December 2014 Meal with Giordano and other news

December 2014 Meal with Giordano and other news

December 8, 2014 Newsletter

A Meal with Giordano this Sunday!

Giordano is cooking and you are invited! We haven't put on the likes of the upcoming lunch since the famous dinners of the mid-nineties. This Sunday, December 14 at 1 pm, we will serve a multi-course lunch prepared by Giordano featuring some of the traditional family recipes from his book plus other family favourites. Wines will include new releases such as our Ortega 2013 and Sassi 2012 and the meat course will be accompanied by a flight of our Pinot Noirs from 2008 to the future 2012 release.  You will sample the 1990 Legacy, our first ever release of our balsamic vinegar drawn from the oldest barrels in our estate grown series. A few bottles of this rare elixir will be available to guests for purchase.

We regret that cannot accommodate major dietary restrictions at this event. The set menu meal will include meat, seafood, wheat products and dairy. If you have any other specific allergies, for example nuts or garlic, let us know. If we can't accommodate them, we can keep them in mind for future events. This very special leisurely meal starts at 1 pm. Cost is $125 all inclusive. Reservations and pre-payment are required. Space is extremely limited, so reply now to book. Don't forget your name, phone number and how many in your party. If you can't make it this weekend, let us know if you'd like us to do another the following weekend.

Gifts and Ordering Deadlines

It's not too late for those of you too distant to visit to have some delicious goodies sent to you or the special people in your life - we have a gift wrapping service for $5 per package. The most economical Expedited Parcel Post to the US should be sent today or tomorrow to make it by Christmas(cannot include alcohol). Within Canada, Expedited Parcel Post sent by Dec. 10 will have no trouble making it to the most distant corners of the country. Xpresspost is a Canada Post guaranteed (or your money back) option for parcels mailed by December 17. Up to four bottles of balsamic vinegar can fit in an Xpresspost bubble envelope.

Whatever your gift-giving budget, there is something special from VS's online store from Michelle's small batch, hand-crafted jams and jellies for under $10 (look at those delicious new combinations), our just bottled 2014 Verjus at $13.80, our wonderful wines from $18 to $60, and of course our Canadian Living recommended balsamic vinegar at $65, or the special hand-painted bottles at $71 (bottles painted and fired by local artist Terry Harrison). Come to the wine shop for special pricing and if you are a "Venturi Schulze Friend with Benefits", just enter your member number in the coupon code box on the online order form for reward pricing. Email if you have lost your membership number.   ORDER NOW




bottle_display_small 2Check out our website Products page for all available wines, including the new releases. Weather permitting, we can  wines within Canada to current customers in provinces that permit it. Reply to get updates about your province. 
Are you a case-lot purchase? Enquire about becoming a "VS Friend with Benefits" for special rewards and benefits.
There are no restrictions on shipping products not containing alcohol throughout North America by courier or Canada Post across Canada and the US. We can include wines using either shipping method to many destinations

Link to our Wines page

We hope to see as many of you as possible at the vineyard soon to taste the new releases. If you can't make it to the vineyard, we're happy to ship. Use our online order form (there are separate pages for wine, vinegar and other products), especially if you are shopping for Christmas, and please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or requests. It has been a roller coaster ride these past few months (Marilyn's brain seems to have turned to jelly!) and we look forward to getting reacquainted with our VS friends.
From our family to yours, we wish you a wonderful Christmas or whatever you may be celebrating  and thank you for your continued support in our family endeavour.
Marilyn, Giordano and Michelle

Tel: 250-743-5630

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