Sauser Fest: Oct. 1 & 2, 2016

October 1, 2016 by Administrator No Comments

Have a glass of fermenting white wine just out of the tanks. Lightly sparkling, about 50% fermented so still cloudy, lower in alcohol with delicious sweetness and fruity aroma. A traditional wine served with onion bread in many parts of Europe during harvest we will be offering glasses with our onion focaccia for just $5

BC Champion – All Canadian Wine Awards

June 19, 2016 by Administrator No Comments

We proudly announce that we won more medals than any winery in BC at this national championship held in Ontario. 2 Double Gold (best in category), 4 Gold, 2 Silver, and 2 Bronze medals were awarded to us for our 100% Naramata Bench wines from the 2014 and 2015 vintages.

Barrel Tasting Events coming soon

May 6, 2016 by Administrator No Comments

Roll out the Barrels – this coming Saturday, May 7th, Noon-4PM.  Taste one of our 2014 upcoming releases.

En Primeur – Futures Offering – barrel tastings of our Reserve 2014 red wines, and opportunity to order at reduced prices.  May 20, 21, 22: 10-11am daily. RSVP info@blackwidowwinery.com

Bordeaux River Cruise with Black Widow Winery

September 28, 2015 by Administrator No Comments

Join Dick & Shona on a fabulous 5 Star river cruise April 2016. The best way to explore a great wine region, we are hosting an exclusive Wine Group on a 5 Star AmaWaterways cruise April 1-8, 2016. To make it even better, we have special discounts for Canadians booking with our wine group. For more information, just e-mail us: info@blackwidowwinery.com or call 250-276-5396.
Bon Voyage!

10TH YEAR CELEBRATION EVENTS

June 7, 2015 by Administrator No Comments

We are bringing out some library wines for vertical tastings of Gewurztraminer, Hourglass, and Vintage One (port). Also, don’t miss out on our summer party! Full details on our Events Page.

SPRING RELEASES – ALL 90 POINTS PLUS!

June 7, 2015 by Administrator No Comments

Great scores once again on our Spring Release wines by John Schreiner ( www.johnschreiner.blogspot.ca).
Our 2014 whites and recently released 2013 reds are already showing well.

Barrel Tasting: May 9th

February 1, 2015 by Administrator No Comments

Celebrating our 10th vintage, drop in for a barrel tasting of our signature red wine. Our 2013 vintage of Hourglass, a blend of
Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, ages in barrel for 21 months before release. During this special event, we will be taking pre-orders for this limited release wine. No extra fee for this tasting. ONE DAY ONLY.

Winter Hours

November 20, 2014 by Administrator No Comments

We are open by appointment for wine purchases, but closed for tastings until March 14th. We will be open 1-4pm on March 14th and 15th for tastings and sales, then closed again until Friday, April 3rd. The tasting room will be open over the Easter weekend, and subsequent weekends in April. Regular hours commence Friday, May 1st – please see detailed hours under the Sales & Tastings tab.

2014 HARVEST BEGINS – ANOTHER EARLY YEAR!

September 21, 2014 by Administrator No Comments

We begin this year’s harvest on September 22nd – the Schonburger is beautifully ripe and ready for crush. We’ll be into the Gewurztraminer and Merlot fairly soon too, with high sugar levels. This is at least 1 week earlier than most years. If the dry weather holds this should be a fantastic vintage.

Hourglass Vertical Wine Tasting & Futures Offering

May 29, 2014 by Administrator No Comments

Friday, June 27th – 12-5PM  & Saturday, June 28th 10AM-Noon: don’t miss out on a vertical tasting of our flagship Merlot/Cab – the Hourglass. Vintages from 2006 to present will be poured. FREE for our Wine Club members – $10 for others.  Our 2012 release is scheduled for August 1st.  See the EVENTS page for more details.