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Gifts!
Finish your Holiday Shopping early!

If gift giving is part of your holiday tradition and you want to avoid crowded stores and driving in winter conditions, consider having us take care of the special people on your list. Whether a $12 bottle of Venturi-Schulze verjus, a stunning $64 bottle, hand painted and fired by local artist Terry Harrison then filled with our ancient method balsamic vinegar, or a selection of our wines, we can gift wrap them and mail them direct to your distant special friends and relatives. And...

Venturi-Schulze Verjus Thrills

Have you ever had one of those moments at the dinner table when you realize that you are experiencing something extraordinary? Pam Freir wrote about our verjus in her October 20 column in the Times Colonist, wherein she described making, with partner Chris Bayliss, various tantalizing dishes and beverages with our verjus, including a "chicken broth and verjuice gravy of such exquisite subtlety and refinement that we still, days later, shake our heads in wonderment and ask whether life...

Harvest 2010 is Complete

Harvest 2010 is over and the overhead bird netting is pushed back and wrapped. 2010 was the most challenging season we have experienced to date, with spring frost, cooler than normal temperatures and a wet fall. Our harvest was much smaller than normal, but through perseverance and extraordinary effort, we have some outstanding wines happily fermenting and perfect juice for the balsamic vinegar and verjus. In spite of the weather challenges, the vines were disease free and able to go into...

New Website Launch

October 25, 2010: We have been working with Hired Guns Creative from Nanaimo (whom I affectionately refer to as "the Guns") on the creation of our new logo and web site. We are testing out the new shopping cart with automatic shipping calculations and look forward to adding features such as downloadable shelf talkers. Please enjoy looking into the nooks and crannies of the site and be sure to check out the...

June 5 & 6 2010 Launch of New Releases

Join us at the vineyard on June 5th or 6th 2010 for the official launch of our new releases dressed up in our new packaging (design by Hired Guns Creative, photo below by Sean Fenzl Photography)

Let us know as soon as possible which time you prefer so we can reserve a spot for you:

Saturday June 5th at 11 am
Saturday June 5th at 2 pm...

Tap Restaurant Wine Dinner

Meet us at Tap Restaurant in South Surrey for an intimate wine dinner on Thursday June 24, 2010. Chef Alistair Veen has planned a fabulous menu for us all:

Tap Presents the wine of Venturi-Schulze

Thursday June 24th 2010

Course the First
Spot Prawn Ceviche; Lime Leaf, Coconut, Smoked Mango
Brut Naturel 2007

Course the Second
Preserved Lemon...

Sunday June 13 2010 Tasting at Sips in James Bay

This could be perfect not only for our friends in Victoria, but for those in Washington State! Catch the Coho for a day trip into Victoria, arriving close to all the downtown harbour sights and within walking distance of Sips Artisan Bistro in the James Bay Square! Join us at 2 pm at 425 Simcoe Street, Victoria (phone 250-590-3519) for a leisurely tasting of all our new releases, plus a few other currently available VS offerings,...

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