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BC Wine: 2020 Spring Release Guide

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a one-stop guide for all of your British Columbia wine needs? Sure, there’s social media (did I see that riesling release on an Insta story or was it a post?) or e-newsletters (why did it go to my junk mail?). But isn’t simplicity better? That’s why I’m pleased to offer your BC Wine: 2020 Spring Release Guide!

For ease, we’re listing alphabetically. This guide will be updated continuously so check back often as wineries get added. Shipping information is current as of publication but cannot be guaranteed. Please check individual winery’s websites for changes.

Thank you for supporting BC Wine in Spring 2020, this is a tumultuous time and the industry needs all of our support.

50th PARALLEL

New releases available now:
2019 Pinot Gris, 2019 Riesling, 2019 Gewürztraminer, 2019 Pinot Noir Rosé, 2017 Pinot Noir, 2019 Glamour Farming Petillant, 2016 Chardonnay (library re-release)
Shipping:
free to all major Canadian cities (6+ bottles)

ARROWLEAF CELLARS

New releases available now:
2019 Bacchus, 2019 Rosé, 2019 Pinot Gris, 2017 Archive Pinot Noir
Shipping:
free local delivery (orders over $100 to Lake Country, Vernon, Kelowna & West Kelowna). $15 shipping within BC and Alberta.

AVERILL CREEK VINEYARD

Upcoming releases:
Mid April pre-sale to case club members only ($25 lifetime membership)
Shipping:
free in BC (6+bottles)
Offers:
10% off for case club members

BACKYARD VINEYARDS

Upcoming releases:
tbd
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles)

BLACK WIDOW

Upcoming releases:
April 15th (wines tbd)
Shipping:
free for wine club members

BLUE GROUSE ESTATE WINERY

New releases available now:
2019 Quill Gamay Noir
Upcoming releases:
Early April (2019 Quill Rosé, 2019 Pinot Gris); Mid April (Estate Bacchus, Estate Siegerrebe); Late April (Quill Pinot Noir, Quill Red)
Shipping:
free in BC (6+ bottles)
Offers:
25% off cases of 2018 Quill Q White

CHECKMATE ARTISANAL WINERY

New releases available now:
2015 Merlot collection; 2016 Chardonnay collection to mailing list subscribers only, in limited quantities
Upcoming releases:
Exclusive collection for wine club members, information coming March 30th
Shipping:
free (3+ bottles)

CLOS DU SOLEIL

Upcoming releases:
April (2019 Pinot Blanc, 2019 Pinot Gris)
Shipping:
free
Offers:
10% off (6+ bottles)

CORCELETTES

New releases available now:
Gewürztraminer, Oracle, Pinot Noir & Syrah
Shipping:
free across Canada – use code HOME2020

CULMINA

info coming soon

DAYDREAMER WINES

Upcoming releases:
June
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles)
Offers:
free delivery (3+ bottles) in Penticton and Naramata. Curbside pickup available 7 days a week

DEEP ROOTS WINERY

Upcoming releases:
May (wines tbd)

EX NIHILO VINEYARDS

New releases available now:
2019 XXX Viognier, 2019 Imagine, 2019 sX TOUS Rosé
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles) to all major Canadian city centres.

FORT BERENS ESTATE WINERY

Upcoming releases:
April 1st (2019 Riesling, 2019 Pinot Gris, 2019 Rosé, 2019 Dry Riesling, 2019 Camels White)

FITZPATRICK FAMILY VINEYARDS

info coming soon

FREE FORM

New releases available now:
Pinot Noir (member exclusive only)
Shipping:
$20 credit anywhere in Canada resulting in free delivery in BC and a substantial credit for wine lovers in other provinces

FREQUENCY WINES

Upcoming releases:
delayed until further notice
Shipping:
free in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

GRAY MONK WINERY

info coming soon

HAYWIRE

New releases available now:
2018 Secret Mountain Chardonnay
Shipping:
$20 credit anywhere in Canada resulting in free delivery in BC and a substantial credit for wine lovers in other provinces

HESTER CREEK

New releases available now:
2019 Old Vines Trebbiano & 2019 Rosé Cabernet Franc
Upcoming releases:
late June
Shipping:
free, use code SPRINGSHIP
Offers:
Terrafina’s Chef Adair has created a new delivery menu. Free deliveries within Oliver, Osoyoos and OK Falls on Wednesdays & Saturdays. Visit here for more info.

HILLSIDE WINERY

New releases available now:
2019 Rosé
Upcoming releases:
end of March (2019 Unoaked Pinot Gris); early April (Single Vineyard Series Merlot)
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles)

INTRIGUE WINES

Upcoming releases:
April 1 for Social Club members
Shipping:
free in BC & most of Alberta (12+ bottles)

JOIE FARM

New releases available now:
all wines
Shipping:
free

KITSCH WINES

New releases available now:
all wines
Shipping:
free

LAKE BREEZE VINEYARDS

info coming soon

LASTELLA WINERY

info coming soon

LAUGHING STOCK VINEYARDS

Upcoming releases:
tbd
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles) to BC, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Nova Scotia

LITTLE ENGINE WINES

Upcoming releases:
April 1st for Silver Tier wines (Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Merlot & Unity White Blend)
Shipping:
free

LITTLE FARM WINE

Upcoming releases:
none planned
Shipping:
free (12+ bottles)

MEYER FAMILY VINEYARDS

info coming soon

MIRABEL VINEYARDS

Upcoming releases:
Mid-May (2017 Pinot Noir – pre-release available to wine club members); tbd date – 2016 Blanc de Noirs & and 2018 Rose of Pinot Noir.
Shipping:
free (12 + bottles)
Offers:
10% discount for wine club members

MONTE CREEK RANCH WINERY

New releases available now:
Split Decision Sparkling
Upcoming releases:
tbd
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles)

MONSTER VINEYARDS

Upcoming releases:
none planned
Shipping:
free to BC & Alberta (12+ bottles)

MOON CURSER VINEYARDS

Community Focus:
$10 from each case sold will be donated to Food Banks BC & Osoyoos Food Bank
New releases available now:
2019 Arneis, 2018 Border Vines, 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018 Carménère, 2018 Contraband Syrah *, 2019 Dolcetto, 2019 Roussanne Marsanne *, 2018 Syrah, 2018 Tempranillo, 2018 Touriga Nacional, 2019 Viognier *
2016 Tannat – Wine club priority release till Aug 1 
( * ) making a return, after a long period of absence
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles), socially distant pick-up orders at the winery are available, see full details to arrange one

MT. BOUCHERIE ESTATE WINERY

Upcoming releases:
Mid April (2019 Rosé, 2019 Riesling & Mamas Blush). Mamas Blush is a new wine in partnership with Mamas for Mamas with partial proceeds going directly to the organization.
Shipping:
free to BC & Alberta; heavy discounts available for all other provinces
Offers:
a myriad of fabulous deals are offered here

NARRATIVE

New releases available now:
2018 Viognier, 2018 Syrah Viognier (member exclusive only)
Shipping:
$20 credit anywhere in Canada resulting in free delivery in BC and a substantial credit for wine lovers in other provinces

NICHE WINE CO.

info coming soon

PAINTED ROCK ESTATE WINERY

Upcoming releases:
tentatively end of April (2019 Rosé), other wines tbd
Shipping:
free for wine club members (6 bottles or more); free for non-members (12 bottles or more) with promo code FreeShip20. 50% off shipping across Canada (no minimums) with promo code Sharing50.

PEAK CELLARS

New releases available now:
2019 Rosé, 2019 Block 26 Blend
Upcoming releases:
Early April (2019 Riesling, 2019 Gewurtztraminer)
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles & 12+ bottles)
Offers:
Friday Takeout on Datenight: Pizza & Wine ($40 & $50 options) available for pickup. Details are here.

POPLAR GROVE

Upcoming releases:
April 1st (2019 Pinot Gris); other wines tbd
Shipping:
free (24+ bottles)

QUAIL’S GATE

New releases available now:
2019 Chasselas-Pinot Gris-Pinot Blanc, 2019 Chenin Blanc
Upcoming releases:
Early April (2019 Dry Riesling, 2019 Gewürztraminer); Late April (2019 Rosé, 2019 Orchard Block Gewürztraminer, 2019 Lucy’s Block Rosé)
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles)

RED ROOSTER

info coming soon

ROAD 13 VINEYARDS

info coming soon

RUST WINE CO.

New releases available now:
2019 Gamay (pre-order for newsletter subscribers only). 2019 Gamay Magnum bottles are available with a portion of proceeds going to the BC Hospitality Foundation.
Upcoming releases:
Early April (2019 Rosé, 2019 Gewurztraminer, 2019 Pinot Grigio, 2019 Chardonnay, 2017 Syrah – Similkameen Valley, 2017 Syrah – Okanagan Valley, 2017 Syrah – Golden Mile Bench)
Shipping:
free to BC & Alberta; heavy discounts available for all other provinces
Offers:
free shipping of case sales to any province

SAGE HILLS

Upcoming releases:
April 20th for wine club members (wines tbd); non member info coming soon

SANDHILL

info coming soon

SEE YA LATER RANCH

Upcoming releases:
Late April (Pinot Noir & Pinot Gris); Late Spring (Nelly Rosé, Chardonnay & Gewürztraminer)

SINGLETREE WINERY

Upcoming releases:
Virtual Spring release tentatively planned for April 19th (2019 Pinot Gris BC VQA Fraser Valley and Naramata Bench, 2019 Sauvignon Blanc Fraser Valley, 2019 Gruner Veltliner Fraser Valley, 2019 Siggy Fraser Valley, 2018 Victory Fraser Valley, 2019 Viognier Naramata Bench, 2019 Rose Naramata Bench (Malbec & Syrah blend), 2017 Merlot Naramata Bench)
Shipping:
free in BC

SPERLING VINEYARDS

New releases available now:
2018 Organic Market White, 2018 Organic Pinot Gris, 2018 Organic Natural Amber Pinot Gris, 2017 Organic Pinot Noir, 2017 Organic Vision Chardonnay, 2017 Organic Old Vines Foch Reserve
Shipping:
free
Offers:
buy 5 Market Series wines and get the 6th free; spend $75 and receive a gift with purchase

ST. HUBERTUS & OAK BAY ESTATE WINERY

Upcoming releases:
April (2019 Great White North); Late April (Chasselas, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Gamay Noir Rosé); Late August (Gamay Noir, Pinot Noir, Foch)

STAG’S HOLLOW WINERY

New releases available now:
2019 Rosé
Upcoming releases:
Mid-April (2019 Simply Noir); May (2019 Blanc de Noirs & 2019 Pinot Gris); June (2018 Shuttleworth Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2018 Stag’s Hollow Vineyard Pinot Noir)
Shipping:
free to BC & AB (6+ bottles), free to other provinces (12+ bottles); safe social distancing curbside pickup available by appointment
Offers:
10% off when you join one of their wine clubs

STONEBOAT VINEYARDS

info coming soon

SUMAC RIDGE

Upcoming releases:
Late Spring (no set date)
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles)

SUMMERHILL PYRAMID WINERY

New releases available now:
2019 Organic Pinot Gris & 2018 Merlot
Upcoming releases:
Early April (2019 Syrah Malbec Rosé & 2019 Alive Rosé)
Shipping:
free (6+ bottles)
Offers:
create an online account and get 10% off your purchase; the winery has also put together a Hunker Down Wine-Care Package, a selection of the team’s favourite feel-good wines at a special, discounted price.

TERRAVISTA VINEYARDS

info coming soon

THREE SISTERS WINERY

New releases available now:
Pretty Woman Sparkling, Cane Cut Riesling, 2019 Rosé
Upcoming releases:
Mid April
Shipping:
free (on orders over $50)

TINHORN

Shipping:
free (6 bottles or more)

UPPER BENCH

New releases available now:
2019 Riesling
Upcoming releases:
as they’re ready
Shipping:
free in BC with code freeshipping2020

WINEMAKER’S CUT

New releases available now:
Estate Wines (2018 Syrah, 2019 Rosé, 2019 Sauv Blanc); Heritage Wines (2019 Gruner Veltliner, 2019 Muscat Canelli); 2018 Bohemia’s Cuvée Rouge; BOHO Beat & Zen
Shipping:
free (4+ bottles)
Offers:
15% off for wine club members


Cheers to drinking BC Wine in Spring 2020! If you’re a winery in British Columbia and would like to be included in this list, please email nicole@socialsips.ca.

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