Kiwi Spirit Distillery


Kiwi Spirit Distillery is family owned and operated, producing unique, quality spirits from the purest homegrown ingredients.

The team at Kiwi Spirit Distillery believe that good taste is good for the soul. Their process begins by drawing from the ancient aquifers feeding Te Waikoropupū Springs, making their spirits from the clearest water in the world.

Located in beautiful Golden Bay, the innovative and passionate team feel right at home among the creative thinkers, artists, and aging hippies of this small town. A creative bunch themselves, they love to experiment, create new flavours and push the limits. With a long family history of distilling, these craftsmen and women are staunchly dedicated to quality over quantity.

Almost all the ingredients the distillery uses come from the Golden Bay region. The team are proud to be local and community focused, and are working on creating gardens and orchards on site at the distillery. Heart and soul goes into everything created here, and the team love nothing more than sharing what they create with others.

Kiwi Spirit Distillery is all about doing things a little bit different, with a little bit of Kiwi ingenuity. Its Waitui Single Malt Whiskey is a perfect example – made using New Zealand malted barley and aged for eight years in mānuka honey mead oak barrels, it’s one of the only true honey malt whiskeys in the world.

The distillery also produces its own blue agave spirit, one of the only places to do so outside of Mexico. Tequilana spirits outside of Mexico are not allowed to use the protected word ‘Tequila’, hence the unique Kiwi-fied name: TeKiwi. The spirit is given a limited release of 300 bottles a year, all of which are hand blown. Unique, beautiful and exceptional, just like the liquid inside.


430 Abel Tasman Drive, Golden Bay


03 525 8575



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