NEW Stone Fruit Syrah Rosé

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?   Advertisements

What’s in a Name? Finding Your Favourites & Making Sense of Our “New” Wine Kits

If you’ve been into the store recently you might have noticed that some of our popular wine kits have new names. It’s not a Hallowe’en trick – it’s all part of the wine industry’s deep love of appellations d’origine contrôllée (AOC – roughly translated “controlled designation of origin”) that determine how a wine can be … More What’s in a Name? Finding Your Favourites & Making Sense of Our “New” Wine Kits

If You Work in One of These Industries, Here’s Why You Should Be Making Your Own Wine

Why do we reach for a bottle of wine when we want to express our thanks, share our happiness, mark a special occasion or extend a figurative olive branch? Wine brings people together and it’s an almost universal symbol for hospitality, gratitude and friendship. It also makes the perfect gift – it’s crowd-pleasing, elegant, thoughtful … More If You Work in One of These Industries, Here’s Why You Should Be Making Your Own Wine

NEW Passport Series Limited Release Wine Kits

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

NEW Chocolate Cherry Pinot Noir (Limited Release)

A luscious blend of juicy black cherry, rich dark chocolate, and subtle vanilla  flavours; from the alluring cocoa and ripe red fruit aromas to the gentle  chocolaty finish, you’ll savour every second. With the signature Niagara Mist easy-drinking, fruit-forward sweetness and light body, Chocolate Cherry Pinot Noir is just decadent enough to be a treat, … More NEW Chocolate Cherry Pinot Noir (Limited Release)

Doing Some Quick Math Could Save You Money

By law, brew-on-premise locations are not allowed to advertise the per-bottle price of the finished wine that you make (perhaps because it’s so tempting…). That’s why you’ll often see brew-on-premise vintners describing the price of their wine kits, or the “total cost to make wine in-store,” but seldom the price per bottle. In other words, … More Doing Some Quick Math Could Save You Money

Keeping Your Bottles at Their Best – Tips for Cleaning, Storing and Preparing for Bottling Time

Planning ahead for your next batch of wine? One of the best things you can do to prepare is to keep your bottles always-at-the-ready. Whether you get empties from friends and family, by saving your LCBO purchases, or by reusing the ones from previous batches, follow the steps below to keep your bottles clean and … More Keeping Your Bottles at Their Best – Tips for Cleaning, Storing and Preparing for Bottling Time