It is illegal for Exceptional Flavours to sell and supply alcohol to anyone under the age of 18. It is also illegal for you to buy alcohol if you are under the age of 18, even if you are buying as a gift for someone else.
It is illegal for you to falsely declare your age if you are under the age of 18 in order to buy alcohol from us. In accordance with the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 this is an offence liable on conviction to a fine of up to $2,000.
Only persons over the age of 18 can sign and receive orders from us. This is in accordance with the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 If the receiver is under the age of 18 or does not have valid ID the parcel will be returned to the depot for further instruction.
By submitting an order with us and agreeing to the Terms & Conditions you are confirming that you and the person receiving the order are over the age of 18 and legally allowed to buy and receive alcohol in New Zealand.
Exceptional Flavours Ltd trades under Liquor License number 022/OFF/7695/2019
We accept Visa, Mastercard, Diners, American Express and Union Pay credit cards in our secure online checkout.
If you would like to make payment by Direct Banking Transfer, please contact us.
All of the goods we send are insured up to the point of delivery. We are not covered for any goods that are damaged or stolen after being delivered.
If you are not delighted with your purchase, then please return the items to us within 14 days of receipt in its original condition and packaging and we will refund you the value less the delivery costs. Please note that the postage and cost of returns is the responsibility of the customer or purchaser. Please email us prior to sending any back so we can issue a return number.
All Returns must be sent back via Trackable Courier Only.
Unfortunately, breakages occasionally happen in transit, in this instance please let us know immediately and we will refund in full your broken items.
As a general rule, every product on our website is IN STOCK unless stated otherwise.
We do our best to provide the most accurate, up-to-date information, but errors do occur. If you have ordered a product that is not available, we will inform you and ask whether you would like a refund, a replacement, or wait till the product is back in stock.
SHIPPING AND cost
All prices are in New Zealand Dollars and include GST.
Is there a minimum order?
There is a minimum order quantity of 6 bottles for the beer.
There is no minimum order quantity for the Elixir dAnvers.
How long does it take to receive my order?
Orders placed and credit approved by 12pm, Monday – Friday for items in stock will ship the same day as ordered. Orders placed and credit approved anytime Saturday or Sunday for items in stock will ship on the following business day. These cut-off times are a guideline and are subject to possible change or modification due to prevailing circumstances. This information does not constitute a guarantee.
Delivery times after pick-up by our courier.
North Island 1-2 working days
South Island 2-3 working days
Waiheke, Stewart & Great Barriers Islands 2-3 working days
If you have a Rural Delivery address, please allow 2-3 extra working days on top of those time frames.
What are the shipping costs?
North Island (non-rural) $5
North Island (rural) $10
South Island (non-rural) $10
South Island (rural) $15
Additional delivery fees for Waiheke, Chatham, and Stewart Island
Free shipping for orders $145 and over.
What if I am not home at the time of delivery?
Please note: All orders require a signature upon delivery and must be signed for by someone over the age of 18. This is in accordance with the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
Please address your order to an address where this can happen between the hours of 9am to 5pm (i.e Your Work address)
If you are not at home, the courier driver will leave a calling card for you. Follow the instructions on the card to arrange re-delivery or to collect your wine from their depot if you would prefer.
When placing your order, you can leave instructions at the checkout to leave the order in a safe place. Just use the Delivery Instructions box at the checkout to let us know.
Please remember though that we are not insured if anything goes missing after you have given authority to leave.
Can I collect my order?
We are an online-only business and our liquor license strictly prohibits pickups from our distribution warehouse.
Exceptional Flavours Limited – NZ Company Number 6734897, Trading as Exceptional Flavours, located at 620 Minden Road, RD 6, Tauranga, is the holder of a Liquor License 022/OFF/7695/2019 Any sales of alcohol made via this internet site will be made on that liquor license. The applicable law for transactions for the purchase of alcohol on this internet site are the laws of New Zealand. The Laws of Sale and contract by any other country do not apply. By placing an order with www.localhost:8086 you accept that the ownership of the goods passes to the customer upon payment and dispatch of the goods from our warehouse. All product will arrive to you Duty and GST Paid. You will not be liable for any additional charges.