The Cork and Vine Wins Numerous Awards!!


Year after year the WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition is the largest of its kind in the world. Entries were received from all 50 American states, 5 Canadian provinces, and 6 countries as far away as Australia represented for the 2019 competition resulting in a total of 2,305 wines entered.

The Cork and Vine was awarded 3 medals Gold, Silver and Bronze! We would like to celebrate by featuring these wines for the month of July. Take advantage of these award winning wines at a fantastic price:

En Primeur Winery Series 8-week - Winemaker's Trio Red (red) - Regular $187.65 - Sale $172.65 - GOLD MEDAL WINNER!!!!
A modern, new world style wine featuring a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Zinfandel. Aromas of vanilla, red berries and black cherries ans sweet flavours of ripe raspberry, chocolate and cherry.
Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry

En Primeur Winery Series 8-week - Chilean Chardonnay (white) - Regular $182.65 - Sale $167.65 - SILVER MEDAL WINNER!!!!
Bursting with hints of pineapple, melon and peach on the palate, delicate hints of pear on the finish. A perfectly balanced wine with fresh and lively acidity.
Oak - Light, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry

Cru Select 6-week - Australian Cabernet Sauvignon (red) - Regular $172.65 - Sale $160.15 - BRONZE MEDAL WINNER!!!!
Soft yet fruity, this Australian style Cab shows more complex varietal fruit flavours, including cherry and blackberry, than its Old World counterpart.
Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry

Canadian Wine Sale

Grand Cru International 5-week - Ontario Sauvignon Blanc (white) - Regular $141.65 - Sale $131.65
Straw in colour with a refreshing grassy nose, bold herbal tones and fresh citrus flavours on the palate. This wine is as delightful as a cool Ontario Fall day. Its finish both long and fruity.
Oak - None, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry

Grand Cru International 5-week - British Columbia Pinot Noir (red) - Regular $146.65 - Sale $136.65
As one would expect from a BC Pinot Noir, the wine features aromas of black cherries and fresh strawberries. Silky tannins while subtle notes of pepper and spice round out the palate. 
Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry

Grand Cru International 5-week - Niagara Baco Noir (red) - Regular $146.65 - Sale $136.65
Abundant red fruit, spice, and sweet smoke notes on the nose draw you in. The full-bodied palate and signature long smoky finish are true to character for this unique Niagara variety.
Oak - Medium, Body - Full, Sweetness - Dry  

July Specials

White Wine

En Primeur Winery Series 8-week - Italian Viognier - Regular $182.65 - Sale $167.65
Opens with a dramatic and intense floral bouquet enhanced by aromas of apricots and peach. Lush peach and honeysuckle on the palate balances a crisp acidity.
Oak - None, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry

Blush Wine

En Primeur Winery Series 8-week - Chilean Pinot Noir Rose - Regular $182.65 - Sale $167.65
Bursting with the aromas and flavours of strawberry jam, complimented by raspberries, rhubarb and floral notes. Juicy on the palate, it's exquisitely balanced with a luxuriously smooth mouth feel.
Oak - None, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry

Red Wine

En Primeur Winery Series 8-week - Italian Amarone Classico - Regular $187.65 - Sale $172.65
Assertively full-bodied, this classic wine features a delicate nose of black cherries, dark chocolate and well-balanced oak. Ripe dark fruit flavours are cradled by firm tannins culminating with a lengthy finish.
Oak - Medium, Body - Full, Sweetness - Dry

En Primeur Winery Series 8-week - Australian Shiraz - Regular $187.65 - Sale $172.65
Warm black fruit and berries entice the nose, while concentrated flavours of red fruit, oak, and chocolate round out the experience of this satisfying medium-bodied wine.
Oak - Dark, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry

Sale Prices in effect until Wednesday, July 31st, 2019
Introducing our Referral Program!

We want to thank-you for sharing your Craft Wine from the Cork and Vine with family and friends.  So, we are introducing our Referral Program. Here is how it works:

1. Simply refer a friend or family member to come and make wine with us. All they have to do is put your name as their referral on their New Customer Form.

2. They will receive 30 free bottles with their first purchase of wine (a $47.50 value).

3. You will receive a gift certificate in the amount of $10 to be applied to your next purchase.

It is that easy! You will receive the gift certificate as an e-mail.

Help us spread the word about the benefits of making your own Craft Wine at The Cork and Vine.

Introducing a new wine to the En Primeur Winery Series line-up :
Chilean Carmenere!!

This opulent and rich, Carménère boasts the luscious flavours of red cherries and berries, hints of spice and leather enhanced with robust tannins.

Available in June for $187.65 for 30-750 ml bottles. Order yours today!

Go all in this Fall with Double Down Bourbon Barrel Style Blends!

These unique Cru International Bourbon Barrel Style blends are about boosting bold flavour and richness in the wine. With a more intense set of aromas and flavours, be prepared to expect subtle and smooth bourbon, sweet and spicy notes, and overall southern charming character.

Cru International Bourbon Barrel Style White Blend ($141.65 for 30-750 ml bottles)

Tropical fruit, vanilla, and toasty notes on the nose. The palate is full bodied with a long oaky finish.

Pairs perfectly with crab mac and cheese, mushroom soup, seafood risotto, aged cheddar cheeses, and even buttery popcorn.

*Benchmark: Bodacious Bold and Buttery Chardonnay Style

Cru International Bourbon Barrel Style Red Blend ($146.65 for 30-750 ml bottles)

Sweet vanilla, caramel, and toasty notes on the nose complimented by red fruit. The palate is smooth and juicy with a long oaky finish.

Try it with grilled steak, BBQ ribs or hard cheeses like Parmigiano- Reggiano, Gouda and smoked cheddar.

*Benchmark: Bodacious Bourbon Barrel Aged Red

Don't miss out on these truly unique wines. Pre-order today for delivery in October!

Beat the Heat with Spritzers, Slushies & Sangria

Celebrate this summer season with chilled drink creations that are easy to create and easier to enjoy!  Using your craft wine, cool down with a spritzer, slushy or sangria.  We have a quick, fun guide to matching your summer chilled drinks to suit any occasion!      Read more 

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The Cork and Vine
105 Victoria Street West, Unit 3, Alliston, ON, L0M 1B0