The Managing Directors of Lion Nathan New Zealand and DB Breweries today announced that the Beer, Wine and Spirits Council, which represents the non-commercial interests of both companies, is to close. The move follows Lion Nathan’s decision
New Zealand’s largest range of wine, beer and spirits goes on sale tomorrow (30th November 2006), with the opening of Duffy & Finn’s in Pukekohe, the first of Foodstuffs (Auckland)’s large format liquor stores. Full Story
Well, it’s been two and a half months coming, but SOBA are finally official! We are now alive, well, and capable of taking your money and adding you to our growing force of dedicated beer advocates. If
At the ninth annual Gisborne Gold beer options held in Wellington recently a team from the Bodega Beer Imbibement Association (BBIA) won the cup for the fourth time. The BBIA is a group of beerdrinkers who meet
A solution is to combine drinking with walking, and that’s exactly what Wild About Wellington’s boutique beer tasting tour offers. Hosted by organiser Jennifer Looman and local writer and beer expert Neil Miller, our small group was
Australia’s biggest retailer Woolworths Ltd is looking at buying independent New Zealand liquor chain The Mill Liquorsave as part of plans to replicate its Australian liquor business across the Tasman. Woolworths chief executive Michael Luscombe said the
Made by reusing empty beer bottles, these goggles are a playful take on eyewear. Pick out your favorite beer, or even make the selection based upon and interesting glass (think Delirium), then either drink it down or
Not everyone is happy with the re-branding and consolidation exercise that Mac’s have just gone through. Aaron Watson of the Capital Times laments. The new Mac’s range can be checked out at their new website – www.macs.co.nz.