Nelson is the Craft Brewing Capital of New Zealand, find out more at www.craftbrewingcapital.co.nz
Hop Federation Brewery
Hop Federation is run by Simon and Nicki Nicholas. Prior to setting up the Hop Federation Brewery and Tasting Room (situated on the Tasman Great Taste Trail) Simon was the head brewer at Hallertau Brewery in Riverhead, Auckland.
As a dedicated and enthusiastic craft brewer, Simon is passionate about creating consistent flavorsome craft beers made in the traditional way. Hop Federation Brewery aims to provide great craft beer for all of New Zealand to enjoy and is available directly from the brewery via the Tasting Room in Riwaka.