The Home Vintner - The Home Vintner Newsletter - February 2017

 

 

 NEW RELEASES ARRIVING SOON!

We are very excited to introduce the new Island Mist Apple Berry Syrah, just in time for (long overdue) Spring! Arriving from the first week of March.

Aromatic and fresh, Apple Berry Syrah's mouthwatering flavours of juicy apple, succulent strawberry, plump blueberries and ripe raspberries will give you that fresh-from-the-fruit-stand feeling all year long. Sip slightly chilled, or enjoy over ice topped with sparkling water for a refreshing summer spritzer that's always in season.

Be sure to contact your preferred location to reserve your new Mist kit, as they will surely sell out fast!

Learn more about our refreshing Island Mist Kits here

 

ARRIVING LATE MARCH!

Refresh your Patio with New Island Mist Hard Blueberry Lemonade and summertime favourite Hard Pink Lemonade! With just the right balance of sweet and tart, these Island Mists are perfect on the patio. Please contact your nearest location to reserve, this kits go fast!

Learn more here!

 

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN BREW? WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Congratulations to the following beer contest winners!

Jeremy T.: Submitted his "Jeremy's Spruce Tip Forager" (Recipe will be available late February)

Nick T.: Submitted his "Nick's Tranquilo Amarillo Session Ale" NEW Add-on pack will be available to re-create this beer. (Recipe will be available late February)

Please click here for more information on these amazing new beer recipes!

Note: all winning customers have been contacted. We have more than one customer with similar names.

 

 WINE AND BEER TIPS

Avoiding Unwanted Oxidation- Many factors can lead to unwanted oxidation in wine. Oxidation is the result of too much air contact during racking, storing and bottling and/or insufficient sulfite. Learn more here...

Wine Diamonds! - Have you ever noticed small crystal formations in your wine bottles? These are generally referred to as wine diamonds, and are perfectly harmless! Learn More Here

Beer Tip, Wholegrain Bread - Using "spent" grains, please enjoy this recipe from our customer, Rocky Wallbaum. This is a great way to use up leftover grains after you've brewed a beer kit! Learn more here....

 

FEBRUARY RELEASES AVAILABLE NOW!

This year, Winexpert™ has sourced superior quality juice from Washington, California, Spain, Italy and Australia to bring you five impressive wines that will be a welcome addition to your cellar. Featuring unique blends and sought after varietals, the LE16 collection offers something for every palate.

February's Limited Editions have begun to arrive, with a new batch arriving weekly. If you have pre-ordered or pre-paid, your preferred pick up location will be in touch shortly to let you know when your kit is available. If you did not reserve ahead, fear not! Extras of these stunning wines are available in store, limited quantities.

5 Varietal Blend, Valencia, Spain

This year’s limited edition wine, Milagro, is a unique blend of three traditional Valencia grapes, Tempranillo, Granacha, Bobal, with newly arrived to Valencia Cabernet and Syrah. The word Milagro in Spanish means “miracle” which is precisely what this specially chosen blend is. Each grape brings its own unique properties to the table, leaving us with a beautifully balanced fruity, spicy and refreshing blend. 

Find out more on our website here

MONTHLY SPECIALS! 

WORLD VINEYARD - $5 off

VINTNERS RESERVE - 5$ OFF

BEER SPECIAL - BEER -  $4 OFF

Baron's Dutch Lager

This globally popular beer reflects the styles of Grolsch and Heineken, with a crisp golden lager character and smooth spicy hoppiness, rounding out to a gentle, grassy finish. Crisp, distinct and delicious.

Optional Add-On-Pack Pairings: Use Kolsch Wyeast to create a classic Kolsch Lager, which is bright, smooth and flavourful! or use our Black Pilsner add-on pack.

Read more about our monthly sales here...

PADDOCK WOOD - NOW AVAILABLE!

Yuletide Winter Ale. This is one of our favourite kits right now, and there is still many months of winter left in which to enjoy this hearty style. Limited quantities available, come quick or call any of our locations to reserve! 

 

 

VALENTINES DAY SALE!- STAINLESS STEEL GROWLERS

Looking for the perfect Valentines day gift? All of our stainless steel growlers are 15% off until February 15! 64 OZ, regular or insulated available, very durable. Imagine your perfect valentines day date, your great homemade craft beer, a nice cold growler and a date with your sweetheart? Don't miss out on this limited time offer!

  

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE SATELLITE UPDATE

Next scheduled run: Wende is compiling orders to book another delivery, don't miss out!

Please continue to contact Wende to order your kits and supplies, and to UPDATE your file! Reach The Home Vintner in Rocky Mountain at: 403-844-4858. You may log into your account at any time to view your kit purchases here..

 

STILL AVAILABLE 

Eclipse BraVado - Limited Release: Another fantastic blend- this Super Tuscan styled kit with grape skins will be a perfect long term addition to your cellar! Find BraVado here..... To find tasting notes on LE14 Super Tuscan read here......

Island Mist Limited Release: Cranapple Pinot Grigio - Crisp Pinot Grigio with notes of fresh green apple, festive white cranberries and a round finish. Spiced Merlot - Merlot with aromas of spiced orange and brown sugar, notes of cinnamon and ginger for a lingering finish with a kick. View product here.....

 

 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.

 

If you have feedback for us on any of our locations, we welcome your input! Email here....................

 

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 Kyle Wud......

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 Collings.... from our NW 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 Norm Olsen (@norm_olsen) Congrats! 

 

 

  

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