To celebrate the holidays with family and friends, the store will be closed from December 24th, 2013 until January 2nd, 2014. We wish you all the best, and look forward to seeing you again in the new year! Until then, here are some great holiday guides for you to peruse: Will you be drinking wine … More See you in 2014!
Until December 31st, 2013, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Italian Pinot Grigio and Italian Barolo wine kits. Our Italian Pinot Grigio is 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. Swayed … More Wines of the Month – December 2013
Until November 30th, 2013, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Australian Riesling and Australian Shiraz wine kits. Our Australian Riesling is an off-dry charmer with crisp, clean, floral character. Hints of apricot and honey blend well with most foods. When your day needs a flavour intervention, reach for this dry red Australian Shiraz with … More Wines of the Month – November 2013
The store will be closed this Sunday Oct. 13th and Monday Oct. 14th, for Thanksgiving, so we’d like to take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a very happy holiday! In case you’re looking for some helpful suggestions for wine pairings, we’ve rounded up some helpful guides to help you choose which … More Happy Thanksgiving!
Until October 31st, 2013, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate Piesporter and Pinot Noir 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 Pinot Noir is a fast-moving red fully loaded with flavours! Notes … More Wines of the Month – October 2013
Until September 30th, 2013, enjoy 10% off our Traditional and Ultimate White Zinfandel Blush and Shiraz wine kits. Our White Zinfandel Blush is light, crisp and refreshing. This medium-bodied citrus gem has a mellow blackberry and raspberry bouquet and lively finish. Australia’s flagship grape variety has found a home in California! This full-bodied dry red … More Wines of the Month – September 2013
We’re back to reds this week with a deep, rich sangria to honour the depth of the summer. Unlike most of our other recipes, which would be well-suited to any laid back beach, cottage or BBQ occasion, this one seems to demand something more dramatic – like a late night summer stargazing session, or watching … More Saturday Sangria: Pomegranate Vanilla with Australian Mataro
It occurs to me, as I’m writing this, that this is the third week in a row that we’ve featured a sangria with an herb as a featured ingredient. It seems that we may have to refine our previous observation to reflect the fact that herbaceous white sangria may be the wine trend of the … More Saturday Sangria: Raspberry Basil with Chardonnay
Summertime always makes me dream of exotic faraway places… Places where always-warm beaches are weekend destinations, only a short drive away, and where citrus fruits grow heavy on trees so ubiquitously that picking them seems almost like a hassle. Those are the kind of chores I’d love to be burdened with! Until Ontario becomes a … More Saturday Sangria: Thai Basil with Pinot Grigio
August is here We’re going international this week, combining the flavours of central America with a wine blend from down under for a fun twist on a classic red wine sangria: Mexican sangria with Australian Cabernet Sauvignon Follow the jump for the link and full pairing notes!