Want to Improve Your Palate? We’ve Got Good News: It Just Takes Practice!

The idea that  improving your palate takes practice is doubly-appealing. First, it means that improvement is possible (great news for those of us born without finely-tuned tastebuds!). Second, it implies that part of the hard work will involve – you guessed it! – tasting, tasting, and more tasting until you get it right. Talk about … More Want to Improve Your Palate? We’ve Got Good News: It Just Takes Practice!

Think 30 is a Lot of Bottles? Here’s Why We Think it’s the Perfect Number

For most of our customers, 23L (or 30 standard bottles) is the perfect amount of wine for savouring and sharing. If you’re not a regular wine drinker, though, or if you have limited storage space, that number may leave you wondering whether making your own wine is really for you. Fear not – you can … More Think 30 is a Lot of Bottles? Here’s Why We Think it’s the Perfect Number

Our best-selling wine kits: now on sale!

Until September 30th, 2014, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Italian Pinot Grigio and Merlot wine kits. Our Pinot Grigio kit produces a pale yellow, medium-bodied wine that exudes apple, pear and melon essences. With lively acidity and a touch of spice on the finish, it’s a perfect wine for everyday enjoyment. Our Merlot … More Our best-selling wine kits: now on sale!

Wednesday Wine 101: The Best Wine & Beer Pairings for Your Long Weekend BBQ

The long weekend is almost here! And that means relaxing with good company, and enjoying some time off in the summer heat. For those of you BBQing or getting together with friends and family this holiday weekend, we’ve put together a list of simple wine and beer pairings that will make it easy to please … More Wednesday Wine 101: The Best Wine & Beer Pairings for Your Long Weekend BBQ

Wines of the Month – April 2014

Until April 30th, 2014, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Italian Pinot Grigio and Italian Barolo wine kits. Our Gewurztraminer is far easier to drink than pronounce (thank goodness!).  This crisp, refreshing white has distinct aromas of rose, honeysuckle and mango, with spicy, nutty flavours and a clean balanced finish. Great with spicy dishes … More Wines of the Month – April 2014