Take your homemade Old Fashioned up a notch with a bottle of premium Buffalo Trace...
N.Z's favourite party starter. Premium N.Z vodka balanced beautifully with cold brew coffee & Italian...
Cuddle yourself back to life with this spicy, pickle-forward classic cocktail. Best paired with Espresso...
Everything you need to create this timeless cocktail classic, first made at Harry's Bar, Venice....
All things fruity and all things floral in a glass! Refreshing beyond a doubt and tasty...
Our greatest hits of Black Pineapple original cocktails - think Mandarin Sours, The Black Pineapple,...
Frankie founded Black Pineapple in 2016 after spending over 25 years in the drinks industry in the UK & NZ. From bartending & running top UK bars through to Sales, Marketing, Brand Activation, Education, and Advocacy. Frankie fundamentally believes that life’s too short to drink shit drinks - and Black Pineapple is here to help!
Favourite cocktail: Spritz Italiano
Ben gained his passion for drinks and operations working in some of the country’s top cocktail spots. Ben’s attention to detail and creativity help to drive and inspire everything that we do.
Favourite cocktail: East 8 Holdup
Event Operations Manager
Missy brings over 15 years of hospo experience to the Black Pineapple team ranging across bars, restaurants, working as a brand ambassador, and even running 42 Below’s vodka university! Missy’s eye for detail, love of systems, and commitment to order ensures that we execute every event with precision and poise.
Favourite cocktail: Space Gin Smash
Customer Service/Sales Manager
Jessie swapped working front of house in high-end restaurants to head up customer service and sales here at Black Pineapple in 2021, and thank heavens she did! Jessie’s hospo / customer service background multiplied by drinks knowledge and passion means our customer's experiences are in the best possible hands.
Favourite cocktail: Put the Rum in the Coconut
Also known as The Landlord, Dave is our events specialist, ensuring every single drink we serve is at the peak of perfection - from batching and bottling to taking care of our amazing events staff so they do the same for you. Dave’s happy place is being at the front line at our events, libating happy customers.
Favourite cocktail: La Paloma
E-Commerce Operations Manager
Brendon ensures that every drop in every bottle in every box we send out is perfectly balanced, packaged, and presented. Brendon’s perfectionism, accuracy, and impressively calm nature brings consistency and co-ordination to our cocktail packaging realm. Brendon also moonlights as our official stills photographer, reigning supreme in the in-house studio he built.
Favourite cocktail: Jungle Bird
Design & Digital Support
Olive came to Black Pineapple in 2022 to get hands-on in the world of digital marketing and creative design. Olive's fierce work ethic and creative approach to projects has lent itself perfectly to our custom projects and social media platforms.
Favourite cocktail: Margarita