Wine Kitz Admirals Walk Victoria | Make Wine Admirals Walk Victoria BC

About Us


Wine Kitz Admiral’s Walk was started in 2002 and taken over by the current owners in 2010. Vasile and Amanda Dumitru are the husband and wife team currently operating the Wine Kitz store.

Vasile has worked 10+ years in the food and beverage industry all over the world, in 5 star restaurants and on cruise ships. He brings with him an extensive knowledge of wines, wine making and pairing with foods.

Mike Turcotte, our weekend warrior, has worked in the store for 3 years and is friendly and knowledgeable in the art of wine making.

At Wine Kitz Admiral’s Walk we have hundreds of satisfied customers and long time clients. Whether you are adding to your home cellar, or preparing for a party or special event we want to help. We offer full in-store winery services for both wine and beer making, and for at-home experts we also offer a full line of wine- and beermaking equipment and kits. If you are in the greater Victoria area, enjoy quality wine and beer and are searching for that do it yourself satisfaction, please consider Wine Kitz Admiral’s Walk.

(See below for details about our company and products.)

    A message from Vasile and Amanda:

Our U-Vint store specializes in high quality products at affordable prices complete with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. At Wine Kitz Admiral’s Walk our mission is to offer our clients the best service and quality products each and every time. We’re wine lovers too and know the experience of wine is an important part of life’s celebrations.

Like food, there are wines for every event in your life. Wine Kitz has wines for every occasion from the casual to the momentous. You will find our wine consultants friendly and helpful, making sure the wine you make complements whatever occasion you’re celebrating. Choose from a wide variety including Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Riesling, Shiraz, and Merlot. We also have fruit wines, ice wine, ciders and beer – all available for your enjoyment!

We look forward to getting to know you, and helping you make delicious, high quality wines, beer and specialty wines you’ll be proud to serve your family and friends!

The Wine Kitz Story 

Wine Kitz: Over 50 Years of Satisfied Winemakers – Like You!

Since its inception in 1959, Wine Kitz™ (originally known as Wine Art™) has been the leader in the consumer winemaking industry and today is one of the world’s largest and most respected winemaking retailers.

Since we manufacture our own wine kits, we can confidently stand behind the quality of our wines and guarantee you will love the wines you make with us.  Come visit us and see what everyone is talking about!

Make Wines Comparable to Commercial Wines

We ensure every aspect of the wine kit production process will result in high quality wines for your enjoyment. We source grapes from top vineyards and wineries around the world. Then, combining traditional procedures and technical modernization with evolution of tastes, these grapes are made into quality concentrates. At our state-of-the-art facility, through innovative product development, we develop wine kits that surpass our exacting standards and make wines that have characteristics and taste profiles equivalent to comparable commercial wines.

Celebrate the Love of Wine

Whether you enjoy a glass of wine occasionally or have a wine cellar your friends would envy, we can help you enjoy your favourite wines, all for a fraction of the cost of wines purchased at your local liquor store. We have a wine to suit your every mood from every day table wines to exclusive limited releases.

Our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

You’ll be thrilled to serve family and friends Wine Kitz wines. If you are not 100% satisfied with the wine you make, we will replace your wine with a wine kit of equal or lesser value or refund your money.