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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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Hours
Today 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
Tuesday 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

ITALIAN ROAD TRIP

Italy is a country that is swimming in wine, but how do you decide which wine to buy? We have made it our personal mission to try as many Italian Wines as we can, from the brooding Barolos, produced in Piedmont in the North, to the sunshine vines of Sicily in the South, Italy has something for everyone. The range of styles varies tremendously; there are sweet effervescent bubbles, stylish roses and of course their red wines that they are renowned for. This is a great opportunity to try wines from different regions side by side. We will also be serving wonderful Italian cheeses and charcuterie as an accompaniment, so we can immerse ourselves in all things Italian.


When:  6:00pm Wednesday 19 June
Where: Glengarry Thorndon 53 Hutt Rd Thorndon

Seat Price $55.00
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GRAND TASTING | WINES OF THE RHONE VALLEY (WELLINGTON)

The Rhone Valley in Southern France is home to some to some of the greatest Syrah, Grenache, and Viognier wines in the world. Famed appellations such as Chateauneuf du Pape, Condrieu, Cote-Rotie,Hermitage, and of course Cotes du Rhone. We have just landed the stunning 2016 vintage, which is one of the greatest produced in a generation. Grab some friends and join us for this epic walk-around tasting, where you have up to 3 hours to try them at your leisure. We will have a large selection open for tasting from $17 up to $170 a bottle, along with very special sale pricing. Try the new releases, as well as lots of older mature wines that are ready to take home and drink straight away.


When:  4:00pm Friday 28 June
Where: Glengarry Thorndon 53 Hutt Rd Thorndon

Seat Price $30.00
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HEROES OF THE BAROSSA | WITH CRAIG STANSBOROUGH & STUART BLACKWELL (WELLINGTON)

A very special evening with two of the greatest winemakers from the Barossa Valley. Grant Burge's family history in the region dates back to 1855, with their outstanding Meshach Shiraz one of Australias most iconic wines. Their chief winemaker Craig Stansborough has been with the company 24 years and was AUS winemaker of the year in 2014. St Hallett has been producing fine wines since it was established in 1944. No one knows the Barossa Valley better than senior winemaker Stuart Blackwell, who has been making wine there for over 40 years. These two produce wines from some of the oldest vineyards in the world. Craig and Stuart know the nuances of the region intimately, the seasons, the soil, and the varieties. They have a deep understanding of the rich tapestry of site and climatic variances, but also an appreciation of the importance of dedicated growers and ‘old vine’Shiraz.


When:  6:00pm Wednesday 3 July
Where: Glengarry Thorndon 53 Hutt Rd Thorndon

Seat Price $25.00
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BURGUNDY 2016

The 2016 Burgundy vintage was very complicated. You would almost think that they are getting used to this in Burgundy now, as they seem to be constantly challenged by the weather, but 2016 seemed to throw everything at them. However, the Burgundians have managed to make a silk purse out of a sow's ear and produced a stunning vintage. There is a draw back and that is that yields are down, so much so that it is being described as a rare vintage. The wines are generally thought to be more classic and less weighty, with intense fruit and fresh aromatic qualities. These wines are classic and unique and this is a great opportunity to gain insight in to this tricky vintage. We will taste two wines from four producers.


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

Seat Price $95.00
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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.

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.

PHILIP - Glengarry Legend. Wine Expert. Funny Man.

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

DAYNA - passed her WSET level 3 with merit and likes Chardonnay.

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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