Curiosities abound in the world of wine making – and one question we get asked all the time is: why do I need to store my bottles on their side, after bottling? First Things First: Leave Bottles Upright for 5-10 Days Before Storing Them On Their Sides When you cork your bottles, the corks and contents are … More Wine Making 101: Why Store Bottles Horizontally After Bottling?
Of course, you don’t have to remove the labels… If every batch of wine you make is Merlot, getting ready for your next bottling appointment is easy – all you need to do is rinse the bottles as you empty them, and sanitize them when you are ready to refill. But if you’re like most … More Wine Making 101: The Best Ways to Remove Labels From Wine Bottles
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A number of our customers own their own businesses, and make wine with us to give to their customers as a holiday or thank you gift. It’s an easy, inexpensive and stylish way to express appreciation for new and loyal customers – especially around the holidays. (Curious about costs? See how much you could be saving with us) … More Business Thank-You Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank
One of the questions we get asked most often by new customers is “How long does it take to make my own wine?” Believe it or not, you could make 30 bottles of your own wine in about the same amount of active time – and with the same amount of wine making know-how – as it takes … More How Long Does it Take to Make Wine from a Kit?
Father’s day is just around the corner! If you forgot, don’t fret! The perfect gift is within reach and budget. Here’s how: First, choose a bottle of wine. Need some help deciding? This fun guide can help you determine which wine varietal pairs best with your dad. (Already know which kind he prefers? Great! Skip ahead … More A Thoughtful & Simple Father’s Day Gift (Hint: You Probably Already Have Everything You Need!)
No need to wait until July to savour the flavours of ripe peaches, apricots and plums – the newest Niagara Mist wine kit has all of the stone fruit flavours you love, blended with refreshing Syrah. Coming soon! Want to be among the first to know when the new kit becomes available?
Annoyed about the sudden appearance of Christmas decorations, way before December (even before Halloween!)? We hear that. Do we really need to start thinking about icicle lights, gingerbread kits, and chocolate advent calendars in October? No, probably not. But there are exceptions…
Every year Passport SeriesTM takes us to new countries – from highly touted up-and-coming regions to age-old vineyards with long histories of excellence. It’s an adventure through some of the most prominent and well-respected wine growing regions around the world.From classic varietals to charismatic blends, this limited release wine series celebrates the unique, thrives on … More NEW Passport Series Limited Release Wine Kits
Despite the fact that it debuted over 10 years ago, it seems that Ontario’s Bring-Your-Own-Wine program remains woefully underutilized by most wine drinkers. That’s too bad, because in many cases BYOW could add up to substantial savings – especially for those who make their own wine.