JuiJui- be lucky and make nine

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The Chinese name JiuJiu is a reference to “be lucky and make nine” from Pai gow/Pai jiu, an ancient Chinese game now known as Baccarat. Nine is the best one can achieve; we made JiuJiu vodka for people who want to be the best they can be at whatever they choose to be. 

Big things are happening at Kiwi Spirit Distillery

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Update Dec 19, 2018 We are now open at our new location 430 Abel Tasman Drive, Takaka. We are open Mon-Sat 10am to 3:00pm and tastings are available- we'd love to see you there!    As of May 17, 2017 Kiwi Spirits will be temporarily closed while our new distillery and plant are ‘Under Construction’. Online orders are still available but please note, Te Kiwi 100% Blue Agave Spirit is currently out of stock due to unprecedented demand and sales over the past year. More barrels of Waitui Honey Malt Whiskey are slowly reaching their 6 year maturation date in our...

Intrepid Kiwi farmer in trouble with Mexican mafia

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One of the great things about New Zealand is that we can grow all kinds of stuff here. But there is some stuff you would automatically assume we might as well just forget about.   But one intrepid farmer in the Golden Bay region has grown something we've never grown here before, and it makes a clear liquid which will definitely brighten up your day. If you guessed tequila, you guessed right. But he's also in trouble with the Mexican mafia – not something you want.   Story visited the man who has managed to make something no other person in New...