My second article for Drinks Biz magazine, this time reporting on the quality of entrants at last year’s NZ Fruit Wine and Cider Makers Awards where I was one of the judges.
Those of you not in New Zealand might not be aware that I have been writing for Drinks Biz magazine: the leading drinks trade publication in the Country. Here you can find a brief overview of the category I wrote for them last year. Enjoy!
One of the delights of a British Bank Holiday Weekend is battling through the traffic to visit an event of some description, like an open garden or a food and drink festival, wading amongst hordes of stressed parents and rampaging children, whilst attempting to seek cover from the lashing rain. Alright, maybe this is somewhat of a stereotype, but a … Read More In Praise of Artisans: From Marcle to Moutere
Politicians and bureaucrats beware: cider makers do not back down lightly. In fact they have been known (especially English ones) to defend their home as if it were a castle. William Pitt famously stated that “The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown”. This came was in response to Prime Minister Lord … Read More Save Our Ciderists