Greatest Whiskys in new zealand

Any self respecting whisky connoisseur is familiar with the name Oamaru. This sea side town became home to New Zealand’s last 443 barrels of rare drams of whisky from the original Willowbank distillery. Such was the knack of the distillery that it produced the prolific Wilsons and 45 South whiskys before falling into the hands of Canadian distillers Seagrams and later Australian brewers fosters who efficiently shut it down.

What are the criteria to judge that it is indeed a good whisky ? It is difficult to choose a good whisky and also the quality that is needed to savor it.
Moreover, un bon rhum agricole does not lose its place, this alcohol is produced from the distillation of fermented cane juice

These 443 barrels are generally looked upon as the revitalizers of New Zealand’s whiskey industry as they brought together investors who re branded them and put on the market for sale. As such, the country has now become synonymous with some of the greatest whiskeys in the world.

New Zealand Whisky Collection 18 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

Made from some of the best 1993 barrels this whisky is now a rare find on the market. As with spirits of its caliber in New Zealand, the New Zealand Whisky Collection 18 year old Single Malt Whisky has been aged for at least 16 years but the name suggests that it was left to mature in a barrel for 18 years (if not more for older components). It was first aged in the White Oak Barrels and then aged some more in the bourbon barrels. Made from 100% malted New Zealand barley, the flavor is richly floral and fruity with a hint of peat and has the trade mark of the Willowbank distillery. It was the first single malt produced after the 443 barrels were discovered.

Thomson Two Tone Whisky Release

 

This whisky derives its name from the two different casks used for the aging process. It is first aged in a European Oak cask before being transferred to an American White Oak barrel that is used only once for each blend. It leaves a spicy taste on the palate as well as aged berries.

Thomson Whisky South Island Peat

This blend is made from 100% New Zealand sourced ingredients. It has a smoky flavoring owing to the malted barley that is smoked using South Island Peat. Thomson Whisky South Island peat has a strong vanillins flavor because of the aging and maturation in oak barrels.

New Zealand Whisky Collection Dunedin Doublewood 10

With 6 years of maturation in the American Bourbon barrels before aging for 10 more years in French oak New Zealand wine barrels, it is sweet while still retaining the spicy and fruity flavors within. The wine barrels give it a unique flavor. This blend also has the trademark of Willowbank distillery with 30 % of it made of premium grain whisky from unmalted barley in the Willowbank distillery.

Remarkably, New Zealand’s whiskys have rebounded with amazing wins in various spirits competitions. They are going to be around for a long time to come.

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Grab an antidote to the winter chill with a warming bottle from north of the border

 

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How Ecommerce is changing retail business

In recent years the use of the Internet has changed the way our world functions. From social interaction to a new focus and availability of wider education, it has created a new way of life. But one of the greatest effects of the World Wide Web has been the integration of business, as with the many companies that now provide their products for purchase online.

Nowadays, most of e-commerce use tools that help them adjust the price of their products to stand out from competitors like WorkIT, price monitoring software. This tool allows them to establish the optimal competitive price to attract even more customers.

The process is called eCommerce, and it has been proven that the development of an eCommerce website is the perfect way to increase retail sales.

This is especially beneficial for those who commonly find themselves with a product overstock, or need to quickly move unsold merchandise and close-out products, which would otherwise result in a profit loss. Imagine, being able to eventually unload that massive overstock that has been sitting on your shelves, or filling up your warehouse.
The next major benefit of developing an eCommerce website is increasing the sales to supplement those that are already generated by your business. By creating a second revenue stream, you open your company up to additional sources, which will tap into an undiscovered (or just unreached) sales target. This will give you a new line of consistent customers that can boost profits on a long-term scale, and may lead to further consumers as the word spreads.
Advertising is another plus of eCommerce development. Companies will commonly spend a decent chunk of their overall monthly and annual budgets on advertising and marketing, which will only bring in local clients and customers, rather than allow for a significant sales net. When you implement electronic commerce with an existing retail base, the increase in advertising will be automatic. From web searches on supergiants such as Google to reviews that will likely follow on blogs, word-of-mouth and linking are a huge benefit of online business.
This is a common occurrence when dealing with affiliate programs or mutual link sharing, which is simple to find online. You can easily work out affiliate opportunities with consumer bloggers and watchdog groups, related companies, and directories, at low – and sometimes no – cost. This is especially important for small businesses, which maintain a minimum budget. The development of an eCommerce website will provide you with as much of a chance of reaching your target audience as those larger companies you are competing with.

In the end, we live in a changing world, and a part of that world is a shifting market.

The focus of business has been moved out of the boardrooms and onto the Internet, and failing to take advantage of the benefits of eCommerce will leave you behind as new companies grow, or old ones reestablish their dominance. Don’t be left behind. Develop your eCommerce website, and join the millions who have found themselves ahead of the curve. You have nothing to lose but your overstock, and everything to gain, including lasting profits.

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The future of e-commerce: bricks and mortar.

Retailers Adapt To The Changing E-commerce Landscape.

 

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New Zealand cocktails : my favorites

A cocktail can be described as a drink made using a distilled beverage e.g. brandy, tequila, rum, gin or whiskey and mixed with other ingredients. If beer is part of the ingredients, the drink is referred to as beer cocktail. Cocktails vary from place to place, bartender to bartender or even from the ingredients used. Here we look at some the favorite cocktails that can be found in New Zealand.

Discover here how to make an original mojito and also other tricks to make cocktail recipes make  it easy to make at home like this irish coffee recipe a beverage made from coffee, sugar, whiskey and cream.

Negroni.

This is a drink that suits all occasions to many gin lovers. It has a beautiful good taste of sour and sweet when perfectly done. It also stands out as the only cocktail here served with ice regularly one. Storing the drink near old food in the freezer can have a negative impact on the cocktails flavor.

· Ingredients.

30ml Campari.

30ml dry London gin.

30ml sweet vermouth (Martini Rosoo)

2-3 dashes of orange bitters

· Directions.

All ingredients should be added in a glass stirred for 20 seconds or more plus ice and served with an orange twist.

The last word.

Though there is an argument onto whether the last word should be stirred or shaken, experts suggest that it should be stirred to bring out a more delicate mouth feel.

· Ingredients.

25ml fresh lime juice

25ml Hendricks gin

25ml maraschino

25ml green chartreuse.

Directions.

Add all the ingredients are added on a mixing glass and stirred. One should taste after 20 seconds or more after stirring to make sure the desired taste is acquired and served with ice.

French 75.

It is leavened with a lavish champagne splash and served tall. One should choose champagne according to his/her own budget e.g. if the budget is tight one can go for dry prosecco.

· Ingredients.

20ml fresh lemon juice.

40ml gin (London dry gin)

20ml triple sec (Cointreau)

· Directions.

Should be shaken well over ice inside a cocktail shaker, served in a cold glass with a lemon garnish.

Classic Dry Martini.

This is the only classic cocktail that can be made using only 2 ingredients. A gin preferably Bombay star or Tanqueray 10 a common choice for cocktail fans.

· Ingredients.

5-10ml of vermouth {depends on how dry wants it)

60ml of gin (Bombay Star or Tanqueray 10)

· Directions.

Optimal 6-10 water dilution stirred for 20 seconds or more in a mixing glass with ice. Should be poured straight in a cocktailed glass that is chilled if possible from a freezer. Fresh Sicilian green olives on a skewer and a lemon zest on the surface are advisable for a smooth finish.

Other cocktails worth mentioning include The White Lady, Flaming Lemon Drop, Flaming Gorilla, and Four Horsemen among many others.

The cocktails can be enjoyed in different bars and outlets around New Zealand such as Hawthorn Lounge Tory Street, the Library Courtenay place, Chow Tory Street, Ancestral Courtney Place etc. all found in and around wellington.

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11 drinks you have to try in new zealand

Cocktail liqueurs and ingredients made in New Zealand

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Dear anti-Trump protesters, this temper tantrum is truly embarrassing

Thousands of angry and presumably unemployed people across the country have taken to the streets. They’re marching, as you’ve probably heard, in protest of Donald Trump’s victory.

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Berlin Breitscheidplatz: Lorry kills 12 at Christmas market

An articulated lorry has ploughed into a busy Christmas market in the heart of Berlin, killing 12 people and injuring 48.

Germany’s Interior Minister, Thomas de Maiziere, said “many things” pointed to a deliberate attack.

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Dog Slaughter & Butchering Is Banned In South Korea’s Largest Dog Meat Market

Animal activists and organizations around the world have been working tirelessly for years to put an end to the dog meat trade. The torturous and brutal practice of dog slaughter was brought to light with the emergence of the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China.

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