Events

International Sauvignon Blanc Day

May 3, 2024

International Sauvignon Blanc Day is the 1st Friday in May. This year it’s May 3rd! Celebrate the day with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. Famous the world over from New Zealand to Chile to California to France, this is an intensely aromatic white wine fragrant with grass and currant leaves. This fruit forward wine casts …

International Sauvignon Blanc Day is the 1st Friday in May. This year it’s May 3rd!

Celebrate the day with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. Famous the world over from New Zealand to Chile to California to France, this is an intensely aromatic white wine fragrant with grass and currant leaves. This fruit forward wine casts long, robust flavours of zesty fruit with a crisp dry finish. Perfect with oysters, scallops, salmon, spicy food, asparagus, herbed roast chicken, and crab. Cheers to Sauvignon Blanc!

 

 

 

 

We have many different choices when it comes to making your own Sauvignon Blanc. California, Chile, and Australia in 4 week, 6 week and 8 week wine kits. And today only ALL of our delicious Sauvignon Blanc kits are $15 off.

Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2024

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate Mexican Independence with a margarita, a cerveza, or a shot of tequila. Add some tortilla chips, salsa, and guacamole. Maybe some burritos or quesadillos or tacos. A party will happen. Saludos!  PS – It’s OK to cheat on wine today! Viva la vino!    

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate Mexican Independence with a margarita, a cerveza, or a shot of tequila. Add some tortilla chips, salsa, and guacamole. Maybe some burritos or quesadillos or tacos. A party will happen. Saludos! 

PS – It’s OK to cheat on wine today! Viva la vino!

 

 

National Moscato Day

May 9, 2024

Hakuna Moscato! It means drink wine! Moscato, white or pink, is perfect for the long hot days of summer that are on the way. Why not get yours started today in honour of Moscato day, that way it will be ready to drink this summer. We’re not sure who started this day, but it’s great …

Hakuna Moscato! It means drink wine! Moscato, white or pink, is perfect for the long hot days of summer that are on the way. Why not get yours started today in honour of Moscato day, that way it will be ready to drink this summer. We’re not sure who started this day, but it’s great to see that sweet wines have at least one day represented in the year.

Our Classic Pink Moscato is back once again for a very limited time. Available starting May 16th, come in and get yours started pronto! Perfect for patio sipping, pool parties and camping.

Mother’s Day

May 12, 2024

Remember your Mom today! A batch of wine makes a great Mother’s Day gift. With each kit making 30 bottles, it’s a treat your Mom can enjoy for days to come! It’s fast, fun and affordable. After all, you are one of the reasons she drinks! How about treating her to a craft wine making …

Remember your Mom today! A batch of wine makes a great Mother’s Day gift. With each kit making 30 bottles, it’s a treat your Mom can enjoy for days to come! It’s fast, fun and affordable. After all, you are one of the reasons she drinks!

How about treating her to a craft wine making experience? You purchase the gift card for your Mom and then you both return to pick the wine and start it. Then set another date to bottle. Perfect activity to share with your Mom all year!

We also have lots of other great gift ideas for your wine loving Mom. Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup make the perfect gift for your Mom. Garnish her glass of bubbly before serving her. Or her slice of cheesecake. Or her bowl of ice cream. Or … you get the idea!

A hand painted wine glass would make a great Mother’s Day Gift paired with a bottle of your homemade wine! Assorted designs and prices in stock now.

 

 

 

A new electric corkscrew would be perfect. A red wine aerator or white wine chiller make great gifts. Wine Guards to keep the bugs out of your glass are a must have.

We have new items arriving daily so make sure to check out our giftware page for more ideas and all the pricing details.

 

 

 

 

National Caesar Day

May 16, 2024

Celebrate Canada’s cocktail on May 16th. The 9th annual National Caesar Day fittingly falls on the Thursday before the May long weekend – Canada’s unofficial kickoff to summer! A day across Canada where the Caesar obsessed and the Caesar curious alike stand side-by-side and say, “Isn’t it time for a Caesar?” Whether your preference is …

Celebrate Canada’s cocktail on May 16th. The 9th annual National Caesar Day fittingly falls on the Thursday before the May long weekend – Canada’s unofficial kickoff to summer! A day across Canada where the Caesar obsessed and the Caesar curious alike stand side-by-side and say, “Isn’t it time for a Caesar?” Whether your preference is for a basic Caesar or the fully-loaded version, mix one up to enjoy!

National Caesar Day has been celebrated since 2015. Bartender Walter Chell of the Westin Hotel (Calgary Inn) in Calgary reportedly invented the spicy vodka drink in 1969.

 It’s OK to cheat on wine today!

National Pinot Grigio Day

May 17, 2024

National Pinot Grigio Day is the Spring holiday you didn’t know you needed! Wednesday, May 17th is National Pinot Grigio day. The time is perfect to sip on something light and delicious. The primary fruit flavors in Pinot Grigio are lime, lemon, pear, white nectarine and apple. Depending on where the grapes are grown, Pinot …

National Pinot Grigio Day is the Spring holiday you didn’t know you needed!
Wednesday, May 17th is National Pinot Grigio day. The time is perfect to sip on something light and delicious. The primary fruit flavors in Pinot Grigio are lime, lemon, pear, white nectarine and apple. Depending on where the grapes are grown, Pinot Grigio can take on faint honeyed notes, floral aromas like honeysuckle, and a saline-like minerality.
You probably already know that Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are the same wine.
Celebrate with a glass (or two!) of Italian Pinot Grigio. Available in 4 week Classic or 6 week Reserve. Or a glass of 8 week Private Reserve Yakima Valley Pinot Gris. All are $15 off today only!