September 2021 Newsletter

Hello September!

Thank you! Thank you!
Once again you have voted us your
Favourite Place to make Wine & Beer for the
7th Year in a Row!

We are also Super Proud to announce we received 18 medals this year from 3 different winemaking competitions! 8 Bronze, 7 Silvers and 3 Golds! Our 2019 Flying
Fish Trinity made from California Fresh Grapes, won Gold and Best in Class! Woohoo!

We are in full Fruit Season swing now!
This is by far, our busiest season to date!
Our crush pad is a busy place and is being used daily now… 
Please watch your step!

We are currently accepting fruit drop-off appointments 3 weeks before your planned harvest.
Fresh and Frozen fruits are accepted

Check out our RJ Spagnols Specials!
We have some lovely selections to kick off the fall!

It’s time to order your dessert wines for the colder months! These pair perfectly with a roaring fire and fabulous conversation… and there’s a new flavour! White
Chocolate! Ready to go in 6 weeks! Only here for a limited time! Get them before they’re gone!

On Sale this month ONLY!

We are excited and patiently waiting for the California Grape Harvest to begin! Later this month, we are expecting our first shipment of white wine juices for
our Cali 12 Collection to make their way up to us… We have a link below if you would like to pre-order your whites wines. Our first 2 pallets have already pre-sold. Unfortunately, there will be no Pinot Grigio, Viognier or Barbera available this year. We
are expecting the first of the reds mid October. This year our Cali 12 Collection reds will be fermented on grape skins. Now you can look forward to more fuller bodied red wine selections year round!

We have lots of new faces around the shop these days! Please help us in welcoming Amy, Jody, Nicole, Adam and Liam to our team! We are all looking forward to giving
you the BEST customer service you have come to expect from us here at Flying Fish!

Stay Healthy, Happy & Hydrated!!

We are all looking forward to seeing you soon!

various wines in glasses check out what's on special this month

September Specials Available 1 – 30

white wine in glass

Winemaker’s Trio White

One of our more popular sellers! This refined Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc, and Muscat blend exudes pretty floral aromas with hints of tropical fruit and lychee. Flavours on
the palate include juicy pineapple, mango, peach, and lychee.
From the En Primeur Winery Series Line.
Ready to bottle in 8 weeks.

SALE: 191.99
reg: 206.99

white wine pouring in glasses

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
This renowned New Zealand wine presents soft hues in the glass. It is crisp and light, with intense flavours of grapefruit peel, freshly cut grass, and light oak on the finish.
From the Cru Select Line.
Ready to bottle in 7 weeks.

SALE: 173.99
reg: 188.99

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.

From the Cru International line.
Ready to bottle in 6 weeks.

SALE: 149.99
reg: 164.99

red wine pouring

Australian Cabernet Shiraz Merlot
These three noble grapes, grown in Australia’s warm climate, have produced an elegant wine with aromas of leather and black pepper and intense jammy flavours of blackberries.

From the Cru Select Line.
Ready to bottle in 7 weeks.

SALE: 177.99
reg: 192.99

red wine toasting

Italian Sangiovese
Perhaps Italy’s best loved grape from Tuscany, this wine is expressive on the palate with lively cherry fruit and a brisk acidity supported by ample smooth tannins with a deep and lingering finish.
From the Cru International Line.
Ready to bottle in 6 weeks.

SALE: 159.99
reg: 174.99

Cali 12 Collection logo

Wines made with 100% Unadulterated, Pure Juice.
12 week fermentation.
The next level of your winemaking experience.

reg. 214.99 – 219.99
made on premises

We are currently accepting Pre-Orders for the 2021 Cali 12 Collection wines. Whites will
be available to import starting mid September and Reds will be available to import mid October.


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
Malvasia Bianca
Sauvignon Blanc
Grenache Blush
Zinfandel Blush

Cozy up with one of our decadent dessert wines!
The smaller batch format of Cru Specialty kits 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.


White Chocolate
Limited Release

Honey-coloured, sweet, and creamy, this decadent dessert wine boasts a rich, fruity nose with hints of toasted hazelnut and vanilla on the palate, perfectly balanced by velvety
smooth white chocolate.

Yields 30-375ml bottles.

Sale:  155.99
reg:  170.99

Black Forest

Bursting with rich aromas of red and dark cherry, this full-flavoured dessert wine style also has a hint of dark chocolate fused with plum and toasted oak on the nose.

Yields 30-375ml bottles.

Sale:  155.99
reg:  170.99


Typical of medium roast coffee, aroma
of toffee, burnt marshmallow, and chocolate will entice you and follow through to a palate which finishes with lingring notes of vanilla.

Yields 30-375ml bottles.

Sale:  155.99
reg:  170.99

Raspberry Mocha

Ruby red with aromas of dark chocolate and coffee blended with ripe, juicy raspberry jam. Sweet on the palate with nuances of cocoa powder and coffee balance perfectly with
hints of tangy acidity from the raspberry.

Yields 30-375ml bottles.

Sale:  155.99
reg:  170.99

Toasted Caramel

Intensely creamy and pleasantly sweet, this full-bodied dessert wine combines rich caramel aroma with the robust flavors of red fruit. The buttery caramel notes give this wine
a roundness and texture on the palate that is perfectly balanced with rich toasted notes on the finish.

Yields 30-375ml bottles.

Sale:  155.99
reg:  170.99


Deep ruby-red premium dessert wine smolders with bold aromas and flavours of black cherries and black- berries. A perfect after-dinner delight.

Yields 30-375ml bottles.

Sale:  145.99
reg:  160.99

Vidal Style

This golden nectar is full of peach and tropical fruit with a perfectly balanced, honey-like sweetness. Ideal for after-dinner sipping.

Yields 30-375ml bottles.

Sale:  173.99
reg:  188.99

Ready to bottle? bottles with various shrink caps

  Call us at 250-652-8818
Click on the button below to email us your availability!


While we all enjoyed seeing your SMILES,
we remind you to now
before entering the shop.

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.

Please do not enter if you are or have been sick in the last 14 days.

  • 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.

win wine!

CONGRATULATIONS to Natasha T. our Monthly Winner!

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

Want to be like Natasha?
With every purchase, enter your name in our fishbowl!
Good Luck!

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!
*some restrictions apply, see us for details*