When 15 per cent of a Marlborough pinot can be made using fruit grown elsewhere, how can we preserve the individualism of our wine regions?
Well, Beervana was a barrel of fun. Literally.
This year's festival was great, but some serious issues remain.
Forty years ago our go-to local wine was sweet bland muller thurgau.
REVIEW: Look out for the full-flavoured beers from a fantastic brewery at Mapua.
Relaxing with a dram in your favourite chair is no longer reserved for the rich and middle-aged.
Craft beer brewers leave a tang on the tastebuds of Beervana festival-goers.
Labour leader discovers that handing out free beer is a good way to win votes.
Worse for wear at the train station? These new cameras have their eye on you.
Steel your taste buds because Beervana is not a place for the faint-hearted.
Wellingtonians love craft beer and the industry is bubbling, with strong growth expectations attracting investors, new research shows.
Expect plenty of geeks and facial hair at Wellington's annual beerfest.
Are you over the flag debate too? Let's drink to that.
Are Wellington's beers better than the brews from America's craft beer capital?
There is a better cure for a hangover than the stock standard fry-up and injection of coffee.
Selling energy drinks with mini booze bottles is controversial - but perfectly legal.
Fitting into your clothes isn't Wellington on a Plate's only big squeeze.
The rye history of whiskey, distilled.
Fat Freddy's Drop member swaps the studio for the kitchen.
The health-food favourite offers a warming ritual similar to drinking an espresso, but with arguably fewer downsides.
OPINION: The strangest of ingredients can be added to beer.
A 30-litre keg of Marlborough beer will be jetting across the ditch for a NZ vs Australia craft beer contest.
One reporter swirls, sniffs and spits her way through the 2015 New World Wine Awards - with hilarious results.
Tui Brewery downgrading its capacity spells trouble for the commercial beer market.
A new creation by a Nelson's Sprig & Fern brewery combines two drinks loved by Kiwis into one supreme brew.
If you can get past the thought, how does it actually go down?
Wellington may be synonymous with craft beer, but this virile new offering packs an extra punch.
With the help of our expert caffeine-addled panel, we've compiled the ultimate list of cafes to visit when travelling overseas.
A former cheesemonger, home brewer, beer connoisseur, beer writer and founding member of the Society of Beer Advocates, New Zealand's beer advocacy group, Kieran Haslett-Moore has a passion for all things fermented.
She's German, but it was a Wellington beer that interested Annika in brewing.