May Newsletter

May News and Specials

Spring is finally here – flowers blooming, birds chirping, sun shining and the temperature is rising! Time to dust off the BBQ, get out the patio furniture and start celebrating.

Anniversary Sale

We are celebrating our 19th anniversary this month – can you believe it? And we could not have done it without you! We would like to thank you for your continued patronage and what better way than with a fantastic sale. Join us Tuesday May 14 until Saturday May 25 and save $25 off our best selling Selection Australian Shiraz, Australian Chardonnay, New Zealand Pinot Noir and Johannesberg Riesling. Premium 6 week Selection kits $25 off the regular price – now that is a super deal for our super customers!   


World Vineyard – 4 week wine kits featuring popular grape varietals from some of the finest growing regions in the world. The wine kits on sale this month are: California Pinot Noir – medium-bodied and rich but not heavy, it’s perfectly balanced, with alcohol, acid and tanning working harmoniously, with substantial flavour despite its delicacy. Serve with poultry, beef, lamb or pork. Washington Riesling – The high natural level of acidity enables it to balance a hint of residual sugar, setting off aromas of rose petal, apple, pear, peach and apricot and leading to a grand crisp finish of flinty mineral notes.Serve with seafood Save $17 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. The wine kits on sale this month are: Merlot – berries abound in this smooth, medium-bodied red wine. A well balanced wine to accompany roast beef with gravy. Chardonnay – a smooth, appealing white wine with vanilla, oak and apple notes. A touch of acidity to refresh the palate. Excellent with turkey and roast chicken. Save $15 on these two easy drinking favourites.



Island Mist a delicious alternative to everyday wines and wine coolers. Combining the crisp freshness of distinctive varietal wines with full fruit flavours, this unique winemaking kit makes a fun, refreshing wine-based beverage to enjoy any time. Ready to drink & enjoy immediately after bottling. Try the NEW Raspberry Peach Sangria. Sweet, ripe raspberries mix with juicy peach undertones for the perfect summer sangria. Click here for more details on the Island Mist wines.



California Moscato: lush, fruity, and delightfully sweet with juicy peach and tropical fruit flavours. Moscato has become one of the top-selling white wines in North America and we have it! Our California Moscato is styled after Barefoot Cellars, and in blind tastings, scored the exact same scores as the Barefoot Moscato! Perfectly refreshing for summer, Moscato is a wine that will be enjoyed year-round. World Vineyard California Moscato is a 4 week wine kit and is available on a regular basis. The price is $142 made in the store $86 take home kit.


Seasonal/Limited Release: 

Pink goes with everything!

The ultimate food friendly wine is back. With characteristics of both red and white wines, our crisp, off-dry Selection French Rose is the perfect pairing for any meal. This wine is a seasonal release and is now available but only until sold out. This delicious pink wine sells out fast every year so don’t delay! Call us today to order yours. The price made in the store is $170. The price for the kit only is $114.



Sunday May 12 is Mother’s Day – don’t forget Mom!

We have the guaranteed perfect gift for your Mom, come by and check out all the choices.

A batch of wine is the best gift ever, but we also have gift certificates and lots of unique gift ideas.

Some new items in the store – Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup, VinOice Chillers and Wine glass skirts – all wonderful gifts for your special Mom!


Monday May 20 is Victoria Day – the first hot sunny long weekend of the year. We are going to be open on Saturday May 18 so come by and take advantage of our great anniversary sale prices. We look forward to seeing you!


Julie & Mike are taking a short spring holiday this year. We are heading up to the Okanagan on Thursday May 30 for 5 days. We will be doing lots of “research” while there! And you know what “research” means right? We will be closed May 30 until June 4. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. 


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And last but not least, your wine tip of the month. There’s always time for a glass of wine!






Julie & Mike