Fruit Wine

& Cider

Makers Association Of New Zealand

Since 1987


to the makers
& drinkers

We are the national representative body for all commercial non-grape winemakers.

Our members include cider, fruit wine, vegetable wine, mead, alcoholic ginger beer, alcoholic kombucha and liqueur producers. They range from high volume operations to small boutique producers across New Zealand.

More detailed information about the Fruit Wine & Mead Producers and Cider Producers, can be found using the links below.  

two women laughing while holding ciders at a bar






A Festival to Celebrate all things Cider!

Join us on November 2nd 2024 in Nelson to celebrate the diversity of Cider, including both traditional and contemporary styles from around the country. Festival goers have the opportunity to sample a range of products from our Cider makers

2023 FWCMA Awards

The NZ Fruit Wine & Cider Awards aims to recognise the high quality cider, fruit & vege wines, mead, alcoholic ginger beer and alcoholic kombucha in NZ.

Click here for the 2023 entry form

Join as a FW&C Member

Membership of FWCMA of NZ is open to anyone involved in the production of non-grape wine by payment of a Commodity Levy.  As a member you can:

  • enter our annual awards;
  • participate in our annual Cider Festival;
  • profile you business on our producers map; and
  • access information, links & help from our members-only page.