Exclusive Limited Edition Holiday Vertical & Winemakers Sets from CheckMate

Limited Edition Holiday Vertical & Winemakers Sets Are Here Now that the grapes are tucked into the barrels, stainless tanks and concrete fermenters, the season of giving has really set in for us here at CheckMate.  As we dip into our library, dust off our gift-wrapping station and set it up with stickers, ribbons and … Read moreExclusive Limited Edition Holiday Vertical & Winemakers Sets from CheckMate

CheckMate Winery Winemaker Dinners & Events in your City

TORONTO, ONTARIO CheckMate Winemaker’s Dinner with Phil McGahan City:    Toronto, Ont Date:   Thursday, November 7, 2019 Venue: Red’s Bistro, 77 Adelaide St West, Toronto Cost:   $175.00 includes wine, food, tax & gratuities Time:   6:00 PM Reception, 7:00 Dinner Enjoy a food and wine paired dinner hosted by CheckMate winemaker Phil McGahan in a chic but … Read moreCheckMate Winery Winemaker Dinners & Events in your City

Exceptional Wines, Extraordinary Evening with CheckMate Artisanal Winery

About 200 CheckMate wine club members and their guests strolled about the spacious areas in the room that was set with wine and food pairing stations. In the library you could pair your choice of Chardonnay with a delectable crab cake or discover another corner of the room and enjoy a different selection of Chardonnay with the never ending array of bite size sushi.

Uncorked: A Celebration of the Science of Wine – Nov 14

Iconic Wineries of British Columbia in partnership with Science World at TELUS World of Science proudly presents ‘Uncorked: A Celebration of the Science of Wine,’ a new wine-themed event unlike any other. On Thursday, November 14th

Join us in celebrating harvest with these 93++ point top rated limited availability wines

It is indeed a time for celebration and we’d like to share some of our favourite recent reviews and 93++ point wines.  We will waive the shipping on all orders placed in the next 5 days of 6 or more bottles, while supplies last.

#FavouriteThings – Autumn Wine Touring and Tasting in BC Wine Country – Part 3

This time we’re explored “Uncork the Sun” wine country of Oliver and Osoyoos. Just a few of our #FavouriteThings wineries. September is an ideal month to visit anywhere in BC Wine Country. Fewer crowds and it’s when “the grown-ups come out to play”

A look ahead at CheckMate’s 2019 Vintage + Last Chance Wines

A few of our favourite Chardonnays are fully allocated and the remaining bottles will be heading to our library. Before we hide them away, stock up on some of these great Chardonnays!

The Installation at CheckMate Turns Two! Celebrates with the Bear’s Move Chardonnay limited release

The unique, Pied de Cuve wine is Checkmate’s only unoaked expression of Chardonnay. A modern take on tradition, naturally fermented in ceramic Clayver vessels placed in the Dekleva Vineyard.

Checkmate Artisinal Winery – Years in the Making

One of the first things to do when learning about a wine, especially one that for any number of reasons, you may have been avoiding is to immerse yourself in that varietal. To do this means taking the opportunity to taste the wines produced by a variety of wineries and winemakers.