Vehicle access to First Glass Wines has been significantly impacted by roadworks in Northcroft Street during May & June.

Access is currently only available via a left turn into Northcroft from Lake Road, or through the Service Lane on from Byron Avenue near Street Organics Cafe.

We apologise for this inconvenience and very much appreciate your ongoing support.

Gold Medal Line-up

First Glass Wines 16 October 2019

Tohu Awatere Sauvignon Blanc 2019
Passionfruit, tropical fruit, a hint of fresh tomatoes, vibrant and very tasty. First Glass Price $15.99

Stoneleigh Rapaura Series Chardonnay 2018 Marlborough
The best ever under this label, powerful fruit and toasty oak statement - delicious.  First Glass Price $20.99

Askerne Reserve Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2018
Full bodied, creamy, toasty - vanilla, melon, long lingering finish.  First Glass Price $26.99

Framingham Nobodys Hero Pinot Gris 2018 Marlborough
Ripe fruit, a touch oily in the palate  with stonefruit- very appealing and popular on the night.  First Glass Price $14.99

Charles Wiffen Marlborough Riesling 2013
Six years on and now drinking superbly. The toasty / kerosene and lime characters are prominent but the acid has now mellowed giving us terrific Riesling with wide appeal.  First Glass Price $17.99

Shaky Bridge Pioneer Series Pinot Noir 2018 Central Otago
Savoury, gamey, good fruit and oak balance, easy drinking and ready now.  First Glass Price $21.99

Peregrine Central Otago Pinot Noir 2017
A classy Pinot - cherries, black plums, smooth yet powerful - good drinking now but better with several good years of cellaring.  First Glass Price $39.99

Gran Sasso Montepulciano D'Abruzzo 2018
Another Southern Italy bargain. Full fruited, smooth, tasty and good drinking with or without food.  First Glass Price $17.99

Peter Lehmann The Barossan Shiraz 2017
With the distinctive "leather look" label this is a terrific Shiraz. Black in the glass and full of black plum, spice, oak - dense and delicious. Highly recommended.  First Glass Price $19.99

Farnese Edizione Edition 18 - Italy
From Puglia and Abruzzo it's a blend of Montepulciano, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Negroamaro and Malvasia - all well integrated. Rich and dense but with plenty of drink now appeal. A fabulous dinner party wine.  First Glass Price $52.99

De Bortoli Noble One Botrytis Semillon 2016
Australia's most famous sweet wine. Smooth and luscious, an absolute treat.  First Glass Price $35.99