Artisan Wine & Beer
Small batch, sub regional artisan wine and craft beer makers abound in Taranaki. They are united by a common purpose: create and protect distinctive, diverse wine making styles and wines. Artisan wine makers make and blend distinctive wines that uphold their region's cultures and traditions from vineyard to palate! Artisan craft beer producers create quality micro brewed craft beers from around the country. Skilled craft beer makers in the art of brewing and bottling the best micro brewed beers blending together hops and malts to create the best tasting artisan pilsners, ales and lagers around!
Craft beer brewing is an art work that has experienced a massive boom in the past few years…luckily the Hour Glass showcases a variety of craft beers that suggest their beers were brewed by people who did it before it was cool.