Hill Farmstead’s Shaun Hill braved two weeks quarantine to be part of the NZ hop Harvest with the Hāpi Research Programme, which focuses on sustainable hop supply, precision farming and processing methods.
Oamaru nanobrewery Craftwork will this year undergo a significant expansion, growing its brewing operation by five times.
New Zealand’s beer industry experienced a downturn in 2020 – the only alcohol sector to do so, according to the latest figures from Stats NZ.
The Brewers Guild of New Zealand has successfully lobbied the US Brewers Association to add two New Zealand beer styles to its guidelines for the first time.
Lion NZ is closing Harrington’s Brewery in Christchurch, and moving production of the brand to its South Island breweries.