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2nd Annual Exclusive Wine Club Member & Conspiracy Council Event – April 30, 2016

Exclusive Wine Club Member Event: 2013 Vintage Preview & Dinner

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Reception & Hors D’oeuvres: 6:00 pm Tasting & Dinner: 7:00 pm ‘New Wine’ Unveiling: 8:30 pm

The Foreign Affair Winery Cellar

$75 per person + HST

We are thrilled to invite our Wine Club members to a dinner in the cellar featuring an exclusive preview of the 2013 estate red wines.  At this event you will taste our 2013:Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Dream, and Temptress, all before they make their way into bottle.

Our original plan was to sample the Meeting of the Minds 2013 on April 9th. Instead we decided to postpone our April 9th event to April 30th, 2016; as we would like to introduce to you to an impressive new wine that we have been working on for the past 3 years!  In order to move ahead with this new wine, the production of Meeting of the Minds has been temporarily delayed.

The dinner and tasting on April 30th will provide a rare opportunity to sample this new wine from barrel. This wine, whose name will be revealed at the event, is a much anticipated addition to our portfolio of wines and represents a statement about the character of who we are in this great country of Canada.  (Sorry, this is all we can reveal before the grand unveiling!)

We are delighted to offer you this exclusive and exciting preview of our new wines on Saturday, April 30th, 2016.

  Order by phone at (905) 562-9898  Order by email at wineclub@foreignaffairwine.com

Open House & New Wine Launch – July 1-3, 2016

Join us at our Open House Event on Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3 at Foreign Affair Winery as we are launching a new wine AND releasing two new vintages.

New Wine Launch

On July 1st we are launching our Apologetic Red 2013 in 750 mL bottles and 1.5L magnums

“This new Apologetic Red 2013 is our expression of the need for all of us in Canada to celebrate our excellence and achievements. We believe that it may be time to move from ‘Sorry’ to ‘Not Sorry’ because there is such a plethora of excellence all around us, in all endeavors of Canadian society. Our dream and belief is that Canadians can compete with the rest of the world, and win!”  Len Crispino, Proprietor

New Vintage Release

Amarosé 2014

Be the first to taste this new vintage of our delicious and refreshing summertime rosé. This elegant dry wine has loads of fresh strawberry and citrus flavours and is versatile to sip while on a patio or pair with fresh tomatoes and bocconcini and fresh basil, roasted chicken, and gourmet burgers.

Dream 2013

The new 2013 vintage is now available! Dream 2013 is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Petit Verdot. This is an elegant and complex wine with flavours of ripe red cherry, black plum, vanilla, and subtle spice. Perfect with grilled red meat and Portobello mushrooms, Memphis-style BBQ ribs, and charcuterie and cheese boards.

Dates: Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3

Hours: Drop in anytime between 11 am to 5 pm

Groups: For groups of 8 or more people, please call us at 905.562.9898 for a reservation.

Questions: Contact us at 905.562.9898

Vintages Article – Innovation Nation

A feature article in the September 17, 2016 issue of Vintages showcases Foreign Affair Winery as an innovator with the production of Apologetic Red.

In the article Len Crispino, proprietor of Foreign Affair Winery, is quoted, “When we began Foreign Affair in 2001, we wanted to add something new to the range of great wines being made here, so we focused on producing only appassimento-style wines… there was no guidebook to follow in Ontario, and we lost a lot of grapes to missteps in the early years. Grape drying is an exacting process, and there are no shortcuts. Over time, we developed a 57-step ‘continuum of care’, from vineyard to bottle, to ensure quality at all stages. We now make red and white appassimento wines, and we are the first to produce an Amarone-style rose. It has been a hard road, but challenging expectations is how you grow.”

 

An Enchanted Evening in Wonderland – June 4, 2016

Tumble down the rabbit hole with Alice and join us for an Enchanted Evening in Wonderland. Embark on a journey of imagination at the Foreign Affair Winery, we promise that you will get back home, rich with memories.

This evening will feature a four course dinner by Chef Brad Rempel, perfectly paired with new releases from Foreign Affair. Don’t be late for this very important date, as seating is very limited.

Saturday, June 4th, 2016 The Foreign Affair Winery Cellar

Reception & Hors d’Oeuvres: 6:00 pm Dinner: 7:00 pm

$150 per person inclusive of tax & gratuity

Special Wine Club Member Price:  $135 per person (for up to 6 people) inclusive of tax & gratuity

Please RSVP by May 30, 2016 or before, as seating is very limited

Attire:  Mad Hatter hats and pocket watches are welcome, but not necessary

For more information and to order tickets, please contact us:

  Order by phone at (905) 562-9898  Order by email at wineorders@foreignaffairwine.com

2nd Annual Exclusive Wine Club Member & Conspiracy Council Event – April 30, 2016

Exclusive Wine Club Member Event: 2013 Vintage Preview & Dinner

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Reception & Hors D’oeuvres: 6:00 pm Tasting & Dinner: 7:00 pm ‘New Wine’ Unveiling: 8:30 pm

The Foreign Affair Winery Cellar

$75 per person + HST

We are thrilled to invite our Wine Club members to a dinner in the cellar featuring an exclusive preview of the 2013 estate red wines.  At this event you will taste our 2013:Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Dream, and Temptress, all before they make their way into bottle.

Our original plan was to sample the Meeting of the Minds 2013 on April 9th. Instead we decided to postpone our April 9th event to April 30th, 2016; as we would like to introduce to you to an impressive new wine that we have been working on for the past 3 years!  In order to move ahead with this new wine, the production of Meeting of the Minds has been temporarily delayed.

The dinner and tasting on April 30th will provide a rare opportunity to sample this new wine from barrel. This wine, whose name will be revealed at the event, is a much anticipated addition to our portfolio of wines and represents a statement about the character of who we are in this great country of Canada.  (Sorry, this is all we can reveal before the grand unveiling!)

We are delighted to offer you this exclusive and exciting preview of our new wines on Saturday, April 30th, 2016.

  Order by phone at (905) 562-9898  Order by email at wineclub@foreignaffairwine.com

Easter Hours 2016

Good Friday – March 25 – OPEN 11 am to 5 pm

Saturday – March 26 – OPEN 11 am to 5 pm

Easter Sunday – March 27 – CLOSED

Easter Monday – March 28 – OPEN 11 am to 5 pm

Fashion & Design at Foreign Affair

Join us for an afternoon when iconic Alessi & Lafayette 148 New York define

The Beauty of Design & The Design of Beauty

Sunday February 21, 2016 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Foreign Affair Winery Cellar

Sip your favourite Foreign Affair Wines while you browse the Lafayette 148 New York Spring collection and new Alessi designs.  This exclusive trunk show will be the first of its kind in Niagara.  Orders will be collected during the event and delivered to the winery just in time for Mother’s Day.  Speaking of women, in support of the Westview Centre 4 Women, during the event we will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a few select gifts sponsored by Karen Chase of Karen’s Closet, Alessi and of course The Foreign Affair Winery.

 Grab your bestie and come out to shop ’til you drop, ladies!  By the way, our tasting bar will be open for a post-shop tasting.

RSVP to: wineorders@foreignaffairwine.com by February 18, 2016

Lafayette 148 New York Lafayette 148 New York creates collections for sophisticated, confident women. Produced with the finest European fabrics and expert craftsmanship, their enduring designs are renowned for their exceptional fit and quality. With extensive styles and unique versatility, they give you the pieces you need to discover a new you with each collection.

Alessi Founded in 1921 as a “Workshop for the processing of brass and nickel silver sheet metal, with foundry”, Alessi has always stood out for the high quality of its products. The company has gradually evolved to become one of the leading “Factories of Italian design”, capable of applying its expertise and excellence in design management to many different product types. Alessi has been described as a “Dream Factory”, which uses its products to make people’s dreams come true, providing them with the Art and Poetry that they seek.

Fashion & Design at Foreign Affair

Join us for an afternoon when iconic Alessi & Lafayette 148 New York define

The Beauty of Design & The Design of Beauty

Sunday February 21, 2016 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Foreign Affair Winery Cellar

Sip your favourite Foreign Affair Wines while you browse the Lafayette 148 New York Spring collection and new Alessi designs.  This exclusive trunk show will be the first of its kind in Niagara.  Orders will be collected during the event and delivered to the winery just in time for Mother’s Day.  Speaking of women, in support of the Westview Centre 4 Women, during the event we will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a few select gifts sponsored by Karen Chase of Karen’s Closet, Alessi and of course The Foreign Affair Winery.

 Grab your bestie and come out to shop ’til you drop, ladies!  By the way, our tasting bar will be open for a post-shop tasting.

RSVP to: wineorders@foreignaffairwine.com by February 18, 2016

Lafayette 148 New York Lafayette 148 New York creates collections for sophisticated, confident women. Produced with the finest European fabrics and expert craftsmanship, their enduring designs are renowned for their exceptional fit and quality. With extensive styles and unique versatility, they give you the pieces you need to discover a new you with each collection.

Alessi Founded in 1921 as a “Workshop for the processing of brass and nickel silver sheet metal, with foundry”, Alessi has always stood out for the high quality of its products. The company has gradually evolved to become one of the leading “Factories of Italian design”, capable of applying its expertise and excellence in design management to many different product types. Alessi has been described as a “Dream Factory”, which uses its products to make people’s dreams come true, providing them with the Art and Poetry that they seek.

Holiday Hours 2015

Please see below for the winery and tasting bar hours over the holiday season.  Cheers!

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 – OPEN 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday, December 24, 2015 – OPEN 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Friday, December 25, 2015 – Closed Saturday, December 26, 2015 – Closed Sunday, December 27, 2015 – Closed Monday, December 28, 2015 – Closed Tuesday, December 29, 2015 – OPEN 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Wednesday, December 30, 2015 – OPEN 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday, December 31, 2015 – OPEN 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Friday, January 1, 2016 – Closed

Our regular hours will resume on January 2, 2016 – OPEN daily from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Annual Holiday Open House – December 5 & 6

You’re Invited: Holiday Open House

Saturday December 5th & Sunday December 6th 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

We would like to invite you to join us on Saturday December 5th, and Sunday December 6th for our Annual Holiday Open House. This year we are celebrating our wonderful 2012 vintage wines and will be pouring the newly released Cabernet Sauvignon, Dream, and Sauvignon Blanc. Drop in anytime between 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. For groups of 8 or more please contact us for a reservation.