New distillery ready to produce gin – Lammermoor Distillery

Far in the depths of Central Otago, down a long winding gravel road beyond the Maniototo and sitting in the heart of the Paerau Valley lies Lammermoor Station – and a new distillery, ready to produce the finest whisky and gin. Mr Elliot’s wish was simple: “To produce good single malt whisky, a little bit […]

Reefton Distilling Co. Crowdfunding With Snowball Effect

The following is from the Snowball Effect Crowdfunding Offer. Our gin will use our neutral spirit infused with botanicals and aromatics featuring both traditional gin flavours (juniper, citrus, orris root, liquorice root) and local botanicals (horopito, manuka, kanuka, kawakawa, lemonwood, ti kouka root, watercress, and harakeke flower) to produce a genuinely unique product reflecting the […]

Craft gin distillery another business for Hastings hospitality hub

Big plans are afoot for the opening of a craft gin distillery in the heart of Hastings CBD – thought to be the first of its kind in the region. By spring wine industry veterans Kate Galloway and David Ramonteu hope to open Hastings Distillers on a corner site in the city’s growing hub of […]

West Coast Gin on the way from new Reefton distillery

A new business is looking to turn pure West Coast rainwater into gin, liqueurs and eventually whisky. Reefton Distilling Co. will open its doors next year in the West Coast town that shares its name, co-founders Patsy Bass and Sean Whitaker said. While starting at the smaller end of the scale, head distiller Whitaker said Reefton was the perfect place to […]