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Volume 14 | Issue 10.2 | 14 October 2019


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Greetings!
Capital Wedding Awards 2020




We'd Love To Have Your Vote
Wine Kitz Ottawa is delighted to have received a  People's Choice nomination as  Supplier of the Year  for the  2020 Capital Wedding Awards

As Ottawa's top provider of custom wedding and event wines, we appreciate the community recognition for the hard work we do to create fabulous wine packages and presentations for every customer's special occasions.

We sincerely appreciate the ongoing support of our  Wine Kitz Ottawa customers, and hope that you'll take a moment to vote for us. 

Simply  click here , then scroll down to the blue "Vote for The People's Choice Awards" banner, then click on "vote here" . After reading the instructions, simply scroll through the categories using the "next" button at the bottom of each page. Wine Kitz Ottawa is Category 22 . Once you've voted, continue to scroll through the pages using the "next" button until you reach the screen to "submit" your votes. You can access the site for voting one time only until voting closes on October 31.
Selling Like Hotcakes.
Don't Miss This One!
Whisky Barrel Shiraz
One of the newest trends in red wines is whisky barrel oaked. Which means you're going to love our Whisky Barrel Shiraz .

In fact, our first shipment sold out within a couple of days. We'll be getting another shipment this week, but we can't guarantee there will be more available after that.

The ripe dark fruit and juicy berries flavours in this limited release wine are complemented by vanilla, subtle smokiness and herbal notes from our genuine unpeated Whisky oak. Expect bold, full bodied structure with firm tannins and a smooth finish.
This  Limited Release Atmosphere  wine is not to be missed!

$150.00
Drop in today to get one started!

Our Atmosphere wine kits make 30-750ml bottles of wine.
A winery fee of $55.00 per batch applies to all wines made in store.
Running the Only Marathon
That Requires You to Drink
23 Glasses of Wine Before You Finish
Preparing for a marathon is a grueling prospect involving months of training. For one French marathon, however, getting those all-important miles is only half the battle.

Passing through some of the most prestigious wine-making villages in Bordeaux, the Marathon du Médoc combines a 26.2-mile road race with a 23-stop wine-tasting drinkathon. To succeed in this event, runners must be just as comfortable with a corkscrew as they are in a pair of JackRabbit sneakers.


The Marathon du Médoc debuted in 1985 and is held every September, with more than 8,500 runners expected from around the world.

Each participant is expected to indulge in 23 glasses of fine wine and feast on local specialties, including oysters, foie gras, and cheese. If the extensive distance and intoxicating “aid” stations weren’t enough, competitors must also don costumes and complete the course in less than six and a half hours to avoid disqualification. Oh, and did we mention that Bordeaux temperatures average an uncomfortable 75 degrees during this time of year?

Starting and ending in the small town of Pauillac, the route tours 59 châteaux and vineyards, including legendary first-growth Château Lafite Rothschild and Château Mouton Rothschild.

Winners of both the men’s and women’s races are rewarded with their body weight in fine Médoc wines. It sure beats a bottle of Gatorade and packet of mini pretzels.

compliments of vinpair.com .

Passport Series™ 2020
PREORDER DEADLINE for all wines is NOVEMBER 15

Wine Kitz Ottawa  is pleased to offer the 2020 Passport Series™, a selective collection focusing solely on exclusive and unique, high quality limited release wines. 

Our  Passport Series ™ celebrates ultra premium wines from some of the most prominent and respected wine growing regions, each year featuring unique and exciting new selections of world class offerings. 

Available for just a short time each year, and  by reservation only , the exclusive  Passport Series ™ strives to take our customers on a new and exhilarating journey every year, making this collection a highly sought after one-of-a-kind wine experience.

This year's four distinctive offerings are:

UNION RED
(Provence, France)
Release Date  December 2019

UNION WHITE
(Provence, France)
Release Date  January 2020

DOS GRENACHE
(Chiva, Spain/Riverland, Australia)
Release Date  February 2020

CARMÉNÈRE PETIT VERDOT
(Curico Valley, Chile)
Release Date  March 2020
CLICK HERE  for more information and pricing  on these exceptional wines (as well as the commercial comparable wines if you'd like to try before you buy).

Call or  email  to preorder yours today.

All kits make 30-750ml bottles of wine. A winery fee of $55.00 per batch applies to all wines made in store.
October Wines Of The Month
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
10% Off During October

Every month we feature a red and white wine from both our Atmosphere (full-bodied) and  Traditional Vintage (medium-bodied) collections at 10% off the regular kit price.


If you love these wines or have been wanting to try them, don't miss out on these savings!

 
Click here   for more information on our  Wines Of The Month .
 
Sale ends on the last day of the sale month. Cannot be combined with any other discount or offer. Offer available while supplies last.
Happy Thanksgiving


The Wine Kitz Ottawa Team wishes each and every one of you a Happy Thanksgiving. I hope you had an opportunity this weekend to share good stories, good laughs and good wines with friends and family. We have so much to be thankful for.
Cheers!





Linda LeGroulx
Sommelier
WINE KITZ OTTAWA
OTTAWA'S #1 WINE-MAKING DESTINATION  
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“Wine is just a conversation waiting to happen.”
Jessica Altieri, ( International Wine and Water Sommelier)