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!
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
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!
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
Until July 31st, 2014, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate California Riesling and New Zealand Pinot Noir wine kits. Our California Riesling is a crisp, clean, medium-dry white that refreshes with its citrus bouquet. Swirling in your glass are the mingling flavours of grapefruit, apple, honey flowers, peach and a subtle mineral tone. One … More Wines of the Month – July 2014
Our big annual sale is back, and this year we’re once again offering 20% off all regular-priced wine kits in-store (not including Limited Releases) …as our way of thanking you for your continued patronage. This is our biggest sale of the year, and the perfect time to stock your cellar in preparation for summer sipping … More Customer Appreciation Days are back!
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
Until March 31st, 2014, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Riesling and Chianti wine kits. Our Riesling is a perfect picnic wine – moderately dry with a refreshing bouquet of honey and tropical flowers and a clean, crisp finish. Great with simple fare. Chianti is the official flavour of Italy! Dry and polished with … More Wines of the Month – March 2014
Until February 28th, 2014, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Piesporter and Vieux Chateau du Roi wine kits. Our 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. Our Vieux Chateau du Roi is a popular red that … More Wines of the Month – February 2014
Welcome to 2014! If your New Year’s Resolutions included saving money (without sacrificing good quality), we’ve got good news: with our Wines of the Month, you can enjoy the wines you love for less with our award-winning kits at even more affordable prices. Until January 31st, 2014, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Australian … More Wines of the Month – January 2014