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Kingsley Wood - First Glass Wines & Spirits

Kingsley Wood

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

  • Alchemy Chardonnay 2014

    “Packed with juicy fruit and savoury oak!”

    Alchemy Chardonnay 2014

    Abundant grapefruit, flint, gunsmoke and wild yeast barrel ferment complexities radiate from the glass to tantalise the nose and the flinty/gun smoke characters are also quite prominent in the palate. It’s a reductively... more »
    First Glass Price: $25.99
  • Cape Barren Native Goose Shiraz 2014

    “It's back! Fantastic new vintage.”

    Cape Barren Native Goose Shiraz 2014

    Inky black red with crimson edges. Chocolatey oak and mulberry jam fill the bouquet and the taste is powerful, sweet, savoury, spicy and peppery. A blockbuster of a wine with brushed velvet tannins and a profound savoury... more »
    First Glass Price: $19.99
  • Giesen Sv The Fuder Dog Point Chardonnay 2012

    “Heavyweight clearance. Ripe and ready to drink! ”

    Giesen Sv The Fuder Dog Point Chardonnay 2012

    Bright yellow gold, the colour of butter and very deep in hue compared to the other wines in the tasting tonight. Beautifully honed savoury oak fills the bouquet and the taste is rich, full-bodied, buttery, creamy, spicy... more »
    First Glass Price: $29.99
  • Giesen The Brothers Chardonnay 2014

    “Our pick for best value buy from the Cuisine Chardonnay tasting”

    Giesen The Brothers Chardonnay 2014

    Light gold in hue with a gorgeous caramel cream, spice and biscuity oak aroma and a crème brulee and yummy fleshy peach lusciousness beautifully balanced by underlying citrussy notes and the long, toasty, savoury finish.... more »
    First Glass Price: $19.99
  • Serafino Shiraz 2013

    “Stylish McLaren Vale Shiraz”

    Serafino Shiraz 2013

    Saturated black red in hue with a complex, savoury aroma then full-bodied and generous in the palate with black pepper, cake spices, juicy black cherry and blackberry fruit, creamy oak and a long juicy finish. A beautifu... more »
    First Glass Price: $18.99
  • The Landing Chardonnay 2015

    “Fabulous new vintage!”

    The Landing Chardonnay 2015

    Bright golden in hue with inviting aromas of creamy nutty oak with accents of tropical fruit then in the palate ripe stonefruit flavours with hints of pineapple woven with butter caramel over a savoury, mealy nutty oak b... more »
    First Glass Price: $38.99
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