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River Street Wines

Several of Canada's great family fortunes had their roots in a distillery industry made prosperous during U.S. prohibition. This infamous chapter in the history of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, has now become a high profile tourist attraction. The city earned the nickname "Little Chicago" because of its River Street neighbourhood. The area's most prominent import, the owner of several local businesses, was Chicago mobster Al Capone.

Speakeasies and entertainment offerings flourished along River Street, many of them owned by Capone and associates. This wine applauds the energy and creativity of today's Moose Jaw investors and leaders who have made a fascinating anecdote of Canadian history a significant tourist attraction.

Original label art by Kerry Waghorn. Waghorn is the most accomplished caricaturist in the world. Since his first newspaper jobs in Vancouver and achieving stardom with the San Francisco Chronicle, he has created 9,000 images and he has been published in over 1,000 newspapers and journals world-wide. His team mates at The Chronicle of the late 1970s and 1980s became immortals as well, a list that includes Charles Schulz (Peanuts), Gary Larson (The Far Side) and Garry Trudeau (Doonesbury). He is still active, syndicated through hundreds of newspapers by Universal Press Syndicate of Kansas City. Kerry's studio is in North Vancouver, B.C. For more see www.kerrywaghorn.com

Crystal White
River Street Red

Made with 100 percent Canadian cabernet sauvignon grapes. This wine, with dark cherry and plum flavours, has black pepper undertones and a balanced clean finish.

$20.00

  Crystal Red
Miss Fanny

This exceptional addition to our River Street Wines collection will be available soon.

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