A FAMILY BUSINESS

In 1874, on the remote island of Bømlo, our great-grandfather Stener Pedersen was born. Later, Stener moved to Bergen, and became a seaman. He travelled the world, eventually settling in New Zealand. Thus began our family story.

 

We celebrate our adventurous forebear and his Norwegian heritage through the aquavit that proudly bears his name. Stener Pedersen embodied the spirit of discovery, and his aquavit reflects that bold spirit.

Pedersen akevitt akvavit zealand aquavit

Please enjoy responsibly. Don’t drink alcohol

if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. 

New Zealand Aquavit Limited is the world’s southernmost aquavit producer, crafting the only traditional barrel-aged aquavit in the Southern Hemisphere. We are a joint New Zealand/Nordic enterprise, with partners from New Zealand, Norway and Sweden. Our taste-testing team is based in Telemark, central Norway. Our combined resources ensure our aquavit meets the high expectations of discerning customers in both our northern and southern markets.  

Pedersen akevitt akvavit zealand aquavit
Pedersen akevitt akvavit zealand aquavit
Pedersen akevitt akvavit zealand aquavit
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