MT Glass New Zealand
Our Ethos – Excellence, Curiosity and Honesty
MT Glass offers interesting artisanal products from Japan which showcase small, passionate producers keen to push the boundaries of tradition. Small producers pay attention to their craft and to the legacy of their work, creating with honesty and love, sake and fine wine to delight your senses. We work to bring these to your restaurant, bar or home.
We represent the “off the beaten track” boutique wineries and sake breweries that will ignite your sense of adventure, your memories of travelling and enable you to discover new ways of experiencing life.
We want to share our love of Japan, its rich heritage and beautiful stories, We go the extra mile to seek out and source the very best in quality, building relationships that foster fair prices, international friendship and a commitment to sustainability.
We love meeting the people behind the label and believe in connecting you with them too so that you can understand their passion. We work with, and for, those who are prepared to pay a fair price for an excellent product. We love sharing our knowledge through workshops, educational courses, and private curated events.
B2B for sourcing of fine wines and sake from Japan, let us take the stress out of finding you exactly what you need to ensure success for your business, we can advise, source, promote and educate your staff or customers helping you increase sales and become a leader in hospitality.
Delight your senses and visit our shop where you will find the most interesting, unique, and simply delicious products just for you. Fine Japanese wines, curated Sake as well as the secret beauty products, known to Geisha for centuries, that capture the health benefits from Sake production.
MT Glass actively searches for producers that make sustainability and diversity a key objective in their business operations, with a rigorous 10 point assessment required to become one of our suppliers in addition to supporting a minimal impact philosophy in all that we do, we are seeking to build a better future for us all.
Keen to upskill with an internationally recognised qualification? Have a staff training need or just want to book a fun experience for a special occasion treat, with many years of experience in education Marion offers tailor made staff training and private tutoring for wine, spirits and sake examinations plus private curated events which inform and delight.
Marion Titmuss / Business Director & Events Planner
Marion brings her experience in education and performing to underpin her extensive knowledge and qualifications in Sake, Wine and Spirits which allow her to offer real value and service to retail, wholesale, and private consultation.
Managing client inventories, cellar work, on demand sommelier service and event planning are part of what she can offer with further staff training, fun workshops and private tutoring for WSET/Sake Sommelier Association exams available.
Her goal is to bring personal attention, thoughtful advice and a healthy serving of joy to clients and friends looking to deepen their relationship with fine sake and wine.
Marion holds qualifications from WSET in Wine , Spirits and Sake, is qualified as a Sake Sommelier Educator by the Sake Sommelier Association and in in addition she is accredited by the Sake Education Council in Japan as a Certified Sake Professional.
Marion holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Wine Technology & Innovation and is studying to complete her Masters in Wine at EIT and the WSET Diploma.
Marion holds a LQC and Duty Managers licence.
“an exceptionally talented teacher, examination results first class, energetic, talented and well rounded….self starter, reliable, compassionate, caring, enthusiastic, trustworthy and dedicated… highly professional.”
“Most people go overboard on the wine and it makes it hard to find what is right for you inside all the information. You made the mission and purpose come alive.”
Natasha Wall / Importing & Project Management
Natasha brings her enthusiasm for the culture of Japan and knowledge about fashion and beauty products to her role as Project Coordinator (Beauty). As the Director’s right hand woman she is committed to supporting Marion in her role, and project managing the sourcing, importation and promotion of beauty products made with sake lees.
In addition to her qualifications in Philosophy and Fashion Design, Natasha holds a Law Degree from Victoria University NZ. She uses her extensive retail experience and time as a Cellar Door host to underpin her ability to manage complicated projects in a timely and efficient manner.
Natasha’s role encompasses the research, sourcing and co-ordination required so that MT Glass NZ Ltd can deliver products that perfectly capture the essence of Japan and are a joy to use.
Steve Titmuss / Director
My specialties lie in end-to-end management of complicated and large projects to include, Contract management, Subcontractor management, Client liaison from Inception through to Completion.
In addition to my work within MT Glass NZ I am project Director for a $250M construction project in Tauranga NZ.
My role within MT Glass is to oversee the Inception phase and assist with client liaison and the management of it’s work within both the hospitality and direct sales market.