The Home Vintner - The Home Vintner Monthly Newsletter - June 2016

 

 

 

LIMITED RELEASE, IN STORES NOW!

This sweet rosé was a fast seller and quickly gone during it's first release run. If you are interested in having one of these limited release Moscato's - don't wait too long. Read more here..... 

Did you know that this wine is an Internationally Awarded recent winner? Winemaker Magazine just posted results for their prestigious amateur winemaking competition, and this wine won Silver and Bronze in the Blush/Rosé category. (Bronze from our very own Airdrie staff Kellie - congrats!)

 

CELLAR BUILDER SUMMER SALE!

This Summer, SELECTION™ wants to help you get on the Best Cellar List.  To help build-up an award-worthy cellar, 17 fantastic wines will be featured throughout June, July and August.  

June's SELECTION™ Cellar Wines - all $10 off.

This month SELECTION™ is featuring wines that are considered some of the classics to build on for every cellar.

Click on any of the above wines to learn more about them. To learn more about stocking a balanced cellar read more here.......

NEW LIMITED RELEASE FROM WORLD VINEYARD

The RED Candidate

This RED is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese from Washington. Black cherry, red and black currant with smoky, spicy undertones. Dry, Med-Body, Med-Oak. Alcohol 13%

The WHITE Candidate

This WHITE is a blend of Pinot Grigio, Riesling and Viognier from Washington. Citrus, stone fruit and green melon with a crisp, clean finish. Dry, Med-Body, NO Oak. Alcohol 12.5%

There are a lot of great things going on and great wines coming out of the Washington region right now. Learn more here........

 THREE GREAT DESSERT WINES

CLASSIC - CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY - rounded cherry, plum, and bright raspberry with rich chocolate, coffee and vanilla. (2 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze at Winemaker Magazine 2016 International competition!)

NEW - PEPPERMINT MOCHA - Dark Chocolate and cool peppermint blend seamlessly with the rich coffee notes.

  • NEW - RED VELVET - Rich and velvety notes of dark berry with a hint of moist sponge cake enveloped in decadent chocolate!  

These dessert wines are expected to be available in stores towards the end of August 2016. While the preorder/prepay deadline has passed, getting on the wait list is strongly encouraged.

Email for wait list here.....     (Please include your phone number, how many of your selected kit, and the location that you wish to pick up at.)

 

 PADDOCK WOOD NOW INCLUDES...

We are pleased to announce that a fresh batch of Paddock Wood 23L Premium complete wort beer kits will be arriving in stores any day. The new kits will not appear on the website until we know for sure which ones we have, but they will be found here.....

NEW - All kits will now include Wyeast Liquid yeast!

These fantastic beer kits are crafted to pair with these great yeasts to bring the beers into style and profile. Ask in store for help in choosing your yeast.

STILL AVAILABLE 

LE15 collection offers something for every palate. Most of the LE2015 selection has now sold out. We still have extra of the Fourtitude with Skins kits available in store! Find LE15 online here......

California Sauvignon Blanc Rosé - Pale salmon colour with lovely tropical notes of pineapple and white peach with raspberry and cherry. Very few remain in warehouse.

 

 

 

READ MORE about our monthly sales here.....

 

NEW BLOG ARTICLES

Washington Wines and The Candidate - With two new World Vineyard wine blends arriving for a limited run, Graham blogs on the Washington wine culture and what is buzzing in that region. Read more here.....

Tasting Notes on Island Mist Cucumber Melon Sauvignon Blanc - Staff are often asked what a NEW product might taste like. Five staff have tasted and reviewed this product for you! Learn more here....

2016 WineMaker Magazine International Competition - Congratulations to our Guild netting more medals! Find out more about how the different brands in the WinExpert line stand up in competition, you may be surprised. Read more here..

 WINE AND BEER TIPS

Cellar Planning and Ageing - An in depth article from WinExpert on how to plan for creating a well stocked cellar. Read more in Ask the Vintner.....

Clearing - Do I need to use the fining agents? - An in depth article on the science behind clearing, and some extra tips for success. Learn more here....

What kind of water should I use? - If you have ever wondered what kind of water to use, or if you can use tap water, learn more here.....

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE CLOSING LOCATION

We are announcing that the Rocky Mountain House Home Vintner Location will be closing as of June 17, 2016.

Thank you to all our loyal customers for supporting this Home Vintner partner location over the past several years. The Rocky Mountain House area has been hit hard by the downturn in the economy. We appreciate our customers and this community, and hope to re-establish our presence for you in the future.

Customers can continue to receive the same great products through our online ordering store. Closing out sale will end June 17 at this location.

Please drop into the store and wish Wende and Ole the best – we shall all miss them (customers AND staff alike.)

 WINE AND BEER CLASSES

 

Give someone a bottle of wine and they are happy for a day. Teach them how to make their own wine and they are happy every day.

Over 20,000 people have attended our wine and beer making courses since 1993. Join us as we walk you through the steps.  The cost is $25 per person. If you have taken this course before and would like a refresher, there is no charge for you and a guest.

Classes are now posted - click here to go to our event calendar... 

 

REFERRAL CARDS - 10% OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE 

We truly appreciate you referring The Home Vintner to your family and friends. When the new vintner or brewer makes their first kit purchase, you both will receive 10% off the regular price of any wine or beer kit. Referral cards are available in all our stores.

 

 

Customer Feedback this month - Airdrie Location via Facebook: The Airdrie location has the most amazing, helpful staff. So friendly and enthusiastic!!! Julie B.

     Thank you Julie - and also Derek from Airdrie/NW for doing such a great job!

 

 

JOIN US ON FACEBOOK TO QUALIFY FOR OUR MONTHLY DRAW

To enter, become a friend of The Home Vintner on Facebook. This month's winner of a $25.00 gift certificate is Kirsten Sch..... from Airdrie

 

click here to like us on Facebook... 

 

MONTHLY STORE DRAW

Each month, every wine or beer purchase automatically enters you into our monthly draw.  This month's winner of a $25.00 gift certificate is Natalie Ami..... from the Cochrane location!

 

JOIN US ON TWITTER - MONTHLY DRAW

Join us on Twitter @TheHomeVintner to keep up with the latest news, events, sales, questions and comments.

Our monthly prize winner of a $25.00 gift certificate is dejaleonard@dejaleonard3 Congrats! 

  

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