In the Media

2024

REX Rural Exchange 16 May 2024
Host Dominic George chats with Patsy Bass about the latest happenings at the Distillery, including what it means for Reefton Distilling Co. becoming the first Whisky Distillery in New Zealand to achieve Bcorp certification
26:52 minutes to 34:47
omny.fm/shows/rural-exchange/rex-may-16th-bremworth-ceo-greg-smith-kate-cocks-l?in_playlist=podcast

Food & Beverage Industry News – 15 May 2024
FBIN, News, Sustainability
Reefton Distilling Co. the first NZ Whisky Distillery to achieve Bcorp certification – by Jack Lloyd
www.foodmag.com.au/reefton-distilling-co-the-first-nz-whisky-distillery-to-achieve-bcorp-certification/

Scoop – 11 May 2024
A Spirit of Continuous Improvement – Reefton Distilling Co. First NZ Whisky Distillery to Achieve Bcorp Certification
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK2405/S00375/a-spirit-of-continuous-improvement-reefton-distilling-co-first-nz-whisky-distillery-to-achieve-bcorp-certification.htm

AND

Community Scoop in association with ComVoices – 11 May 2024
community.scoop.co.nz/2024/05/a-spirit-of-continuous-improvement-reefton-distilling-co-first-nz-whisky-distillery-to-achieve-bcorp-certification/

Westport News – 10 May 2024
Distillery becomes a B Corp

Drinksbiz – 10 May 2024
Reefton first NZ whisky distillery to achieve B Corp
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/news/reefton-first-nz-whisky-distillery-to-achieve-b-corp 

Food Ticker – 10 May 2024
Reefton Distilling Co. adds B Corp certification
www.foodticker.co.nz/tag/reefton-distilling-co/ 

Restaurant & Café – 10 May 2024
BAR & BEVERAGE, DISTILLERIES, LOCAL, NEWS
BCORP CERTIFICATION FOR REEFTON DISTILLING CO.
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/bcorp-certification-for-reefton-distilling-co/ 

Stoppress – 10 May 2024
Reefton Distilling Co. first NZ whisky distillery to be Bcorp certified
stoppress.co.nz/news/reefton-distilling-co-first-nz-whisky-distillery-to-be-bcorp-certified/ 

ODT – Star News – 7 May 2024
Canterbury/National
Vast mineral riches under West Coast town
www.odt.co.nz/star-news/star-national/vast-mineral-riches-under-west-coast-town

 

Foodticker – 6 May 2024
Spirits
Reefton Founder’s Casks laid down
www.foodticker.co.nz/tag/reefton-distilling-co

Restaurant & Café – 3 May 2024
BAR & BEVERAGE, DISTILLERIES, LOCAL, NEWS
Reefton Distilling Co. welcome new cask owners
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/reefton-distilling-co-welcome-new-cask-owners

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – 2 May 2024
Emmy Award-winner and Amazing Race Host Phil Keoghan talks to Stephen Colbert about tracing his family history and his links to New Zealand’s last true town -  Reefton
www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OvpFz5Chfc

Distiller Magazine – 30 April 2024
Australia and New Zealand: 2023 in Review – by Corinne Mossati
distilling.com/distillermagazine/year-in-review-2/

Seeds Podcast with Steven Moe – 23 April 2024
Patsy Bass on building Community in Reefton and an Intergenerational Focus through business
heseeds.nz/podcast/patsy-bass-on-building-community-in-reefton-and-an-intergenerational-focus-through-business

REX online – 4 April 2024
BREWING & DISTILLING
Reefton Distilling Co. attracting international talent in Managerial appointment
www.rexonline.co.nz/home/rural/2024/04/reefton-distilling-co-attracting-international-talent-in-managerial-appointment.html

REX Rural Exchange – 3 April 2024
Dominic George chats with scotch whisky industry expert Gareth Morgan about his new role as Distillery Manager for Reefton Distilling Co.
16:38 minutes to 32:44 minutes
omny.fm/shows/rural-exchange/rex-podcast-wednesday-3rd-april

RNZ – Nights – 2 April 2024
10:30 From Speyside to Reefton: Scotch whisky expert Gareth Morgan joins Emile Donovan

www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/nights/audio/2018932554/from-speyside-to-reefton-scotch-whisky-expert-gareth-morgan
AND

www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018932554

Drinksbiz – April - May 2024
Feature – New World Whisky

A whole new world – Victoria Wells looks at how New Zealand is making its mark in this category

issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_april_may_2024_issuu/20 

NBR – 29 March 2024 
Forbar alumnus takes chair at Reefton Distilling Co.

www.nbr.co.nz/quick-takes/quick-takes-of-the-week-to-march-28/

The Westport News – 28 March 2024
Distillery employs Scottish Whisky Expert

Restaurant & Cafe – 28 March 2024 
Bar & Beverage, Distilleries, News

Shane Edmond appointed Chairman

restaurantandcafe.co.nz/shane-edmond-appointed-chairman/ 

Drinksbiz – 26 March 2024
Industry News

Reefton Distilling Co. appoints Scotch expert

www.drinksbiz.co.nz/news/reefton-distilling-co-appoints-scotch-expert
AND

Drinksbiz – April/ May issue 
Page 8 -
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_april_may_2024_issuu/8

NZBusiness – 26 March 2024 
Scotch whisky expert secures key West Coast role

nzbusiness.co.nz/news/scotch-whisky-expert-secures-key-west-coast-role 

Restaurant & Café – 26 March 2024 
Bar & Beverage, Distilleries, News

REEFTON DISTILLING WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL EXPERT

restaurantandcafe.co.nz/reefton-distilling-welcomes-international-expert/

The Shout – 26 March 2024 
DRINKS SPIRITS

Scotch Whisky industry expert appointed at West Coast distillery – by Charlotte Cowan

www.theshout.co.nz/scotch-whisky-industry-expert-appointed-at-west-coast-distillery

The Drinks Report – 25 March 2024 
People/ News

Gareth Morgan appointed distillery manager, Reefton Distilling Co 

– by Doug Houlder

www.thedrinksreport.com/news/2024/19366-gareth-morgan-appointed-distillery-manager-reefton-distilling-co.html 

Stuff - 24 March 2024 
Kiwi town sitting on a rare mineral the world wants – by Annemarie Quill

www.stuff.co.nz/nz-news/350219323/kiwi-town-sitting-rare-mineral-world-wants

The Shout - 7 March 2024 
Celebrating the talented women in Aotearoa’s liquor industry – by Charlotte Cowan

www.theshout.co.nz/celebrating-kiwi-women-in-the-liquor-industry/

RNZ Nights – 5 March 2024 
Economy/ Tourism

West Coast leads the country in tourism spending growth

www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/nights/audio/2018928845/west-coast-leads-the-country-in-tourism-spending-growth
And

Emile Donovan talks to Development West Coast Chief Executive Heath Milne

www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018928845

The Cellar Door: New Zealand – 27 February 2024 
Season 2 – Reefton Distilling Co.

Host George Gayler continues her way down south with a stop in at Reefton at Reefton Distilling Co.

CTV+
ctvplus.org.au/episode/reefton-distilling-co-reefton-the-spirits-workshop-christchurch/
Channel 31
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxuB4v9dDRA&list=PLRLLx_SSivo5GLUuMhxdkTWxMOvlCZSLe&index=35 

Development West Coast – 26 February 2024 
Reefton’s population nearly triples with motorhome rally

westcoast.co.nz/news/reeftons-population-nearly-triples/

Tohu Whenua – 13 February 2024
Landmarks that tell our stories
Top 10 Heritage + Café Destinations
tohuwhenua.nz/news-stories-travel-tips/travel-tips/top-10-heritage-plus-cafe-destinations

Drinksbiz – February - March 2024 
Smooth Operator

Spirits Report - Vodka

Pg 52 – Reefton Wild Rain Vodka

issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_february_march_2024_issuu/52

Toast Magazine – 24 January 2024 
Ten of the best New Zealand Gins
10 picks for delicious gins made here in Aotearoa – including Little Biddy Gin – Classic

toastmag.co.nz/spirits/10-kiwi-gins/ 

2023

Drinksbiz – October- November 2023 
The Perfect Pour
Spirits Report – Gin
Features Little Biddy Gin and Flavour Gallery Gin Series Pages 68 and 72
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_october_november_2023_issuu/58

Restaurant & Café Magazine – 28 September 2023 
Bar & Beverage
Gallery Lounge opens in Wellington
QT Wellington launches the city’s newest gin bar. The inaugural partner and first exhibition is Reefton Distilling Co’s Little Biddy Gin.
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/gallery-lounge-opens-in-wellington/

Hotel Magazine – 28 September 2023 
QT Wellington open GALLERY LOUNGE
the famous art collection that adorns QT Wellington’s walls now sets the scene for sipping and swirling gin-based drinks in partnership with hero distillers who act as artists of an exhibition.
hotelmagazine.co.nz/2023/09/28/qt-wellington-open-gallery-lounge/

Newstalk ZB – 23 September 2023 
Lifestyle/ Travel
Mike Yardley: Spring brilliance in Buller
www.newstalkzb.co.nz/lifestyle/travel/mike-yardley-spring-brilliance-in-buller

SELECT Magazine incorporating WINE NZ – Spring 2023 
Reefton Distilling Co. signs contract to supply whisky to Scotland
issuu.com/www.affinityads.com/docs/select_spring23_web/32

Unfiltered – The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Magazine - Issue 84 August 2023 
Distillery Profile
Reefton – a New Zealand trailblazer
Find out more about the first distillery in New Zealand to sign a deal to bring its whisky to Society members
unfiltered.smws.com/unfiltered-08-2023/distillery-profile-reeftonwww.youtube.com/watch?v=CZnREURB1NA

Drinksbiz – August - September 2023
SPIRITS NEWS – Pg 82
Reefton Distilling Co. to supply whisky to Scotland
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_august_september_2023_issuu/82

Drinksbiz – August - September 2023
SPIRITS NEWS – Pg 84
Moonlight Creek Founders Cask’s on offer
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_august_september_2023_issuu/84

REX Rural Exchange – 28 July 2023
Food & Drink
Cheers to Success: West Coast Distillery shines at 2023 SIP Awards – by Dominic George
www.rexonline.co.nz/home/rural/2023/07/cheers-to-success-west-coast-distillery-shines-at-2023-sip-awards-.html

REX Today – 26 July 2023
The awards keep coming in for Reefton Distilling Co. Dominic George chats to Founder & CEO of Reefton Distilling Co. Patsy Bass about their recent achievements at the SIP Awards 2023
omny.fm/shows/rural-exchange/founder-ceo-of-reefton-distilling-co-patsy-bass

Trip Advisor 2023
10 Best New Zealand Distilleries in New Zealand
www.tripadvisor.co.nz/Attractions-g255104-Activities-c36-t176-New_Zealand.html

Air New Zealand – 21 July 2023
West Coast itinerary for 10 days
Day 2- Spend a couple of hours delving into the world of boutique spirits at the Reefton Distilling Co.
www.airnewzealand.co.nz/destination-hokitika-west-coast-itinerary
AND
Food & Drink Adventures on the West Coast
www.airnewzealand.co.nz/destination-hokitika-restaurants

The Shout – 12 June 2023
Kiwi liquor brands continue to win on the international stage – By Charlotte Cowan
www.theshout.co.nz/kiwi-liquor-brands-winning-on-the-international-stage

RNZ Country Life – 9 June 2023
Rural News Wrap
RNZ's rural news reporter, Sally Murphy, takes a look at the week's news
03:50 minutes into the newsclip to 05:13
www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018893722
www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/countrylife/audio/2018893722/rural-news-wrap

REX Today – 9 June 2023
REX Today host Dominic George talks to Patsy Bass about Reefton Distilling Co. signing a multi-year contract to supply whisky to Edinburgh’s Scotch Malt Whisky Society
omny.fm/shows/rural-exchange/patsy-bass-reefton-distilling-co-1

Stuff – Nelson Mail – 8 June 2023
Edinburgh whisky society invites Reefton drop into the family – by Regional Reporters
www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/300900849/edinburgh-whisky-society-invites-reefton-drop-into-the-family

Restaurant & Café – 8 June 2023
BAR AND BEVERAGE
New Zealand Scotch makes it to Scotland
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/new-zealand-scotch-makes-it-to-scotland/

Broadsheet – 8 June 2023
FOOD & DRINK
Bite Size: New Zealand’s Latest in Food and Drink News
Reefton Distilling Co is now officially Scots-approved
www.broadsheet.com.au/new-zealand/food-and-drink/article/bite-size-new-zealands-latest-food-and-drink-news-june-8-2023

Otago Daily Times - 8 June 2023
BUSINESS
Scottish society to promote West Coast whisky
www.odt.co.nz/business/scottish-society-promote-west-coast-whisky

Star News – 8 June 2023
CANTERBURY/ NATIONAL
Big break for whiskey distillery
www.odt.co.nz/star-news/star-national/big-break-whiskey-distillery

Drinksbiz – 8 June 2023
INDUSTRY NEWS
Reefton Distilling Co. to supply whisky to Scotland
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/news/reefton-distilling-co-to-supply-whisky-to-scotland

RNZ – Morning Report – 8 June 2023
WORLD
West Coast distillery to supply whisky to Scotland
Founder and chief executive Patsy Bass spoke to Corin Dann
www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018893519
www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/2018893519/west-coast-distillery-to-supply-whisky-to-scotland

NZ Herald – The Country – 7 June 2023
Reefton Distilling Co. first in New Zealand to supply whisky to Scotland
www.nzherald.co.nz/the-country/news/reefton-distilling-co-first-in-new-zealand-to-supply-whisky-to-scotland/VFUQNC7OSZHSDGTEHG54QMSN2U/

RNZ - 7 June 2023
BUSINESS/ COUNTRY
West Coast whiskey distillery first from NZ to supply Scotch Malt Whisky Society
www.rnz.co.nz/news/country/491505/west-coast-whiskey-distillery-firstfrom-nz-to-supply-scotch-malt-whisky-society
AND
MSN news com
www.msn.com/en-nz/news/national/west-coast-whiskey-distillery-firstfrom-nz-to-supply-scotch-malt-whisky-society/ar-AA1cdy0X?ocid=a2hs&li=BBqdk7Q

Foodticker – 7 June 2023
SPIRITS
Reefton Distilling Co. in Scottish whisky win
https://www.foodticker.co.nz/tag/reefton-distilling-co/

RNZ Midday Rural News – 7 June 2023
News from the rural farming sector with Susan Murray - 12.35pm
03:34 into the newsclip to 05:27
https://www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018893394
https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ruralnews/audio/2018893394/midday-rural-news-for-7-june-2023

RNZ Business News – 7 June 2023
Business News with Anan Zaki -  6.53AM
02:24 into the newsclip to 03:31
www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018893329
www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/businessnews/audio/2018893329/business-news-for-7-june-2023

LiquorLand Toast – 6 June 2023
Gin Yummy: Reefton Distilling Gets Playful! by Hayley McLarin
www.toastmag.co.nz/spirits/reefton-distilling-flavour-gallery/

Exporter Today – 7 June 2023
In the News
Reefton Distilling Supplies Whisky to Scotland
exportertoday.co.nz/news/reefton-distilling-supplies-whisky-scotland

The Whisky Manual – 6 June 2023
New Zealand Tour 4: Reefton – by Dave Broom
thewhiskymanual.uk/new-zealand-tour-4-reefton/

The Post – 3 June 2023 
11 NZ attractions that are better in winter – by Laura Thornber

Laura Thornber looks at “New Zealand attractions that are at their best when it’s frigid outside.”

www.thepost.co.nz/travel/350016990/11-nz-attractions-are-better-winter 

The Press – 3 June 2023
11 NZ attractions that are better in winter – by Lorna Thornber
Reefton Distilling Co and a real-life western
www.thepress.co.nz/a/travel/350016990/11-nz-attractions-that-are-better-in-winter

Distillation NZ 23 – The New Zealand Distillers’ Conference
NZ Story of Success
Patsy Bass – Founder and Chief Executive – Reefton Distilling Co.
avenues.eventsair.com/new-zealand-distillers-conference-2023/speakers

2023 New Zealand Spirits Awards
Meet the Judges
Elizabeth Scott – Distiller, Reefton Distilling Co.
www.spiritsawardsnz.nz/judges

Gough Investments
Building Partnerships
Direct Investments
Reefton Distilling Co.
gough.co.nz/investments

Foodticker – 15 May 2023
Reefton Distilling Co. topping up coffers – by Bridget O'Connell
The West Coast spirits powerhouse is opening up to new investors as it looks to add to its gin-centric premium spirits range by building out its whisky business
www.foodticker.co.nz/tag/reefton-distilling-co/

Development West Coast – 12 May 2023
TRENZ attendees treated to a taste of The Coast
https://westcoast.co.nz/news/trenz-attendees-treated-to-a-taste-of-the-coast/

Development West Coast – 10 May 2023
West Coast being showcased at TRENZ
https://westcoast.co.nz/news/west-coast-being-showcased-at-trenz/

NZ House & Garden – 1 April 2023
Drinks Edit – by Nikki Birrell
Taste Trio
Page 161
wwwstuffmagazines.pressreader.com/nz-house-garden
wwwstuffmagazines.pressreader.com/nz-house-garden/20230401/page/160/textview

Cuisine Magazine – 6 March 2023
Kindred Spirits – by Tash McGill
www.cuisine.co.nz/kindred-spirits

Shepherdess - NGAHURU AUTUMN 2023
Our Land and Water
The Gin Genie – As told to Jennifer Little
www.shepherdess.co.nz
View Article

AA Traveller - Must Do’s – Upper South Island – 23 February 2022 
Wild about the West Coast

The Story Behind a Gin

issuu.com/aatraveller/docs/ebook_complete_usi_must_dos_2022-3/s/17359537 

Our land and Water – 21 February 2023
Winning the green premium for beverages - Annabel McAleer
Webinar in partnership between The Value Project and NZTE. Hear from the founders of a range of Kiwi beverage brands that are successfully winning the ‘green premium’ and re-investing that premium in sustainable production - including Patsy Bass from Reefton Distilling Co. (18M (minutes):22 S (secs) into the webinar to 23M:40S + 30M.18S to 30M.38S + 36:39 to 37:50 + 44.24 to 45:23 + 47:26 to 48:12 + 50:09 to 50.48)
wwwourlandandwater.nz/news/winning-the-green-premium-for-beverages

Indulge – 14 February 2023
EAT
Little Biddy Australian Launch
wwwindulgemagazine.net/little-biddy-australian-launch

Woman Magazine – 10 February 2023
Food & Drink, What’s On
The best boutique distilleries to enjoy around the country – by Peter Dragicevich
wwwwomanmagazine.co.nz/the-best-boutique-distilleries-to-enjoy-around-the-country

Delicious Magazine – 27 January 2023
New Bites
One of New Zealand's top premium gins officially launches in Australia
www.delicious.com.au/food-files/news-articles/gallery/news-bites-best-food-updates-events-week-jan-27/btu9kk2d

Foodticker – 24 January 2023
The Wrap – by Staff Reporter
Reefton Distilling Co launches across Australia.
www.foodticker.co.nz/tuesday-24-january

Global Travel Media – 19 January 2023
Leading NZ Gin Little Biddy Launches in Australia
wwweglobaltravelmedia.com.au/2023/01/19/leading-nz-gin-little-biddy-launches-in-australia

 

2022

The Feed – 16 December 2022
Reefton Distilling Co. How to build a brand from nowhere – by Ben Fahy
thefeed.co.nz/2022/12/16/8002/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=8002

The Value Project – 16 December 2022
A nod to the past, an eye on the future – The Reefton Distilling Co. Story – by Ben Fahy
ourlandandwater.nz/news/a-nod-to-the-past-an-eye-on-the-future-the-reefton-distilling-co-story/

Stuff – 11 December 2022
Nine ways to grow a sustainable food business – by The Value Project
www.stuff.co.nz/business/industries/130624536/nine-ways-to-grow-a-sustainable-food-business

Restaurant & Cafe – 8 December 2022
BAR & BEVERAGE, INDUSTRY, INTERNATIONAL, LOCAL, NEWS
An Iconic Partnership
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/an-iconic-partnership/

Newsroom – 7 December 2022
Business
Sustainable Future
‘Conscious foodies’ happy to pay more, research finds – by Nikki Mandow
www.newsroom.co.nz/sustainable-future/conscious-foodies-happy-to-pay-more-research-finds

Newsroom – 20 November 2022
Summer Newsroom
West Coast economy surges ahead of the rest – by Lois Williams
www.newsroom.co.nz/west-coast-economy-surges-ahead-of-the-rest

REX Today – 8 November 2022
REX Today FM host Dominic George talks to Angus Hay and Patsy Bass about the laying down of their first Moonlight Creek Whisky
link directly to the interview:
ROVA
omny.fm/shows/rural-exchange/patsy-bass-angus-hay-reefton-distilling-co?in_playlist=podcast
Player FM
player.fm/series/rex-1532051/patsy-bass-angus-hay-reefton-distilling-co

Kia Ora – 1 November 2022
Culture Food & Drink
ON THE MENU
Still going strong – By Michael Donaldson
7a3c073e.flowpaper.com/KiaOraNovember2022/#section=18

Glengarry – Issue 287 2022
Gin – Gems available for your summer sipping
Page 39
issuu.com/testgg/docs/287-nov-dec_2022-web/38

Today FM – REX Today – 3 October 2022
REX Today host Dominic George talks to Patsy Bass about the opening of Reefton Distilling Co.’s new distillery on the West Coast
omny.fm/shows/rural-exchange/patsy-bass-reefton-distilling-co

Drinksbiz – 4 October 2022
Industry News
Reefton Distilling Co. opens new distillery
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/news/reefton-distilling-co-opens-new-distillery

Toast Magazine – 4 October 2022
New Little Biddy Hazy Spiced Apple
toastmag.co.nz/news/little-biddy-hazy-spiced-apple/

WineNZ Magazine – Spring 2022
Distilled by Design
Kiwi Gin choosing the best from the best – by Gilbert Petersen
Pages 49 and 50
issuu.com/www.affinityads.com/docs/winenz_spring22_lr_003_ff07f4b07df8b3/48

ThreeNow – 28 September 2022
The Block NZ: Redemption - Season 10, Episode 33 (from 40 mins 17 secs)
www.threenow.co.nz/shows/the-block-nz%253A-redemption/season-10-ep-33/S2778-711/M62942-794

The NBR – 8 September 2022
Retail
Reefton Distilling Co builds momentum in Australia – By Jonathan Mitchell
The niche drinks company also had its new distillery commissioned this month.
www.nbr.co.nz/retail/reefton-distilling-builds-momentum-in-australia-new-facility/

NZ House & Garden – September 2022
Imbibe – by Nikki Birrell
Award Winning Local Vodkas – Wild Rain
Page 156
fairfaxmagazines.pressreader.com/nz-house-garden/20220901
&
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/nz-house-garden/20220901/page/156/textview

ChristchurchNZ
Gin Distilleries In and Around Ōtautahi Christchurch
www.christchurchnz.com/explore/explorechc/food-and-drink/gin-distilleries-in-and-around-otautahi-christchurch

The Shout – September 2022
The Junipers – NZ Gin Awards 2022
Contemporary Modern Gin – GOLD; Little Biddy Gin – Snow
NZ Flavoured Gin – GOLD & Best in Class ; Little Biddy Gin – Hazy Spiced Apple
issuu.com/theintermediagroup/docs/the_shout_nz_september_2022/9
&
Just add Vodka
Tash McGill discusses NZ’s excellent water sources and our premium vodka
issuu.com/theintermediagroup/docs/the_shout_nz_september_2022/16

Glengarry – Issue 285 2022
The Kiwi Spirit
Page 21
issuu.com/testgg/docs/wl_285-aug-sept_2022-web/20

Toast Magazine – Issue 19, Winter/Spring 2022
Page 66

Stuff – 21 July 2022
The booming West Coast town with ‘zero’ homes to rent – unless they are Airbnbs – by Joanne Naish
www.stuff.co.nz/national/129303246/the-booming-west-coast-town-with-zero-homes-to-rent--unless-they-are-airbnbs

Spirits Beacon – 19 July 2022
Regional Guide: The Pacific Islands
New Zealand – A look at some NZ Gins
spiritsbeacon.com/guides/spirits/regional-guide-the-pacific-islands

Restaurant & Café – 18 July 2022
Meet the Distiller: Reefton Distilling Co.
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/meet-the-distiller-reefton-distilling-co/

NZ House & Garden – July 2022
Imbibe – Drinks Edit - by Nikki Birrell
Page 159
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/nz-house-garden/20220701/page/159/textview
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/nz-house-garden/20220701

NZTE – 4 July 2022
31 NZ business leaders join Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Australia
www.nzte.govt.nz/blog/31-nz-business-leaders-join-prime-minister-jacinda-ardern-in-australia

Glengarry – Issue 284 2022
Keeping it local
Page 18
issuu.com/testgg/docs/wl_284-jun-jul_2022-web_003_/18

Development West Coast – 12 June 2022
Reefton Booms Again
Making Reefton rainwater sexy
westcoast.co.nz/news/reefton-booms-again

RNZ – 12 June 2022
Reefton prospers as locals show 'entrepreneurial spirit' by Samantha Gee
www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/468951/reefton-prospers-as-locals-show-entrepreneurial-spirit
&
Newshub – 12 June 2022
West Coast town Reefton bucks COVID-19 trend with 40 pct increase in visitor spending during pandemic – by Samantha Gee
www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2022/06/west-coast-town-reefton-bucks-covid-19-trend-with-40-pct-increase-in-visitor-spending-during-pandemic.html

Urban List – 10 June 2022
The Best Artisanal Gins in NZ so you can level up your G&T – by Jess Willemse
www.theurbanlist.com/nz/a-list/best-gins-nz

 The Shout – 23 May 2022
New Zealand Spirits Awards 2022 medal winners announced - By Charlotte Cowan
www.theshout.co.nz/new-zealand-spirits-awards-2022-medal-winners-announced/

View Auckland – May 2022
Eat & Drink
Best Gin
viewauckland.co.nz/best-gin-nz/

NZ Herald – 26 April 2022
Travel
New Zealand's distillery boom: Some of the best local gin, vodka and whiskey – by Ewan McDonald
www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/new-zealands-distillery-boom-some-of-the-best-local-gin-vodka-and-whiskey/TCDOT5YGWEECOCAKZL2PORQZQU/

New Zealand Story – March 2022
Culture
THE TASTE OF NATURE IN A NIP: WORLD CLASS GINS MADE IN NEW ZEALAND
www.nzstory.govt.nz/stories/the-taste-of-nature-in-a-nip/

Drinksbiz – February/ March 2022
New Global Ambassador for Reefton Distilling
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_february_march_2022_issuu/12

TV One – 17 February 2022
Seven Sharp’s Julian Lee looks at New Zealand’s great gin rush and how Little Biddy Gin is like "Drinking the West Coast"!
www.facebook.com/watch?v=637773447507788

MiNDFOOD – 2 February 2022
STYLE
Sample something new: innovative Kiwi gin-makers you should have on your radar – by Kathryn Chung
www.mindfood.com/article/sample-something-new-innovative-kiwi-gin-makers-you-should-have-on-your-radar/

The Shout – 27 January 2022
Reefton Distilling Co. appoints Global Brand Ambassador – by Charlotte Cowan
www.theshout.co.nz/reefton-distilling-co-appoints-global-brand-ambassador/

Stuff – 12 January 2022
New Zealand's least sunny destinations for those who hate the heat – by Siobhan Downes
www.stuff.co.nz/travel/news/127480413/new-zealands-least-sunny-destinations-for-those-who-hate-the-heat

 

2021

Toast Magazine – Issue 18, Summer 2021/2022
Stay in with Kiwi Gin
www.liquorland.co.nz/toast/#view=catalogue2&saleId=12154&page=13

Stuff – 29 December 2021
New Zealand’s most underrated tiny towns and what to do there – by Brook Sabin
www.stuff.co.nz/travel/experiences/road-trips/300178913/new-zealands-most-underrated-tiny- towns-and-what-to-do-there

Drinksbiz – December/ January 2021
Reefton wraps it up
Page 81
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_december_2021_january_2022_web/80

WineNZ Magazine – Summer issue
Distilled by Design
Summer Cocktail Time
issuu.com/www.affinityads.com/docs/winenz_summer_proof_low_1501a6ddc2ddb7/50

Our Place Magazine – Issue 37 - 6 December 2021
The Shake Down
https://issuu.com/ourplacemagazine/docs/ourplace_issue37/54

Broadsheet – 27 November 2021
New Zealand Drinks You Should Be Drinking in Australia Right Now (According to New Zealand) – by Evan Jones

The Spin Off – 26 November 2021
Society
New Zealand’s 20 best advent calendars, ranked – By Tanya Ward thespinoff.co.nz/society/26-11-2021/new-zealands-20-best-advent-calendars-ranked

Toast Magazine – 24 November 2021
Ten of the best New Zealand Gins
www.toastmag.co.nz/spirits/10-kiwi-gins/

Stuff – 24 November 2021
Westland's economy has biggest drop in the country while Buller booms post-flood – by Joanne Naish
www.stuff.co.nz/business/better-business/127039859/westlands-economy-has-biggest-drop-in- the-country-while-buller-booms-postflood

The Urban List – 17 November 2021
12 Of The Best Artisanal Gins Made In New Zealand So You Can Level Up Your G&T – by Jess Willemse
www.theurbanlist.com/nz/a-list/gin-nz

Capsule – 12 November 2021
Christmas Countdown! 10 Cute, Fun & Tasty Advent Calendars for Kids, to Gift or to Treat Yourself! - by Alice O'Connell

Fennec & Friends – 9 November 2021
ADVENT CALENDAR, GIFT GUIDE: FIVE ADVENT CALENDARS THAT ARE TOO GOOD TO MISS
fennecandfriends.com/five-advent-calendars-that-are-too-good-to-miss/

The Urban List – 3 November 2021
11 of the best Adult Advent Calendars in NZ so that you can count down to Christmas – by Kathryn Steane
www.theurbanlist.com/nz/a-list/advent-calendar-nz

Cuisine – November 2021 - Issue 208
Shoppers Notebook
The taste of summer
Page 141
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/cuisine-nz/20211101/page/140

Dish – October/ November 2021 – Issue 99
By the Glass
Swanning Around
Page 116
www.pressreader.com/australia/dish-9485/20211005/page/116

Metropol – 14 October 2021
Celebrate in Style – curated by Charlie Fox
Fresh Tipples
Page 64
issuu.com/metrospublishinggroupltd/docs/export_october_14_2021/64
and
metropol.co.nz/celebrate-in-style/
plus
Cherry Delight
Metropol share a cocktail using Little Biddy Gin – Pink
Page 73
issuu.com/metrospublishinggroupltd/docs/export_october_14_2021/72

The West Coast Messenger – 6 October 2021
Mountains meet rainforest – Reefton Gin and snow
Page 10
issuu.com/westcoastmessenger/docs/west_coast_messenger_6_october_2021/9

Drinksbiz – October November 2021
It’s a gin thing
Page 58 – 94
Little Biddy Gin Pg 66 & 85
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_october_november_2021_web/58

Drinksbiz – October November 2021
New releases from Little Biddy Gin
Page 106
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_october_november_2021_web/106

Rural Today - Magic Talk – 4 October 2021
Rural Today host Dominic George talks to Patsy Bass about a new gin from Reefton Distilling Co. and this one is made of snow
42 minutes 24 seconds into the programme through to 49 minutes 38 seconds
www.magic.co.nz/home/shows/talk/rural-today.html  Select Date 4.10.2021
and
REX Today Catch-Up Podcast - Magic Talk – 4-10-2021
www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural-today-catch-up/rex-today-catch-up-podcast-bivys8rIJ2m

Foodticker – 1 October 2021
Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 1 October - by Staff Reporter
West Coast distillery Reefton Distilling Co. has dropped a new pink gin made with New Zealand cherries ahead of summer
www.foodticker.co.nz/fresh-cuts-product-launches-for-the-week-to-1-october

WineNZ Magazine – Spring 2021
Distilled by Design
Pages 36 to 38
issuu.com/www.affinityads.com/docs/winenz_spring_21_web_f96993d3dab1e2/36

NZ House & Garden – October 2021
Imbibe – Drinks Edit by Nikki Birrell – Pg 177
Tarten-ed Up
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/nz-house-garden/20211001/page/176

Rural Today - Magic Talk – 27 September 2021
Rural Today host Dominic George chats to Patsy Bass about  Reefton Distilling Co.’s new pink gin, made with central Otago cherries
19 minutes 16 seconds into the programme through to 25 minutes 56 seconds
www.magic.co.nz/home/shows/talk/rural-today.html  Select Date 27-9-2021
and
REX Today Catch-Up Podcast - Magic Talk - 27-9-2021
www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural-today-catch-up/rex-today-catch-up-podcast-3Xs6Snji8Cu

Fennec & Friends – 23 September 2021
PRETTY IN PINK WITH A CHERRY ON TOP
Community, News
fennecandfriends.com/pretty-in-pink-with-a-cherry-on-top/

Style Magazine – September 2021
Limited release
Newsfeed – Page 14
www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/65853309/style-september-10-2021/14

Restaurant & Café – 23 September 2021
Beverage, Industry, Local, News
PRETTY IN PINK FROM LOCALLY GROWN CHERRIES
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/pretty-in-pink-from-locally-grown-cherries

Hotel Magazine – 23 September 2021
Food and Beverage, New Zealand, News
GIVE YOUR GUESTS THE TASTE OF SUMMER (ALL YEAR ROUND)
hotelmagazine.co.nz/2021/09/23/give-your-guests-the-taste-of-summer-all-year-round

F & B Tech – September 2021
Local, News
THE QUINTESSENTIAL TASTE OF A KIWI SUMMER
www.fbtech.co.nz/2021/09/22/the-quintessential-taste-of-a-kiwi-summer

Voxy – 20 September 2021
Lifestyle
Reefton Distilling Co. launch a new pink gin
www.voxy.co.nz/lifestyle/5/392807

NZ Herald – 7 September 2021
Travel
GO NZ: What to do in Reefton - history and gin on the West Coast – By Ashlyn Oswalt
www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/go-nz-what-to-do-in-reefton-history-and-gin-on-the-west-coast/ICKUM66X2TTSRG5LGFXFCJAI3Q/
and
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/the-new-zealand-herald/20210907/page/37/textview

Bay of Plenty Times – 7 September 2021
Travel
History alive and ... – by Ashlyn Oswalt
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/bay-of-plenty-times/20210907/page/37

Rotorua Daily Post – 7 September 2021
Recreation, Travel, Lifestyle
History alive and ... - by Ashlyn Oswalt
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/rotorua-daily-post/20210907/page/37

The Northern Advocate – 7 September
Recreation, Travel, Lifestyle
Reefton’s rich history – by Ashlyn Oswalt
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/the-northern-advocate/20210907/page/29

Whanganui Chronicle – 7 September
Recreation, Travel, Lifestyle
Reefton’s rich history – by Ashlyn Oswalt
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/wanganui-chronicle/20210907/page/25

Hawkes Bay Today – 7 September
Recreation, Travel, Lifestyle
Reefton’s rich history – by Ashlyn Oswalt
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/hawkes-bay-today/20210907/page/25/textview

Avenues Magazine – September 2021
Who’s your Daddy? Page 68
Lil’ Biddy!
issuu.com/27publishersltd/docs/avenues_sep_2021_issuu/68

NZ House & Garden – September 2021
Imbibe – Drinks Edit by Nikki Birrell – Pg 157
Make it Rain
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/nz-house-garden/20210901/page/157

Drinksbiz – 25 August 2021
Little Biddy Gin meets Swanndri in new release
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/news/little-biddy-gin-meets-swanndri-in-new-release

Mindfood – 24 August 2021
The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide
Including Little Biddy limited edition Swanndri gin
www.mindfood.com/article/the-ultimate-fathers-day-gift-guide/

Swanndri Blog Post – 19 August 2021
From here and for here: Swanndri x Little Biddy Gin
www.swanndri.co.nz/blog/from-here-and-for-here-swanndri-x-little-biddy-gin

Rural Today - Magic Talk – 17 August 2021
Rural Today host Dominic George chats to Patsy Bass about  Reefton Distilling Co.’s new collaboration with Swanndri and their new Little Biddy Gin - Cask Aged offering
18 minutes 06 seconds into the programme through to 25 minutes 55 seconds
www.magic.co.nz/home/shows/talk/newshub-rural.html Select date 17.8.2021
and
www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural-today-catch-up/rural-today-catch-up-podcast-fKaOzR_08sw

FoodTicker – 13 August 2021
Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 13 August – by Staff Reporter
Reefton Distilling Co dons a trusty Swanndri for its latest limited release
www.foodticker.co.nz/fresh-cuts-product-launches-for-the-week-to-13-august

Voxy – 13 August 2021
Little Biddy Gin, Swanndri joining forces to ‘celebrate the environment, Kiwi ambition’
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/391257

Restaurant and Cafe  – 10 August 2021
BEVERAGE, NEWS
New Zealand’s most exclusive gin
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/new-zealands-most-exclusive-gin

Drinksbiz  – August - September 2021
Pages 26, 27 & 28
Meet the locals
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_august_september_2021_digital/26

Drinksbiz  – August  - September 2021
Page 16
Reefton Distilling Co. bolsters leadership amid growth
issuu.com/hurstcreative/docs/db_august_september_2021_digital/16

NZBusiness+Management – August 2021
Business & Finance
West Coast distiller wins more awards
www.zinio.com/nz/article/nzbusinessmanagement/august-2021-i509142/west-coast-distiller-wins-more-awards-a20372

Stuff – 1 August 2021
Travel – Food and Wine Holidays
New Zealand's tiny towns with amazing treats – by Brook Sabin
Gin Country - Reefton
www.stuff.co.nz/travel/experiences/food-and-wine-holidays/300369803/new-zealands-tiny-towns-with-amazing-treats

Neat Places
Sip Your Way Through Our Guide To Kiwi-Made Spirits – by Jess Willemse
neatplaces.co.nz/features/best-new-zealand-made-spirits

Food Ticker – 20 July 2021
Reefton Distilling Co. appoints top talent to plot global growth – by Bridget O'Connell
www.foodticker.co.nz/reefton-distilling-co-appoints-top-talent-to-plot-global-growth

The Daily Encourager – 16 July 2021
Business and Innovation, Courage and initiative, Creativity
Regenerating a town - by Wayne Graham
dailyencourager.co.nz/regenerating-a-town

The Shout – July 2021
In the spirit of winning – by Charlotte Cowan
issuu.com/theintermediagroup/docs/the_shout_nz_july_2021/12

Restaurant & Café – 14 July 2021
INDUSTRY, LIQUOR & BEVERAGE, LOCAL, NEWS
Industry Experts for Senior Leadership Roles at Reefton Distilling
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/industry-experts-for-senior-leadership-roles-at-reefton-distilling

F & B Tech – July 2021
LOCAL, NEWS
Reefton distilling co. Appoints industry experts
www.fbtech.co.nz/2021/07/13/reefton-distilling-co-appoints-industry-experts

Restaurant & Café – 12 July 2021
EVENTS, INDUSTRY, LIQUOR & BEVERAGE, LOCAL, NEWS
High spirits at this year’s awards
https://restaurantandcafe.co.nz/high-spirits-at-this-years-awards/

Scout – 6 July 2021
The best boutique distilleries to enjoy around the country – by Peter Dragicevich
scoutmagazine.co.nz/people-places/best-boutique-distilleries-nz

Rural Today – Magic Talk – 6 July 2021
Rural Today Host Dominic George catches up with Reefton Distilling Co. Chief Executive Patsy Bass following yet another accolade for the distillery
44 minutes 28 seconds into the programme through to 49 minutes 21 seconds
www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural-today-catch-up/rural-today-catch-up-podcast-TSKVFPpRdaQ

Restaurant & Café – 1 July 2021
EVENTS, INDUSTRY, LIQUOR & BEVERAGE, LOCAL, NEWS
Best of the best – Top trophies for West Coast distillery
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/best-of-the-best-top-trophies-for-west-coast-distillery

Westport News – 1 July 2021
Reefton Vodka wins at NZ Awards

The Greymouth Star – 1 July 2021
Wild Rain Vodka wins double

Voxy – 1 July 2021
Wild Rain Vodka takes out top trophies at NZ Spirits Awards Ceremony
www.voxy.co.nz/national/5/389524

F & B Technology June 2021

Local,  News
Top trophies for West Coast distillery
www.fbtech.co.nz/2021/06/30/top-trophies-for-west-coast-distillery

The Shout  - 30 June 2021
33 awards in 32 months for ‘relative newcomer’ West Coast distillery - by Charlotte Cowan
www.theshout.co.nz/33-awards-in-32-months-for-relative-newcomer-west-coast-distillery

Chinese Herald – 30 June 2021
A large collection of New Zealand winter attractions to prepare for the next short holiday – including Reefton & Reefton Distilling Co.
www.chineseherald.co.nz/news/travel/winter-travelling-spots

Things To do Post – 29 June 2021
10 Distilleries in New Zealand That You Shouldn't Miss – by Weston Hennigan
www.thingstodopost.org/10-distilleries-in-new-zealand-that-you-shouldn-t-miss-773935

Drinksbiz – 29 June 2021
Kiwi distillers shine at NZ Spirits Awards 2021
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/news/kiwis-shine-at-nz-spirits-awards

Foodticker – 28 June 2021
Distillers celebrate NZ spirit award wins - by Staff Reporter
www.foodticker.co.nz/distillers-celebrate-nz-spirit-award-wins

The Shout - 25 June 2021
New Zealand Spirits Awards 2021 – the trophy winners! – by Charlotte Cowan
www.theshout.co.nz/new-zealand-spirits-awards-2021-the-trophy-winners

Scoop – 26 June 2021
Business
New Zealand Spirits Scoop 9 Out Of 14 Trophies At NZ Spirits Awards 2021
www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU2106/S00495/new-zealand-spirits-scoop-9-out-of-14-trophies-at-nz-spirits-awards-2021.htm

Vacations & Travel – 22 June 2021
‘A hidden paradise’: This NZ police ad is better than any tourism commercial – by Lauren Attard
www.vacationstravel.com/nz-west-coast-police-video

TreeCropper –  Issue 106 - June 2021
A Little Biddy Drink – Page 12
Shirley Went explains how Reefton Distilling Co. are using Native trees and lichens to remake this Classic spirit in a Little Biddy West Coast way.
treecrops.org.nz/news/treecropper-106

Still Magic – 16 June 2021
Ep. 39
Distiller, Author and Podcast Host Marcel Thompson, interviews Beth Scott - Reefton Distilling Co.
PLAYER FM player.fm/series/still-magic/beth-scott-distiller-reefton-distilling-co
GOOGLE PODCASTS podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkLnBvZC5jby9zdGlsbC1tYWdpYw/episode/NDRhNDhhMjUtNmMyMy00MDY0LTk1MGQtZDFkZDMxODUzOGM2?sa=X&ved=0CAUQkfYCahcKEwiYhuPF_rbxAhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQCA&hl=en-NZ
PODCAST CO pod.co/still-magic/beth-scott-distiller-reefton-distilling-co

Policing on the West Coast/ New Zealand Police – 14 June 2021
Reefton Distilling Co. receive a visit from their local constables in this New Zealand Police recruitment video
www.youtube.com/watch?v=75OzuK67-Ww&t=8s

Newshub - 12 June 2021
Reefton defying odds with tourism boom, but neighbouring towns aren't seeing same success
www.newshub.co.nz/home/money/2021/06/reefton-defying-odds-with-tourism-boom-but-neighbouring-towns-aren-t-seeing-same-success.html

Stuff – 9 June 2021
The best tiny towns of the West Coast – by Brook Sabin
www.stuff.co.nz/travel/destinations/nz/west-coast/300325357/the-best-tiny-towns-of-the-west-coast

Scout – Winter 2021
Still Crazyby Peter Dragicevich
Peter Dragiecevich pays a visit to Reefton Distilling Co. as he explores Aotearoa’s boutique distilleries
Pg 118 to 125
scoutmagazine.co.nz

And online
The best boutique distilleries to enjoy around the country – by Peter Dragicevich
scoutmagazine.co.nz/people-places/best-boutique-distilleries-nz

The Shout – 26 May 2021
New Zealand Spirits Awards 2021 – medal winners announced – by Charlotte Cowan
www.theshout.co.nz/nz-spirits-awards-medal-winners-announced-today/

Still Magic – 25 May 2021
Ep. 38 Guardianship & Legacy
Distiller, Author and Podcast Host Marcel Thompson, interviews Patsy Bass - Reefton Distilling Co.

PLAYER FM player.fm/series/still-magic/patsy-bass-reefton-distilling-co
GOOGLE PODCASTS podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkLnBvZC5jby9zdGlsbC1tYWdpYw/episode/MjZiNDdiMzAtOWMxMi00YzY4LWFjMTgtODI1MDBmZTM2ZWEw?hl=en-NZ&ved=2ahUKEwiBrd34jubwAhVm_XMBHRhoA7MQieUEegQIDRAF&ep=6
PODCAST CO pod.co/still-magic/patsy-bass-reefton-distilling-co

Rural Today – Magic Talk – 24 May 2021
Dominic George chats with Reefton Distilling Co. Chief Executive Patsy Bass about Little Biddy Gin’s latest accolades at the 2021 SIP Awards
19 minutes 45 seconds into the programme through to 26 minutes 36 seconds
www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural-today-catch-up/rural-today-catch-up-podcast-aFj69DYSwAP/

Westport News – 21 May 2021
Reefton Distilling wins international awards

Voxy – 20 May 2021
Little Biddy Gin awarded Platinum and Consumers' Choice at the International SIP Awards
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/387417

The Spinoff – 9 May 2021
Business
West Coast spirit: How a little distillery is revitalising Reefton – by Michael Andrew
thespinoff.co.nz/business/09-05-2021/a-magical-morning-at-the-reefton-distilling-co/

NZ Herald – 4 May 2021
Travel
GO NZ: Mother's Day treat ideas and best restaurants around New Zealand – By Anna King Shahab
www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/go-nz-mothers-day-treat-ideas-and-best-restaurants-around-new-zealand/W76SARA6XQFOE6HKRAQFUIP3JQ/

The Seagull April 2021
The best of sisters. A tale of gin, little women & big ideals -  by Deli Connell

Urban List – 28 April 2021
Food and Drink
The Feed | The NZ Food News You Need To Know – by Kathryn Steane

Swanndri Blog – March 18 2021
Swanndri Due West: Reefton Distilling Co
www.swanndri.co.nz/blog/swanndri-due-west-reefton-distilling-co

Fine Wine Delivery – March 15 2021
Reefton Distilling Co. A Modern Distillery from an Age Old Town
www.finewinedelivery.co.nz/blog-post/reefton-distilling-co-a-modern-distillery-from-an-age-old-town/567

Broadsheet – March 10 2021
Little Biddy makes Tayberry Pink Gins from rainwater captured on New Zealand’s West Coast – by Evan Jones
www.broadsheet.com.au/national/food-and-drink/article/little-biddy-makes-tayberry-pink-gins-rainwater-captured-new-zealands-west-coast

The Snowball Effect Blog – March 8 2021
Four female founders we’re following closely
Patsy Bass talks to Emily Heazlewood
www.snowballeffect.co.nz/blog/four-female-founders-were-following-closely

The Farmlander – March 2021
Industry News
Dare to dream Big – Pg 23
Patsy Bass talks to The Farmlander about her career path and what has inspired her
issuu.com/farmlands/docs/far_10005_the_farmlander_march_2021_final-web

Heritage New Zealand Magazine – Issue 160 Autumn 2021
Burning Bright – by Matt Philp
Matt Philp visits Reefton and Reefton Distilling Co. to find out more about how this small West Coast town residents are preserving and conserving its heritage.
issuu.com/heritagenz/docs/heritagenz_160
and
Video: youtube.com/watch?v=GS_OFDQXaXw

Toast Magazine - February 20 2021
Raise a Gin Glass to Reefton’s 150th Anniversary
www.toastmag.co.nz/news/raise-a-gin-glass-to-reeftons-150th-anniversary

Drinksbiz – February March 2021
Clear Appeal – Vodka Report
Pg 62 + 64 Review Wild Rain Vodka
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/february-march-2021

Travel NZ Herald – February 16 2021
Untamed Natural Wilderness gifts us the purest food and drink
Page 20
issuu.com/apn_mediaservices/docs/nzh_travel16thfeb2021/20

Stuff – 15 Feb 2021
Ghost towns and shipwrecks: Why every Kiwi should tour the West Coast - by Claudia Babirat
www.stuff.co.nz/travel/destinations/nz/west-coast/124244573/ghost-towns-and-shipwrecks-why-every-kiwi-should-tour-the-west-coast

Meeting Newz – January/ February 2021
Industry News
Famil highlights West Coast Experience
Page 6
www.meetingnewz.co.nz/images/stories/digital-edition/mn-jan-feb-2021/6/

Style – January 13 2021
Tickled Pink – by Kate Preece
Page 58
Kate Preece reviews Little Biddy Gin – Pink
www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/65199851/style-january-13-2021

Kia Ora – January 2021
TIME & TIDE by Sarah Lang
Sarah Lang heads to the wild West Coast, calling in at main centres and the regions smaller historical towns including Reefton – featuring Reefton Distilling Co.
7a3c073e.flowpaper.com/KiaOraJan2021/#section=5

 

2020

Inspiring Communities website – 2020
Punching above its weight the revitalisation of Reefton
inspiringcommunities.org.nz/ic_story/punching-above-its-weight-the-revitalisation-of-reefton/

KiwiTripsters Ep 10 – December 24 2020
Mike Yardley and Chris Lynch share hints and tips for day trips across Canterbury and the West Coast including stopping in at Reefton Distilling Co.
Move slider17:18minutes in through to 19:05
kiwitripsters.co.nz/podcast/ep10-exploring-canterbury-and-the-west-coast

West Coast Messenger – December 23 2020
Conference Organisers Hosted on the Coast – Pg 15
issuu.com/westcoastmessenger/docs/west_coast_messenger_23_december_2020

Stuff – December 13 2020
The most underrated tiny towns of New Zealand by Brook Sabin
Reefton: West Coast – focus on Reefton Distilling Co.
www.stuff.co.nz/travel/experiences/road-trips/300178913/the-most-underrated-tiny-towns-of-new-zealand

NZ Herald Canvas Magazine – December 12 2020
Lifestyle
Christmas Brew review, beer, bubbles and cocktails – by Monique Barden
Monique Barden puts together a selection of festive drinks for the holiday season including an aromatic Little Biddy Gin Cocktail
www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/christmas-brew-review-beer-bubbles-and-cocktails/B4EFLVC5XHEGXT5UGVN3OQWWOM/

Development West Coast – Latest News
Showcasing the West Coast for Business Events
DWC’s Inaugural Famil programme takes in a tour and tasting at Reefton Distilling Co
www.dwc.org.nz/development-west-coast/latest-news

Wild Tomato Magazine – December 2020
Festive Cocktails by Lynda Papesch
Biddy’s Xmas Gin & Tonic Front Page & Page 35
issuu.com/wildtomato/docs/wt_issue171_december20/35

KiaOra Magazine – December 2020
Business
In Good Spirits
7a3c073e.flowpaper.com/KiaOraDec2020/#section=11

The Farmlander – December 2020
Grow Your Local – Put a piece of New Zealand under the Christmas tree – Pg 33
www.farmlands.co.nz/NewsAndEvents/Publications

NZ HOUSE & GARDEN – December 2020
Imbibe by Mermaid Mary - Pg 157
Festive Pick – Little Biddy Gin - Pink

Newstalk ZB – Lifestyle Travel – November 21 2020
Mike Yardley: The Best of Buller
www.newstalkzb.co.nz/lifestyle/travel/mike-yardley-the-best-of-buller

Rural Today – Magic Talk – November 3 2020
Dominic George chats with Reefton Distilling Co. Ambassadors Nigel and Steffan MacKay to discover ‘Who is Little Biddy and why is she such a legend on the Coast’
15 minutes 30 seconds into the programme through to 26 minutes 47 seconds
omny.fm/shows/rural-exchange/rural-today-catch-up-podcast-magic-talk-3-11-2020?in_playlist=podcast

Wild Hearts Wedding Blog - October 2020
www.wildhearts.co.nz/october-faves

The Greymouth Star – October 27 2020
Little Biddy photo comes to light – by Claire Ward

Liquorland Toast – Summer 2020 issue 16
Top Kiwi Drops
Liquorland Toast magazine showcase 10 of the best spirits from the NZ spirits industry – Pages 14 & 15

Weekend Herald Canvas Magazine – October 17 2020
The Brew – Page 23
Monique Barden – reviews Little Biddy Gin – Pink
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/weekend-herald-canvas/20201017/page/23/textview

Food Ticker – October 20 2020
Reefton Distilling sweeps at NZ gin awards

Voxy – October 16 2020
Business
Little Biddy scoops five medals at the Junipers
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/375443

Style Magazine – October 13 2020
Travel
A tour of great taste – by Lucy Evans
style.kiwi/a-tour-of-great-taste

Tourism Ticker – October 12 2020
From the Regions
Distillery targets quadrupling visitors with $928k PGF loan – By Shannon Williams
www.tourismticker.com/2020/10/12/distillery-could-quadruple-visitors-following-928k-pgf-loan

Restaurant and Café – October 9 2020
Industry, Liquor & Beverage, Local, News
Little Biddy strikes gold again
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/little-biddy-strikes-gold-again

Drinksbiz – October/November 2020
The Gin Juggernaut – 2020 Gin Report
Reviews Little Biddy Gin - pages 70-71 and 88
and
PGF Loan supports Reefton Distilling Co. expansion – Page 100
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/october-november-2020

Rural Today – Magic Talk - October 8 2020
Dominic George talks with Distiller Beth Scott about the crafting of Little Biddy Gin – Cask Aged (Bourbon) and the SIP Awards Gold Medal for Little Biddy Gin – Classic
16 minutes 11 seconds into the programme through to 27 minutes 03 seconds
www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural-today-catch/rural-today-catch-up-podcast-zbZnHDo_9UC

Toast Magazine – October 4 2020
Spirits
Little Biddy’s Big Win
www.toastmag.co.nz/spirits/little-biddys-big-win

Voxy - October 2 2020
Business
Little Biddy wins a gold medal at the 2020 SIP Awards - Reefton Distilling Co.
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/374610

Westport News - October 2 2020
Local & regional news – Pg 3
Reefton gin takes international gold medal

Style Magazine - October 2020
Drink – Pg 72
Busting out the botanicals – by Kate Preece
Kate Preece reviews Little Biddy Gin - Classic
www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/64419595/style-october-02-2020

West Coast Messenger – September 30 2020
PGF back Reefton Distillery – Pg 6
issuu.com/westcoastmessenger/docs/west_coast_messenger_30_september_2020

Grow Regions – September 30 2020
Government backs Reefton Distillery Expansion
www.growregions.govt.nz/about-us/news-and-announcements/government-backs-reefton-distillery-expansion

Rural Today – Magic Talk - September 30 2020
Dominic George talks with Reefton Distilling Co.’s Founder and Chief Executive Patsy Bass about the announcement of the PGF loan and the expansion currently underway
40 minutes 36 seconds into the programme through to 47 minutes 37 seconds
Rural Today Catch Up Podcast – Magic Talk – 30-9-2020
www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural-today-catch/rural-today-catch-up-podcast-ROu0X8U1pva

NZBusiness – September 30 2020
Growth
Expansion underway for Reefton Distilling Co.
nzbusiness.co.nz/news-items/expansion-underway-reefton-distilling-co

Voxy – September 29 2020
Business
Reefton Distilling Co. welcomes Government backing to assist with expansion
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/374339

Stuff – September 27 2020
West Coast distillery to receive $928k Government loan to expand – by Jonathan Guildford
www.stuff.co.nz/national/300117262/west-coast-distillery-to-receive-928k-government-loan-to-expand

Point of order – 25 September 2020
Once known as “mother’s ruin”, it is made all over NZ – including Reefton (where there’s govt funding in the financial mix) - Point of order reports on two lots of good news from the Beehive – including Reefton Distilling Co. being granted a loan from the PGF
pointofordernz.wordpress.com/2020/09/25/once-known-as-mothers-ruin-it-is-made-all-over-nz-including-reefton-where-theres-govt-funding-in-the-financial-mix

GovernmentNews.co.nz – September 25 2020
West Coast distillery investment to brew jobs

Devdiscourse – September 25 2020
News – Economy - Business
West Coast distillery to benefit from PGF investment
www.devdiscourse.com/article/business/1226873-west-coast-distillery-to-benefit-from-pgf-investment

The Westport News – September 25 2020
Local and Regional News – Pg 3
Reefton Distilling gets $928k PGF loan – by Becky Manawatu

Rural Today – Magic Talk - September 21 2020
Dominic George catches up with Reefton Distilling Co.’s Head Distiller Nick Secker to talk about the release of Little Biddy Gin – Pink
41 minutes 21 seconds into the programme through to 49 minutes 09 seconds
www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural -today-catch/rural-today-catch-up-podcast-lDykrYm8bPJ

Daily Encourager – September 18 2020
Business and Innovation, Courage and initiative, People, Science and Technology
Young Head Distiller adds homegrown flavour to age-old industry - by Hope Writer
dailyencourager.co.nz/young-head-distiller-adds-homegrown-flavour-to-age-old-industry

Shepherdess – Spring 2020
Lovely things
Little Biddy Gin, Reefton
www.shepherdess.co.nz

The Shout New Zealand – September 2020
Industry Insights – The state of the liquor nation Page 12
Spirits feature - The Great Gin Boom – Pages 23 + 24
issuu.com/theintermediagroup/docs/theshout_nz_sptember_2020/1?fr=sOGYzZDE4ODcyOTc

Restaurant and Café - September 4 2020
Industry, Liquor & Beverage, Local, News
A Perfectly Pink Distillation
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/a-perfectly-pink-distillation/

Otago Daily Times - September 1 2020
My Town: Reefton – by Lois Williams
www.odt.co.nz/lifestyle/travel/my-town-reefton

Wild Tomato E-Magazine - August 14 2020
Drinkable Art – Reefton Distiller Making his Mark
Pg12

Stuff – August 2 2020
Travel – back your backyard – West Coast feature - by Brook Sabin
Reefton's Gin Rush
www.stuff.co.nz/travel/back-your-backyard/122296715/the-west-coast-is-suffering-right-now-this-is-why-we-should-go

NZ Herald - July 28 2020
Travel: Cold Comfort – the ultimate couple’s kiwi getaway you need this Winter – by Anna King Shahab
No.5 West Coast – includes Reefton Distilling Co.
www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=12350149

Weekend Herald Canvas Magazine – July 11 2020
The Brew by Monique Barden – Page 16
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/weekend-herald-canvas/20200711/page/16

Rural Today – Magic Talk - July 7 2020
Nick Secker Reefton Distilling Co.’s head distiller talk with Dominic George
46 minutes 10 seconds in through to 54 minutes 29 seconds www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural-today-catch/rural-today-catch-up-podcast-QUdKv2S-X0C/

Saving the Town – Heritage Toolkit Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga – July 2020
Think Collectively Case Study 2.2 Reefton by Matt Philp – Pages 24 -25
Featuring Reefton Distilling Co.
issuu.com/heritagenz/docs/saving_the_town?fr=sMzBhMDE5MjI5NTI

Good Magazine – Issue 69
Aroha for Aotearoa by Nikki Birrell
The wild West Coast – Page 68

Dish Magazine – Issue 91 July/ August 2020
Pioneer Spirit by Maria Hoyle – Page 22
www.pressreader.com/australia/dish-9485/20200618/page/22

The Westport News – June 26 2020
Thirteen Appointed
Patsy Bass appointed to West Coast interim
Regional Leadership Skills Group (RLSG)

The West Coast Messenger – June 24 2020
Coaster behind the Reefton still - Page 2
issuu.com/westcoastmessenger/docs/west_coast_messenger_24_june_2020

Toast Magazine – Issue 15 Winter 2020
Little Wonder by Nikki Birrell
www.liquorland.co.nz/toast/#view=catalogue2&saleId=11281&page=19
and
toastmag.co.nz/spirits/little-wonder/

NZ House & Garden – June 1 2020
Imbibe
Drinks – West Coast Winners Page 151
fairfaxmagazines.pressreader.com/nz-house-garden

Restaurant & Café – May 28 2020
Strengthening the future at Reefton Distilling Co.
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/strengthening-the-future-at-reefton-distilling-co

The Westport News – May 28 2020
New Board Members
Local and Regional News Page 3

Voxy – May 27 2020
Business
Strengthening the future, Reefton Distilling Co. welcomes three new Board members
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/365787

Daily Encourager – May 11 2020
Business and Innovation, Courage and initiative, Creativity, Science and Technology
Reefton Distilling Co. adopts hands on approach – by Rosemary McLennan
dailyencourager.co.nz/reefton-distilling-co-adopts-hands-on-approach

NZBusiness – May 7 2020
News, Inspiration
Reefton Distilling tries its hand at sanitiser
nzbusiness.co.nz/news-items/reefton-distilling-tries-its-hand-sanitiser

The Westport News – May 7 2020
Reefton Distilling buys new premises – by Raquel Joseph
Local and Regional News Page 3

Fenec and Friends – April 30 2020
Delivery Guide, Eat
We’re Sipping Gin
fennecandfriends.com/were-sipping-gin

Restaurant & Café – April 20 2020
On Trend Review of all Wild Rain Vodka and Reefton Distilling Co. Liqueurs
– Pg 35

Otago Daily Times – April 14 2020
Distiller starts producing hand sanitiser to help meet need - by Viv Logie
www.odt.co.nz/business/distiller-starts-producing-hand-sanitiser-help-meet-need

Greymouth Star – April 14 2020
Distiller starts producing hand sanitiser to help meet need

The Westport News – April 9 2020
Reefton Distillery wins more awards

The Westport News – April 8 2020
Reefton Distillery picks up sanitiser slack

Weekend Herald Canvas Magazine – April 4 2020
The Saturday Brew – by Monique Barden
Monique Barden reviews Little Biddy Gin – Classic
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/weekend-herald-canvas/20200404/281513638261467

Magic Talk Rural Today – April 3 2020
Good News on the West Coast - Patsy Bass talks to Dominic George

HSBC World Magazine – Autumn 2020
Ginsanity - by Tom Hyde
Review of Little Biddy Gin – Classic (Pg 82)
hopepublishing.co.nz/world.html

Latitude Magazine – Facebook April 1 2020
Fantastic news for a local company doing great things on the world stage!
www.facebook.com/LatitudeMag/posts/2982652125090157?__tn__=-R

Restaurant & Café Magazine – April 1 2020
International award raises spirits
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/international-award-raises-spirits

Voxy – March 31 2020
International awards raise NZ Spirits – Reefton Distilling Co.
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/361696

Stuff – March 14 2020
Ten of the best small New Zealand towns - by Lorna Thornber www.stuff.co.nz/travel/back-your-backyard/120245205/ten-of-the-best-small-new-zealand-towns

Sunday Star Times – March 8 2020
From bust to bloom – by Stu Hunt Pg 22 & 23
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/sunday-star-times/20200308/page/22/textview

And Stuff – online platform
Once reliant on gold and coal, now Reefton is striking out on its own - by Stu Hunt
www.stuff.co.nz/travel/destinations/nz/118840785/once-reliant-on-gold-and-coal-now-reefton-is-striking-out-on-its-own

The Westport News – March 5 2020
Reefton Distilling raises $3.2m

Voxy – March 3 2020
Reefton Distilling Co. fast tracks plans for expansion
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/359503

The Westport News – February 25 2020
Reefton Distilling achieves $2m target

Restaurant & Café – February 23 2020
On Trend
Review of all four Little Biddy Gins – Pg 16

Stuff – February 21 2020
Reefton Distilling Co reaches $2m investment target – by Joanne Carroll
www.stuff.co.nz/business/119723471/reefton-distilling-co-reaches-2m-investment-target

Voxy – February 21 2020
Successful capital raise accelerates distillery’s plans for expansion
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/358757

Restaurant & Café – February 2020
Liquor & Beverage News
Industry expert joins growing craft distillery
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/industry-expert-joins-growing-craft-distillery/

The Westport News – February 18 2020
Reefton Distilling appoints new board member

Voxy – February 17 2020
Industry expert Carl Carrington joins Reefton Advisory Board
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/358398

RNZ The Panel, Friday Mailbag – February 14 2020
www.rnz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018734212
Reference to ‘Regions leading their own growth’
begins approx 1:27 in, through to, 2:09.

The Westport News – February 12 2020
Distillery raises $1.2m so far – Lee Scanlon

Voxy – February 11 2020
Reefton Distilling Investment Offer opens, 800 expressions of interest
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/357998

Drinksbiz - February/ March 2020
Pure of Spirit – Vodka Report
Page 56
Reefton Wild Rain Vodka
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/february-march-2020

Latitude – February 1 2020
Showcase – In Detail
Crafters of Untamed Spirits
Pg 177
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/latitude-magazine/textview

Restaurant & Café Magazine – February 2020
Distilled to perfection and poised for growth
Industry, liquor and beverage, news
restaurantandcafe.co.nz/distilled-to-perfection-and-poised-for-growth/

Magic Talk Rural Today – January 30 2020
Good times keep getting better at Reefton Distilling Co. on the West Coast
Dominic George talks to Patsy Bass about what is happening with Little Biddy Gin
Interview begins 17:21 into programme & ends 23:10
omny.fm/shows/magic/magic-talk-catch-up-05-30-january-2020

Otago Daily Times – January 29 2020
Reefton spirits firm looks to raise 3.5m – by Aimee Shaw
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/otago-daily-times/20200129/281887300282787

NZBusiness - January 29 2020
Reefton Distilling Co. plans for expansion
nzbusiness.co.nz/news-items/reefton-distilling-co-plans-expansion

The Westport News – January 29 2020
Distillery seeks $3.5m to expand - by Lee Scanlon, Raquel Joseph

Voxy – January 28 2020
Business - Producers of ‘Little Biddy’ unveil plans for expansion
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/357122

NZ Herald - January 28 2020
Reefton Distilling Co seeks $3.5 million in capital to foot export by Aimee Shaw
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12303676

Kiwi -Tripsters – the inside word on all things travel - January 15 2020
Chris Lynch & Mike Yardley talk up Reefton and its emergence as a ‘provincial tourism rock star’
Feature on Reefton & Reefton Distilling Co. begins 19:29 into the podcast & ends 25:40

Stitcher
www.stitcher.com/podcast/kiwi-tripsters/e/66603244?autoplay=true

iHart Radio
www.iheart.com/podcast/269-kiwi-tripsters-53351768/episode/iatas-latest-global-survey-legendary-movie-55754966/

Spotify
open.spotify.com/show/4TMNVrTZKiDAMmCGuIuUN4

Apple Podcasts
kiwitripsters.co.nz/podcast/episode-7-tombstone-tourism/

2019

NZ Herald 31 December 2019

Worth a detour: Where To go in the South Island
Buller – 1. Reefton Distilling Co. 10, Smith Street, Reefton
www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=12295080

Maketi News – Tonga 30 December 2019

New Zealand Trade & Enterprise Website December
Investing in the West Coast / Te Tai Poutini
Regional Success Stories – Reefton Distilling Co.
investnewzealand.nz/page/west-coast

Go Travel – Summer 2019
Reefton – Activities and Attractions
Explore a modern distillery at the forefront of spirit production
A pioneer’s spirit - paying homage to Little Biddy a pipe smoking, gin toting, 4ft tall female gold prospector (Pg 110)
publications.waterfordpress.co.nz/go-travel/110/

Reefton 150 years in the making (pg. 108 to 113 inclusive).
publications.waterfordpress.co.nz/go-travel/106/.

DrinksBiz – December 2019 - January 2020
Reefton Distilling releases aged gin and launches in duty free
Pg 82
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/december-2019-january-2020

Latitude – Issue 68 Dec - Jan 2020
From a history of gold to silver and bronze by Lucinda Diack
Sam’s Summer Fruits Entertaining Menu

NZBusiness – December 2019
BOOMTOWN REVIVAL The metamorphosis of a mining community by Glenn Baker
Page 24
nzbusiness.co.nz/article/boomtown-revival-metamorphosis-mining-community

NZ Life & Leisure - The Insider’s Guide to New Zealand
A COLLECTORS ANNUAL 2020 – on sale November 25 2019
Buller Region
Something Special to Drink
Reefton Distilling Co.
Pg 116

Worth a Detour SI by Peter Janssen
Hidden places and unusual destinations off the beaten track
Buller
No 21 Reefton Distillery
Pg 66

Prime Planet: Griff’s Great Kiwi Road Trip – November 24 2019
Season 1: Episode 3 - Wellington to Lake Coleridge - Get Some Number 8 Wire
Griff Rhys Jones' North to South journey of New Zealand's back roads sees him arrive in Reefton where he joins Reefton Distilling Co. ambassadors Nigel and Steffan MacKay as they gather botanicals, take a tour in the Model A Ford and pay their respects to West Coast legend Bridget Goodwin.

ABC Australia - 23 December 2019
iview.abc.net.au/video/ZW1850A003S00

BBC Select
www.bbcselect.com/watch/griffs-kiwi-road-trip/

1Newsnow – November 23 2019
West Coast distillery taps into locally sourced botanicals
www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/west-coast-distillery-taps-into-locally-sourced-botanicals

RNZ Country Life – November 22 2019
The West Coast Town in Good Spirits

NZ House & Garden – November 18 2019 issue No. 304 December 2019
That’s the Spirit
Imbibe – Page 150

MiNDFOOD – Christmas Cookbook/ December issue – on Sale November 2019
The Festive Spirit
Raise a Glass - Page 070

Restaurant & Cafe – November 18 2019
A Special Gin
Liquor and Beverage, News
www.restaurantandcafe.co.nz/a-special-gin-offering/

Kia Ora – November 2019
Still Life
Business Briefs – Page 100

NZ House & Garden – November 2019 No. 303
Cocktail Hour
Shop Window – The latest shopping news from around the country

Magic Talk Rural Today – October 29 2019
Dominic George talks to Patsy Bass about New Zealand’s most exclusive gin
Begins 18:07 into programme Ends 25:30
www.listennotes.com/podcasts/rural-today-catch-up/rural-today-catch-up-29-10-1nGUPrT_sW8/

Air New Zealand Website – October 25 2019
West Coast in 10 days
Day 2 Reefton
www.airnewzealand.co.nz/destination-hokitika-west-coast-itinerary

Food and Drink adventures on the West Coast
A distillation of happiness
www.airnewzealand.co.nz/destination-hokitika-restaurants

Greymouth Star – October 24 2019
Limited release Reefton gin unveiled

Voxy – October 23 2019
Lifestyle - Reefton Distilling Co. launch their first limited release with Little Biddy – Cask Aged Gin
www.voxy.co.nz/lifestyle/5/350749

DrinksBiz – _October 10 2019
Gin is in - Pages 66-67 Report on Little Biddy Gins
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/october-november-2019

Voxy – October 8 2019
Little Biddy Gin débuts in Aelia Duty Free stores
www.voxy.co.nz/lifestyle/5/349672

The Westport News – October 8 2019
Cookies, Soap, Spirits? It’s all hard work - by Lee Scanlon

West Coast Messenger – October 2 2019
A toast for Reefton success
issuu.com/westcoastmessenger/docs/west_coast_messenger_2_october_2019

Latitude – Oct/ Nov Issue 67 – October 1 2019
In Detail – Page 183
Spirits of Reefton
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/latitude-magazine/20191001/page/183

ODT/ Star News – September 30 2019
Lifestyle
The biggest show ever at the Women's Lifestyle Expo
www.odt.co.nz/star-news/star-lifestyle/biggest-show-ever-womens-lifestyle-expo

The Daily Encourager – September 23 2019
Business and Innovation • Celebrate and honour
The town that raised a distillery by Wayne Graham
dailyencourager.co.nz/the-town-that-raised-a-distillery

NZBusiness Magazine – September 18 2019
Events
Reefton Distilling Co. celebrates first birthday
nzbusiness.co.nz/news-items/reefton-distilling-co-celebrates-first-birthday

The Westport News – September 18 2019
Distilling company’s first year success by Teresa Smith

Dish Magazine – Issue 85 August – September 2019
Meet the Producers – by Maria Hoyle
www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/dish/20190715/281522227637314

Motorhome Lifestyle Travel Magazine – August 19 2019
West Coast Camping - Waiuta Ghost Town and Reefton NZ
Travel Blog

RV Travel Lifestyle Magazine – Issue 77 July-Aug 2019
In Good Spirits – by Sheryl Bainbridge

NZ Today – No. 86 June - July 2019
In Good Spirits – by Sheryl Bainbridge
www.nztoday.co.nz/in-good-spirits/

Kia Ora – June 2019
Culture Food news – EAT, DRINK, COOK Fresh news from the New Zealand cuisine scene – by Shelley Howells
West Coast Spirit

Latitude – Jun/Jul 19 Issue 65
Snippets – bite size pieces celebrating local happenings, events and news
Untamed Spirits

Wild Tomato – June 2019 Issue 155
Gin and a business tonic – by Sophie Preece
issuu.com/wildtomato/docs/wt_issue155_june19/01?e=13956096/70109515

The Project TV3 – 24 May 2019
The Whip – Wellington

NZ Life & Leisure – May/June 19 Issue 85
Drinking Habits/ Reefton Distilling Co
Spirits of Reefton – by Lucy Cory
thisnzlife.co.nz/boutique-distillery-owner-patsy-bass-returns-to-reefton-for-a-shot-at-artisan-gin-with-a-historical-twist/

NZ House & Garden – May 2019 No. 297
Imbibe – Bridie Chetwin-Kelly explores the rising popularity of gin and its new sophisticated varieties…

Go Travel New Zealand – Autumn 2019
Colours of the West Coast
publications.waterfordpress.co.nz/go-travel-autumn-19/174/

NZ Export and Trade Handbook – April 10 2019
International awards for Reefton Distilling Co.
exportandtrade.co.nz/news/international-awards-reefton-distilling-company

Exporter Today – April 10 2019
International awards for Reefton Distilling Co.
exportertoday.co.nz/news/international-awards-reefton-distilling-company

Voxy – April 10 2019
Reefton Distilling Co.’s Little Biddy Gins achieve Silver and Bronze at San Fran World Spirits comp
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/336076

The Westport News – April 10 2019
Reefton Spirits win international awards by Teresa Smith

Greymouth Star – April 10 2019
Reefton gins win medals in San Francisco

Restaurant & Café Magazine – April 2019, Vol 12 Issue 4
Gin Feature – The Craft Explosion
Top Drops – Little Biddy Gold Label

Your Weekend - Stuff – March 23 2019
It’s a good time to drink Gin by Laura Macfehin
www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/drinks/111363152/its-a-good-time-to-drink-gin

Otago Daily Times (ODT) – March 11 2019
Newstalk ZB Jack Tame – Feb 8 2019
The Ashburton Guardian – February 4 2019
Mining its own Rich History by Mike Yardley

West Coast Messenger – February 6 2019
Reefton distillery proving popular
issuu.com/westcoastmessenger/docs/west_coast_messenger_6_february_201

For the Love of Travel – January/ February 2019
The renaissance of Reefton by Mike Yardley
fortheloveoftravel.net.nz/reeftons-renaissance/

Star Kiwi – January 28 2019
Under-rated Reefton ‘mountain biking mecca’ by Mike Yardley

NZ Herald – January 28 2019
The Aucklander – January 28 2019
Hamilton News – January 28 2019
Northern Advocate – January 28 2019
Manawatu Guardian – January 28 2019
Kapiti News – January 28 2019
Rotorua Daily Post – January 28 2019
Whanganui Chronicle – January 28 2019
Bay of Plenty Times – January 28 2019
Hawkes Bay Today –
January 28 2019
Stratford Press – January 28 2019
Rare wonders of Reefton by Mike Yardley

NZBusiness Magazine – February issue – January 17 2019
Crafting untamed spirits by Glenn Baker
nzbusiness.co.nz/article/crafting-untamed-spirits

 

2018

Stuff – December 31 2018
Remote West Coast lures businesses with its high-speed internet and affordable houses by Joanne Carroll
www.stuff.co.nz/business/109510478/entrepreneurs-and-businesses-see-benefits-of-working-on-the-west-coast

Daily Encourager – December 14 2018
New Reefton Distillery Taps into rich vein by Wayne Graham
dailyencourager.co.nz/new-reefton-distillery-taps-into-rich-vein/

Drinks Biz – December/ January issue – December 10 2018
Pg 80 - Reefton Distillery opens its doors by Victoria Wells
www.drinksbiz.co.nz/october-november-2018-1/

New Zealand Herald – West Coast Promotional Pull Out - December 5 2018
Pg 10 - Reefton Distilling Co. Turning Pure West Coast Rainwater into Gin
MBIE/ West Coast Tourism

Sounds Good – Summer Issue December 1 2018
Bottling the West Coast Spirit by Juliet Carter
pages 26, 27, 29, 29 + 30.
issuu.com/sounds-good/docs/soundsgood_magazine_summer_1819_fa_

Stuff –October 20 2018
New people, tourists and businesses are flocking to Reefton by Joanne Carroll
www.stuff.co.nz/national/107924526/New-people-tourists-and-businesses-are-flocking-to-Reefton

Channel 39 Southern TV – October 19 2018
Reefton Distillery opens its doors to the public
www.channel39.co.nz/news/reefton-distillery-opens-its-doors-public

NZBusiness Magazine – October 18 2018
Crafters of Untamed Spirits open doors
nzbusiness.co.nz/news-items/crafters-untamed-spirits-open-doors

Stuff – October 18 2018
Reefton visitors embrace the spirit of distillery’s opening day by Chris Hutching
www.stuff.co.nz/business/107931967/reefton-visitors-embrace-the-spirit-of-distillerys-opening-day

Greymouth Star – October 17 2018
Video
www.greystar.co.nz/video/reefton-distillery/

New Zealand Herald – October 7 2018
Small Business: Bringing people into small town New Zealand - Reefton Distilling Co by Aimee Shaw
www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12135373

NZ Business – September 14 2018
‘Water of life’ coming to Reefton
nzbusiness.co.nz/article/%E2%80%98water-life%E2%80%99-coming-reefton

Voxy – September 12 2018
Reefton Distilling Co. gears up to open new distillery
www.voxy.co.nz/business/5/320741

West Coast Messenger - June 13 2018
Pg 11 - Reeftons Vintage spirit by Claire Ward
issuu.com/westcoastmessenger/docs/west_coast_messenger_13_june_2018

RNZ Checkpoint - March 20 2018
From mining gold to liquid gold - Reefton distillery to open - from Checkpoint
www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/2018636940/from-mining-gold-to-liquid-gold-reefton-distillery-to-open

Stuff – February 5 2018
Reefton distillery raises more than $1m to help create up to 50 jobs by Amanda Cropp
www.stuff.co.nz/business/101172899/reefton-distillery-raises-more-than-1m-to-help-create-up-to-50-jobs

MSC Newswire – February 5 2018
Successful capital raise for Reefton Distilling Co.
www.mscnewswire.co.nz/news-sectors/industry-talk/item/8421-successful-capital-raise-for-reefton-distilling-co.html

National Business Review – February 5 2018
West Coast startup in high spirits after crowdfunding campaign by Dane Ambler
www.nbr.co.nz/tags/reefton-distilling-co

MSC Newswire – January 31 2018
Rebuilding the West Coast one drop (dram) at a time!
www.mscnewswire.co.nz/the-msc-network/item/8333-rebuilding-the-west-coast-one-drop-dram-at-a-time.html