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Vine Masters - Wine Making in Cambridge Ontario

 

En Primeur

What is better than to sit at the table at the end of the day and drink wine with friends, or substitutes for friends?

 

~ James Joyce

 

A new standard in wine excellence! NO added sugar. NO preservatives. NO chemicals. 18L of 100% pure varietal grape juice and concentrate selected from vineyards around the world and GENUWINE Winery Dried Grape Skins create an ultra premium wine with an aromatic bouquet, rich lush colour and mouth feel you have come to expect of an ultra premium wine.True wine enthusiasts will appreciate this prestigious addition, which has involved unprescedented research and development. It is a sophisticated, elegant wine that takes quality winemaking to a whole new level. Originally a French practice, the 'en primeur' concept refers to selling wines before they are bottled and aged. Each kit contains 30 professionally designed die cut labels that captures the imagery of the region that the wine is sourced from.

$209.00 for 30 bottle order 

 

Cellar Classics Winery Series

Red Wines

Australian Bush Vine Grenache

Bush Vine Grenache is harvested from vines that have earned their place in history by being old enough to be able to achieve complex profiles from the terroir from years of sustained growth. Flam buoyantly aggressive, this full-bodied wine is based on a strong structure of powerful fruit, heavy toasted oak and loads of earthy/spicy needs. Deep garnet in colour, this wine is fermented on toasted Hungarian oak staves and Winery Grape Skins to bring out the rich flavours of prunes, fine black pepper and chewy tannins. The finish is abound with smoky undertones and is expressively persistent.
2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Australian Cabernet Sauvignon

Australian Cabernets are typically softer and fruitier. This wine shows complex varietal fruit flavours including cherry and blackberry.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Australian Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

A classic New World blend made popular by the recent trend of success of Australia’s leading wineries. A well-balanced aroma of leather and black pepper gives way to intense jammy flavours of blackberries. The length of spicy flavour from the Cabernet, sweet berry fruit of the Shiraz and softening effects of the Merlot results in a tightly structured, well-balanced wine. Ruby red in colour, this hearty wine has an elegant and long finish.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 5 Body 5 Sweetness 0  

Australian Shiraz

The wine is deep and dark in colour with a rich bouquet of fruit and a hint of cassis. It ages gracefully into a velvety wine of pure elegance.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 5 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Australian Shiraz Viognier

Co-fermentation of Shiraz with Viognier is a traditional winemaking technique. The addition of Viognier gives a perfumed dimension and embraces the aggressive and complex characteristics of the Shiraz. The resulting blend is a full-bodied, deep garnet red wine with a complex nose of violets, spices and rich American oak.  Integrated flavours of berries,  chocolates and spices are framed by tight knit, chewy tannins, creating a long and dramatic palate.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

California Old Vine Zinfandel

History meets the New World in this well-structured hearty red wine. Benefiting from deep roots that pick up flavours unobtainable by its younger counterparts, this complex wine shows off a deep ruby red colour with subtle vanilla flavours. Luscious black cherry, tobacco and leather aromas burst into textured flavours of cherry and raspberry followed by spicy black pepper. Blessed with a bold tannin structure, this wine has a very well defined, long balanced finish.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

California Pinot Noir

Recognized as a premier grape growing region, California is known for intensely flavourful Pinot Noirs. Medium to full-bodied, this wine presents a bouquet of rich tobacco, ripe blackberries and spices. The palate is treated to a heady experience of dark cherries, a hint of oak and velvety tannins.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Chilean Malbec

Sleek and focussed with layers of juicy fruit and earthy flavours, this full-bodied wine sets the stage for a dramatic experience. Seductively deep red in colour, aromas of crushed blackberries and vanilla follow through to a densely packed palate richly blessed with streaks of chocolate interwoven with abundant oak tones. Fermented on Heavy toasted Hungarian oak shavings, the finish is dramatic and long.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

French Merlot

This Merlot is a full-bodied red wine with impressive aromas of farm fresh strawberries, violets and vanilla framed with soft silky tannins. On the palate, it presents powerful notes of ripe raspberries, cradled by notes of cherries and dark fruit to complete the graceful tasting experience.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 3-4 Sweetness 0  

Italian Amarone

Unique to the Valpolicella region of Italy, our Amarone is packed with rich raspberry, blackberry and cassis flavours. Deep, dark and inviting, the finish is long, lingering and full of ripe tannins.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 5 Body 5 Sweetness 0  

Italian Barolo

Deep red in colour and aggressive in structure, this full bodied dry wine has many fans. Intense flavours of violets, cherries and cocoa are set firmly against a backdrop of silky, yet firm tannins.  Undertones of toasted oak dominate the long finish along with dark fruit and firm acidity.  This traditional bold wine compliments fettuccine Bolognese, roast pork with garlic and rosemary, brie and camembert.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 2 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Italian Brunello

Big hearted and assertive, this deep ruby red wine is blessed with expressive aromas of tobacco, ripe plums and black cherries.  The palate offers explosive notes of blackberries, prunes and vanilla.  A wine sure to mature brilliantly.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 5 Sweetness 0  

Italian Chianti Riserva

Richer and fuller than traditional Italian Chianti, this robust red wine will be a proud addition to any winemaker’s cellar. Chianti is made with a base of the Sangiovese grape, which is best grown in a hot, dry climate such as Tuscany. The result is a dry, fruity red with medium to full body. This is a complex wine with spicy black and red cherry aroma and notes of chocolate. A fine young wine but time lends grace and subtlety to this masterpiece.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Italian Valpolicella Ripassa

Italian winemakers have been using dried grapes to enhance their wine for centuries.  The Valpolicella varietal is one of the most famous wines enhanced with fermentation on dried skins.  You will discover that fermentation with the proprietary GenuWine Winery Grape Skins brings out the wine's firm tannins, supported by dark fruit tones any smokey undertones.  The result is an Italian classic with all the makings of a powerful full bodied red wine.  The aroma in the glass is reminiscent of farm fresh cherries backed by streaks of dark chocolate and toasted oak, which ages well into a wine of award winning potential.  Compliments rich foods such as char grilled pepper steak, well aged cheeses and slow braised baby back ribs.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Okanagan Valley Red Meritage

A wonderfully rich blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc, it opens with aromas of vanilla, chocolate and leather. On the palate, there are flavours of plum and black currant with a touch of cloves accented by Hungarian oak shavings which are enhanced by fermenting over Cabernet- Merlot GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins. The long, ripe tannins add to the wine’s complexity. An elegantly balanced wine ready to drink quickly but enough firmness for cellaring. Keep this wine on hand for BBQs and picnics.
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Chilean Cabernet/Malbec/Carmenère

This wine is a classic example of the spicy nature of the Cabernet Sauvignon, high alcohol producing, rustic qualities of Malbec and the deep colour of Carmenère. Strong notes of green pepper, dark fruit and leather define this rich dark wine. Smooth tannins grace the palate followed by blackberries and spice.
2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0

 

White Wines

Australian Chardonnay

Clean, crisp and rich in varietal character, fruit flavours abound. It’s golden-hued and slightly tart while flavours of vanilla, cloves and butterscotch tantalize the palate.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  
 

German Gewurztraminer

This wine delivers delicious aromas of roses, lychees and tropical fruits, as well as the infamous spicy notes characteristic of Gewurztraminer.  Our proprietary Süss-Reserve Pack™, along with added elderflowers, brings out intense fruity characteristics and inviting spicy tones which complete the experience. Delicately bitter, this medium-bodied wine is elegantly light and refreshing on the palate.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 4 Sweetness 1  

German Reisling Traminer

Two famous German wines blended into one kit! The fresh, crisp Riesling combined with the exotic spiciness of Gewürztraminer makes a round and well-balanced wine.  Riesling-Traminer is a dry, full wine with aromas of peach, apricot and nutmeg.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner

Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Italian Pinot Grigio

Exquisite balance of citrus fruit and acidity is the foundation for this ever popular Italian white wine.  The bouquet reveals bright citrus and green apple aromas with honeydew tones. The balanced acidity gives it a great refreshing and crisp quality, with a touch of light spice.  Medium to full bodied, it makes a great pre-dinner sipper or a refreshing wine on a hot afternoon.  A perfect wine to enjoy with cedar plank grilled salmon, steamed mussels or chicken florentine.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0  

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Crisp, light, with intense flavours of grapefruit peel and freshly cut grass and an accent of light oak on the finish. The wine presents soft hues, with a slight tinge of green.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 1 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

New Zealand Unoaked Chardonnay

This full-bodied unoaked wine showcases the brilliant balance between fresh fruity flavours and vibrant aciditity. Offering a stunning array of flavours that reflect citrus, peach and mineral notes, this refreshing wine is best served chilled to show off its lively potential.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3-4 Sweetness 0

Argentinean Trio Viognier, Riesling, Chardonnay

A delightful blend that highlights the apricot and floral notes of Viognier, the minerality of Riesling with the tropical aromas of Chardonnay. Fresh and balanced fruitiness complimented by hints of vanilla, this brilliant golden yellow wine has a lingering finish.  
Oak 0 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Australian Viognier/Pinot Gris

These two white grape varieties are originally from France, but thrive in Australia to produce an easy to drinking and refreshing wine.This extremely aromatic white wine opens up with apricots and pear notes. Dry and medium bodied, it finishes on a refreshing fruit forward note.
2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0

The 5-week international collection of Grand Cru highlights the winemaking techniques and unique features of wines from selected countries around the world. Drawn from recognized winemaking regions, you will find exquisite easy-to-drink wines that are expressively bold in their youth yet graceful with a few months aging. Many of the world famous reds in the international collection feature our patented GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins. This award winning process gently dries varietal grape skins preserving the “fresh from the vineyard” flavour ensuring a consistent quality wine you will be proud to call your own.

$139.00 for 30 bottle order

Grand Cru brings together the advantages of varietal grape juice with the convenience and value of a 10-litre, 4 week wine kit.  From the first swirl to the final sip, you will truly appreciate the enhanced bouquet and aromas that Grand Cru wine kits offer. Whether you seek full-bodied and hearty or light and refreshing wines, you’ll surely discover a style to suit your individual taste.

$119.00 for 30 bottle order

 

Red Wines 

Barolo

Deep in colour and high in tannin, full-bodied and robust–its intensity will roll thickly over your palate. Oaking is recommended.
Oak 2 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Bergamais

A fresh young wine, best consumed in its youth. Cherries and plums fill the nose and the sweet cherry follows through to the mouth, where it lingers softly.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Cabernet Sauvignon

Considered the noblest of all grapes, this full-bodied red is dark in colour and aggressive in nature. A hint of violet is present in the bouquet, typical of this variety. It’s superbly enhanced by oaking, and does well with age.
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Chianti

Aggressive in nature, it is crisp, clean and spicy with a subtle black pepper flavour.  A perfect mate to Italian food.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 2 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Malbec

A rustic, medium-bodied red wine, this wine has a soft, rich texture, silky tannins, and flavour filled with ripe plums, currants, cherries and red berries.
Oak 4 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Merlot

A smooth rich wine, medium dark in colour, tasting of blackberry and currants. You’ll note a hint of green olive in the nose.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Petite Syrah

This rich, extremely dark wine has a plum flavour. Due to high tannins, this wine will age gracefully for longer periods of time.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Pinot Noir

A rich red wine, hearty in nature and smooth in flavour. The soft texture and dark colour complement the flavours of berry fruit, with a subtle raspberry undertone.
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Valpolicella

An intense deep-coloured red wine boasting a velvety yet fruity flavour, with a long, lingering finish. Excellent when young, better with age.
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Vieux Chateau du Roi

A complex blend of varietals, the heartiest rich wine of our collection is extremely dark in colour and tannic in flavour, with a hint of plum and excellent aging potential.
Oak 4 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Chat Dormant

A dark, rich, full-bodied wine so smooth it's like liquid velvet. Hints of plum and licorice in the bouquet lead to dry, intense flavours of raspberry and strawberry on the palate. Not available in all regions.
Oak 1 Body 4 Sweetness 0

 

White Wines

Chamblaise

This full-flavoured wine is smooth, clean and well balanced. Oaking is not required, but will enhance if aging.
Oak 1 Body 2 Sweetness 0

Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc has a dominant flavour, slightly fruity and unique in many ways. You’ll savour apple and honey flavours. Not available in all regions.
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0

French Colombard

Crisp, acidic and extremely fragrant in its youth. A lovely summer refresher. 
Oak 2 Body 2 Sweetness 0

Gewurztraminer

Extremely spicy in flavour and aroma, this wine offers a frontal attack on your taste buds. Well-aged, it becomes truly distinctive.
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0

Johannisberg Riesling

A light coloured, delicately flavoured wine which offers a slight tartness. A flinty lime flavour and spicy bouquet complement the clean taste.
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0

Liebfraumilch

A delightful blend of Rieslings, fruity in aroma and clean in taste. Well balanced as both a dry, crisp wine or as a medium sweet wine. Pleasant in its youth.
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 1

Pinot Blanc

A superb wine with a rich, full-bodied flavour and slightly herbal aroma. Subtle undertones of apple and peach round out this wine. Best consumed early.
Oak 2 Body 2 Sweetness 0

Chardonnay

A full-bodied wine with crisp, green apple bouquet and hearty deep flavour. One of the finest wines on the market if you value depth.
Oak 4 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Pinot Grigio

Dry with overtones of green melon leading to a crisp, clean finish. A bouquet of honey and herbs completes the experience. 
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 2 Body 2 Sweetness 0

Riesling

Clean, crisp and slightly fruity, this German-style wine is fruity and flavourful with an intense aroma.
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0

Sauvignon Blanc

A clean, refreshing wine offering a light, fruity aroma with green, herbal flavours and a touch of mint. A unique French-style wine that ages well.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Soave

Light and delicate, with a slight nutty flavour, you will enjoy a perfect balance of fresh fruit and crisp acidity. This wine is best consumed young.
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Verdicchio

Herbal aromas dominate the bouquet, while flavours of lemon and pear entice the palate. The finish is crisp and clean.
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Zinfandel (Blush)

With just a hint of rosé, this light Zinfandel is fruity, refreshing and easy drinking. Reminiscent of fresh raspberries as it rolls across the tongue. Best consumed young.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0 

 

Our Wine Kits

RJ Spagnols produces over 225 types of wine kits in two world-class manufacturing facilities using the finest grape juice and concentrates the world has to offer. They are proud to be working with us to produce a quality wine experience for you...

 

Wines range in price from $114 to $199 (for 30 bottles & inclusive of all taxes)

These red wines are produced by fermenting grape juice on varietal specific crushed grape skins, seeds and stems. This allows the winemaker to extract deep colour, chewy tannins, tantalizing flavours and complex aromas to produce richly structured wines. Now bigger & bolder containing 18 litres of super premium varietal grape juice, concentrate, and varietal specific grape skins. Cellar Classic Winery Series raises the bar of quality to an all new level!

$189.00 for 30 bottle order

Cellar Classic 15 litre wine kits are truly complex, boasting genuine varietal character because we select only the finest 100% varietal grape juice and grape concentrates from among the world’s premier vineyards. Many wine kits include specially chosen toasted oak chips for barrel-aged character and increased depth. This marriage of the finest quality ingredients can only mean one thing—a superior wine in your glass.

$149.00 for 30 bottle order

Red Wines

New Zealand Pinot Noir

Elevated aromas of plump red cherries, bitter chocolate and spice define the intense varietal character of this full-bodied wine. Fermented on Hungarian oak cubes and winery grade yeast, it is ruby red in colour, the palate is rich and oaky supported by blackberries and herb flavours layered over silky, integrated tannins.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3-4 Body 3-4 Sweetness 0  

Coastal Cabernet Sauvignon

This richly built wine is fermented on Cabernet Merlot Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and heavy toasted American oak chips and has intricate layers of luscious black currants and cherries followed by black pepper laced with toasted oak.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0 

Chilean Carmenere

Our Chilean Carmenère, fermented on Merlot Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins offers liberal flavours of fresh blackberries, plums and violet notes. Full-bodied, this exquisite wine treats the palate to the richness of French toasted oak with smooth silky tannins and succulent dark fruits. An excellent balance between freshness, fruit and structure gives an ample and impressively persistent finish.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 2 Body 4 Sweetness 0 

Australian Shiraz

This full-bodied wine sourced from Old Mundullo vineyards comes with Shiraz Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and untoasted American oak shavings. Warm black fruit and berries entice the nose, while concentrated flavours of red fruit, oak and chocolate round out the experience.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4-5 Sweetness 0 

Chilean Merlot

This full-bodied wine is fermented on Cabernet Merlot Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and heavy toasted French oak shavings. It offers elevated succulent juicy berry flavours accentuated by delicate aroma notes of coffee and vanilla.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Amarone Style

Fermented on Sangiovese Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and toasted French oak chips, this is an assertively full-bodied wine with a delectable nose of black cherries, dark chocolate and well balanced oak. It offers ripe dark fruit flavours cradled by firm tannins culminating in an almost endless finish.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4-5 Sweetness 0 

 

White Wines

Australian Chardonnay

Our Australian Chardonnay is fermented on a combination of heavy toasted Hungarian oak shavings and lightly toasted American oak chips, this supple, elegant wine boasts rich aromas of honey and tropical fruits while apples, melon and toasted oak notes tantalise the palate.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0 

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc

Waihopai Valley Marlborough is the Sauvignon Blanc capital of the world. Sourced from this prestigious viticultural region, comes this popular full bodied white wine of intricate complexity. It displays tantalizing aromas of tropical fruits and honey against a backdrop of bold citrus notes and a touch of minerality.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 4 Sweetness 0 

Italian Pinot Grigio

Refresh yourself with Italy's most popular white wine. Deeply aromatic with ripe pear, lychee and honey on the nose, this wine lures you to take a sip. Beautifully balanced flavours of ripe juicy pear and stone fruit tantalize the palate and lead to an enduring finish.
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0 

German Riesling Gewürztraminer

Two of Germany's most iconic varietals are combined to produce an exceptional wine. This Riesling Gewurztraminer blend offers apples, spice and a hint of minerals enticing the nose. Slightly off dry with perfectly balanced acidity, flavours of citrus, floral and honey linger gracefully on the palate.
Oak 1 Body 3 Sweetness 1-2

California Cabernet Sauvignon

A distinctive Cabernet Sauvignon in an appealing rich, complex style, this full-bodied wine has a deep garnet colour with an appealing aroma of plump blackberries, sweet vanilla and fresh violets. Notes of blackberries and cherries grace the palate interwoven with rich tannins and pepper spice extracted from the Cabernet Sauvignon Winery Grape Skins.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International and 2009 Best In Show - Winemaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

California Old Vine Zinfandel

Sourced from old vines that date back to years of history and tradition, our Old Vine Zinfandel surrounds the palate with impressions of black cherries and plump dark fruit, framed by ample aromas of tobacco and dark coffee from the toasted French Oak. Fermented on varietal Zinfandel Winery Grape Skins, this full-bodied dry wine is fruit forward, yet showcases an array of spicy favours on the finish.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

California Syrah

Bold and assertive, the bouquet is opulent with vibrant notes of blackcurrants, rich leather, and pepper spice laced with strong toasted oak. Fermentation on Syrah Winery Grape Skins reveals bold overtones of dark chocolate, burst of spice, and an abundance of bold, chewy tannins. The finish is seamless, adding depth and character to this masterpiece.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Italian Super Tuscan

Full-bodied and dry, this classic Italian blend exudes aromatics of farm fresh raspberries supported by subtle hints of vanilla and earthy tones. Fermentation on untoasted American Oak shavings and Merlot Winery Grape Skins adds intense tannins to round out the concentrated nose of blackberries and black pepper.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Italian Valpola

Elegance and style come together to build this wine of true character. It boasts of a fruit forward nose distinguished by aromas of raisins, dark cherries and toasted oak. Drawing inspiration from the Primitivo Winery Grape Skins, it showcases firm tannins on the palate embraced by concentrated notes of sweet chocolate and prunes. The finish is dramatic, peppered with layers of dark fruit and aggressive oak.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Rosso Grande Eccellente

Ten years ago, Rosso Grande was launched with great show and quickly became the most talked about and popular wine kit of its time. Today, we’d like to introduce you to the next evolution of this masterpiece. Deep, dark, and rich, this assertive wine is bold in all aspects. A delectable bouquet of sweet ripe berries, spices, and farm cherries opens up to the palate, stacked with juicy fruit flavours and firmly structured tannins. Fermented on Merlot winery grape skins and un-toasted American Oak, this wine is sure to create new waves of excitement.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 5 Sweetness 0

Washington Merlot

This elegant ruby-coloured Merlot features a rich aromatic bouquet of fresh red cherries, toasted oak, and herbs. Medium-to-full-bodied, it is characterized by Merlot Winery Grape Skins which adds expressive flavours of dark ripe plums, berries, and silky tannins. Well structured and balanced, it culminates dramatically on the palate.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Chilean Malbec

Sleek and focussed with layers of juicy fruit and earthy flavours, this full-bodied wine sets the stage for a dramatic experience. Seductively deep red in colour, aromas of crushed blackberries and vanilla follow through to a densely packed palate richly blessed with streaks of chocolate interwoven with abundant oak tones. Fermented on Heavy toasted Hungarian oak shavings, the finish is dramatic and long.
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Australian Meritage

Pronounced like "heritage", this wine is made with classic Bordeaux varietals, but with a New World twist. A full bodied, fruit forward, flavourful blend that highlights all the characteristics of the noble varieties it contains. The Cabernet Sauvignon brings dominant cassis flavours and firm tannins, the Merlot softens with hints of plum and violets and the Cabernet Franc adds dark cherry notes. Toast and vanilla flavours from the American oak will create a balanced classic wine. Left to mature, this wine becomes lusciously smooth and delicious.
Oak 4 Body 5 Sweetness 0

Italian Amarone Style 

This powerhouse wine is dark in colour and rich in flavour and aromas. The bouquet is spicy, with black cherry, tobacco leaf, licorice and coffee notes in the glass. Big, round and flavourful on the palate with delicious dark fruit, leather, cassis and pepper. Warm, with a soft tannin backbone, fine acidity and good structure. This wine demands patience to reach it’s full potential - allow it to mellow minimally 9-12 months as it will improve with age.  
Oak 5 Body 5 Sweetness 0  

Chilean Carmenère

Medium to full bodied, this wine will tempt you with cherries and strawberries on the nose followed through with dates and chocolate on the palate. Fermented on Carmenère Winery Grape Skins and toasted oak, this wine can be consumed relatively young, although will benefit with age.

Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0

French Grenache Syrah

Two of France’s dominant grapes are gracefully blended together to create a bold wine with a nose brimming with spicy black pepper notes, dried dark fruit, earth and a hint of tobacco. Fermented on Syrah Winery Grape Skins and French oak, this wine is sure to impress with its elegant finish.
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0 

Italian Rosso Bravissimo

Fermented on Merlot Winery Grape Skins and Hungarian Oak, this wine will develop into a complex, bold wine. Cherry and plum notes are complimented with cassis and rich tannins lending to a graceful, lingering finish. This wine is sure to have you cheering “Bravissimo” after every sip.  
Oak 3 Body 5 Sweetness 0

Spanish Tempranillo Cabernet

Mushroom, dried fruit and black pepper entice the nose and gracefully follow through to the palate. Cabernet Winery Grape Skins combined with American and Hungarian toasted oak add smooth tannins and complexity.
Oak 5 Body 4 Sweetness 0

 

Cru Select

Our 16-litre Cru Select wine kits make 23 litres and are made to exacting standards – with pure varietal grape juice in addition to European and Australian grape concentrates (no sugar is added or required)! Many of our wine kits include toasted oak chips to impart rich, succulent shades of oak and smokey vanilla. The result is superb wine you will be delighted to share with friends and family. We offer a diverse collection of white and red premium varieties from around the world – from the noble Chardonnay to the alluring Amarone – you’ll discover all Cru Select wines have just the right body, flavour, clarity and bouquet to satisfy even the most discerning palate.

$169.00 for 30 bottle order

 

Cellar Classics

Red Wines

California Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel

This full-bodied red wine bursts with bold flavours of black cherries and berries layered with toasted oak and vanilla and rich notes of dark chocolate and coffee.

2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Barolo

A rich, dense-textured red, Barolo is full-flavoured and ripe with warm black fruits, plums and toasted oak.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Bergamais

A youthful, fruity and refreshing wine with a juicy aroma. Best served slightly chilled.
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0  

Cabernet Sauvignon

Prized for its depth of flavour and aroma, it boasts a cherry-currant flavour with herbal undertones, nicely rounded with oak.
2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Cabernet/Merlot

The soft character of Merlot is the perfect foil for Cabernet’s intensity, resulting in a smooth, lightly oaked wine, with the fullness of ripe berries.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 2 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Cabernet/Shiraz

This blend marries the firm flavour of Cabernet Sauvignon with Shiraz, creating a lush, full red wine, nicely rounded with oak.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Chianti

Native to the Tuscany region of Italy, this luscious wine is admired for its rich, velvety fruitiness, subtly accented with oak.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 1 Body 2 Sweetness 0  

Grande Shiraz

This massive wine bursts with ripe berries and bold layers of oak. Its incredible rich, deep colour and full body explode with jammy, vibrant fruit.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 5 Sweetness 0  

Grande Vieux Chateau du Roi

The intense aroma of this BIG red features a complex melange of ripe cherries, blackberries and bell peppers.  
Oak 1 Body 5 Sweetness 0  

Merlot

This supple wine has a soft, full flavour delicately laced with oak to enhance its characteristic fruitiness.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Pinot Noir

The wine is delicate, yet rich in complexity, with a warm, oakey flavour.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 2 Body 2 Sweetness 0  

Rosso Grande

An intense wine, it boasts a deep ruby-garnet colour and spicy oak aroma. Bursting with vibrant flavours of ripe berries and black cherries, Rosso Grande is a dry, powerful wine with finesse and elegance.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner

Oak 3 Body 5 Sweetness 0  

Shiraz

Shiraz’s tiny grapes produce a rich, dark and robust wine, combining notes of warm berries, fresh pepper and oak.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Valpolicella

This refreshing, lighter Italian-style red has a delicately fragrant and fruity bouquet and rich texture.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Vieux Château du Roi

A classic, full-bodied red wine that is deep in colour, carrying a warm bouquet of ripe berry fruit nicely rounded with oak.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 1 Body 4 Sweetness 0

 

White Wines

Bella Bianco

Extraordinarily rich, buttery aromas and flavours are balanced by lush, tropical fruit and full oak character.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 5 Body 5 Sweetness 0  

Chardonnay

Our version of this classic is clean and crisp, with rich, toasted oak flavours and a hint of apples and pears.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 2 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Gewürztraminer

Inviting aromas of tropical fruit, lychee and guava characterize this off-dry favourite.  The addition of the Suss-Reserve Pack and elderflowers add a deep floral dimension, which is balanced by a vibrant crisp finish.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 4 Sweetness 1  

Johannisberg Riesling

Germany’s finest grape; dry, fruity and well balanced–with hints of peach and apricot.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0-1  

Piesporter

This off-dry white wine offers a fragrant bouquet of ripe fruit, vivid with honeyed melon and peach.  The rich fruity character is supported by refreshing floral notes enhanced with elderflowers.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 1  

Sauvignon Blanc

This white is known for its grassy, herbal aromas and green fruit character, producing fine, dry, refreshing wines.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

Verdicchio

A delicate aroma and clean, crisp flavour with a hint of fruit and almonds.
2007 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

German Riesling Auslese

This medium bodied, straw coloured wine presents perfumy aromas of citrus fruits, honey and ripe pears and luscious flavours of green apples, peaches and tropical fruits. Complete with Suss Reserve Pack.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 1  

Italian Pinot Grigio

Crisp and flavourful, this wine has delicate floral notes with tropical fruit aromas and hints of green apple, melon and citrus. Soft and fruity, yet assertive and dry.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

White Zinfandel (Blush)

A light wine with a delicate pink hue, strawberry aroma, and soft, slightly fruity taste.  
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0-1

 

Grand Cru International

Red Wines

Argentina Malbec Syrah

Malbec and Syrah are blended to create a wine with aromas of toast while fermentation on GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins adds hints of cherry and dark fruit to the palate.

Oak 2 Body 3 Sweetness 0

Australian Cabernet Sauvignon

The warm Southern sun produces a bold Cabernet Sauvignon with the varietal’s signature nose: blackcurrants, dark chocolate and subtle toasty notes. Fermented with Cabernet GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins and toasted American oak produce a full-bodied wine with hints of coffee laced with vanilla notes.  
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

BC Pinot Noir

Grown in the popular OkanaganValley, this wine has fine aromas of black cherries and fresh strawberries. The French oak produce silky tannins while subtle notes of pepper and spice round out the experience.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 2 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

California Syrah

Although it is a relative newcomer to the California vineyards, this remarkably smooth wine has gained quick popularity. Raspberries and peppery spice blend in harmony to create an elegant flavour. Full-bodied in character, the Shiraz GenuWine Winery Grape Skins and American and French oak blend to deliver soft, balanced tannins and a lingering, smooth finish.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Italian Barolo

This Italian classic is intense and full-bodied, luxurious flavours of dark plums and chocolate greet the nose. Hints of blackberries, toasted oak and spices on the palate are enhanced by the presence of Sangiovese GenuWine Winery Grape Skins.  
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Italian Brunello

One of Italy’s most popular exports, this powerful classic is full and expressive on the palate with lively cherry fruit and a brisk acidity, supported by ample smooth tannins. Our Sangiovese GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins and oak shavings provide a deep and lingering finish to this garnet wine.
2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 4 Body 5 Sweetness 0  

Italian Primitivo

Full bodied in nature, it opens up with a luscious bouquet of ripe black cherry and delicate spices underlaid with a streak of medium toasted oak. The palate is blessed with well rounded smooth tannins, berry fruit and a complex, long finish. Suitable to be paired with hearty pasta dishes and tomato based sauces or strong Italian cheeses.
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Washington Merlot

Deep intense flavors of cassis and chocolate are trademark characteristics of this wine. Dark and rich with complex notes of blackberries. Velvety tannins enhance the mouthfeel and stature of this wine.
Oak 3 Body 3/4 Sweetness 0

South African Pinotage

A grape native to South Africa, Pinotage is a cross between Pinot Noir and Cinsault. Enhanced with Pinotage GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins, this Pinotage has lots of dark fruit and serious tannins with subtle dark chocolate and spice undertones
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0  

Chilean Malbec

With cool temperatures and plenty of sunshine, Chile has ideal growing conditions for this full-bodied wine. Complimented by warm spice notes, Malbec boasts aromas and flavours of ripe blackberry and blackcurrant. The addition of our Merlot Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins creates a chewy, deep, rustic red wine with intense cherry flavours and blended oak undertones.
Oak 4 Body 4 Sweetness 0

 

White Wines

California Chardonnay

The wine displays captivating flavors of green apple and tropical fruit enhanced by a floral upfront bouquet. Full bodied and straw in colour, this wine develops with age to reveal layers of fruit and integrated oak.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 3 Body 4 Sweetness 0

Italian Pinot Grigio

The deep apple and grapefruit bouquet will entice you. Apples and citrus notes follow through to the palate and linger with a dry finish.

Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0

German Piesporter

Off dry and extremely aromatic, this easy drinking German classic is packed with a nose of honey and fresh roses. The palate is soft and fruity, offering medium acidic notes with traces of peaches and tropical fruit. Complete with a Süss-Reserve Pack™!  
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 2  

Ontario Sauvignon Blanc

Full bodied and very expressive, this wine presents bold herbal tones and fresh citrus flavours. Straw in colour with a refreshing grassy nose, it produces a long and fruity finish.  
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 0  

California White Zinfandel (Blush)

This easy drinking blush wine offers fresh floral notes on the nose and palate. It is medium bodied with an attractive display of citrus flavours and a soft, off dry finish.
2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 2  

South African Chenin Blanc

Called “Steen” when grown in South Africa, this graceful wine is light-bodied with a pale straw colour. The fruity scented nose has hints of green apple and lemon with a subtle floral bouquet rounding out the nose. On the palate the wine is delightfully refreshing.
2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 2 Sweetness 0  

German Gewürztraminer

This off-dry wine has bold tropical fruits on the palate and a lovely smooth finish. Our proprietary Süss Reserve Pack, along with elderflowers creates a softly structured, floral wine with balanced crisp acidity.  
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 2  

 

 

Grand Cru

 

Orchard Breezin' Mist (Fruit Wines)

Red Wines

Black Cherry Pinot Noir

This off -dry ruby red wine presents succulent flavours of fresh, ripe black cherries balanced by a subtly touch of tannins. Light and fruity this thirst quencher is a great addition to any summer festivity.
2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Blackberry Merlot

Reward your passion for intense exotic flavours with this garnet coloured red wine. Colourful tastes of juicy blackberries and ripe currants make this wine just the thing for warming up an evening with good friends.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Blueberry Shiraz

Imagine an inviting bowl of plump and juicy sweet blueberries and add a splash of Shiraz. Experience the exciting combination of freshly picked dark fruit flavours with a delicate touch of tannins and structure. This off-dry red wine is best enjoyed chilled on a warm summer day.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Cranberry Chianti

The crisp taste of fresh cranberries is harmoniously blended with the fruity, velvety richness of Chianti in this sweet, plum- red wine. Its robust, yet elegant, sweet berry flavours make it the perfect poolside companion.
2007 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Pomegranate Wildberry Zinfandel

This red wine brings together juicy and sweet flavours of wildberries and the rich crisp notes or orchard fresh pomegranates. Combined with the rich flavour of Zinfandel, this delicious elixir is best enjoyed chilled.
2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Seville Orange Sangria

Discover this popular red wine based beverage that promises to whisk you away to the sandy beaches of Spain with it`s fresh and sweet juicy flavours balanced by the bitterness of the Seville Orange. Bring out your creative side by adding some chopped fruits or simply enjoy topped up with chilled club soda.
2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++

Superfruits Acai Raspberry Cabernet Sauvignon

Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) is grown in the palm trees of the Amazon rainforest and said to be one of the most nutritious foods in the world. It has 15 times greater antioxidant properties than grapes and a great source of amino acids. It is thought the boost energy, improve digestion and create mental clarity. This small dark purple fruit is so tasty, a blend of berries with a hint of chocolate, that you can hardly believe that it is also good for you. Combine this intense fruit with sweet, ripe raspberries and Cabernet Sauvignon to create a powerhouse of a wine.  
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++

 

White Wines

Pearlicious 

Will have you reminiscing of biting into a ripe juicy pear. The sweet and juicy flavours of ripe pear are balanced off with a hint of acidity to create a refreshing fruit mist wine, bringing the autumn orchard to your wine glass.

Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++

Raspberry White Zinfandel (Blush)

This blush wine offers the succulent, mouth- watering flavors of sweet, ripe raspberries blended gracefully with the delectable refreshing character of a White Zinfandel. A “must have” for picnics and other casual social events.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Strawberry White Zinfandel (Blush)

The distinctive flavours of White Zinfandel are enhanced with farm fresh sweet strawberries. This refreshing blush wine presents stimulating strawberry aromas framed against an uplifting off-dry palate of ripe red fruit and crisp acidity.
2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Green Apple Gewürztraminer

This popular pale straw- coloured wine is intensely flavourful, reminiscent of a freshlycut green apple. The pleasant soft acidity and luscious, fruity aroma of this crisp refresher make it perfect for a hot summer day.
2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Kiwi Melon Pinot Grigio

Indulge in the refreshing flavours of this thirst-quenching and delicious white wine. Light bodied and easy drinking, this wine captures the mouth watering flavours of freshly cut honeydew and juicy watermelon. Perfectly balanced with a hint of tartness from the kiwi fruit, this wine possesses a long fruity finish.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International and 2007 Best In Show - Winemaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Peach Chardonnay

The luscious scent of ripe peaches explodes from this exceptionally crisp, flavourful wine. It blends the varietal notes of Chardonnay with the natural sweetness of juicy peaches. Pale straw in colour, this wine is a natural addition to a lazy afternoon by the lake, or an evening barbecue.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Strawberry Riesling

This light refreshing wine offers the delightfully sweet aroma of fresh- picked field strawberries blended with a rich melange of honey, tropical fruit and floral Riesling flavours. Try it chilled for added invigorating freshness.  
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++  

Banana Pineapple Viognier

A mouth watering blend, the fragrant Viognier combines with the tropical flavours of banana and pineapple to create a perfect patio thirst-quencher. The acidity of the pineapple, the butteryness of the banana and the aromatic Viognier form a well balanced and refreshing drink.  
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++

Tangerine Lemon Sauvignon Blanc

The citrusy flavours of Sauvignon Blanc are highlighted with sweet tangerine and tart lemon in this crisp wine. It’s zesty with a bright acidity at first but has a refreshing off-dry finish. You’ll want to serve this wine well chilled.
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++

Orange Passion Fruit Grenache Rose (Blush)

Originally from Brazil, passion fruit has a distinctive musky guava-like flavour that is sweet yet tart, married with the mouth watering, fruity, slightly acidic orange in a flavourful Grenache rose wine. Powerfully flavoured this wine is a delightfully refreshing tropical treat.  
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++

Blackcurrant White Merlot (Blush)

On it’s own, Merlot often presents flavours of cassis but this version takes it to the next level. Intense black currant merges with the rich berry and fruit flavours naturally present in a white merlot. This blend combines Merlot’s natural soft, supple nature but with a burst of full fruit flavours, creating an easy drinking, anytime wine.
Oak 0 Body 3 Sweetness 5++

Let Orchard Breezin whisk you away to a fruit orchard where the soft breeze blows with a scent of rich ripe fruit. Easy to make and easy to drink. Orchard Breezin Mist Wine Kits provide a refreshing alternative to wine or coolers. They are a perfect balance of fruit and wine - not too sweet, and not too dry. Enjoy it in a tall glass over ice with a good food and friends.
$114.00 for 30 bottle order

 

Enjoy all to offer with these Cru Slect Specialty wine kits. Each kit is NO WATER, NO SUGAR added and makes 30 X375ml bottles of incredible dessert wines. From the award winning Vidal Ice Wine (more medals than any other ice wine kit on the market) to the Cru Select seasonal releases of Orange Chocolate Port, or White Chocolate White Port (both receiving “Best of Show” medals on release), to Cream Sherry and Mulled Wine; these kits are truly decadent, rich and exotic!

$159 for 30 x 375ml bottle order

Premium Port

Deep ruby-red PremiumPort smoulders with bold aromas and flavours of black cherries and blackberries. The perfect after-dinner delight.
2007, 2008 and 2009 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 2 Body 5+ Sweetness 5++

 

Vidal Ice Wine Style

This nectar is full of peach and tropical fruit with a perfectly balanced, honey-like sweetness.
2007 and 2008 WineMaker International Award Winner
Oak 0 Body 5+ Sweetness 5++

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