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California Connoisseur 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 vintner's art.

All wine kit styles listed on this site are available to be made in the comfort and convenience of your own home. If you would like to make wine on our premises, additional charges apply as well as your prescence will be required during the mixing and the bottling process.

4 WEEK KITS
Can include 5-10L of grape juice concentrate or a combination of grape juice concentrate and pure grape juice. These kits are ready to be bottled in 4 weeks. Can be enjoyed young. Usually 2-3 months aging time.

All products are In-Stock and ship within 1-2 business days unless stated otherwise.

For the protection of all of our customers, we cannot accept returns on any wine kits. We ask that you make an informed decision, read all descriptions and contact us should we need to provide more information on the particular product that interests you.

Products


  • California Connoisseur Chamblaise

    California Connoisseur Chamblaise

    Featured grape is Chardonnay. Produces a crisp dry wine with hints of apple and pear.
    CA$54.99
     
  • California Connoisseur Chardonnay/Semillon

    California Connoisseur Chardonnay/Semillon

    A Chardonnay blend producing a fresh, crisp dry white wine with hints of apple and pear.
    CA$56.99
     
  • California Connoisseur French Colombard

    California Connoisseur French Colombard

    This white wine crowd pleaser is smooth and soft with a clean dry finish. Best consumed young.
    CA$53.99
     
  • California Connoisseur Gewurztraminer

    California Connoisseur Gewurztraminer

    A distinctive white wine with a floral bouquet and spicy citrus fruit flavours.
    CA$57.99
     
  • California Connoisseur House White

    California Connoisseur House White

    A special white wine blend that shows rich straw colour and smooth fruit flavour.
    CA$52.99
     
  • California Connoisseur Johannisberg Riesling

    California Connoisseur Johannisberg Riesling

    A light bodied white wine with a flowery bouquet and fruity flavours of lime, apricot and honey. Includes Elderflowers.
    CA$57.99
     
  • California Connoisseur Pinot Blanc

    California Connoisseur Pinot Blanc

    A medium bodied, delicate white wine with an elegant soft palate and velvety fragrance. A fantastic wine for everyday.
    CA$55.99
     
  • California Connoisseur Pinot Chardonnay

    California Connoisseur Pinot Chardonnay

    A clean, crisp and dry white wine producing a fruit forward taste with a delicate floral aroma. Includes premium lightly toasted oak.
    CA$57.99
     
  • California Connoisseur Pinot Grigio

    California Connoisseur Pinot Grigio

    A refreshing, light bodied white wine with flavours of citrus, green apple and honeydew melon.
    CA$55.99
     
  • California Connoisseur Riesling

    California Connoisseur Riesling

    Smooth, medium bodied table white wine with a fresh citrus bouquet. Snappy acidity compliments many spicy foods.
    CA$56.99
     
  • California Connoisseur Sauvignon Blanc

    California Connoisseur Sauvignon Blanc

    A dry medium bodied, delicate white wine with subtle grassy, herbal aromas. Includes premium toasted oak.
    CA$56.99
     
  • California Connoisseur White Zinfandel

    California Connoisseur White Zinfandel

    A flavourful, medium bodied rose with an attractive fruity bouquet. Refreshing when served chilled.
    CA$57.99
     

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* Yield 28-30_750ml bottles per batch and includes, filtered water, degassing, filtering, shrink caps, corks

NIAGARA MIST 4WK KITS
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Strawberry White Zinfandel, Raspberry Merlot, Peach Chardonnay, Pear Pinot Grigio, Tropical Riesling
$82.99 Reg. $90.99
* Yield 28-30_750ml bottles per batch and includes, filtered water, degassing, filtering, shrink caps, corks

 

 


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