Enquiries are already
rolling in, so I decided to also share this with you.
The past few summers,
many clients brought in some of their own fruit to combine with a kit.
It works as follows:
bring one or two pounds of fruit when you are going to start a wine, for
instance berries and preferably deep frozen, that we add to the juice of a wine
kit during the fermentation process. The result is a unique, deliciously rich
wine with extra long finales, beautiful taste and aroma.
You could also bring
in your own juice from your own freshly picked fruit.
Before doing so, and
to see which juices or fresh fruit and wine combinations will result in an enjoyable
result, please hop in for some guidelines and suggestions. A unique and
Wine of the month 10 % off the kit.
a passion for great wine, each Traditional Vintage® kit offers exceptional
wine character and taste. Vineyards worldwide are the source of our premium
grape juice and grape juice concentrates. From the grapevine to your wine
glass, we take the utmost care to ensure that the wine you serve and will enjoy
with family and friends is the best in its class. Our trusted home brand
‘Traditional Vintage’, friendly to your budget and unbeatable in its class.
This month 10% discount on the kit both the red and the white:
Valroza Italy (Valpolicella) 10% off the kit:
light to medium bodied, wine. Typical Italian with a proper alcohol level of
13%. The Valroza is accessible and generous. The wine delivers and emphatic
bouquet of dark cherries and a hint of anise. It doesn’t skimp on the flavour
either, with its elegant balance of silky tannins and a lengthy finish. The
Valroza is well known as a crowd pleaser and recommended for any occasion. No
extensive aging required.
Riesling 10% off the kit:
Here we have another winner. A versatile well-balanced white wine that deserves a place on all wine lists and in all wine collections. Many different styles are being produced often depending on the region of production from dry to really sweet. My preference lies in a dryer version of the Riesling. Our Riesling is one that is moderately dry with a refreshing bouquet of honey and tropical flowers with a pleasant balance in its acids. It has a clean, crisp finish and it is a perfect wine by the glass on the deck but is the perfect company at your picnic as it pairs well with food.
Start your X-MAS wine with 15% off these premium kits!
Accent your memorable events with Atmosphere TM. Good friends. Weekends. Nice weather. Get-togethers. Girls night. Dinner table. Feeling grateful. Generations. Foundations. Me time. Sublime. Contemplate. Resonate. Date night. Candlelight. Take out. Make out. Fancy dress. Wedding guests. I do. Me & you. Celebrate. Appreciate. Happenstance. Take a chance. Good times. Great wine. Any time. My way. Whatever the mood, no matter the moment, create your own Atmosphere TM
A rich red
wine with blackcurrant, light oak and spicy aromas. Let it sit some extra
months and you will discover bold, juicy black fruit, vanilla oak and subtle
reputations of greatness? Enjoy Italy’s red full bodied “King of Wines”. A
lively, complex palate of red cherry, strawberry and licorice. A fleshy wine
rich of tannins with a long finish.
One of the
favorite white wines you will find on any wine list or private collection. A
creamy palate of tropical fruits, fresh green apple with subtle pear, combined
with butterscotch and vanilla notes.
white revealing luscious aromas of ripe melon, honeysuckle and citrus notes. A
few more months will add touches of juicy peach and apricot on the palate.
Now all kits 10% Off.
A uniquely refreshing series of wine beverage with a bold splash of ripe fruit. The Niagara name has become synonymous with incredible wines and wonderfully tasty fruits. Niagara Mist® combines famous wine styles with sassy fruit flavours. These delightfully light and refreshing, exciting combinations are the perfect beverage choice for any occasion. ‘Any occasion’ being my deck during Summer too? Yes, absolutely! There are too many combinations to list here. Just hop in the store and get inspired.
What was the story again about how white and red wines are made?
First, it is good to realize that there are over 10.000 varieties of grapes used to produce wine. Just a handful of these has red flesh whereas most of the grapes have flesh that is light greenish coloured.
White wine can be made with either white or red grapes. The major difference between white and red wine is that white wines are fermented without the grape skins. For red wine, it is during the early stage of the fermentation process that the wine extracts its colour from the exposed grape skins. After a few days, depending on the desired wine style, the skins are removed from the fermentation process. Et voilà.