Cru International - Inspired by the finest winemaking regions
Craft Winemakers who expect more from an everyday wine, and want to elevate their daily meals with international wine styles, enjoy drinking Cru International. These wines highlight the unique tastes of the most acclaimed wine styles of the old and new worlds. Whether you are enjoy tantalizing reds or exciting whites, Cru International has the perfect international wine style for you.
Many of our world-renowned red style wines feature our GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins. The patented process is which we preserve the grape skins brings "fresh from the vineyard" aromas, and delivers the best flavours from the grapes to every glass.
Each kit contains 12 litres of superior quality grape juice and concentrate that, in as little as 5 weeks, with make 23 litres of your very own distinctive craft wine.
Cru International - White Wines Available:
California Chardonnay - Captivating flavours of green apple and tropical fruit enhance an upfront floral bouquet as is expected by the finest California Chardonnays. It will develop to reveal layers of ripe fruit and integrated oak. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
California Muscat - A luscious blend with flavours and aromas of peach, apricot, baked apple, and pear. This soft white crowd-pleasing California wine also has a hint of tropical fruit.
Oak - None, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Off Dry
South African Chenin Blanc - The fruity nose has hints of green apple and lemon with a subtle floral bouquet. On the palate, true to its South African origins, it is delightfully refreshing.
Oak - None, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
German Gewurztraminer with Suss Reserve Pack - Made in the style of one of Germany's most renowned whites, this Gewurztraminer is balanced and crisp with bold tropical fruits on the palate. Oak - None, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Off Dry
German Muller-Thurgau with Suss Reserve Pack - Made from a quintessential German white grape variety, this wine features subtle fruit notes and a mild acidity. Its long and lasting finish will leave you wanting more. Oak - None, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Off Dry
France Rose - Made in the classic French rose style, it is light bodied and pink in colour with spiced strawberry and crisp, citrus aromas. The palate features fresh strawberry flavours with a refreshing fruity finish. Oak - None, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
Italian Pinot Grigio - An enticing deep apple and grapefruit bouquet with apple and citrus notes that follow through to the palate and linger with a dry finish. This Pinot Grigio is made in the true northern Italian style. Oak - None, Body - Light, Sweetness - Dry
Ontario Sauvignon Blanc - Straw in colour with a refreshing grassy nose, bold herbal tones and fresh citrus flavours on the palate. This wine is as delightful as a cool Ontario Fall day. Its finish both long and fruity. Oak - None, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
California White Zinfandel with Suss Reserve Pack - This easy drinking, classically California style blush offers fresh floral notes on the nose and pleasing berry flavours with a soft, off-dry finish on the palate. Oak - None, Body - Light, Sweetness - Off Dry
Cru International - Red Wines Available:
Argentina Malbec Syrah - with GenuWine Grape Skins - Argentina's best known and cherished red grape, Malbec, is blended with spicy Syrah to create a wine with pleasant toasty aromas and hints of cherry and dark fruit on the palate. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
Italian Nebbiolo (Barolo) - with GenuWine Grape Skins - Luxurious flavours of dark plums and chocolate greet the nose, while hints of blackberries, toasted oak and spices are found on the palate of this great Italian classic. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
Italian Sangiovese (Brunello) - with GenuWine Grape Skins - Perhaps Italy's best loved grape from Tuscany, this wine is expressive on the palate with lively cherry fruit and a brisk acidity supported by ample smooth tannins with a deep and lingering finish. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
Australian Cabernet Sauvignon -with GenuWine Grape Skins - A classic Cabernet Sauvignon with a nose of blackcurrants, dark chocolate, and subtle toasty notes with hints of coffee and vanilla on the palate. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
Chilean Malbec - with GenuWine Grape Skins - Warm spice notes and aromas and flavours of ripe blackberry and blackcurrant. Chile is well known for these chewy, deep, rustic red wines with intense cherry flavours and blended oak undertones. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
Washington Merlot - with GenuWine Grape Skins - A cooler climate Merlot from Washington, this wine features classic flavours of cassis and chocolate. It is dark and rich with complex notes of blackberries and velvety tannins. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
British Columbia Pinot Noir - As one would expect from a BC Pinot Noir, the wine features aromas of black cherries and fresh strawberries. Silky tannins while subtle notes of pepper and spice round out the palate. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
Italian Red Zinfandel - with GenuWine Grape Skins - Red Zinfandel creates a wine with a luscious bouquet of ripe black cherry and delicate spices. The palate boasts a hint of toasted oak with well-rounded berry fruit and a long finish. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
California Syrah - with GenuWine Grape Skins - Raspberries and peppery spice blend in harmony to create an elegant flavour with soft, balanced tannins and a lingering, smooth finish. This is a California wine at its best. Oak - Medium, Body - Full, Sweetness - Dry
Chile Cabernet Merlot - with GenuWine Grape Skins - A robust bouquet of warm dark fruit and tobacco leads to elevated aromas of ripe blackcurrants and cherries. Layers of coffee and dark plum notes unfold to reveal a traditional Chilean dry wine with supple tannis. Oak - Medium, Body - Medium, Sweetness - Dry
WHITE Kit Only - $101 WHITE On Premise - $146.20
RED Kit Only - $107 RED On Premise - $152.20
Mivino - Your wine says a lot about you
Whether your style is a fruity and sassy red, a crisp yet lively white, or anything in between, Mivino lets you express yourself through wine. With the most popular wine varieties available, you can craft all your favourites.
This new wine collection marks the re-introduction of the 15-bottle "half batch" wine kit format with a new twist. We have created these Mivino kits to provide you the opportunity to craft single varietal wines, or to create your very own blend by combining two or more kits for a special craft wine that is uniquely yours.
Enjoy the satisfaction that comes from making a wine that suits your taste. You'll be proud to share it with friends and family, or simply sip a glass after a long day.
Make your next batch of craft wine Mivino - because your wine says a lot about you.
Mivino's "half batch" kit size provides you with the opportunity to craft a single varietal half batch, or to experiment with a winemaking technique long established in wine regions around the world: blending one or more varietals into a single batch.
The goal when blending wines is to combine the unique flavour profiles of different grape varieties to produce a more complex wine that delivers the flavour and aroma characteristics you love. With eight different varieties available, what you craft is up to you.
MiVino - White Wines Available:
Australian Chardonnay - This medium-bodied wine displays an enticing combination of crisp citrus fruits laced with vanilla and peach notes. Straw in colour, it is supported by a seamless palate packed with notes of melon rounded out in a long, oaky finish.
German Riesling - This classic dry Riesling offers generous aromas of citrus fruits and blossoms up front. Rich flavours of grapefruit with floral undertones follow to give it a focused, crisp finish. Straw in colour, this light-bodied wine lingers attractively on the palate.
MiVino - White Wine Blends:
Tropical White Blend - 50% Pinot Grigio / 50% Sauvignon Blanc - On the nose, passion fruit, grassy, green apple and apple blossom. On the palate, medium bodied and slightly herbaceous with refreshing acidity loaded with tropical fruit and white peach.
Summer Refresher Blend - 50% Riesling / 50% Pinot Grigio - On the nose, green apple, peach, pear and hints of floral notes. On the palate, light to medium bodied with fresh acidity, finishing with lemon rind, green apple and juicy peach.
MiVino - Red Wines Available:
Australian Shiraz - This deep garnet red wine is well balanced with lively aromas of black pepper, plums and toasted oak. Full-bodied in structure, it is robustly built with chewy tannins from fermentation on crushed grape skins and streaks of chocolate leading up to an elegant finish.
California Cabernet Sauvignon - With a hint of oak that contributes to spicy notes and luscious tannins and fermentation on crushed grape skins, this well rounded Cabernet has a bouquet teeming with stone fruit and tobacco. Cherries and ripe black currants will arouse your senses finishing with rich coffee and plum notes.
Chilean Merlot - A robust bouquet of warm, dark fruit and tobacco leads to elevated aromas of ripe black currants and cherries. Layers of coffee and dark plum notes unfold to reveal a big-hearted dry wine blessed with excellent length of flavours and supple tannins from crushed grape skins.
WHITE Kit Only - $96 WHITE On Premise - $141.20
WHITE 1/2 Kit Only - $48 WHITE 1/2 Batch On Premise - $ 75.60
RED Kit Only - $101 RED On Premise - $146.20
RED 1/2 Kit Only - $51 RED 1/2 Batch On Premise - $78.10