If you haven’t been to Blackwood Lane Winery in a while, you’ll want to get over there as soon as possible! Why, you ask? Because owner, Carlos Lee, and his team have been hard at work over the last few months transforming their already amazing winery into a truly incredible destination spot!


Wine Perfectionist

Because Carlos is a perfectionist, he’s spent many years creating the best wines in Canada—a feat that takes copious amounts of time, energy, passion and love. In short, the wine came first. It had to.


Big Changes at Blackwood Lane

As a result of Carlos’ tireless devotion to wine perfection, people all over the globe have started to catch on and his winery is busier than ever as wine-lovers from the world-over are descending upon his little patch of heaven! It was clear that expansion would be a necessity! I guess in this case popularity is the mother of renovation! 


The Blackwood Lane Speakeasy!

One of the most exciting renovation projects that has recently been completed is the Blackwood Lane Speakeasy! For those unfamiliar with the concept of a Speakeasy, these establishments came into prominence in the United States during the Prohibition era (1920–1933). During that time, the sale, manufacture, and transportation (bootlegging) of alcoholic beverages was illegal throughout the United States. This tongue-in-cheek retro concept was the brainchild of Carlos, as he wanted to create a unique, fun and unforgettable way for his members to enjoy his wines! Mission accomplished!


A truly Clandestine Gem

True to the zeitgeist of the prohibition era, Carlos’ Speakeasy is located in a clandestine location, revealed for the use of Blackwood Lane members. However, since they’re not in danger of being shut down by the Mob, I can tell you that the fabulous lounge is located in the winery’s basement and can only be accessed via a secret trap door that lifts up from the floor with the push of a hidden button! How cool is that!


Leave the World Behind

Carlos wanted a special place for his beloved extended Blackwood family to experience world-class wine in a fabulous place! It’s the perfect room to sit back, relax with friends and enjoy a private tasting or intimate party. There’s something wonderful about stepping back in time for an evening and allowing all the stresses of daily life melt away–indeed, Blackwood Lane is a place to leave the world behind and just be present in the moment!


Become a Member Today!

With all the changes, additions and renovations happening at Blackwood Lane, there has never been a better time to become a member of their Sommelier Club! Not only will you have access to the Speakeasy, but you’ll also have access to the “member’s only section” of Blackwood Lane’s legendary patio, as well as their gorgeous new Vintner’s Suite for an overnight experience! Indeed, membership has never had more benefits!


Membership Has Its Privileges

It’s also never been easier to become a member of Blackwood Lane’s Sommelier club. Simply click here and, presto! Make this summer the best ever with a membership at Blackwood Lane Winery!

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