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Glengarry Thorndon

Address: 53 Hutt Rd, Thorndon
Phone: (04) 473 1637
Store Manager:   Phil Rowe
Email: thorndon@glengarry.co.nz

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Today 9:00am  - 7:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am  - 7:00pm
Thursday 9:00am  - 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am  - 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am  - 7:00pm
Sunday 10:00am  - 5:00pm
Monday 9:00am  - 7:00pm

The flagship Glengarry store in Wellington is located in Thorndon at 53 Hutt Rd. It contains a great space for wine tastings, purpose-built to host large events for up to 60 people. The beer fridge boasts an extensive selection of craft beers. There is, too, a decent-sized fine wine cellar stocked it with the largest range of premium fine wines from around the world that Wellington has ever seen. And as for the shelf space, it's massive, with ample room to accommodate our full range of premium wines and spirits. The friendly and knowledgeable team is headed up by Phil and Meredith, and they'll happily attend to all your vinous needs.

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TASTING & EVENTS

WELLINGTON WINE COUNTRY TASTING

The Wairarapa is an area that is a wine growing area that is becoming increasingly recognised for over delivering in the quality of it's wines. Collectively the wines here only make up about 1.3% of the total production in New Zealand but the array of wines on offer are unique and exciting. We would love you to join us for a casual walk around tasting to meet the winemakers and sample the fabulous wines that make up Wellington Wine Country.


When:  6:00pm Wednesday 26 September
Where: Glengarry Thorndon, 53 Hutt Rd, Thorndon

Seat Price $20.00
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GLENMORANGIE WITH ELAINE THOMSON

Moet Hennessy brand ambassador and Whisky guru Elaine Thomson will be taking us through the always exceptional Glenmorangie range. The Glenmorangie brand is sold in over 120 countries worldwide. It is the number one selling malt whisky in Scotland and is the third best-selling premium malt in the world. Natural ingredients, traditional craftsmanship and cask expertise are combined to create the tranquil experience of the smoothest, purest tasting single malt in the Highlands.


When:  6:00pm Monday 1 October
Where: Glengarry Thorndon, 53 Hutt Rd, Thorndon

Seat Price $40.00
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JAPANESE WHISKY | MARS

For this month's Malt Club we will be treated to a taste of Japan. Starting with Sake and ending with Umeshu, the main event will be a focus on the oustanding MARS Whisky Distillery; located high in the Japanese Alps they are known for their elegant, smooth and complex whiskys. The high altitude providing slow maturation and the availability of soft, granite filtered water.


When:  6:00pm Thursday 4 October
Where: Glengarry Thorndon, 53 Hutt Rd, Thorndon

Seat Price $50.00
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GUIGAL WITH ROD HULL - WELLINGTON

Guigal has had a metoric rise to greatness in the Rhone Valley they were in founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal in Ampuis. Guigal are the leading negociant in the Rhone Valley, this is a major acclomplishment when you consider that most European wine dynasties trace their origins back to the 1800's. Three generations later we now find Phillipe Guigal with his wife Eve buy his side as the Estates winemaker and Managing Director. In 1995 Guigal acquired the famous Chateau d'Ampuis an oenological monument whose long history is linked to the Cote Rotie appellation. The Chateau has become the headquarters of the Guigal Estate and the ffices and cellars remain in the village of Ampuis. Today there are 3 hecatres of cellars and the history and soul of the Guigal family are clearly present in these cellars. We are lucky to have Rod Hull the Asia Pacific representative joining us to guide us through a huge range of their wines.


When:  6:00pm Thursday 11 October
Where: Glengarry Thorndon, 53 Hutt Rd, Thorndon

Seat Price $75.00
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PREMIUM NEW ARRIVALS FROM SOUTH AMERICA - WELLINGTON

Chile and Argentina have long provided some of the greatest value in the world of wine, but now drinkers are waking up to just how high the quality is at the premium end. Our GM Liz Wheadon has recently visited the regions, and hand selected some of the finest boutique wineries to import. Tonight she will be coming down to Wellington to present 8 different wineries, and some of their most exciting wines from $40 to over $200 a bottle. A bit like bringing ice to eskimos, we'll be starting with the Casa Marin Sauvignon Blanc 2017 from Chile. This is their flagship, a two time winner for the best Sauvignon Blanc in the world! Then we move to two of the finest wineries in Argentina. Huarpe Gualtallary Terroir - Cabernet Sauvignon / Cabernet Franc 2016. Followed by the Riglos Gran Gabernet Franc 2017. Then we move to South America's first ever certified biodynamic wine, Emiliana Signos de Origin Carmenere from the Colchagua Valley in Chile. The Malbecs are next, starting with Renacer Punto Final Malbec Reserva 2015 from 50yr old vines at 1100m. From around Mendoza we then have the Achaval Ferrer Finca Alta Mira Malbec 2014 and the incredible Zuccardi Finca Peidra Infinta 2014. Our last two beautiful wines are from the ancient Carmenere variety in Chile, Casa Lapostelle Cuvee Alexandra Carmenere 2016, finishing with the stunning Errazuriz Kai Carmenere 2015. We are very excited to have these in New Zealand!


When:  6:00pm Wednesday 17 October
Where: Glengarry Thorndon, 53 Hutt Rd, Thorndon

Seat Price $40.00
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CECILIA PASQUA - A FAMILY PASSION

The history of Pasqua begins in 1925 when the first generation of the Pasqua brothers came to Verona and established a new business selling wine from their homeland, Apulia. After a few years they decided to to become a real winery. Initially starting out in Verona area, Pasqua has progressively built up their holdings and have succeeded in becoming one of Italy's most recognised brands. We are very excited to have Cecilia Pasqua here to guide us through some of their amazing wines, which will include the two fabulous Mai dire Mai wines. We will be tasting...


When:  6:00pm Wednesday 24 October
Where: Glengarry Thorndon, 53 Hutt Rd, Thorndon

Seat Price $40.00
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THE TEAM

RUBEN - Ruben is the friendly delivery driver working out of our Thorndon store. Hailing from Spain, Ruben loves a bold red but is always willing to try something new.

PHILIP - Glengarry Legend. Wine Expert. Funny Man.

SOPHIE - After spending numerous summers working on vineyards in Hawkes Bay, Sophie decided to have a crack at selling wine. Sophie loves all things aromatic and is always keen to chat about what's new in store.

SOPHIE - Prior to joining the Glengarry team, Sophie was studying winekmaking in Marlborough. She loves Riesling and Champagne.

CLARE - Clare has been at Glengarry for a few years, but is still enjoying continuing to learn about wine. She loves a good Chardonnay, but would never say no to any style of Riesling on a summers afternoon

LOIS - Lois became interested in wine after living in Central Otago and is always a friendly face at Thorndon's tasting events. She enjoys aromatics and anything Spanish.

MARCEL - He's the token tall man. After many years of working from home and looking after his children, he re-entered the real world to reacquaint with his past love for wine. He appreciates a good bordeaux, a buttery chard, and a smooth whiskey.

 THIS WEEK'S TEAM PICK ...
 
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