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June at Pembroke Wines & Spirits

Embrace winter this June

The snow has returned to the mountains, and so has our renowned mulled wine, cozy blankets, and outdoor gas heaters. Come and enjoy the winter sunset at Pembroke.

Make sure you join us for National Bubbly Day on June 3rd and our special, intimate tasting event with Paul Pujol from Prophet's Rock on June 28th.

Don't forget about our takeaway mulled wines, a unique offering available only at Pembroke in Wānaka - perfect for your hiking, camping or picnic adventure. Pair it with our Works Platter for the perfect takeaway combination.

And, if you're keen to learn the ways of cocktail making, be sure to stop by for a browse in our brand new in-store bartender's corner! Keep reading to find out more.


What's happening at Pembroke?

Welcome winter with 'Clive Live at 5'

June 3rd, 5.00pm

Free to attend

Join us for a fun night with 'Clive Live at 5' from 5.00 -9.00pm. With his unique style and soulful music, Clive Jermy is a local favourite. He'll be showcasing music from his latest albums, 'Blue for You' and 'Have Faith in Yourself'.

June 3rd is also National Bubbly Day - a celebration of the shared experiences, laughter, and cherished memories created with every sip of bubbles. Let's raise our glasses and drive into the magical world of sparkling wines.


Prophet’s Rock with Paul Pujol

June 28th, 7.00 - 9.00pm

$95 per person

This is a very special event for Pembroke as we welcome our long-awaited host, winemaker Paul Pujol. This exclusive event is only available to our Otago Wine Club subscribers and there is very limited seating, so be sure to book your spot quickly.

Paul has long been enchanted by the allure of French pinot noirs and aromatic whites. After an extensive six-year journey across the globe in pursuit of grape varieties, he found his calling at Prophet's Rock. Today, the influence of Paul's travels is unmistakably present in the wines he crafts in Central Otago. Paul's winemaking philosophy embodies tradition, emphasizing a deep respect for the vineyard and a patient approach.

Food for this special event will be provided by Troy.


News from our Bottle Shop & Lounge Bar

Build your own hamper

Design the perfect gift or personalised treat with our build your own food and drink hamper service - it's entirely up to you! Select your basket, choose a ribbon and make your selections from our wide range of options on the shelf.

We'll take care of wrapping it up beautifully and include a personalized card with your message. Our offerings are suitable to various budgets and tastes, ensuring there's something for everyone.


New flavours in-store

Wines from Georgia are now available at Pembroke, featuring the oldest and only purple grape in the world - Saperavi. Saperavi is the leading red grape variety in Georgia, and is one of the few teinturier grape varieties, featuring both red flesh and red skin. Expect Saperavi wines to reveal aromas and flavors of dark berries, licorice, grilled meat, tobacco, chocolate, and spices. With a deep fruit character and lively acidity, this stands out as a gutsy choice.

We're also pleased to introduce Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines from South Africa - Syrah and Chenin Blancs of its finest.

New Japanese Whisky and Sake have arrived as well, so come and ask for a tasting. And don't forget to browse our port wine collection as a comforting choice during the colder winter months.


New on our food menu

If you're looking for a satisfying lunch or dinner experience, indulge in our Loaded Side of Salmon – available for pre-order, perfect for dining in or taking away (min of two).

Feast your eyes on our Stewart Island Hot Smoked Salmon side, expertly paired with capers, shallots, chard artichokes, olives, and a refreshing herb salad. Accompanied by a side of horseradish - such a delicious combination of flavours.

If you're looking for more take-away options, explore our take-away menu (featuring our Works Platter, Cheese & Meat or Seafood Platter). Call 034 437818 to place your pre-order.


Bartender's Corner

We have dedicated our efforts to creating a bartender's corner in-store, fully equipped with an array of garnishes, tools, syrups, and recipe books. Pembroke Wines now provides all the essential elements to ensure you're well-prepared for your cocktail creations and new mixing adventures.

Come see our new space!


Our tasting room is waiting for you to celebrate this June


Peak inside our June Otago Wine Club box

We don't usually reveal what wines go into our special monthly subscription boxes, but this June we thought we would share a sneak peak into our red wine box. This month, we're sending our members six pinot noirs from some fantastic local vineyards:

Black Peak, Pinot Noir, 2016

Misha’s Vineyard, The High Note, 2020

Daisy Rock, Alexandra, 2021

Maude, Pison Creek, 2020

Tarras Vineyard, Bendigo, 2020

Lowburn Ferry, Lowburn 2021

Our Wine Club boxes are available for subscription or one-time purchases, so give it a try this June!


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