Pickering Glass Act Wine Making

Offering Enjoyable Wines at a Great Value

893 Bayly Street,
Unit 5
Pickering, Ontario
905-420-6148

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Our Wine List

Pickering Glass Act Wine Making is proud to offer a large selection of wine kits! To find a particular wine style, use the chart shown below.

If this is your first time visit our Wine Procedures page to get started.

Please note:

  • Each Wine Kit yields approximately 30 x 750mL bottles of wine (23L).
  • Specialty kits yield approximately 30 x 375mL bottles of dessert wine.
  • Corks, labels and shrinks are included in the ferment-on-site pricing. Bottles are extra.

We also sell wine and beer kits and supplies for home brewing. Contact us for more information.

While in the store check out our array of Hostess Gifts.

Codes for finished wines

The chart below refers to the Oak, Body and Sweetness codes listed after every wine style. All scales are based on finished wines.

Oak

Body

Sweetness

U = Unoaked
L = Light
D = Dry
L = Light
M = Medium
O = Off-Dry
M = Medium
F = Full
S = Sweet
H = Heavy

Our Wine Types

4 Week Wine:
Heritage
5 Week Wine:
Cru International
6 Week Wine:
Cru Select
8 Week Wine:
En Primeur
Dessert Wine:
Cru Specialty
Fruit Wine:
Orchard Breezin

Heritage Estates Wine Kit

Heritage Estates

A great choice for winemakers who want a light, pleasant wine that is ready to drink in just four weeks. Perfect for sipping in the afternoon on the patio or enjoying with dinner every night.

White Wines

California Style White

U | L | D

Unoaked and dry, this California style white wine is light and fruity.

Chardonnay Style

L | M | D

A traditional style dry and lightly oaked Chardonnay with pear, apple, herbal and mineral notes and a crisp finish.

Riesling Style

L | M | D

A classic off-dry and medium bodied wine with floral and ripe fruit aromas, light mineral notes and a refreshing acidity.

Sauvignon Blanc Style

U | M | D

A refreshing, medium-bodied, dry wine with crisp, green apple flavours and pleasant herbal notes. Unoaked.

Pinot Grigio Style

U | L | D

A dry wine boasting aromas of tart green apple and with crisp citrus and honey flavours.

Red Wines

Cabernet Sauvignon Style

H | M | D

A balanced classic Cab style wine with berry, toast and vanilla aromas and oak-enhanced berry flavour.

Merlot Style

M | M | D

Medium-bodied and dry, with aromas of tart strawberry and flavours of berries with light floral notes and a short, clean finish.

Pinot Noir Style

L | M | D

A dry, light-bodied wine with crisp acidity and very little tannin. Plenty of fruit flavour, with cherry and red berry notes.

Shiraz Style

M | F | D

A dry, full-bodied wine with balanced acidity and soft tannins. Fruity, ripe raspberry aromas with floral and spice nuances.

Vieux Château du Roi

U | F | D

A traditional, unoaked French style red wine with spice and berry fruit aromas, rich berry fruit on the palate and spicy finishing notes.

Cru International

These wines highlight the unique tastes of the most acclaimed wine styles of the old and new worlds. Many of the red wines feature GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins, bringing the best flavours and aromas from the grapes to every glass.

White Wines

Italy Pinot Grigio Style

U | L | D

Deep apple and grapefruit bouquet, and a palate with apple and citrus notes and a dry finish. A true northern Italian style pinot grigio.

Ontario Sauvignon Blanc Style

U | M | D

Straw coloured and a refreshing grassy nose; bold herbal tones and fresh citrus flavours on the palate with a long and fruity finish. As delightful as a cool Ontario Fall day.

South Africa Chenin Blanc Style

U | M | D

A fruity nose with hints of green apple and lemon and a subtle floral bouquet. Delightfully refreshing on the palate.

California Chardonnay Style

M | M | D

Flavours of green apple and tropical fruit enhance an upfront floral bouquet. It will develop to reveal layers of ripe fruit and integrated oak.

California Muscat Style

U | M | O

A luscious blend with flavours of peach, apricot, baked apple and pear. A soft, crowd-pleasing white wine.

Germany Gewürztraminer Style

U | M | O

Balanced and crisp with bold tropical fruits on the palate.

Germany Müller-Thurgau Style

U | M | O

This wine features subtle fruit notes and a mild acidity. Its long and lasting finish leaves you wanting more. 

France Rosé Style

U | M | D

Light bodied and pink in colour with spiced strawberry and crisp citrus aromas. The palate features fresh strawberry flavours and a refreshing fruity finish.

California White Zinfandel Style

U | L | O

An easy drinking California style blush offering fresh floral notes on the nose and pleasing berry flavours with a soft, off-dry finish on the palate.. 

Italy Verdicchio Style

U | L | d

Herbal aromas dominate the bouquet, while flavours of lemon and pear entice the palate. The finish is crisp and clean. A refreshing style white wine.

German Riesling Style

U | L | d

Clean, crisp and slightly fruity, this wine is full of fruit flavour with an intense and pleasing aroma. You will want to savour through to the last sip.

Red Wines

Argentina Malbec Syrah Style

M | M | D

Malbec is blended with spicy Syrah to create a wine with pleasant toasty aromas and hints of cherry and dark fruit on the palate.

Australia Cabernet Sauvignon Style

M | M | D

A classic Cabernet Sauvignon with a nose of black currants, dark chocolate, and subtle toasty notes with hints of coffee and vanilla on the palate.

British Columbia Pinot Noir Style

M | M | D

Featuring aromas of black cherries and fresh strawberries. Silky tannins while subtle notes of pepper and spice round out the palate.

Chile Cabernet Merlot Style

M | M | D

A robust bouquet of warm dark fruit and tobacco, and aromas of ripe black currants and cherries. Layers of coffee and dark plum notes unfold to reveal a dry wine with supple tannins.

Chile Malbec Style

M | M | D

Warm spice notes and aromas and flavours of ripe blackberry and black currants. A chewy, deep, rustic red wine with intense cherry flavours and blended oak undertones.  

Italy Nebbiolo Style

M | M | D

An Italian Classic. Dark plum and chocolate greet the nose, with hints of blackberries, toasted oak and spices on the palate.  

Italy Primitivo Style

M | M | D

A wine with a luscious bouquet of ripe black cherry and delicate spices. The palate boasts a hint of toasted oack with well-rounded berry fruit and a long finish. 

Italy Sangiovese Style

M | M | D

Expressive on the palate with lively cherry fruit and a brisk acidity supported by ample smooth tannins with a deep and lingering finish. 

South Africa Pinotage Style

M | M | D

Pinotage creates a wine with dark fruit aromas and flavours, serious tannins, and subtle dark chocolate and spice undertones.  

Washington Merlot Style

M | M | D

Featuring classic flavours of cassis and chocolate. Dark and rich with complex notes of blackberries and velvety tannins.  

California Syrah Style

M | F | D

Raspberries and peppery spice blend in harmony to create an elegant flavour with soft, balanced tannins and a lingering, smooth finish.  

British Columbia Meritage Style

M | M | D

This dry, medium-bodied wine opens on the nose with delicious aromas of red currant, cassis, vanilla, cigar box, and spices. On the palate, it unveils a round mouth feel with polished tannins for a supported finish.   

California Cabernet Style

M | M | D

A hint of violet is present in the bouquet, typical of this variety. It’s superbly enhanced with the addition of oak, and while it can be drunk young, it also does well with age. 

Chile Merlot Style

M | M | D

A smooth, rich wine, medium dark in colour with notes of blackberry and currants. A hint of green olive in the bouquet with pleasantly surprise and delight you. 

France Vieux chateau du Roi

M | M | D

A complex blend of grape, varietals, this rich wine is dark in colour and high in tannin, leaving a hint of plum on the palate. 

Italy Valpola Style

M | M | D

An intense, deep-coloured red wine boasting a velvety, yet fruity flavour with a long, lingering finish. Aging will only add to the complexity of this bond-friendly wine. 

CRU SELECT

Made with the finest juice from the world’s best vineyards, Cru Select wines exemplify sophistication you can taste in every glass. The white wine selection ranges from bull-bodied and oaked to refreshingly crisp and light. Select red wines include GenuWine Winery dried grape skins, which provide deep colour, chewy tannins, tantalizing flavours and complex aromas.

White Wines

Argentina Style Trio

U | M | D

This modern white highlights the apricot and floral notes of Viognier, the minerality of Riesling and the tropical aromas of Chardonnay.

Australia Style Chardonnay

M | M | D

A classic Chardonnay with clean, crisp fruit flavours. Golden-hued and slightly tart with flavours of vanilla and cloves on the palate.

Australia Style Viognier Pinot Gris

U | M | D

Aromatic, opening with apricots and pear notes and finishing on a refreshing fruit-forward note.

Germany Style Gewürztraminer

U | M | O

Spicy notes complimented by aromas of roses, lychees and tropical fruit. Elderflowers bring out intense fruity characteristics.

Germany Style Riesling Traminer

U | M | D

Fresh crisp flavours of Riesling combine with the exotic spiciness of Gewürztraminer produce a dry wine with a well-balanced finish.

Italy Style Bella Bianco

H | F | D

A bold Italian with  buttery aromas and a lush tropical fruit and full oak character.

Italy Style Pinot Grigio

U | L | D

A balance of citrus and acidity, and a bouquet of citrus and green apple aromas with honeydew tones.

New Zealand Style Sauvignon Blanc

L | M | D

Crisp and light, with intense flavours of grapefruit peel, freshly cut grass, and light oak on the finish.

Red Wines

Amarone Style

H | F | D

A Classic Italian style wine packed with rich raspberry, blackberry and cassis flavours. A long, lingering finish with ripe tannins.

Australia Style Cabernet Sauvignon

M | M | D

Soft with complex varietal fruit flavours, including cherry and blackberry.

Australia Style Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

H | F | D

An elegant wine with aromas of leather and black pepper and intense jammy flavours of blackberries.

Australia Style Shiraz

H | M | D

Deep, dark colour with a rich bouquet of fruit and a hint of cassis. This wine will age into a velvety wine of pure elegance.

California Style Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel

H | M | D

A big, bold California red blend exuding flavours of black cherries and berries layered with toasted oak, vanilla and rich notes of dark chocolate and coffee.

California Style Pinot Noir

L | M | D

A bouquet of rich tobacco and ripe dark cherries, with a hint of oak and velvety tannins on the palate. 

Chile Style Cabernet Malbec Carménère

M | M | D

Strong notes of green pepper, dark fruit and leather define this rich, dark wine. Smooth tannins grace the palate followed by blackberries and spice. 

Chile Style Malbec

H | M | D

Aromas of crushed blackberries and vanilla and a palate boasting chocolate and oak tones. This wine showcases the Malbec grape at its best.

France Style Merlot

M | M | D

Aromas of farm fresh strawberries, violets and vanilla with soft, silky tannins. Powerful notes of ripe raspberries, cherries and dark fruit on the palate. 

Italy Style Nebbiolo

M | M | D

Featuring flavours of violet, cherries and cocoa. Undertones of toasted oak, dark fruit and firm acidity dominate the long finish.  

Italy Style Rosso Grande

M | F | D

A classic, food-friendly Italian style red wine. Deep ruby-garnet colour and spicy oak aroma, bursting with flavours of ripe berries and black cherries.  

Italy Style Sangiovese

M | M | D

Deep ruby red wine with aromas of tobacco, ripe plum and black cherry. The palate offers notes of blackberries, prunes and vanilla.  

Italy Style Valpola

M | M | D

Aroma of farm fresh cherries backed by streaks of dark chocolate. Toasted oak on the palate helps it age into an Italian style wine of award winning potential. 

en primeur winery series

The En Primeur Winery Series provides the most authentic craft winemaking experience, enabling your to craft age-worthy wines of distinction that will impress every wine connoisseur. The red wines include GenuWIne Winery crushed or dried grape skins.

White Wines

Chile Chardonnay

L | M | D

A perfectly balanced wine with hints of pineapple, melon and peach on the palate, and delicate hints of pear on the finish.

Chile Pinot Noir Rose

U | M | D

Aromas and flavours of strawberry jam, raspberries, rhubarb and floral notes. Exquisitely balanced with a luxuriously smooth mouth feel.

Germany Riesling Gewürztraminer

U | M | O

Apples, spice, and faint minerals on the nose. Citrus, floral and honey linger on the palate. Pleasant acidity to balance sweetness.

Italy Pinot Grigio

U | L | D

Opens with citrus, floral and pear notes. Hints of citrus and green apple on the finish. A perfect harmony of fruit and crisp acidity on the palate.

Italy Viognier

U | M | D

An intense floral bouquet enhanced by aromas of apricots and peach. Lush peach and honeysuckle on the palate balance a crisp acidity.

South African Sauvignon Blanc

U | M | D

An elegant wine with aromas of apple, lemon, and kiwi on the nose and hints of lemon and herbaceous flavours on the palate.

Winemaker’s Trio White

U | M | D

A Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscat blend with floral aromas and hints of tropical fruit and lychee. Flavours on the palate include juicy pineapple, mango, and peach. 

Red Wines

Australia Cabernet Sauvignon

M | F | D

A full-bodied wine with aromas of plump blackberries, sweet vanilla, and fresh violets. Cherries, pepper spice, and rich tannins grace the palate.

Australia Cabernet Shiraz

M | F | D

A fruit forward blend with firm tannins and notes of cassis, toast and vanilla flavours. A balanced classic wine.

Australia Pinot Noir

M | M | D

Bursting with flavours of ripe black cherries, red berry fruits, and delicate spice notes on the palate superbly balanced with oak.

Australia Shiraz

H | M | D

A medium-bodied wine with warm black fruit and berries on the nose and concentrated flavours of red fruit, oak and chocolate. 

Chile Malbec

M | M | D

A bouquet of dark fruits with subtle hints of oak, vanilla and spices. Strong plum and berry flavours balanced by moderate tannins on the palate.

Chile Merlot

M | M | D

A classic wine with a bouquet of fresh red cherries, toasted oak and herbs. Flavours of dark ripe plums, berries and silky tannins on the palate. 

Italy Amarone Style

M | F | D

A spicy bouquet with black cherry, tobacco, licorice and coffee notes. The palate is big, round and flavourful with delicious dark fruit, leather, cassis and pepper notes. 

Italy Amarone Classico Style

M | F | D

Assertively full-bodied, this classic wine features a delicate nose of black cherries, dark chocolate and well-balanced oak. Ripe dark fruit flavours and firm tannins with a lengthy finish..

Italy Rosso Grande Eccellente

M | F | D

A bold, assertive wine with a delectable bouquet of sweet ripe berries, spices, and farm cherries, and firmly structured tannins. 

Italy Super Tuscan

H | F | D

An assertive wine with aromas of fresh raspberries and subtle hints of vanilla and earth. A concentrated palate of blackberries and black pepper with firm tannins.  

Italy Valpola

M | M | D

A fruit forward nose with aromas of raisins, dark cherries and toasted oak. Notes of sweet chocolate, prunes and firm tannins grace the palate.

Italy Zinfandel

M | F | D
A bouquet of black cherries and plump dark fruit with aromas of tobacco and dark coffee. Fruit forward with an array of spicy flavours on the finish.   

Spain Grenache Syrah

M | M | D

A nose and palate brimming with spicy black pepper notes, dried dark fruit, earth and a hint of tobacco. A lengthy and elegant finish.

Winemaker’s Trio Red

M | M | D

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Zinfandel. Aromas of vanilla, red berries and black cherries and sweet flavours of ripe raspberry, chocolate and cherry.

Cru Specialty Dessert Wines

Cru Specialty dessert wines satisfy every sweet tooth. The smaller batch format of Cru Specialty kits makes just enough of these rich and complex specialty wines to satisfy your dessert cravings with a few bottles left to gift to family and friends.

Cru Specialty Dessert Wines

Cabernet Franc Style Dessert Wine

Flavours of sweet and tart red berries and apricots on the palate. A lingering honey finish will have you craving more.

Premium Dessert Wine (Port)

Deep ruby-red premium dessert wine smolders with bold aromas and flavours of black cherries and blackberries. A perfect after-dinner delight.

Riesling Style Dessert Wine

Riesling’s acidity is a perfect balance to the intense sweetness. Sinfully delicious with apricots, apples and pears on the nose, while flavours of honey and lychee linger on the palate.

Vidal Style Dessert Wine

This golden nectar is full of peach and tropical fruit with a perfectly balanced honey-like sweetness. Ideal for after-dinner sipping.

Seasonal Fall Releases

Black Forest Dessert Wine

Bursting with rich aromas of red and dark cherry, this full-flavoured dessert wine also has a hint of dark chocolate fused with plum and toasted oak on the nose.

Coffee Dessert Wine

Aromas of toffee, burnt marshmallow and chocolate will entice you. The palate finishes with lingering notes of vanilla.

Raspberry Mocha Dessert Wine

Ruby red with aromas of dark chocolate and coffee blended with ripe juicy raspberry jam. Sweet on the palate with nuances of cocoa and coffee balancing perfectly against the tangy acidity of the raspberry.

Toasted Caramel Dessert Wine

Intensely creamy and pleasantly sweet, this full-bodied dessert wine combines rich buttery caramel aroma with flavours of red fruit.

orchard breezin'

Light in alcohol, perfectly balanced and not too sweet, Orchard Breezin’ is the perfect beer and wine cooler alternative. Ready to drink in only four weeks, Orchard Breezin’ wines can be enjoyed chilled on their own or mixed with juices, sodas, and liqueurs to create crowd-pleasing cocktails.

Whites

Cranapple Celebration *seasonal Fall release

This wine features tart green apples balanced out by smooth white cranberries. An easy drinking wine with a crisp, refreshing finish.

Green Apple Delight

Intensely flavourful, reminiscent of a freshly cut crisp green apple. The soft acidity and luscious fruity aroma make it refreshing on a hot summer day.

Peach Perfection

The luscious scent of ripe peaches explodes from this crisp, flavourful wine. Pale straw in colour, this wine is a natural addition to a lazy afternoon or evening barbeque.

Strawberry Sensation

This light, refreshing wine offers the sweet aroma of fresh picked strawberries blended with honey, tropical fruit and floral flavours. 

Tropical Lime

Fresh and zesty lime notes are perfectly balanced with the subtle flavour of coconut and citrus. Transport yourself to a faraway beach.

White Sangria - seasonal release

Features lively flavours of juicy peach, ripe apricot and orange for a fresh, easy drinking wine with a smooth finish.

BLUSH

Rockin' Raspberry Rosé

This wine offers the succulent flavours of sweet, ripe raspberries blended with a delectable refreshing rose.

Reds

Acai Raspberry Rapture

The intense acai fruit combines with sweet, ripe raspberries to create a powerhouse of a wine.

Blackberry Blast

Colourful tastes of juicy blackberries and ripe currants create a flavourable experience to share with friends.

Blueberry Bliss

An exciting combination of freshly picked blueberries with a delicate touch of tannins and structure. This off-dry red wine is best enjoyed chilled on a warm summer day.

Cranberry Craze

The crisp taste of cranberries is harmoniously blended with fruity, velvety richness in this sweet plum-red wine. Robust, yet elegant.

Pomegranate Wildberry Wave

This red wine brings together the juicy sweet flavour of wildberries with the rich, crisp notes of fresh pomegranates. Best enjoyed chilled.

Seville Orange Sangria

Sweet juicy flavours are balanced by the bitterness of the Seville orange in this popular red wine. Perfect for adding your favourite chopped fruit.

Very Black Cherry

An off-dry ruby red wine with succulent flavours of fresh ripe black cherries balanced by a subtle touch of tannins. A great addition to summer festivities.