Author Archives: Valentin Ponyaev

Sailing Through Flavors: The Captivating World of Rum in New Zealand

Uncover the Rich Heritage and Diverse Tastes of Rum in the Land of the Long White Cloud Rum, the quintessential spirit of adventure and exploration, has found its place in the hearts of Kiwis across New Zealand. From the salty sea breeze of the coast to the lush green valleys of the countryside, rum’s captivating […]

Discovering the Spirited Origins of Gin: A Kiwi Perspective

Gin, a beloved and versatile spirit, has a rich history that dates back centuries. From its origins as a medicinal elixir to becoming a staple in the world of mixology, gin has evolved into a favored libation among New Zealanders. In this article, we embark on a journey to explore the fascinating origins of gin, […]

5 Best Distilleries in Auckland by

Below is a list of the top and leading Distilleries in Auckland. To help you find the best Distilleries located near you in Auckland, we put together our own list based on this rating points list. Auckland’s Best Distilleries: The top rated Distilleries in Auckland are: Ecology & Co – artisan non-alcoholic beverages Hidden World Gin – home […]

Big ups to our honorary food rescue superhero CarbonSix

Fair Food, founded in 2011, is a well-established and respected food rescue charity distributing to over 50 charities and community groups in Auckland. By diverting good surplus food from landfill to feed those in need, Fair Food addresses social and environmental issues that were among our most urgent and concerning even before COVID struck. During […]

From vodka to hand sanitiser: Boutique distilleries switch up to tackle Covid-19

Alice Neville | Deputy editor New Zealand craft distilleries are part of a global trend of temporarily halting production of spirits to turn their hands to a sought-after product in the fight against coronavirus. Boutique distilleries are diversifying in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, switching production from vodka and gin to hand sanitiser. Auckland-based distillery […]