New Zealand's own Beer Baroness

New Zealand's own Beer Baroness

Ava Nakagawa is a familiar face in the New Zealand beer scene, and the hospitality scene in Christchurch. She owns a brewery that produces her Beer Baroness beers. She also manages Pomeroy’s freehouse and its delightful Bed and Breakfast, along with Little Poms Café.

We took some time to talk with Ava about how she manages so many successful businesses and a busy family life. And, we asked her about things beer and brewing.

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Happy birthday Heyday Brewing Co

Happy birthday Heyday Brewing Co

On 24 November, Heyday Beer Company turns one. We took some time to chat with founding owners, Hannah Blackwood, and brewer, Sam Whitney, about the lead up to opening the brew pub and all things beer.

 Heyday is just one of the great Wellington brew pubs we visit on our Craft Beer College Walking Tours. They are perfectly located at 246A Cuba St, and open from 11am daily until late.

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