October 2020 Newsletter

Happy October!

It’s grape time!

Anyone who has pre-ordered fresh grape wines this year, your grapes will be arriving! How Exciting!! Soon our showroom will be filled with fermenting barrels. (Please excuse our clutter.)

Check out our specials this month! This month we are featuring two wine selections from each of our lines including two from our Cali 12 Collection Wines, made with 100% PURE, unadulterated wine juices imported from California. Wines made in as long as 12 weeks, to as quick as 4 weeks, we have something on sale for everyone!

The new harvest juices from California are now available. This year we have added two new wines to your selection. Pre-order your Cali 12 Collection Pure Juice Wines Now!

The 2021 Restricted Quantities Line-Up has been announced! You’re going to love these! Check them out below and reserve yours today!

We are in full Fruit Season swing at the winery! Bring in your fruit and we will turn it into customized wines, ciders or ports. Better than Pies and Jams, and it’s uniquely yours! Fruit drop off is by appointment only this year so we can all practice safe distancing. Please phone us to book your appointment!

Looking for some decadent holiday gifts this year? Check out our Dessert Wine selections… Sweets for the sweet.

Stay Healthy & Happy!! Looking forward to seeing you soon!

– Derek & Melanie

What’s on Special This Month

California Fumé Blanc

The subtle elegance of this nostalgic California wine, first made popular in the 1960’s by Robert Mondavi is a rounder, richer Sauvignon Blanc. Flavours of gooseberry and melons. Aged on French oak just like they do in the Loire Valley, France. Made from 100% Pure Juice!
Ready to bottle in 12 weeks.

Cali 12 Collection
Regular Price: 214.99
Sale Price: 199.99

South African Sauvignon Blanc

Aromas of apple, lemon, and kiwi on the nose and hints of lemon and herbaceous flavours on the palate. Expect a zesty finish to this elegant wine.
Ready to bottle in 7 weeks.

En Primeur Winery Series
Regular Price: 201.87
Sale Price: 185.99

Italian Pinot Grigio

Made in an Italian style, the bouquet reveals bright citrus and green apple aromas with honeydew tones; an exquisite balance of citrus and acidity.
Ready to bottle in 7 weeks.

Cru Select
Regular Price: 184.55
Sale Price: 168.99

German Gewürztraminer

Made in the style of one of Germany’s most renowned whites, this Gewürztraminer style is balanced and crisp with bold tropical fruits on the palate.
Ready to bottle in 6 weeks.

Cru International
Regular Price: 164.55
Sale Price: 148.99


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.
Ready to bottle in 4 weeks.

Grand Cru
Regular Price: 136.55
Sale Price: 120.99

California Ruby Cabernet

With its beautiful ruby colour, this wine a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Carignan and is brimming with fresh berry flavours. Medium to long finish, fermented on American oak Made with 100% Pure Juice!
Ready to bottle in 12 weeks.

Cali 12 Collection
Regular Price: 219.99
Sale Price: 204.99

Australia Cabernet Sauvignon

This complex, full-bodied wine has an appealing aroma of plump blackberries, sweet vanilla, and fresh violets while cherries, pepper spice, and rich tannins grace the palate.
Ready to bottle in 9 weeks.

En Primeur Winery Series
Regular Price: 207.15
Sale Price: 191.99

Australia Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

Aromas of crushed blackberries and vanilla follow through to a densely packed palate boasting chocolate and abundant oak tones. This wine showcases the Malbec grape at its best.
Ready to bottle in 8 weeks.

Cru Select
Regular Price: 187.55
Sale Price: 171.99

Washington Merlot

A cooler climate style Merlot from Washington, this wine features classic flavours of cassis and chocolate. It is dark and rich with complex notes of blackberries and velvety tannins.
Ready to bottle in 6 weeks.

Cru International
Regular Price: 169.55
Sale Price: 153.99


An intense, deep-coloured red wine boasting a velvety yet fruity flavour with a long, lingering finish. Aging will only add to the complexity of this food-friendly wine.
Ready to bottle in 4 weeks.

Grand Cru
Regular Price: 142.55
Sale Price: 126.99

Wines made with 100% Unadulterated, Pure Juice.

12 Week Fermentation.

The Next Level in Your Winemaking Experience.


Cabernet Sauvignon
Mixed Black
Pinot Noir
Premium Burgundy
Ruby Cabernet
Old Vine Zinfandel

Whites & Blushes

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

Learn more or contact us to order.

A premium collection as timeless as Tarot – curated to create experiences and memories sure to last a lifetime. With more revelations to come.

From France, Italy and Spain, five world-class wines connect through space, time and humanity – an elementary and mystical collection – earth, air, water, fire, sun, moon and stars, manifest for this year’s Arcana Collection.

Explore the past, present and future of five mystical wines. Gain new insights into their hidden nuances – interpret, create,meditate, intuit and perceive.

January 2021 Reveals All.

See the full RQ 2021 collection here.

The Perfect Holiday Gift!

Sweets for the Sweet…

The smaller batch format of Cru Specialty makes just enough of these rich and complex specialty wines to satisfy your dessert cravings, and a few bottles left to gift to family and friends.

Choose from these 4 dessert inspired flavours:

  • Black Forest
  • Toasted Caramel
  • Raspberry Mocha
  • Coffee

Price: $157.75
Made on premises.
Each batch yields 11.5 litres. 

Bottle in 375 ml port style bottles and receive 30 perfectly sized holiday gifts! 


As the COVID-19 crisis continues, we want to make sure we maintain a safe and healthy workplace and shop environment.

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

Please do not enter if you have recently returned from traveling ANYWHERE! 
(minimum 14 days after date of return)

Until Further Notice:

If our front door is locked during business hours, it means we are at full capacity and you will need to wait outside.

  • Please use the hand sanitizer at our front desk before and after ordering. 
  • Please wash your hands before and after bottling.

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.

Call us at 250-652-8818


Feeling Creative?

Click below to begin designing your own labels using the same software that we use here! We now have over 75 label designs to choose from.

Follow the link below to get started. Email your labels to us before you come to bottle and we will have them ready to go!

If you are as proud of your wines as we are…. Send a Friend!

Your friend will receive a welcome bonus of 10% off any regular priced wine OR Free Bottles and you will receive $50 OFF your next craft wine kit made on premises!