Ant McKenzie Wines
Ant has been making wines for over 20 years. In 2013 with his wife, Fiona, they launched their own wine label. Their property named Craft Farm is in Havelock North. www.antswines.co.nz.
Bay Espresso roast and prepare certified organic and ethically traded green coffee beans from Trade Aid, so coffee tastes good and feels right. www.bayespressocoffee.co.nz.
Maison & Therese
Maison & Therese make fine artisan preserves without artificial preservatives, colours or flavours, from their family owned business. www.maisontherese.co.nz.
The fruit for the Fete Sparkling Wine has been sourced from vineyards in Taradale where they have cultivated grapes for wine production for 100 years. www.missionestate.co.nz.
Nuttz are experts in packing, coating, drying, rolling, spicing and salting a delicious range of nuts. www.nuttz.co.nz.
Orcona are producers of relishes, sauces, spices and infused oils with full flavour using 100% natural ingredients grown in their own green houses. www.chilli.co.nz.
Pintxo produce traditional handcrafted basque charcuterie using meat, love and time. www.pintxo.nz
Silky Oak Chocolates
Silky Oak Chocolates is a family owned business producing quality handmade couverture chocolates. They have a chocolate and giftshop, factory, museum and café on site. www.silkyoakchocs.co.nz.
St Andrews Limes
St Andrews Limes grow limes and use the wonderful fruit to create a range of delicious home grown, handmade products. www.limes.co.nz.
In 2001, Telegraph Hill was the first and is the largest producers of New Zealand artisan table olives. From humble beginnings in a shed on the grove, Telegraph Hill now produce 25 tonnes of table olives and extra virgin olive oil annually at their purpose built olivery in Hastings. They have won over 60 awards for olives and olive oil. www.telegraphhill.co.nz.
Te Mata Figs
Te Mata Figs was established with a passion for growing amazing figs in the warm Mediterranean type climate, along the Te Karamu Stream, in Hawke’s Bay. Twenty-nine varieties are now produced at their Havelock North ‘figgery’ and are fully organically certified for fresh figs. www.tematafigs.co.nz.
Deco City Beer
Deco City is a homage to the city of Napier. This beer is brewed in the former National Tobacco Building, one of the world's most famous art deco buildings. www.parkers.kiwi.
Candle making is just one of the vocational programmes offered at Hohepa Hawke's Bay. These candles are handcrafted from 100% local beeswax. www.hohepahawkesbay.com. Hohepa cheeses are produced at our boutique Cheesery, with milk pumped through from the adjacent milking shed, situated on our 55+ year old ‘bio-dynamic’ farm. The production of cheese for our residents started in a small room at the back of the dairy shed, progressed into a new cheesery in 2006.
Raymond started out devising these flavoursome additions to all things that can be grilled, char-grilled or barbecued. It was an exhaustive process which resulted in the final six Rubs, all delicious.
What is a rub? It's a balanced mixture of spices, herbs and seasonings which is rubbed onto meat, poultry, fish or vegetables before cooking - but Raymond’s BBQ Gourmet Rubs are so much more! Rubs can be 'wet' or 'dry.