About Wendy Warkman

Wendy is the heart and soul of Sippers. She believes that everyone should have a great wine experience and she enjoys matching her customers with the perfect wine. Only the best products are offered at Sippers because Wendy has done the research for you (all that tasting is hard work!) When she’s not working on her extensive wine knowledge, she loves to get outside hiking, skiing, kayaking and biking. In fact, if you’re out and about on the North Shore you might see her pedaling her way to work.

4Fugitives – Restricted Quantities 2019 – ORDER TODAY!

Our 2019 Restricted Quantities wines are coming this December, and they are going to be awesome! We are proud to bring you a thrilling new adventure in wine, featuring four notoriously great wines. Meet the 4Fugitives:

Chile Cabernet Merlot Syrah
Australia Chardonnay Semillon
Italy Nebbiolo
Spain Monastrell

Intense, masterful, defiant or smooth—whatever the preference, there’s a tale in […]

Wine Kits: Organic and Not

If you’ve become a maker of wine kits in the past few years, you may have noticed something pretty significant in today’s environmental climate: there are no 100% organic wine kits! That’s probably a big surprise, when you think that you can get an organic version of almost everything else, from tomatoes to toothpaste […]

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Q & A: Why red colour in wine bottles?

Sippers is pleased to answer your questions about wine and winemaking
QUESTION: I love your red wines, but what is with the colour in the bottles?

ANSWER: Ever gone blueberry picking or eaten beets? Your fingers and sometimes your teeth end up looking stained with some sort of colour. You’ve just discovered something that most of […]

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Wiggly Wine Shots Recipe

If you really must add something to your already delicious Sippers wine, this combination of red wine and fruity flavoured gelatin is a lot of fun to share with friends! Experiment with various flavours to make a red wine gelatin shot of your own invention.
Things You’ll Need

2 cups boiling water
Mixing bowl
1 small package raspberry gelatin
1 small […]

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The Gold Standard Collection-2018


Restricted Quantities 2018 
The Gold Standard Collection

Restricted Quantities brings you four of our finest award-winning wines, released exclusively in The Gold Standard Collection. These distinguished wines set a gold standard for elegance, ageability and finesse—a true celebration of excellence in craft winemaking.

Reserve a Gold Standard. Create a Gold Standard.

Australia Shiraz Viognier
Australia Shiraz […]

An Introduction to Craft Winemaking

Are you interesting in learning how to craft your own wine? It’s much easier than you may think! Check out this video for a great introduction on to craft winemaking!

By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Cleaning & Sanitizing Your Winemaking Equipment

Cleaning & sanitizing your winemaking equipment is so important to the success of your craft winemaking. Watch this video for helpful information on how to properly clean and sanitize your craft winemaking equipment.

By |August 10th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

A Step By Step Guide to Craft Winemaking

Are you looking to learn more about craft winemaking? Watch this step-by-step guide and see how easy it is to make your own craft wines!

By |August 9th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Bottling Your Wine

Now that you’ve created your own craft wine, it’s time to bottle it! This video provides you with the information you need on how to bottle your craft wine.

By |August 8th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized||0 Comments

Our Fall Winemaking Newsletter

As fall approaches we have released our latest edition of Sippers Scrapbook! Click here to read all of the latest winemaking news from Sippers!

What’s inside:

Just the Facts, Ma’am: Pinot Grigio vs Pinot Gris
Recipe: Mini Cheesecakes with Wine Gelées (Yum!)
Grubb Apothic ~ Only from Sippers

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