California Connoisseur

California Connoisseur? is a celebration of sunshine. Made from the finest grape concentrates California has to offer, California Connoisseur? has become synonymous with outstanding wines of distinctive character, worthy of being served to all who appreciate the proud heritage of the vintner?s art. In as little as 28 days you can create wines of impressive bouquet, flavour and structure.

4-WEEK, 7.5L. KIT

California White

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A special blend developed by our Winemaster to satisfy your everyday white wine needs. A French Colombard blend that shows rich straw colour and smooth fruit flavour.


Chamblaise

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Featured grape variety is the Chardonnay. It produces a fresh, crisp dry wine with hints of apple and pear.


Chardonnay-Semillon

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This unique blend of two sensational white wine grapes. Straw to pale gold in colour with a smooth and dry lingering finish. Includes premium oak.


French Colombard

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This crowd pleaser is smooth and soft with a clean, dry flavour. Able to be consumed young.


Gewurztraminer

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Distinctive white wine with a bold, floral bouquet and spicy citrus fruit flavours.


Johannisberg Riesling

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A light, fresh wine with a flowery bouquet. Medium bodied wine with the fruity flavours of lime, apricot and honey. Includes elderflowers.


Liebfraumilch

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A popular German-style wine featuring the Johannisberg Riesling grape. Light and fruity with a delicate bouquet. Includes elderflowers.


Pinot Blanc

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A medium bodied, delicate wine with an elegant soft flavour and velvety fragrance. The white counterpart of the popular Pinot Noir.


Pinot Chardonnay

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Clean, crisp and dry. Complex flinty taste is complimented by a delicate floral aroma. Includes premium oak.


Pinot Grigio

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A refreshing, light-bodied white wine with flavours of citrus, green apple and honeydew melon. Enjoy as a sipping wine or serve with lighter meals including open-faced sandwiches, filet of sole, or cheeses such as Brie and Camembert, with water crackers.


Riesling

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Smooth, full bodied table wine with a soothing citrus bouquet. Snappy acid compliments many spicy foods.


Sauvignon Blanc

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A dry, medium bodied delicate wine which is growing in popularity. Smooth and full flavoured with subtle grassy, herbal aromas. Includes toasted oak.


White Bordailles

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Smooth and delicate flavours are reinforced by a fruity bouquet. Featuring Sauvignon Blanc and Smillon varietals.


White Bourgeron

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Medium bodied with a crisp, clean finish and delicate bouquet. Feature grape variety is Pinot Chardonnay.

Barolo

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A rich, full-bodied wine with velvety tannins. Flavours of ripe black fruits and spice fill the mouth. A fabulous companion for hearty beef and vegetarian stews, braised meats and Portobello mushrooms.


Bergamais

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A refreshing, lighter red wine with full fruit flavours of cherries and berries found in Gamay - the featured grape. Consume young and slightly chilled.


Cabernet Sauvignon

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Deep ruby colour with a black currant and cedar nose. A full bodied wine having a tannic character when young. Capable of long ageing. Includes premium oak.


California Red

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A special red blend developed by our Winemaster to meet most of your entertaining needs. A light bodied dry wine for easy drinking.


Chianti

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A wine meant for drinking young as well as aged. A lively fresh and fruity wine that is produced from classic red grape varieties.


Malbec

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Medium to full body with ripe dark fruit aromas, notes of vanilla and spice and flavours of raspberry and ripe cherry produce a long velvety finish.


Merlot

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The popular Merlot grape produces an exceptional soft, low tannin wine. A smooth wine, rich in flavours of blackberry and black currant. Includes premium oak.


Pinot Noir

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Rich in complexity with a velvety finish full of spices and fruit. Hints of blackberry and strawberry.


Red Bordailles

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A blend featuring the Cabernet Sauvignon grape which produces a rich, smooth and soft wine with a subtle fruit flavour.


Red Bourgeron

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A popular blend featuring Pinot Noir. A delightful, full flavoured dry red wine showing a subtle black cherry aroma.


Shiraz

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A rich, dark red wine that has a strawberry bouquet. Flavours of plum and blackberry with firm tannins.


Valpolicella

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Full, rich fruit flavours are driven from this ruby red Italian styled wine. Dry, light to medium bodied.


Vieux Chteau du Roi

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A robust, yet smooth wine with a bouquet of ripe berries and flavours of plum. This wine will age well.


Zinfandel

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A very popular wine in California, it is full bodied with flavours of blackberry with a peppery finish. A wine to age.

White Zinfandel

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An extremely popular fruity flavoured, very light ros wine. Feature grape is the California Zinfandel. Serve well chilled.


Zinfandel Blush

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Flavourful, medium-bodied ros with an attractive fruity bouquet. Refreshing when served chilled.


Customer Testimonials

We are new to winemaking, and are really enjoying your products! So far, we've tried about 6 different kits, and all have been excellent.

John Trailber - Lethbridge, AB