Welcome to episode 98 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and Le Petite Chocolat. This one is a conversation with Yvonne Lorkin, she’s a Hawke’s Bay-based wine-writer, taster, judge, critic and enthusiast. She’s also behind WineFriend, a subscription service that lets you present preferences allowing Sweetman Podcast: Episode 98 – Yvonne Lorkin to hand-select the […]
Beer and music – we’re told, so often, they go together. The craft beer fellas have all aligned themselves with music, sponsoring gigs, even naming beers after bands. And anyone with a rock’n’roll story of a gig from 20 or 30 years ago often adds in some yarn about being boozed, sozzled, tipsy…or if they […]
Being a teenager in Hamilton in the seventies involved quite a bit of drinking. There wasn’t a lot to do and it seemed like one of the ways to get out at the time though it was really only a path further into itself.
Fraser had been trying to fight the oncoming no-smoking laws that were about to hit NZ bars but it was a lost cause. Like the motorway had forced him to change Bodega’s location, he had to bow with the flow and sort us out a place at the new bar we could puff up large and […]
A couple of years ago – as part of a promotion for a booze brand – I was asked to make a summer drinking playlist, tunes for while you’re on the deck or at the BBQ or by the pool, a bottle in hand, all the cares of the world stacked up around the corner […]