Ole Collection

Experience the excitement and allure of craft winemaking as it takes center stage with some of the most dynamic wine varieties from the culturally rich regions of Spain, Argentina and Chile. Each wine, named for a regionally significant dance, is based on the characteristics of the grape varieties and dances themselves.

Wines in our Store

Platinum Wines

These are the best of the best. All platinum kits contain regionally sourced grape juices, meaning you get the authentic flavours and aromas from grapes grown in the soils & climates that have made these varietals famous.

“14L of super premium varietal grape juice, concentrate, & varietal specific grape skins… allowing the winemaker to extract deep colour, chewy tannins and complex aromas to produce richly structured wines.”
-RJS Craft Winemaking

WHITE WINES
7 Week production time

Exceptional wines from prized vineyards around the world. Maximum cellaring potential. Recommended aging time 6 – 12 months.

Chardonnay – Chile
Pinot Grigio – Italy
Riesling Gewürztraminer – Germany
Sauvignon Blanc – South Africa
Winemakers Trio White (Pinot Grigio, Sauv. Blanc & Muscat)

Pinot Noir Rosé – Chile

RED WINES
8 week production time 

Amarone – Italy
Cabernet Sauvignon – Australia
Cabernet/Shiraz - Australia
Carménère - Chile
Grenache Syrah – Spain
Malbec – Chile
Merlot – Chile
Pinot Noir – Australia
Rosso Grande Eccellente - Italy
Shiraz – Australia
Super Tuscan – Italy
Valpola – Italy
Winemakers Trio Red (Cabernet, Syrah, Zinfandel)
Zinfandel - Italy

Gold Wines

Here you will find a host of varietals and blends that will knock your socks off! These kits have impressive body, flavours and aromas. Many of our top-selling kits are found in this range, including Restricted Quantities – yearly limited edition kits from the CRU Select line, released every winter to great fanfare.

“Cru Select International travels the world to bring you outstanding wines from leading vineyards. Made with 12L of region specific pure varietal grape juice and European & Australian grape concentrates. Each wine has the just the right body, flavour, clarity and bouquet to satisfy the most discerning palate.” -RJS Craft Winemaking

WHITE WINES
7 week production time

Argentinian Trio (Viognier, Riesling, Chardonnay)
Bella Bianco
Chardonnay – Australia
Gewürztraminer – Germany
Pinot Grigio – Italy
Sauvignon Blanc – New Zealand
Viognier/Pinot Gris – Australia

RED WINES
8 week production time

Amarone - Italy
Cabernet/Malbec/Carmenere – Chile
Cabernet Sauvignon – Australia
Cabernet/Shiraz/Merlot – Australia
Cabernet/Syrah/Zinfandel – California
Malbec – Chile
Merlot – France
Nebbiolo – Italy
Pinot Noir – California
Rosso Grande- Italy
Sangiovese – Italy
Shiraz – Australia
Valpola – Italy

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Silver Wines

“Cru International highlights the winemaking techniques and traditions from recognized wine regions around the world. Explore the world of wine one style at a time.”
– RJS Craft Winemaking

New varietals in the Cru International lineup are:

  1. Italian Verdicchio
  2. German Riesling
  3. California Cabernet Sauvignon
  4. French Vieux Château du Roi
  5. Italian Valpola
  6. Chilean Merlot

WHITE WINES 
6 week production time

Excellent wines from around the world, balancing price and pedigree. Recommended aging time 2 – 3 months.

Chardonnay – California
Chenin Blanc – South Africa
Gewürztraminer – Germany
Müller-Thurgau – Germany
Muscat – California
Pinot Grigio – Italy
Riesling - Germany
Sauvignon Blanc – Ontario
Verdicchio - Italy

Rosé – France
White Zinfandel – California

REDS WINES
6 week production time

Cabernet Sauvignon – Australia
Cabernet Merlot – Chile
Malbec – Chile
Malbec Syrah – Argentina
Meritage - British Columbia
Merlot – Washington
Nebbiolo- Italy
Pinot Noir – British Columbia
Red Zinfandel – California
Sangiovese – Italy
Syrah – California
Valpola - Italy
Vieux Chateau du Roi - France

Orchard Breezin' Fruit Wines

Orchard Breezin’ Wines are 75% classic wine and 25% Fruit juice. 9%abv.
Great on their own, over ice or freeze them for a refreshing wine slushy. Breezin's also make an easy Sangria base or cocktail mixer.
$150 for 30 bottles - $5.00 per bottle

Flavours

Cranapple Celebration*
Green Apple Delight
Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade*
Peach Perfection
Strawberry Sensation
Tropical Lime
White Sangria

Rockin’ Raspberry Rosé
Blush Crush

Acai Raspberry Rapture
Blackberry Blast
Blueberry Bliss
Cranberry Craze
Pomegranate Wildberry Wave
Seville Orange Sangria
Very Black Cherry

*Seasonal Release

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Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade

A limited release white fruit wine from Orchard Breezin’ features the delicious flavours of mango, dragon fruit, coconut, and lemonade. Kick spring and summer off with a unique twist! Refreshing, and bright, Mango Dragon Fruit Lemonade is the quintessential summer sipper.

Pairs well with grilled meats such as chicken and pork, or fish tacos with mango salsa.

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Specialty Ports

Cru Select Specialty wine kits produce top-of-the-line dessert wines. Craft winemaker who want to add that extra 'something" to their celebrations, or even to finish off a good meal right, always have a few bottles of Cru Specialty in their wine cellars.
Ask us about groups variety packs and try all the flavours! Perfect for holidays and gift giving.

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“From classic Port to luscious Ice Wine styles and exciting seasonal releases every fall, create some truly unique and distinctive wines for your cellar with Cru Specialty” – RJS Craft Winemaking

Dessert Wine
6 week production time
Black Forest Port
Coffee Port
Raspberry Mocha Port
Toasted Caramel Port
Traditional Ruby Port
Vidal Ice Wine

Seasonally Available Wines

North Vines offers two award winning Brands of seasonally available wines.

 

Both Hightail and Restricted Quantity are ultra premium, worldly sourced grapes of amazing quality. These wines have a limited availability. Our suggestion is, if you are interested in these wines, be certain to sign up for our newsletter service, you will then be notified first when they become available. We also have in-store sign up sheets for first availability.


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