Beer producers, tastings and reviews


Golden Bear Brewing Company

There is very little that we enjoy more than sitting in the sun…

Simon keeps the family tradition mixing wine, beer and writing

Simon Wood will be offering a regular column called Wood on Wine…

Sprig & Fern new bottles and Tracy Banner

From the time the independent Tasman Brewing Company made its…

The Workshop Café Bar Brewery

Tucked away in an old industrial building that used to be used as storage for a liquor store in New St is the very cool inner-city Workshop Café Bar Brewery.

Pair your barbecue with the perfect drink

So we've survived another winter, we've packed the heaters away…

Waikato Beer well represented at Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular

Waikato beer makers will be well represented at what is considered…

Hop Federation Brewery - Nelson Mail 31.01.18

I have been known to enjoy a beer or two in my time and craft…
Heke Homemade Herbals

Buy Nelson-made this Christmas - Nelson Mail 20.12.17

Christmas means different things to different people but I think…

Townshend Brewery and Martin Townshend - Nelson Mail 08.11.17

I first crossed paths with Martin Townshend long before he started…