April 2022 Newsletter

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April Newsletter

Finally! Spring has Sprung!

Check out our RJ Spagnols Craft Wine Specials!
We have lots of fabulous selections to choose from! These wines will be perfectly paired with your patio this spring and summer!

We have a new wine available this month… 
Introducing Cru International’s Ontario Pinot Grigio!
Enjoy this wine at it’s introductory price of only 150.24.
Ready to bottle in 5 weeks!
See our tasting notes below!

The last of the RQ Line-Up is now available!
El Flamenco!  The most passionate performance in all of Spain!  Like the soft clatter of castanets and light stamping footwork, El Flamenco’s Rosé Garnacha builds sweetly, gradually increasing in energy and tempo – building to a zesty crescendo that fades on lush strawberry and floral aromas. Discover the excitement and appeal of El Flamenco’s performance – it will thrill and captivate your imagination –¡Olé!

This wine is from the RQ 2022 Line-Up. Unless you Pre-Ordered in the fall of 2021, they are available in very limited quantities. Contact us to reserve yours now!

Cali 12 Collection
Reserve your next Cali 12 Collection wine today using the link below.
This month our Buttery Chardonnay is on special!

Summer Sipper’s Get Ready!
Goji Berry Tea Temptation HERE!

This new wine cooler features tangy superfood goji berries and tantalizing flavours of ripe and juicy blackberries, soothing herbal notes of black tea making this rosé a daring little sipper. See more information below!

We are all looking forward to seeing you soon!

Stay Healthy, Happy & Hydrated!!


various wines in glasses check out what's on special this month
April Specials Available 1 – 30th.

Introducing Ontario Pinot Grigio!

A dry wine with overtones of green melon leading to a crisp, clean finish. A bouquet of honey and herbs combined with aromas of clove, nutmeg and butterscotch from the addition of oak, completes the experience of this perennially favourite.
From the Cru International Line, ready to bottle in only 5 weeks!

Introductory Sale Price: 155.24
Regular Price: 170.24

California Buttery Chardonnay
This wine oozes with tropical fruits, pears, and honey. A round, velvety-soft mouthfeel and a buttery finish with softened acidity. Made with pure, fresh, unpasteurized juices from California. Aged on American oak. Malolactic fermented.

From our Cali 12 Collection
Ready to bottle in 12 weeks.

SALE: 215.24
reg: 225.24

Australia Chardonnay
A classic style Chardonnay that is clean, crisp, and rich in varietal character with fruit flavours abound. It is golden-hued and slightly tart while flavours of vanilla and cloves tantalize the palate.From the Cru Select Line.
Ready to bottle in 7 weeks.SALE: 184.24
reg: 199.24

German Riesling
Clean, crisp, and slightly fruity, this wine is full of fruit flavour with an intense and pleasing aroma. You will want to savour through to the last sip.From the Cru International Line.
Ready to bottle in 5 weeks.SALE: 155.24
reg: 170.24

French Rosé
Made in the classic French rosé style, it is light bodied and pink in colour with spiced strawberry and crisp, citrus aromas. The palate features fresh strawberry flavours with a refreshing fruity finish.From the Cru International Line.
Ready to bottle in 5 weeks.
SALE: 162.24
reg: 177.24

Italy Rosso Grande
Deep ruby-garnet colour and spicy oak aroma, bursting with vibrant flavours of ripe berries and black cherries. This is classic, food-friendly Italian style red wine.From the Cru Select Line.
Ready to bottle in 8 weeks.SALE: 188.24
reg: 203.24

Argentina Malbec Syrah
Malbec is Argentina’s best known and cherished red grape. Blended with spicy Syrah, it creates a wine with pleasant toasty aromas, hints of cherry, and dark fruit on the palate.From the Cru International Line.
Ready to bottle in 6 weeks.SALE: 164.24
reg: 180.24

All Wines are Now Available!

Click Here To Reserve Yours Now!


El Flamenco

Rosé Garnacha
Release Date: April 2022

Tasting Notes:

Strawberry and floral aromas mingle in a delightfully, refreshing medium-bodied Rosé that bursts on the palette, best enjoyed chilled.

Food Pairings:

Enjoy with bruschetta, spring vegetable quiche, or strawberry spinach salad.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks
Only limited quantities available!

El Pasodoble
Petit Verdot
Release Date: March 2022ONLY 5 LEFT!Tasting Notes:
A bold, full-bodied wine, ripe with hints of juicy fruit and spice, indulge in velvety-smooth, leathery tannins with vanilla and oak undertones.

Food Pairings:
Enjoy with gazpacho, stuffed piquillo peppers, chorizo, or pepper and onion traditional tortillas.

Ready to bottle in 9 weeks
Only limited quantities available!

La Zambra
Release Date: February 2022ONLY 3 LEFT!Tasting Notes:
Fragrant aromas of black cherry and candied fruit are present in this medium-bodied, dry wine, with an earthy, and herbaceous finish.Food Pairings:
Perfect with grilled Spanish chorizo, migas, and aged cheese like manchego, or iberico.

Ready to bottle in 9 weeks

La Cueca
Sauvignon Blanc
Release Date: January 2022ONLY 2 LEFT!Tasting Notes:
A fresh, lively wine with beautiful floral, and grassy aromas – its undertones of peach, and other stone fruits, provide a delicious mouth-feel with a refreshing finish.Food Pairings:
Complements seafood dishes like sea bass ceviche, or a pastel de jaiba crab pie, and Chilean- style chicken corn pie.

Ready to bottle in 8 weeks

El Tango
Malbec Bonarda Syrah
Release Date: January 2022ONLY 2 LEFT!Tasting Notes:
The dry, medium-body boasts intense aromas of red currants, black raspberries, hints of oak, and pepper spice, with rounded tannins and a toasted vanilla finish.Food Pairings:
Try it with grilled flank steak and traditional Asado chimichurri sauce, Argentinian beef empanadas, and roasted or grilled vegetables.225.24
Ready to bottle in 9 weeks
Cali 12 Collection logo
Wines made with 100% Unadulterated, Pure Juice.
12 week fermentation.
The next level of your winemaking experience.
reg. 220.00 – 226.00
made on premises

We are currently accepting Pre-Orders for the 2021 Cali 12 Collection wines.  This year, we have added hand-pressed Lodi Valley grape skins to our red wines, giving them more body and mouthfeel.


Cabernet Sauvignon
Mixed Black
Pinot Noir
Premium Burgundy
Ruby Cabernet
Old Vine Zinfandel
*Our reds are fermented on Lodi Valley grape skins and undergo a Malolactic Fermentation.

Whites & Blushes:

Chardonnay (Classic)
Chardonnay (Buttery)
Chenin Blanc
French Columbard
Fumé Blanc
Johannisberg Riesling
Malvasia Bianca
Sauvignon Blanc
Grenache Blush
Zinfandel Blush

Click Here To See The Winemaker’s Tasting Notes
Click Here To Pre-Order Your Cali 12 Collection Wine


Goji Berry Tea Temptation

Get Ready for Summer Sippin!

This charming new limited release Orchard Breezin’ Goji Berry Tea Temptation features tantalizing flavours of ripe and juicy blackberries, tangy superfood goji berries and soothing herbal notes of black tea making this rosé a daring little sipper. Perfectly timed for spring’s awakening, and ready to drink in just 4 weeks!

Pair it with a fresh quinoa salad, a robust charcuterie or a zesty lemon salmon pasta. Your taste buds won’t be disappointed.

Ready to bottle in 4 weeks

Ready to bottle? bottles with various shrink caps
  Call us at 250-652-8818
Click on the button below to email us your availability!


We are very excited to now be able to see your smiles and share ours with you!

The maximum people per bottling party is limited to 3.
Thank you for your understanding.

On top of our routine cleaning after each client, we are taking proactive steps by booking appointments at a staggered time, so safe distances can be maintained at our bottling stations. We are sanitizing before and after each client for bottling and ordering.

To protect our health and the health of our clients:
Please do not enter if you are or have been sick in the last 14 days OR
if you have been traveling anywhere in the last 14 days.


  • Please use the hand sanitizer at our front desk before using our point of sale machine. 
  • Please wash your hands before bottling using the soap provided at your sink.

If you have an appointment booked and are experiencing ANY symptoms of a respiratory sickness, we kindly ask that you call to rebook your appointment.

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CONGRATULATIONS to Mark B. our Monthly Winner!

Mark, you have won a
Cali 12 Collection 100% Juice Wine or En Primeur Winery Series kit of your choice!

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With every purchase, enter your name in our fishbowl!
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and you will receive
$50 OFF your next craft wine kit
made on premises!
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