Serving Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows, BC
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Welcome

Love your wine! Guaranteed!

It’s About Wine! in Maple Ridge invites you to come in and experience the wonderful world of winemaking. The process is fun, simple, and affordable. Choose from our great selection of Winexpert award winning wines from around the world. You start and bottle the wine, we do all the work in between. Our many years of winemaking experience, combined with our love of wine, will help you discover an exciting new experience: the winemaking lifestyle.

Wine you can trust, at a price you will love! We guarantee it!

Cheers!

Julie & Mike

What's New
Wine Spotlight
  • Barbaresco with Grape Skins – Piedmont, Italy

    LE18

    Ready in 6 - 8 weeks
    $209.00
    $209.00

    RELEASE DATE: APRIL 2019

    PIEDMONT, ITALY
    Piedmont boasts a rich cultural and winemaking history going back to the Middle Ages and is home to Italy’s most revered red wines. Located at the foot of the Alps, the region’s hilly landscape is lush with valleys full of vines, with many sunny slopes reserved for the prized Nebbiolo grape. The continental climate sees long, hot summers but thick morning fogs commonly roll through the
    valleys bringing cooler air. This rhythm of rising and falling temperatures slows the ripening of the Nebbiolo grapes, resulting in aromatic wines high in acid, alcohol and tannin – prized attributes of the Barbaresco wine style.

    BARBARESCO STYLE
    Widely regarded as one of Italy’s top wines, the Barbaresco style is undeniably delicious. Made with Nebbiolo, Piedmont’s most respected and most loved red wine grape, this wine exudes intense aromas of juicy cherry combined with toasty oak and spice. The sumptuous palate seduces with cherry and ripe red berries, licorice, baking spice, leather and earthy notes. It boasts balance and structure with firm velvety tannins, a full body and a beautiful long-lasting finish. Pair with grilled or braised meat, mushroom risotto, Ragu Bolognese and mature cheeses.

    Alcohol:14%*
    *Alcohol level based on following Winexpert winemaking instructions.

      

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    $209.00 (In Store) $153.00 (Take Home)
  • Symphony Gewürztraminer – Sierra Foothills, California, USA

    LE18

    Ready in 6 - 8 weeks
    $193.00
    $193.00

    RELEASE DATE: MARCH 2019

    SIERRA FOOTHILLS, CALIFORNIA

    The Sierra Foothills were the center of the California Gold Rush in the mid-1800s. European immigrants flocked here seeking their fortunes and planted the area’s first vineyards as they settled into life in the Wild West. Rustic and remote compared to the state’s  other regions – Gold Rush ghost towns still dot the countryside – growers take full advantage of the varied terrain of the foothills, utilizing the slopes to maximize sun exposure. The shallow soil is mainly decomposed granite, shale or volcanic matter; not particularly fertile ground, nor does it retain much moisture in a region where water can be scarce. These harsh-sounding conditions are actually good news for grapes as the vines yield less fruit, resulting in more concentrated flavours.

    SYMPHONY GEWÜRZTRAMINER

    Symphony is one of California’s hidden gems bringing peach, apple and tropical fruit flavours, it is a natural and perfect complement to Gewürztraminer’s characteristic lychee notes. An aromatic blend with floral and juicy peach aromas, this off-dry wine  deliciously combines lush tropical and stone fruit flavours. Crisp and bright with expressive fruit and subtle sweetness, this wine really sings when chilled. A beauty to sip on its own, or a perfect companion to spicy Asian dishes, zesty barbecue or baked ham.

    Alcohol:12%*
    *Alcohol level based on following Winexpert winemaking instructions.

      

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    $193.00 (In Store) $137.00 (Take Home)
  • Corazón – Curicó Valley, Chile

    LE18

    Ready in 6 - 8 weeks
    $193.00
    $193.00

    RELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 2019

    CURICÓ VALLEY, CHILE

    Corazón, Spanish for ‘heart’, comes from the Curicó Valley located in the heart of Chile. Nestled in between the Andes and Coastal Range mountains, the valley’s vineyards reap many benefits from these towering neighbours. Meltwater rivers provide irrigation during dry summer months and deposit rich minerals in the soil, and hot sunny days are balanced by cool air drifting down from the snow-covered peaks of the Andes at night; these daily temperature swings cause the grapes to ripen slowly, allowing for optimal flavour, tannin and colour development.

    CORAZÓN

    This wine is a charismatic blend of Carménère, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, and Pais. Carménère, the signature Chilean grape, delivers jammy raspberry and herbal spice. Cab Franc brings bold cherry, juicy berry and acidity, while Syrah lends intense black fruit flavours and tannin. Pais, widely planted in Chile for centuries but little-known elsewhere, rounds out the blend with rustic red fruit and crisp acidity. This juicy blend is full of expressive black and red berries, surrounded by cherry and tart plum notes in harmony with underlying oak, bright acidity and smooth polished tannins. Pair with rosemary lamb chops, beef skewers, Portobello mushroom burgers and aged cheddar.

    Alcohol:13%*
    *Alcohol level based on following Winexpert winemaking instructions.

      

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    $193.00 (In Store) $137.00 (Take Home)
  • Fumé Blanc – Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

    LE18

    Ready in 6 - 8 weeks
    $193.00
    $193.00

    RELEASE DATE: JANUARY 2019

    HAWKE’S BAY, NEW ZEALAND

    The sun loves this little bay on the Pacific coast. Hot dry winds, low rainfall and an annual average of 2,220 hours of sunshine make Hawke’s Bay one of the warmest, driest areas of the island. Several major rivers running through the region have changed course over the millennia, resulting in a diverse collection of soil types, making it very versatile for viticulture. With these ideal fruit-growing conditions, it’s no wonder this is the oldest and one of the most celebrated wine regions in New Zealand.

    FUMÉ BLANC

    Don’t let the name fool you – though ‘Fumé’ means ‘smoke’, don’t expect a smoky white wine. Coined in the 1960s to denote a new and different style of dry, oaked Sauvignon Blanc, the name is derived from Pouilly-Fumé, a popular French appellation that specializes in a similar style wine. Made with lush New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, this mouth-filling wine delivers a rush of ripe tropical fruit on the palate, with complex layers of gooseberry and melon, bright acidity and hints of grassy mineral notes expertly harmonized with a gentle creamy vanilla oak. Pair with goat cheese, seafood platters and chicken or pasta dishes with creamy sauce and spring vegetables.

    Alcohol:13%*
    *Alcohol level based on following Winexpert winemaking instructions.

      

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    $193.00 (In Store) $137.00 (Take Home)
  • Forza

    Eclipse

    Ready in 8 weeks
    $222.00
    $222.00

    Deep ruby colour with aromas of plum, smoke and spice. Rich flavours of dark fruit, chocolate, and cedar with lingering oak and a firm, long finish. Forza, which means strength in Italian, is a bold red blend of Corvina, Sangiovese and Barbera and includes grape skins for added depth. Pairs wonderfully with braised meats and rich risottos.

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    $222 (In Store) $166 (Take Home)
  • Limited Release Chocolate Raspberry Dessert Wine

    Après

    Ready in 6 weeks
    $155.00
    $155.00

    Warm cherries and plums are supported by a racy zing of bright raspberry and luscious chocolate.

    UPDATE** we have only one kit left as of January 26, 2019. Call us today to reserve it!

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    $155 (In Store) $99 (Take Home)
Contact
It's About Wine!
#2 20306 Dewdney Trunk Rd
Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 3E1
Get Directions

Phone: 604-465-9988
Email: info@itsaboutwine.ca
Store Hours
  • Tuesday-Friday: : 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Saturday: : 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, Monday, & Holidays: : Closed
It's About Wine!
#2 20306 Dewdney Trunk Rd
Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 3E1
Get Directions

Phone: 604-465-9988
Email: info@itsaboutwine.ca
Store Hours
  • Tuesday-Friday: : 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Saturday: : 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Sunday, Monday, & Holidays: : Closed