Mining its own rich history - ODT

... But the latest head-turner in town, and veritable traffic-stopper, is the Reefton Distilling Company. It was the brainchild of Patsy Bass, who was born in Reefton, and shifted back home from Christchurch three years ago. Patsy told me that she was inspired to embark upon establishing the distillery after chatting to tourists who would frequently bemoan the lack of anything uniquely Reefton to take back home with them.

"A dreamcatcher from a main-street gift store doesn't it cut it," she rightly told me. ...

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Otago Daily Times (ODT) – March 11 2019 – Mike Yardley