The new naturally brewed, low-sugar fizz from Soda Brewery is well worth quenching your thirst with. Ginger beer, lemonade, grapefruit soda and lime & ginger soda are on offer.
If you thought mead was just for medieval monks and their ilk, think again. Lone Bee Sparkling Mead is a dry, refreshing tipple made with New Zealand clover and mānuka honey.
While many Wellingtonians no doubt welcomed the uncharacteristically balmy summer the region has been experiencing, Amy Delahunty and Chrissy Vize had more reason than most to celebrate.
Quintin Quider, founder and owner of Central Otago’s Wild Earth Wines, came up with the idea of cooking dinner in a wine barrel in 2008 with his friend Stormalong Stanley, who was visiting from Stewart Island.
Samin Nosrat is not a household name – yet. But the cook and bestselling author has found fandom among many who already are, and she’s heading our way.
Sitting at the end of Greymouth’s Blaketown Tip is an unlikely looking coffee cart. Painted in the colours of the Dutch flag, Richard Mons’ antique lifeboat plays host to fresh, chewy stroopwafels, pour-over coffee and uplifting conversation.
A day spent immersed in the hospitality of “Barcelona food sherpa” Sarah Stothart unveils an insight into a food culture that’s all about product – and the tradition, flavour and quality therein. Sarah says she rarely adds anything more than a little...
I’m ashamed to admit that during my first two years in New Zealand, despite a number of trips to Queenstown, I had never thought about visiting Wanaka. It was suggested I pick up a hire car at Queenstown airport and make the drive across.
New Zealand's wine industry needs to open its mind to those pushing the boundaries, says John Saker.