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Wines of the Month – January 2013

Welcome to 2013! 
We hope you brought in the new year in style and enjoyed safe and happy holidays, and we wish you a new year filled with much love and laughter.

If you resolved to save money this year, this post if for you.  We’re continuing our popular Wines of the Month promotion so that you can save money when you make the wines you already know and love.

Until January 31st 2013, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Chardonnay (white) and Cabernet Sauvignon (red) wine kits.

WotM January 2013You can’t go wrong with a good Chardonnay on your table or tucked under your arm on someone’s doorstep. Creamy vanilla oak layered into tropical fruit accents with good acidity wins friends everywhere.

Cabernet Sauvignon built its reputation on Bordeaux’s Left Bank, but Australia may be its true home.  Aromas of black cherry, pepper, plum and delicious hints of cassis, spicy oak and chocolate. Balanced at the finish.

Come see us soon to learn more about these flavourful varietals or to start a batch of your own!

*This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts.

Wines of the Month – December 2012

Until December 31st 2012, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Pinot Grigio (white) and Barolo (red) wine kits.

Our Pinot Grigio is a refreshing, light-bodied white for casual sipping and lighter foods.  Lively notes of green apple, lemon and a floral touch goes well with chicken wraps, fish and salads.

Barolo is Italy’s noblest red.  It comes from sun-kissed nebbiolo grapes. Rich and full-bodied with complex flavours of truffles, licorice and oaky earth, and a rich, deep structure.

Come see us soon to learn more about these flavourful varietals or to start a batch of your own!

*This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts.

Wines of the Month – November 2012

Until November 30th 2012, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Gewurztraminer (white) and Malbec (red) wine kits.

Our Gewurztraminer has a distinct aromatic character of flowery and spicy perfumes and flavours. Crisp and off-dry with excellent acidity.  Difficult to pronounce, but sure to please!

Our Malbec  This fruit forward red is the rising star in new red wines!  The bouquet is highlighted by violet, spice and oak followed by rich flavours of blackberry, blueberry, and plum.

Come see us soon to learn more about these flavourful varietals or to start a batch of your own!

*This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts.

Wines of the Month – October 2012

Until October 31st 2012, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Piesporter (white) and Vieux Chateau du Roi (red) wine kits.

Wines of the Month - October 2012Our Piesporter is a succulent medium bodied white wine exhibiting a hint of fruity spiciness, as peach and apricot mingle with the aroma of fresh melon.  It is medium in body and medium-dry in sweetness.

Our New Zealand Pinot Noir  is a fast-moving red, fully loaded with flavour. Notes of cherry, red berry, spice and a touch of earth help you steer conversation to your masterful wine making.  It is medium in body, with medium oak and is usually made dry.

Come see us soon to learn more about these flavourful varietals or to start a batch of your own!

*This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts.

Wines of the Month – April 2012

Until April 30th 2012, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Chardonnay (white) and Cabernet Sauvignon (red) wine kits.

April 2012 Wine Kitz Wines of the MonthOur Californian Chardonnay
is a super-crisp, citrusy dry white that has summer written all over it. Enjoy crisp green apple and Asian pear notes with delightful lemon flavours and toasty oak

Our Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon is a classic that belongs in every wine rack – with welcoming aromas of black cherry and black currant lead the way to rich flavours of vanilla, berry spice and smoky oak.

Come see us soon to learn more about these flavourful varietals or to start a batch of your own!

*This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts.

Wines of the Month – February 2012

Until February 29th 2012, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Piesporter (white) and Vieux Chateau du Roi (red) wine kits.

February 2012 Wine Kitz Wines of the MonthOur Californian Piesporter features fresh honeydew cantaloupe and juicy mangos with a slight spicy fruit flavour as peaches and orchard fruit complement herbal accents. Its finish is smooth and soft.

Our Chilean Vieux Chateau du Roi is reminiscent of the Old World with layers of oak, herbs, blackberry and licorice.  It is rich, complex, balanced and rewarding.

Looking for a great pairing for your Piesporter?  Wine Kitz has some great recipes that pair wonderfully with wines created from our kits.  Try Sweet Pea Soup with Seared Scallops – the perfect accompaniment to this soft, fruity white.  Or, to pair with a glass of Vieux Chateau du Roi, try Grilled Duck with Cherry Sauce and Pea Compote.  Just let us know what time to stop by!

Come see us soon to learn more about these flavourful varietals or to start a batch of your own!

*This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts.

Save 10% on our Wines of the Month for March

Wines of the Month - March 2011Until March 31st, 2011, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Californian Riesling (white) and Chilean Vieux Chateau du Roi (red) wine kits.

Our Californian Riesling is medium dry with a refreshing bouquet of citrus and a hint of apple core. The taste is crisp and clean with mingling flavours of grapefruit, apple, honey flowers, peach and a subtle flinty mineral tone.

Our Chilean Vieux Chateau du Roi is rich, complex, and reminiscent of the Old World with layers of oak, herbs, blackberry and licorice.  Balanced and rewarding.

Come see us soon to learn more about these flavourful varietals or to start a batch of your own!

Limited Release Chilean Coastal Sunset kits are now in-store!

Chilean Coastal SunsetJust a quick note today to let you know that our new Limited Release Chilean Coastal Sunset wine kits have just arrived in-store and are ready for pickup!

If you have pre-ordered a kit, you should be receiving a phone call in the next few days to let you know that your kit has arrived and is ready for pickup, or to be started in-store.  Beginning your batch promptly is an especially good idea if you’d like to have your wine ready in time for the holiday season, since the sooner you begin your batch, the sooner you’ll be able to start aging it for optimal enjoyment.

We do have a very limited quantity of extra kits, for those who may have missed the pre-order deadline, or for those who would like to purchase additional kits, but these will go quickly so please call the store as soon as possible if you are interested in reserving one.

To learn more about these two Limited Release varietals, please read the blog post here.  You can also click here for our contact information to reserve a kit.

NEW Chilean Coastal Sunset wine kits

Following the great success of our Californian Coastal Sunset wines, Wine Kitz is proud and excited to introduce our latest Limited Release Holiday wine kits to help you toast to the beautiful summer weather, and to begin aging for the festive season!

Chilean Coastal Sunset - Riesling & Semillon

Chilean Coastal Sunset white – Riesling & Semillon

Pale straw in colour, this wine is a balanced blend of floral and citrus aromas and flavours. Lemon and peach can be found in the flavour followed by a crisp, slightly sweet finish. Will accent any meals with smoked salmon, oysters, mussels scallops, shrimp and fried calamari.
The crispness works will with BBQ or spicy chicken wings, pork ribs or roast, baked ham, veal, chicken. Some soft, lighter cheeses such as Mozzarella, Brie, Camembert will also go well with this wine.

Chilean Coastal Sunset red – Carmenere and MerlotChilean Coastal Sunset - Carmenere & Merlot

Subtle oak aromas with cherry and a hint of spice make this fabulous blend stand out from the crowd. Ruby red to brick red in colour, this wine is rich in red fruit flavours with a spicy finish. Matches well with beef, duck in mushroom or red wine sauces. Seafood includes tuna or salmon. Also a nice complement to wild rice, mushrooms and mild cheeses.

These two Chilean blends are available for pre-order until August 3rd, and will be available in-store after August 23rd.

We usually order a small number of additional kits, just in case, but pre-ordering is the only way to guarantee yourself a kit.  Call or email us today to reserve your kit.

As with all of our Limited Releases: once they’re gone, they’re gone!