INTRODUCING BRAVADO : LIMITED RELEASE ECLIPSE SUPER TUSCAN FROM VENETO ITALY will be arriving soon!
With another fantastic limited varietal buy from the Tuscany region of Italy - this Super Tuscan styled kit with grape skins will be a great long term addition to your cellar! Like the hugely popular Forza that only appeared in the Eclipse lineup until the specialty blend ran out - you don't want to miss out on this one while it is available.
Expect a medium ruby colour with inviting aromas of dried fruit and smoky leather notes. The palate is round and full with rich cherry and plum leading to warm vanilla and a hint of spice. Bold Red, Full Body, Heavy Oak, Dry, ABV 14%.
This kit is expected to arrive July 15. Product to appear on our website once it is released. Find Eclipse kits here......
Learn more about the Veneto Region of Italy here.......
HOT ANNOUNCEMENT ON A NEW OKOTOKS LOCATION!
We have been working hard to get a Satellite Partner location in the Okotoks area, and hope to be revealing the new location soon!
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.
July's SELECTION™ Romance - all $10 off.
This month SELECTION™ is featuring wines that are winners for Romance and Date Nights! Build these into your cellar for the long winter months to come.
Click on any of the above wines to learn more about them. To read more about romance and wine, click here....
NEW LIMITED RELEASE FROM WORLD VINEYARD
This RED is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese from Washington. Black cherry, red and black currant with smoky, spicy undertones. Dry, Med-Body, Med-Oak. Alcohol 13%
This WHITE is a blend of Pinot Grigio, Riesling and Viognier from Washington. Citrus, stone fruit and green melon with a crisp, clean finish. Dry, Med-Body, NO Oak. Alcohol 12.5%
Looking for a recipe to pair with these wines? WinExpert Impressive Pairings:
We expect our preorder of dessert wines to arrive end of August - mid September 2016. We will be contacting everyone on the prepay, preorder or wait list when they arrive. To learn more about these wines if you have missed preorder click on the product below.
CLASSIC - CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY , NEW - PEPPERMINT MOCHA - NEW - RED VELVET
Email for wait list here..... (Please include your phone number, how many of your selected kit, and the location that you wish to pick up at.)
California Sauvignon Blanc Rosé - (Selection Limited Release) We have a few kits left in stock! Pale salmon colour with lovely tropical notes of pineapple and white peach with raspberry and cherry. Very few remain in warehouse. Read more here.....
California Pink Moscato - (World Vineyard Limited Release) This sweet rosé was a fast seller and quickly gone during it's first release run. If you are interested in having one of these limited release Moscato's - don't wait too long. Read more here......
LE15 - Very limited quantities remain of these kits, some are completely sold out. Check with Calgary or Airdrie locations if you are hunting for a specific kit! Read more here.....
SPECIAL OFFER ON ALL ISLAND MIST KITS - 5$ OFF
Summer is a great time to make and enjoy these delicious alternatives to everyday wines and wine coolers. Combining the crisp freshness of distinctive varietal wines with full fruit flavours for a fun, refreshing wine-based beverage to enjoy anytime. See selection here......
WORLD VINEYARD - 5$ OFF - Bronze Medal winners at 2016 International Competition
VINTNERS RESERVE - 5$ OFF
BEER SPECIAL - BARONS CANADIAN DRAUGHT
Enjoy the smooth refreshing draught experience in your backyard this summer. Creamy beer with a sparkling golden colour. Lightly hopped to bring out the true, just-tapped flavour of pub-style draughts.
Try this kit with our Black Pilsner add on package with Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale to create a Black Draught. Dark, roasty and balanced with smooth malt flavors and moderate hop bitterness.
READ MORE about our monthly sales here.....
NEW BLOG ARTICLES
•The Veneto Region and Super Tuscans - With a stunning new Limited Release Eclipse arriving soon from the Veneto region, this is a great time to learn more about this region of Italy. 2015 was a banner year for premium grapes, which we now get to enjoy. Read more here....
• Tasting Notes on Italian Brunello with Grape Skins - This month we explore how similar and yet different a stunning cellar quality kit can be, and how it changes over time. Read more here.......
• Building Romance into your cellar - Now is the time to think about those romantic evenings around the fire with your special someone. Don't wait until then to get great wines stocked up for a special night. Read more here......
• Never judge a Beer by its Description - With so many craft style beers popping up, sometimes you just are not getting what you expect. Read more here......
WINE AND BEER TIPS
Serving up a nice home beer - the in's and out's of getting the most enjoyment out of your well crafted beer this summer. Read more here....
Honey - not just for Brown Ale! - showing up in a lot more varieties, easy to replicate at home. Read more here......
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE
After an outpouring of support from our loyal customers, we have decided to keep a presence in the community!
We will maintain a small inventory of equipment in the same building (access through the Greyhound Express Parcel Depot door.)
Kits and special orders can be placed online, by phone (1-866-912-6323), or by email. Our online order staff will work with you to ensure that you get the kits that you want, with all your loyalty discounts and sales!
Thank you to all our loyal customers for supporting this Home Vintner partner location over the past several years. We hope to re-establish our full presence for you in the future, and will be around to help transition this system smoothly for you.
Many Thanks from Wende and Ole Olson
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 - NW Location: I always look forward to coming in and choosing my next kit. The staff is very knowledgeable when helping me choose, and seem as interested in my success as I am! Thx guys! Sean.
Thank you Sean - and also Derek from NW/Airdrie - two months in a row for Derek - who we appreciate greatly for his genuine care of/for customers!
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 Brad Par......
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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 Tiffany M.......... from our ONLINE store!
JOIN US ON TWITTER - MONTHLY DRAW
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Our monthly prize winner of a $25.00 gift certificate is Tina Shea (@tinashea76) Congrats!