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Harvest 2021


This year's harvest of premium grapes, musts and juices - fresh and frozen - is now completed.


Thank you to all our customers for your continuing support and we look forward to the products of next season's harvest - fresh and frozen  premium berries and juices.


From all of us here at, we wish you a most Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.

Joey Frangione and
PrestonWine Team

 (updated 2021-11-27)

About our COVID-19 changes...

COVID-19 will continue to have an effect on how we do things at PrestonWine.  Customers will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing when inside the shop.  Depending on traffic, customers may have to wait outside before space becomes available. 


(updated 2020-10-28)

We're part of the Preston Hardware Family.......

Preston Hardware, located at 248 Preston Street, Ottawa, in the heart of Little Italy, is Canada’s largest Independent hardware store.

Under our PrestonWine and  banner,  

from September to December, PrestonWine offers a large selection of grapes and juices from California, Washington State and, more recently, Spain. Our premium grape selection is centered on Lodi California - the “Bread Basket” of grape production in that state. Virtually every other wine region in that state uses Lodi fruit to a maximum of 20% in their wines. The hillsides of Amador County and El Dorado County are also offered as premium fresh grape choices for the home winemaker.

On the frozen must and juice side, we offer each year popular grape varieties from Spain and occasionally pails from Brehm Vineyards based in White Salmon, Washington. Brehm Vineyards is considered the top source for frozen grapes and juices and they access fruit mainly from Colombia Gorge, Washington, as well as Sonoma and Napa Valley, California.

Of course, we also offer other popular priced fresh grapes and juices from California’s Central Valley as well as wine supplies and equipment.

We at wish you and your winemaking partners a  Great Vintage New Year.

in vino veritas,

Mac MacDonald and
PrestonWine Team


(dated 2021-01-05)


Field sorting Zinfandel at Noma Ranch (Lodi)
(crtsy: LoCa: The Wines of Lodi, CA)


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Enjoy your readings,
Mac MacDonald
your Team

(updated 2018-09-04)

We have revamped our NEWSLETTER history file to include other articles from past seasons...
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