October 2013 Newsletter

 

  • We Won Chilliwack’s 2013 A-List Favourite U-Vin/B-Brew!
  • October Specials and Oak Barrel Aging Features
  • Glad Hatter & Lindt Chocolate Promotion
  • Cru Select RQ 2014 Announced!
  • Hightails Coming Soon!
  • Orchard Breezin Holiday Release: Cranapple Celebration
  • Cru Select Specialty Seasonal Release: Black Forest Port
  • Grand Cru International Limited Releases: Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon & Viognier
  • Brewhouse Fall Release! Pumpkin Ale
  • Product Discontinuations

 


 

We Won Chilliwack’s 2013 A-List Favourite U-Vin/B-Brew!

Thank you so much to everyone who voted for Conner’s Wine Cellar as your favourite U-Vin/U-Brew in the 2013 Chilliwack A-List! That’s 4 years in a row! We are so grateful for your continued support and promise to keep up the good work and strive to become even better than the year before!

 


October Specials

September Specials Extended Until October 15th!

Cellar Classic Winery Series Washington Merlot               Reg $154/kit     Sale $132/kit
Cellar Classic Winery Series Cabernet Sauvignon             Reg $154/kit     Sale $132/kit
Cellar Classic Winery Series California Syrah                     Reg $154/kit     Sale $132/kit
Cellar Classic Italian Pinot Grigio                                            Reg $112/kit     Sale $105/kit
Cellar Classic Cabernet Sauvignon                                          Reg $117/kit     Sale $104/kit
Cellar Classic Merlot                                                                     Reg $117/kit      Sale $104/kit
Cellar Classic Shiraz                                                                      Reg $117/kit      Sale $104/kit
Cellar Classic Pinot Noir                                                             Reg $117/kit      Sale $99/kit
Cellar Classic Sauvignon Blanc                                                Reg $112/kit       Sale $98/kit
Cru Select Australian Chardonnay                                        Reg $120/kit       Sale $108/kit
Cru Select Italian Pinot Grigio                                                Reg $120/kit       Sale $108/kit
Cru Select New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc                          Reg $120/kit       Sale $108/kit
Cru Select Cabernet Shiraz Merlot                                        Reg $125/kit        Sale $113/kit
Cru Select Australian Shiraz                                                    Reg $125/kit        Sale $113/kit

Specials Starting October 16th until November 23:

5-Week kits:

Grand Cru International Argentina Malbec Syrah                           Reg $95/kit    Sale $83/kit
Grand Cru International Australian Cabernet Sauvignon             Reg $95/kit    Sale $83/kit
Grand Cru International Washington Merlot                                     Reg $95/kit    Sale $83/kit
Grand Cru International California Syrah                                           Reg $95/kit    Sale $83/kit
Grand Cru International BC Pinot Noir                                                Reg $95/kit    Sale $83/kit
Grand Cru International California Chardonnay                              Reg $89/kit    Sale $77/kit
Grand Cru International Ontario Sauvignon Blanc                         Reg $89/kit    Sale $77/kit

 


October Oak Barrel Aging Feature:

The October Oak Barrel Aging Feature is Your Pick!

We have one free barrel this month, so if you would like to fill one,
(must purchase 4 batches of the same wine) then you can have any kind of red wine oak barrel aged
that you wish! ….and on top of that, only pay 1/2 the oak barrel aging fee! (You Save $60!)


Glad Hatter & Lindt Chocolate Promotion

From October 1 to October 31, for every Glad Hatter or Top Hat wine kit you purchase, you will receive a 114g bag of Lindt Swiss Classic assorted mini chocolates! (retail value $5.29)

While quantities last!

 


INTRODUCING RQ 2014!

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!

 

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

 


 

COMING SOON – 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 $169/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 $175/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

 


Orchard Breezin Holiday Release: Cranapple Celebration

Now Available! $69/kit or $155.55 made in-store

(Formerly Cranapple Chardonnay)

The holiday season is just around the corner and our popular Orchard Breezin’s Cranapple Celebration is back! This white wine featuring tart green apples balanced out by smooth white cranberries creates an easy drinking wine with a crisp, refreshing finish.  Enjoy sipping this delightful vintage at holiday gatherings, perfect as a hostess gift, or for sharing with special friends and family during the holidays.


Cru Select Specialty Seasonal Release:

Because Every Day Is Special…

 

Cru Specialty brings you truly unique and distinctive wines to stock your cellar and are perfect for all your holiday entertaining and gift giving. Cru Specialty has a wine to please every palate! These wines are available exclusively for the holiday season while quantities last.

Black Forest Port

$109/kit or $155.55 made in-store

Bursting with rich aromas of red and black cherry, this full flavored wine also has a hint of dark chocolate fused with plum. Rich and sweet on the palate with an enjoyable warm finish, this dessert in a bottle is an irresistible complement to your holiday festivities.

Other flavours also available:

$109/kit or $155.55 made in-store

TOASTED CARAMEL PORT
ORANGE CHOCOLATE PORT
COFFEE PORT
WHITE CHOCOLATE WHITE PORT


Grand Cru International Limited Releases

5-Week, 12L Wine kit

SPANISH TEMPRANILLO CABERNET $95/kit

One whiff and you’ll be transported by the scent of black cherries, plums, chocolate, and coffee.
With a hint of vanilla and spice, this full-bodied wine has firm, ripe tannins from fermentation on
GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins and gives an elegant finish.

Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0

 

AUSTRALIAN VIOGNIER $89/kit

This fruity wine has hints of apple and pear on the nose, and a touch of vanilla in the background.
A perfect balance of acidity compliments the fruit and light oak notes. This wine kit comes with toasted
American oak powder.

Oak 1 Body 2 Sweetness 0

 


Brewhouse Fall Release: Pumpkin Ale!

Pumpkin Ale $48/kit

We are pleased to announce the Brew House seasonal Fall release!

The full-bodied Pumpkin Ale entices the nose of freshly baked pie crust and spice, followed by a crisp finish of pumpkin, cinnamon and nutmeg.

 

Pale Wheat Ale $48/kit

We have 2 kits of the Pale Wheat Ale left in stock, so come get one before they’re gone for the season!

Smooth, light-bodied and refreshing, this true-to-style Pale Wheat Ale (or Summer Wheat Ale) offers distinct flavours of citrus peel and finishes dry with a slight spice note. A classic that’s sure to refresh!

 


PRODUCT DISCONTINUATIONS

Due to low volume of sales and/or duplication across product tiers, the following products are being discontinued by our supplier.
Limited quantities are still available while supplies last.

***NOTE: dates are just an estimation and are subject to change***

DISCONTINUED ITEM                      RECOMMENDED REPLACEMENT….. ESTIMATED DATE OF DEPLETION
BrewHouse American Premium Lager         Light Canadian Lager                                            14-Nov-13
BrewHouse Cream Ale                                         Pale Ale *with recipe modifications               29-Oct-13
Cellar Classic Bergamais                                    Cellar Classic Pinot Noir                                       21-Feb-14
Cellar Classic Cabernet Shiraz                         Cellar Classic Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel        26-Nov-13
Cellar Classic Chardonnay Semillion           Cellar Classic Chardonnay
OR Cellar Classic Chamblaise without oak     31-Dec-13
Cellar Classic Grande Shiraz                             Cellar Classic Shiraz                                                19-Oct-13
Cellar Classic Grande Vieux Chateau du Roi    Cellar Classic Vieux Chateau du Roi          15-Jan-14
Cellar Classic Piesporter                                    Cellar Classic Riesling                                               5-Dec-13
Cellar Classic Verdicchio                                   Cellar Classic Sauvignon Blanc                           13-Dec-13
Cru Select BC Red Meritage                               Cru Select Cabernet Shiraz Merlot OR
Cellar Classic Winery Series Cabernet Shiraz OR
Cellar Classic Cabernet Merlot OR
Cellar Classic Cabernet Shiraz                             4-Nov-13
Cru Select NZ Unoaked Chardonnay             Cru Select Australian Chardonnay (no oak)  22-Dec-13
Cru Select Argentina Malbec Syrah               Cru Select Malbec
OR Cellar Classic Winery Series Malbec
OR Grand Cru International Malbec Syrah             18-Nov-13
Cru Select California Old Vine Zinfandel      Cellar Classic Winery Series Zinfandel                      12-Jan-14
Cru Select Spanish Tempranillo Grenache   Cellar Classic Winery Series Tempranillo Cab        9-Nov-13
En Primeur Chilean Carmenere                        Cellar Classic Winery Series Chilean Carmenere  18-Feb-14

 


“Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.”
– Andre Simon


Cheers!

Calvin and Carole

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