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Spirits Club – Become A Member

Membership is open for the Roots and Wings Distillery Spirits Club! We welcome you to enjoy all the member privileges of the coolest distillery club in Greater Vancouver! Join by signing up for one or both of our club programs to receive a guaranteed allocation of craft spirits delivered free to your door or for your pickup at a Club Allocation Party.

Discover new craft cocktails, enjoy fine artisan spirits, and receive exclusive perks for members only, including discounts, offers, and early access to special releases or events. Discover more and sign up here.

Two club programs are waiting for you! There's no prepayment at signup and you'll only pay when an allocation is ready. No fees for signing up or cancelling. Choose your membership and let the fun begin:

Craft Cocktails Membership

Join the Spirits Club - Craft Cocktails Membership to savour and explore unique craft cocktails to make and enjoy at home.  Members receive one craft cocktail box allocation per quarter, including a bottle (375 ml) of craft spirit, recipe and all the ingredients to create a signature cocktail specially crafted for Club members.

Distiller’s Choice Membership

Join the Spirits Club - Distiller's Choice Membership to expand your palate and create variety with the finest craft spirits for your home bar. Each box allocation is expertly curated by our distiller. Receive 6 bottles (375 ml) of artisan spirits, twice per year, including expressions of vodka, gin, whiskey, special infusions or releases.

Exclusive Perks For Members

Enjoy member privileges and preferred savings including free tastings (member and three guests), priority invites for special events, 10% discount on spirits, events, cocktails & food, bar accessories, cocktail ingredients, and merchandise at our craft distillery….and much more.

Breakout from the ordinary and be part of our Spirits Club! Get started now, sign up online here! You can also sign up in person at the distillery or by phone.

Time Posted: Jul 16, 2019 at 3:00 PM
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Slow Flow Into Caesars Yoga Class

Stretch and sip with an outdoor yoga class at our craft distillery this summer!  There’s no better way to centre yourself then by saluting the sun in the beautiful countryside and finding your inner warrior with a kick-butt Caesar cocktail, made with our artisan spirits.

We’re uniting two great experiences that both unwind and satisfy! Join us and local instructor - Katie Brownlee - for our yoga class ‘Slow Flow Into Caesars’:

Dates: July 20, Aug 11, 15 and 29
Time: 11 am – 1 hour
Cost: $15 pp
All-Levels welcomed
Bring your yoga mat & block (if you have), comfortable clothing, towel/blanket and water bottle.
Please pre-register by contacting Rebekah at 604 371 2268 or red@rawstillhouse.ca

Our distillery’s idyllic setting provides the perfect pastoral backdrop for yoga.  Enjoy the outdoor space – sinking your toes into the grass and stretching towards the mountains. Breath in the fresh air and soak up the views as you open your senses under the warmth of the summer sun. Afterwards, savour a craft Caesar cocktail (non-alcoholic option availability) with fellow yoga and drink enthusiasts!  

Time Posted: Jul 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM
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New Summer Hours - Thursday to Monday

Ah, summertime and the livin’ is easy! Nothing puts you in the carefree mood faster than sipping on a satisfyingly icy cocktail. We’ll help keep you cool. Be sure to stock up on your favourite craft spirits from our distillery and have plenty of ice handy to prep summer sippers at home.  Then fire up the grill and enjoy lounging throughout the sunny days and sultry nights.

And to start summer off right, we’re adding more opening hours at the distillery to serve you better.  Effective July 1st, we’ll be open Thursday to Monday from 12 to 5 pm until the end of August. That means more opportunity for you to visit the tasting room. to sample spirits, and to quench your thirst with our refreshing cocktails onsite at The Drinkery! Cheers to a great Summer!

Time Posted: Jun 26, 2019 at 8:00 PM
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Mother’s Day Specials At The Distillery

Moms are the best! So, we’re celebrating them on Mother’s Day (May 11) with two specials to treat moms well at the Roots and Wings Distillery.  

All mothers (and the women accompanying them) will receive a free tasting of our spirits AND you can raise a toast to moms with our Mother’s Day featured cocktail – The Ginger Rose – in The Drinkery.  This refreshing tipple, featured at $9, is made with our Jackknife Gin mixed with cardamom rose syrup from Organic Fair and ginger beer syrup from Rootside.

Mother’s Day is extra special for us now that Baby Lewis is in our family. With three children in a busy household, we get how time is precious.  And so, delight the special ladies you love by spending time together.  Make it memorable and different with a feast for the senses on an outing through Langley’s Circle Farm Tour and drop by to visit us at #21 stop for our Mother’s Day specials.

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms!

Time Posted: May 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM
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Visit Us At Local Farmers Markets

Come visit Roots and Wings Distillery at a local farmers market near you in the Lower Mainland!  A full range of our farm-grown-and-distilled spirits is available for free tastings and for sale. Pop by and we’ll help you discover our locally crafted vodka, gin, whiskey and their special expressions or infusions. You can find our stand at various Fraser Valley markets, including Agassiz, Cloverdale, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Maple Ridge, Langley, Fort Langley, Port Moody, and Burnaby.  Check our events calendar for dates and locations!

Support and Buy Local BC

Experience these markets to find a farm-fresh community spirit and to pick up in season produce and locally raised or hand-made products. There’s a cornucopia of culinary choices - from artisan cheeses, honey and preserves to beer, wine and spirits.  Chat directly with small growers and producers, like ourselves. Enjoy open-air shopping and be prepared to take home a variety of unique goods and regional flavours.  Thank you for shopping, eating and drinking local!

Time Posted: Apr 29, 2019 at 8:00 PM
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Langley Libations Tour - June 23, 2019



The popular Langley Libations Tour returns this June! Save the date - June 23, 12 to 6 pm - and join the fun to check out the diversity and craftsmanship of artisan liquor beverages in Langley, including Roots and Wings Distillery.

Tickets are $10 and include samples, food and live music at the four locations and entries into door prizes! Buy tickets here.

Participating Locations:

Sip and savour Langley’s top craft spirits, beers, ciders, and honey wine:

Roots and Wings Distillery – Sample our micro distillery’s spirits made from our own homegrown farm ingredients.  Enjoy sweet treats from Cake 97 and kick it up with Meat Draw’s live Rock n’ Roll music.

Fraser Valley Cider Company – Sample handcrafted ciders made using traditional techniques and freshly pressed BC Apples with complimentary appetizers prepared by Chef Adrian Beaty.

Trading Post Brewing Company - Sample craft beer with fresh inventive flavours, along with appetizers prepared by the brewery’s Fort Langley eatery while soaking up live music.

Fentina Lente Winery & Meadery – Sample limited-edition eco-conscious honey wines made with a modern twist on the ancient art of mead.  Catch some live music, and tasty treats from the German Pizza Co.

You choose where to start and where to go next! Grab your tasting glass and passport at your first stop on the tour, then head to the other three locations to collect all four stamps on your passport! Drop off your completed passport at your final stop to be entered into a grand prize draw of a drink fridge full of libations from each participating vendor!

Needa ride? Add on a shuttle ticket for $15 and hop-on-and-hop-off at all 4 locations. Shuttles will be running continuously throughout the day.

More details at langleylibationstour.ca


Langley Libations Tour 2018 photographs by Kathy Mak.

Time Posted: Apr 12, 2019 at 2:25 PM
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New Distillery Cocktail Menu


Our Distillery’s Tasting Room just got tastier! We’re beyond excited to launch our first cocktail menu, adding drinks and light snacks to our unique tasting room experience. And, the tasting room is now officially called The Drinkery!

To kick things off, we’ve designed and curated six tantalizing cocktails for you to explore a medley of flavours that are freshly crafted on-site with our artisan spirits. Prepare to be immersed in the true field-to-glass vibe at our micro distillery!  Our playful menu of tipples currently features:
 

Cocktail aficionados will fall in love with The Vital Dame, made with our award-winning Vital Vodka and mixed with Campari, Organic Fair turmeric and lemongrass, and lemon juice.

Celebrate being young, like our Rebel whiskey with the Pie On The Stoop, combining Sidekick, Green Chartreuse, lime juice, cloudy Apple juice, and Mt. Fiji bitters. 

For coffee lovers, get an extra boost from the Caffe del Mattino, made with our coffee-infused vodka - Double Vice, paired with Mia Amata and chocolate bitters.

Aptly named, the Dirty Renegade kicks up a martini game with our horseradish-infused vodka – Renegade, married with Sourback cocktail brine and garnished with smoked olives. 

Let the game BE GIN! Cool Cucumber Caesar is our cheeky take on a rad Caesar done differently, that is - with our Jackknife Gin combined with Walter Caesar mix and garnishes.

Cinnamon and honey make everyone happy, but especially when they’re infused in a whiskey and enjoyed as a Sidekick Sour.  Our Sidekick is buddied up with freshly squeezed lemon juice and our own barreled aged maple syrup.
 

Which cocktail will become your personal favourite?  This is a start, and the cocktail program at the Drinkery will rotate seasonally.

While you’re sitting back enjoying cocktails at our distillery, we now also serve some light bites, including a meat and cheese plate, assorted olives and spiced nuts. With the revamped tasting room and new cocktail menu, we’re ready to surprise and delight all our visitors! So, gather your tribe and drop by on the weekends between 12-5 pm. Sample spirits, stock up on your favourite bottles, and kick back with some cocktail and bites at the Drinkery!

And, we welcome inquiries from anyone interested in a unique venue for private events! 

Left to right: The Vital Dame, Pie On The Stoop, Cool Cucumber Caesar, Dirty Renegade, Sidekick Sour and Caffe del Mattino. 

Time Posted: Mar 21, 2019 at 5:30 PM
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February 22, 2019 | Roots and Wings Distillery

Find Our Spirits Behind The Bar At These Restaurants

It’s time to close your laptops and make plans to socialize out with creative cocktails paired with a satisfying meal! Allow us to steer you in the right direction with recommendations of spots to hit up when you long to have a night out, while following the flavours you love with our spirits.

Whether you’re looking for fine dining or a quaint local joint, these top-notch establishments below not only serve up great food but their library of distilled bottles include Roots and Wings Distillery products.  Their talented bartenders can style up any classic or complex cocktails teamed with our spirits. Even if you don’t know what you’re in the mood for, they’ll figure it out.

These are the current restaurants that carry our spirts behind the bar for your craft cocktail enjoyment. We especially love that they support local and know you will too! If we’re not in your favourite dining spot, then please let us know as we'd be happy to reach out to new locations or please let them know you’d like us to be there! 

Saba Café and Bistro (23343 Mavis Ave, Fort Langley)

Fortitude (190, 9220 Glover Road, Fort Langley)

Trading Post Eatery (9143 Glover Road, Fort Langley)

Morgan’s Bistro (160 Esplanade Ave, Harrison Hot Springs)

Lakeside Beach Club (4131 Columbia Valley Rd, Cultus Lake)

Little Brother ( 33758 Essendene Avenue, Abbotsford)

Trading Post Brewing (3058 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford)

Curley Kale Eatery (5669 Vedder Road, Chilliwack)

Kingfishers Waterfront Pub and Grill (23840 River Rd, Maple Ridge)

Piva Modern Italian (787 Columbia Street, New Westminster)

Whiskey Six BBQ (826 Renfrew Street, Vancouver)

Barefoot Bistro (4121 Village Green, Whistler)

The Courtney Room (619 Courtney Street, Victoria)

Olo Restaurant (509 Fisgard Street, Victoria)

Clive's Classic Lounge (740 Burdett Avenue, Victoria)

If you want to purchase our spirits, please come by our distillery tasting room or purchase online conveniently via our website and we can ship spirits within British Columbia. You can also find a selection of our spirits at a private liquor store near you in British Columbia - see list.

Photograph by Danielle Campani, courtesy of Saba Cafe and Bistro (Fort Langley). 

Time Posted: Feb 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM
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February 15, 2019 | Roots and Wings Distillery

Distillery Tasting Room Reopens

The Roots and Wings Distillery's tasting room has reopened for the weekends! Thank you for your patience as we closed during January to update and refresh the interior in preparation for more products, new services, extra seating and tables.

How time flies! It was around this time two years ago that we opened our distillery with our first handcrafted batch of Vital Vodka. From there, everything just took off! Vital Vodka won the Bronze medal winner in the 2018 International SIP Awards and we launched five more new spirits - Double Vice, Renegade, Rebel, Sidekick, and Jackknife Gin - with various seasonal infusions in between. We've also participated in a multitude of events, worked with many community partners, and countless visitors have come to experience our craft distillery and enjoy our products which are now found in a long list of private liquor stores across B.C. We couldn't be more grateful for all the support! 

With increasing interest in our distillery and spirits, we're expanding and have received our AIP (approval in principal) for a lounge and special event endorsement; so, our tasting room will soon be more tasty and social once we start serving cocktails and canapes, as well as host more events. Stay tuned, we'll announce the launch of our lounge menu shortly!

Tasting room hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 12 - 5 pm. Drop by soon!

 

Time Posted: Feb 15, 2019 at 9:00 AM
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January 27, 2019 | Roots and Wings Distillery

Valentine’s Day Cocktail Gift Boxes

As the month of love, February is a time to celebrate romance and Valentine’s Day! What would celebrating love be without a dreamy drink? This year, Cupid suggests that you surprise your sweetheart or sweetest friend with a unique cocktail themed gift box that includes all the ingredients to mix up drinks they’ll swoon over.  To help you raise a romantic toast, we are offering three Valentine’s Day cocktail gift boxes ranging between $50 to $102 which include bottles of spirits and mixing ingredients.

Add some spice to the celebration with a Dirty Renegade cocktail by mixing up our horseradish infused vodka – Renegade – along with brine of crock-cured-half-sours and gourmet smoked Sicilian olives.

Make it a juicy, red celebration with Sweet-Tart Crantini cocktail, shaken with our award-winning Vital Vodka, pure cranberry juice, and a balsamic vinegar of sultry Madagascar Vanilla and tangy Cara Cara oranges.

Say ‘I love you’ with luscious and rich flavours of coffee and chocolate in a Coffee Lover cocktail.  Warm their hearts with a combination of our coffee infused vodka – Double Vice, our bourbon barrel aged maple syrup – Great Eh, Republica Dark Angel Coffee, and chocolate bitters. This cocktail gift box comes complete with an assortment of chocolates and hot chocolate dunking spoons for some extra indulgence.

Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or not, impress your crush or sweetie this month or for Valentine’s Day with one or all these cocktail themed gift boxes.  It will be love at first sip!

Dirty Renegade Cocktail Gift Box

Roots and Wings Distillery Renegade (Horseradish infused vodka) 375 ml
FUME-eh Smoked Castelvetrano Olives
Sourback Cocktail Brine
Price: $50.04 taxes included

Sweet-Tart Crantini Cocktail Gift Box

Roots and Wings Distillery Vital Vodka 750 ml
Olivia’s Cara Cara Orange Vanilla Balsamic Vinegar 375ml
Black River Pure Cranberry Juice
Price: $81.08 taxes included

Coffee Lover Cocktail Gift Box

Roots and Wings Distillery Double Vice (coffee infused vodka) 375 ml
Roots and Wings Distillery Great Eh (Barrel Aged Maple Syrup) 375 ml
Assorted Chocolates
Hot Chocolate Dunking Spoons (Dark and Salted Caramel)
Republica Coffee Roasters Dark Angel coffee (French Dark Roast)
Fee Brothers Aztec Chocolate bitters
Price: $102.28 taxes included

For gift boxes, please pre-order and prepay by email: red@rawstillhouse.ca or by telephone: 604 371-2268 before 12 PM on Fridays for pickup on Saturday or Sunday. For orders over $500 there is free delivery in the Fraser Valley. Happy Valentine's Day!

Time Posted: Jan 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM