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We are an independent wine store specialising in wines to suit everyone, with a wide range of wines from New Zealand & around the world in all price categories.

Kingsley Wood - First Glass Wines & Spirits

Kingsley Wood
Owner

Our goal is simple; better wine at the right price.

Regarded as one of Auckland’s best wine stores, our success is based on our loyal customers who keep coming back, in the knowledge that the wines we sell will always meet or exceed the quality for their price. See, How we buy wine & why it matters.

Please visit our Takapuna store, or shop our entire product range online, we promise you will not be disappointed in the quality of our outstanding selection and service.


We have moved!!

First Glass has moved to our new store at 22 Northcroft St, Takapuna, just a block away from where we were.   More room for great bargains, and lots of parking. See you there!


Weekly Best Buys

  • Brancott Estate O* Chardonnay 2015

    “Amazingly luscious Chardonnay”

    Brancott Estate O* Chardonnay 2015

    Instantly appealing on the nose with ripe peach, butterscotch, vanilla and toasted almond aromas. The palate is generous and smooth, showing wonderful fruit intensity together with a lingering creamy finish. An excellent... more »
    First Glass Price: $19.99
  • Church Rd Mcdonald Chardonnay 2015

    “Limited supply of the exquisite Hawke's Bay Chardonnay”

    Church Rd Mcdonald Chardonnay 2015

    Possibly the best we have seen under this label ‚ÄúThis big rich toasty Chardonnay is crammed with aromas and flavours of grilled peach, spicy oak, caramel and citrus with a mouthfilling finish that is quite superbly long.... more »
    First Glass Price: $19.99
  • Giesen The Brothers Gewurztraminer 2014

    “Champion Gewurztraminer - NZIWS 2016”

    Giesen The Brothers Gewurztraminer 2014

    Intensely perfumed and deliciously flavoursome with Turkish Delight, lychees, tingly toasted aromatic spices, violets, orange oil, a lightly honeyed texture and lingering musky sweetness.
    First Glass Price: $18.99
  • Laurent-perrier Brut 750ml

    “Champagne Super Buy!”

    Laurent-perrier Brut 750ml

    The very fine bubbles are the clue to Champagne. The bouquet is delicately floral and the flavours are fine, clean, balanced and harmonious with classic yeasty savouriness, a flinty undercurrent and delicate touches of p... more »
    First Glass Price: $54.99
  • Maude Pinot Noir 2015

    “The best we've tasted from this label”

    Maude Pinot Noir 2015

    Intriguingly aromatic and just a little heady with fine tannins, juicy red berry fruits, crushed sea shells, oak spice, savoury gamey nuances and a lovely hint of anise. Gold Medal - NZIWS 2016
    First Glass Price: $32.99
  • One Off Lola May Rose 2016

    “Just perfect for Summer”

    One Off Lola May Rose 2016

    Pale watermelon pink with a bouquet of summer berries and a twist of black pepper that follows through to the lightly oily textured palate. Fruit is typical strawberry and raspberry with touches of blueberry and a zesty... more »
    First Glass Price: $21.99
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22 NORTHCROFT ST
TAKAPUNA

Monday to Friday – 9.00am to 6.30pm
Saturday – 9.00am to 6.00pm
Sunday – closed

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