February Newsletter

February News and Specials

February is the month of Love and to celebrate we are putting the wines WE love on sale.

We are sure you will love them also.

Save $15 each on our four favourite

Selection wine kits.

Selection features fine grape varietals and blends, showcasing distinct styles of the world’s most prominent winemaking regions. Ready to bottle in 6-8 weeks.

Selection Australian Traminer-Riesling – Lively golden hue reveals a combination of floral notes and apple crispness with perfumed headiness of lychee, rose petals, and hints of passion fruit. The long finish and medium body make this a great wine for sipping. Excellent with Asian cuisine, soft cheeses, oily fish and especially smoked salmon.

Selection California Viognier – A medium-bodied aromatic white wine with fresh spring blossoms, peaches and apricots on the nose. A refreshing wine to serve with seafood and fish.


Selection California Cabernet-Merlot – The medium-full body and complexity of Cabernet Sauvignon and the soft fruit-forward flavours of Merlot. Perfect harmony together. An ideal match for barbecued red meats.

Selection Australian Grenache/Shiraz/Mourvedre – The blending of Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre together make for a blend of length, power, and fruitiness and above all, balanced intensity of flavour. Serve with barbecue ribs, lamb chops, or classic pan-fried pork chops.


World Vineyard Collection

4 week wine kits featuring popular grape varietals from some of the finest growing regions in the world.

On sale this month are: California Trinity Red – this medium-full bodied red wine is a blend of California’s three popular grape varieties, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot, coming together to make perfectly balanced, well-structured dry red wine. Serve with a roast dinner or bbq steak. California Trinity White – a unique blend of Colombard, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, combining lemon and grapefruit aromas with rounded fruit, redolent of melons and fresh figs to complete this crisp refreshing medium-bodied white. Servewith grilled or poached chicken or fish. Save $15 on these two best selling wines.



Vintners Reserve

4 week wine kits that continue to set the standard by yielding wines of excellent quality, flavour and aroma.

On sale this month are: Valpolicella – a smooth easy drinking style with delicate notes of red berries. This is a great wine for pizzas and pastas. Liebfraumilch – ripe sweet fruit fills the mouth of this easy drinking slightly sweet white wine. Serve with seafood and spicy foods. Save $10 on these two easy drinking favourites.



Encore Appearance

This is your last opportunity to experience this exceptional Australian Grenache Rosé. Crisp hints of red cherry, fresh strawberry and a barely off-dry, refreshing finish. Enjoy it this summer with your favourite summer salads and barbecue fare. Only a limited quantity of this fantastic varietal was produced so get yours before they’re gone! You must pre-order by February 28! The kits will be in the store in early March and will be ready for sipping on the patio or deck this summer. Made in store $183.00 Take Home $127.00



The February LE14 wine is Triumph. If you pre-ordered this wine, we will be calling you shortly to let you know the kits have arrived in the store! The blend of Bordeaux’s finest; Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot is proof that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. These three friends all work so well together, and each contribute their individual strength to the wine. Triumph was created especially for you by Winexpert to celebrate 25 years of limited edition wines. If you did not pre-order and think you want this special red  wine, call us today. The Limited Edition wines always sell out fast and this one will be gone quickly. Made in the store $192.00 Take home $136.00



Click here for the Wild Mushroom and Arugula Ragu recipe Winexpert has developed for this harmonius red blend.



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We hope you enjoy your Family Day holiday on February 9. We will be open on Saturday February 7. Please come in and take advantage of the fantastic sales mentioned above.


And of course February 14 is Valentine’s Day! Don’t forget your sweetie on this all important day of love and romance. Wine makes the perfect gift (along with chocolate of course) and we have some great gift ideas to help make your Valentine’s Day a guaranteed success. Try the Wild Hibiscus Flowers in a glass of sparkling wine. Very impressive and tastes great! And we have some de la Bouche Specialty Foods delicious decadent jellies in stock. Great new wine decanters, wine aerators, and wine chillers have just arrived. Lots of wonderful gift ideas! Stop by today and see for yourself. We also sell gift certificates in any amount – always the right size and colour!


Cheers! Julie & Mike