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Sauvignon Blanc Bio
Vinařství Špalek

Vinařství Špalek is an organic, family owned winery founded in 1970 by František Špalek. It has 12 hectares of vineyard under cultivation in Kravi Hora (Cow Hill) close to the city of Znojmo in South Moravia. It is transitioning to become fully biodynamic, using only natural composts, manures, and herbal “teas” for fertilization and pest control. All green work is done by hand. All wines are certified Vegan. The winery is located in the sub-region Znojmo | Moravia.

The current winemaker is Petr Ilgner, son of the founder. Another son, Marek, is responsible for sales and marketing.

This wine is BIO. It was spontaneously fermented with ambient yeasts. Clarification was done via gravity, settling. It was matured in stainless steel tanks on fine lees. There is only minimal sulfur used at the time of bottling for preservation.

Tasting Notes & Pairing Suggestions
  • This wine is beautiful and dry with tastes of green apple and mineral, soft acids
  • Pairs beautifully with all seafood including oysters
  • Serving Temperature: 11-13°C
Residual Sugar: 0.9 g/L
Acid: 4.8 g/L
Alcohol: 14.0%
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Mailing address:
Bines & Vines
50 Golfview Drive, Stratford
Prince Edward Island C1B 2V6

Phone: 1.902.448.5231

About Us

We’re John and Brenda Steinsky from PEI. John is a proud first-generation Czech Canadian. Since May 2018, he has served as an Honorary Consul for the Czech Republic in PEI and New Brunswick, also covering Nova Scotia and Newfoundland in an “acting” capacity. In addition to providing consular services to Czech nationals in these provinces, John was keen to promote “economic diplomacy” with Atlantic Canadians, by sharing Czech goods and services they otherwise might not have access to.

Beer and wine seemed like good fits given the proliferation of craft brewing in the Maritimes and local interest in "new old-world wines." Czech wine is often described as "the best wines you’ve never heard of." We’re hoping to change that!