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Vins Ale aerated water (4th of 4)

Vins Ale aerated water

Vins Ale, a non-alcoholic aerated water (soft drink), was made by W. C. Vincent in Pahīatua, Wairarapa, around 1907. Vincent's company, the Pahiatua Cordial and Mineral Water Factory, was founded in the late 19th century and ran until the 1970s. At one time each town in the Wairarapa had its own workshop making its own brands of aerated water.

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Ian Hunter, 'Workshop industries - The first New Zealand workshops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/26027/vins-ale-aerated-water (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Ian Hunter, published 11 Mar 2010