It’s easy to get started making your own wine.
Pick a wine, spend a little time, then bottle and enjoy!
Limited Edition information has been released, commercial equivalents have been tasted, opinions have been formed. Now it's time to place your pre-order for the best wine value all year.
Waiting for something?? LIMITED EDITIONS ARE... Tasting to be held Monday September 19th, notes to follow...
AUGUST SALE! This is the last month of our summer sales. As you enjoy your patios, backyards, and all the beautiful spots around Victoria remember that Christmas is...
Five renouned regions. Five spectacular wines.
Five renowned regions. Five spectacular wines.
On the heels of the phenomenally popular Eclipse Forza, Winexpert is pleased to announce the newest Eclipse limited release, BRAVADO.
Thanks for all your support!
This fall Winexpert will be offering three delicious dessert wines that will only be available by pre-order.
Island Mist Hard Pink Lemonade and Hard Limeade are back, for a very limited time. SOLD OUT
A showcase of five outstanding wines from some of the world’s most renowned regions. SOLD OUT
Bold and assertive. Strength and structure. A new Eclipse is here. SOLD OUT
We are now officially one of the best places to make wine in the city. It's no longer just in our heads.
New ENIGMA from California has intense fruit aromas and notes of black cherry, coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Full bodied with a smooth, round finish.
- “The Thirsty Vintner has helped me and my friends make great wine on a budget through their good advice and helpful service..”– Oliver Talbot, Sep 2015
- “We have wine with every dinner. For years I've been coming to Thirsty Vintner. Not only is the wine superb - beats any $20-$30 wine in the liquor store - but the staff are absolutely fantastic to work with.”– Bruce, Oct 2015
- “I have been bottling wine here for years, I think I have all the papers from the wine that I have made. Only thing I make about 7 batches at a time and they just seem to vanish. Hardest part is hauling them out of the car once I get home, as for bottling the wine all the staff are great .”– Verna Trace, Sep 2015
- “Outstanding service every time I'm in. They're terrific about telling us about wines we're interested in trying and can often recommend a commercial wine that's similar so we can try it before buying a whole batch.”– Angela, Sep 2015
- “I came over to the Thirsty Vintner with Myra ( Royal Oak Village Wine Works ) and the staff made the transition very easy. Their product range allows me to try new wines and I have not been disappointed.”– Michael Fibiger-Crossman, Sep 2015
- “I've been with the gang at The Thirsty Vintner for about 5 years, after watching my brother struggle with the smell and mess of making his wine at home. i thought, 'there's got to be a better way!' Well, the better way is The Thirsty Vinter! Richard, Alyson and all the great staff over the years continue to treat me well, know my wine preferences, and connect with me when there's something new they think I'll like.”– Monica, Nov 2015
- “I started with The Thirsty Vintner 2 years ago and have made about 25 batches of wine - that's how much I love it there! The wine is always delicious - and the staff? They're the BEST. Sometimes I'll g...”– Shannon Marshall, Aug 2015
- “I first came to the Thirsty Vintner with my father, looking for a fun hobby we could both enjoy when he visited. I've been a regular customer ever since, and always appreciate the fantastic service and great staff! The wine is excellent but the experience is even better.”– Sarah Taylor, Sep 2015