is making steady progress in the global industry.
Brewery tries to bottle the essence of the Grateful Dead.
When it comes to in-flight tippling, not all wines are created equal.
Organic wines are as good quality, with similar yields but cheaper disease control, study shows.
Vermouth is the ultimate cocktail builder.
Customers fear for the wellbeing of factory workers after a concerning message pops up on soft drink bottle-top.
She's only 21 but Lori Wallace has proved she's got the perfect pour at an international competition.
The taste of Hamilton's first real coffee makes a return in Pirongia
Ruby red and sparkling with summer fruit flavours, Hop Federation's Red IPA is a stunning winter beer.