November/December 2013 Newsletter

 

  • December Specials
  • November and December Oak Barrel Aging Features
  • Available Now – Hightail 2013!
  • Brewhouse Seasonal Winter Release: Oatmeal Stout
  • Cru Select Restricted Quantity wine kits
  • Tis the Season! Bottling Appointments
  • Holiday Hours and Closure

December Specials: Sale December 1st – 24th

En Primeur German Riesling Gewurztraminer

Top of the Line 8-Week White wine Kit

Reg $169/kit SALE $159/kit or $205.55 made in-store (price includes kit, service & tax)

 

Cru Select Chilean Malbec

Super Premium 6-Week Red wine kit

Reg $127/kit SALE $122/kit or $168.55 made in-store (price includes kit, service & tax)

 

Grand Cru International German Gewurztraminer

5-Week White wine kit Reg $89/kit

SALE $82/kit or $128.55 made in-store (price includes kit, service & tax)

 


 

November and December Oak Barrel Aging Features

November Oak Barrel Aging Feature:

Cru Select Australian Shiraz

$205.05 Price Includes Premium wine kit, service fee, 3 months Oak Barrel Aging, tax) SOLD OUT!!!

 

December Oak Barrel Aging Feature: (this batch can be started anytime. You don’t have to wait until December)

Cru Select Chilean Malbec

SALE $199 Price Includes Premium wine kit, service fee, 3 months Oak Barrel Aging, tax)

2 Spaces available so act fast!

DECEMBER: BONUS OAK BARREL AGING EXCLUSIVE FEATURE!!!!

For the first time, we will be Oak Barrel Aging a Cru Select RQ Wine! For those of you with a distinguished palate, who would love something truly unique that may just be the pride of your wine cellar, then you don’t want to miss out on this exclusive offer!

Oak Barrel Aged AUSTRALIA SHIRAZ VIOGNIER

$227

Price Includes Premium RQ wine kit, service fee, 3 months Oak Barrel Aging, tax

This wine begins with aromas of cherry, blackberry, and violets as well as hints of pepper, vanilla, and chocolate that integrate through on the palate.

Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

4 Spaces Available so act fast!

 

If you are interested in Oak Barrel Aging a particular type of wine, please let us know, so we can contact you if that becomes our Oak Barrel Aging feature! With that said, if you are interested in filling a whole barrel (4 batches of the same type of wine), you can do so at any time. As well, for filling a whole barrel, you will receive 1/2 price Oak Barrel Aging (you save $60!).

 


Available Now – Hightail 2013!

The Hightail’s unique process allows us to bring you vineyard fresh grapes that are picked, pressed and packaged within 48 hours. The only other way to get juice this fresh is to press the grapes yourself! Available in limited quantities.

18L, 8-Week Wine Kit

2013 | OKANAGAN EHRENFELSER

$184/kit

Fruit-intense, this wine opens with honeysuckle, tropical fruit and apricot on the nose. This medium-bodied white is powerfully aromatic and pleasantly sweet with notes of crisp honey-citrus and tree fruit on the finish.

Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 3

2013 | OKANAGAN MERLOT

$184/kit

With classic characteristics of an Okanagan Merlot, this medium-bodied wine has lovely aromas of plum, blackberry and dark cherry on the nose, with rich notes of dark berry, chocolate, and spice on the finish.

Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0


 

Brew House Seasonal Winter Release: Oatmeal Stout!

Available December 2013 (while quantities last)

$48/kit or $94.55 made in-store (price includes kit, service & tax)

We are pleased to announce this Brew House seasonal Winter release! Just in time for the winter season, this stout has a smooth oat undertone that you can only find in true-to-style oatmeal stouts. Aromas of rich, sweet, and candy-like malts are blended to give full notes of dark chocolate, espresso and coffee that offer a smooth hoppy finish. The Brewer’s Oat gives this stout a wonderful creamy mouth feel with a balanced and refreshing finish. This fabulous beer is a must-try for the holiday season. Get a FREE Brew House touque with your Oatmeal Stout kit purchase! (While quantities last)


 

Cru Select Restricted Quantity Wine Kits Dec 2013 – March 2014

Try one or try all, you definitely won’t be disappointed! Always award winning and highly sought-after, sign-up now so you don’t miss out! Three fabulous wines from the southern hemisphere will be launched in December followed by two wines from the northern hemisphere in March. Try them all and experience the world of wines! Pre-Orders start now, so make sure you sign up now so you don’t miss out! Sign up via email, facebook, phone, or in-store.

ARGENTINA TORRONTES

$125/kit

Release: December 2013

Fragrant aromas of fresh lemon, orange, and floral notes lead to a ripe and vibrant style of Torrontés

Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0

 

AUSTRALIA SHIRAZ VIOGNIER

$149/kit

Release: December 2013

This wine begins with aromas of cherry, blackberry, and violets as well as hints of pepper, vanilla, and chocolate that integrate through on the palate.

Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

 

AUSTRALIA SEMILLON SAUVIGNON BLANC

$125/kit

Release: DECEMBER 2013

This classic blend of two white grape varieties provides fragrant fruit and floral overtones on the nose, showing an interesting interaction of citrus, stone fruit, gooseberry, straw and a hint of oak spice.

Oak 1 Body 3 Sweetness 0

 

ITALY NERO D’AVOLA

$129/kit

Release: MARCH 2014

The refined combination of black cherry, blackberry, and plum on the palate are complemented by the slight edge of tart cranberry on the finish.

Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0

 

SPAIN MONASTRELL PETIT VERDOT

$149/kit

Release: MARCH 2014

Medium-bodied and well-balanced, this wine features dense flavours of black fruit, smoke, cedar and hints of vanilla on the palate.

Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0


 

Tis the Season! Bottling Appointments

Well here we are, once again it’s the busiest time of year at Conner’s Wine Cellar, when everyone is rushing to bottle their wine for the Christmas Holiday Season!

There are many days leading up to the holidays that are already booked solid with bottling appointments, so we would like to remind everyone to please be courteous to your fellow bottlers, and be on time for your bottling appointments!

With that said, some early arrivals or tardiness is unavoidable, and our comfy new lounge area is here for you if you have to wait!

Thank you!


 

Holiday Hours and Closure

We have almost reached that one time of year, when our hard working staff finally get a well-deserved holiday!

Please note our hours for the 2013

Christmas/New Years holiday season:

Monday, December 23rd – regular hours 9:30am-5:00pm

Tuesday, December 24th – 9:30am – 1:00pm

Wednesday, December 25th through Wednesday, January 1st: CLOSED

Thursday, January 2nd – resume regular hours 9:30am-5:00pm

 


Cheers! Calvin and Carole

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