About Us

In 1973, four British-born Canadians took a close look at the quality of wine in Canada and compared it to what they knew was available worldwide. With this philosophy in mind, they founded Opimian – a non-profit private import wine club dedicated to providing their members with the Total Wine Experience.

Opimian has been Canada’s premier wine club for more than 40 years. Our members enjoy an exclusive selection of more than 500 wines, tasted and selected by our wine experts, intimate access to the wine world and invitations to wine tasting events across the country.

Opimian has 27 chapters (geographical regions) across Canada, each with an appointed Area Representative. These wine-loving volunteers are the face of Opimian in your community. We offer Canadians access to wines that are EXCLUSIVE to our members and are not available through any of the provincial liquor boards.

With more than 16,000 members from coast to coast to coast, Opimian operates as a non-profit private import wine club, where all members benefit from its nationwide purchasing power regardless of their province of residence.

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By joining today, you will recieve a Coupon for a free case of wine
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Cellar Offerings

Your portal to wines from around the world

Cellar Offerings (wine catalogues) are our way of providing you with 500+ wines from around the world. All of our wines are specially selected by our Master of Wine. Each Cellar Offering is an educational guide, providing you with tasting notes, food pairing tips and cellaring advice for each wine. In addition, we include information on wine regions, grapes, vineyards and winemakers. With this, you can select wines suited to your tastes.

Our wine ordering season runs from November to June, during which our members receive 8 Cellar Offerings, each featuring one or more different wine regions – so you can truly taste the wines of the world. Best of all, no minimum order is required!




Opimian in Your Area

Members have the opportunity to attend wine tastings and dinners at any and all of Opimian’s chapters. These events and tastings offer members the chance to enjoy Opimian wines while meeting other wine lovers. Each event is organized by one of our Opimian Area Representatives, creative, wine-loving volunteers dedicated to the pursuit of the total wine experience.

In addition to the regular events, Opimian organizes Tasting Series. Each series features a guest speaker from one of Opimian’s treasured suppliers. These are unique chances to meet the people behind the wine!

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Benefits of Membership

Quench Magazine, your guide to the wine world and beyond

Quench's mission is to find the most exciting places, new experiences and emerging trends in the wine world and beyond so they can share them with you. As an Opimian member, you will receive a subscription to Quench fincluded in your membership. Visit their website and satisfy your thirst for more wine, food and style. Visit their website to learn more. 

Included in every issue of Quench is Opimian News, our very own eight-page newsletter that will keep you up-to-date on the Opimian community. Featuring a Q&A with our Master of Wine, articles detailing wine regions, grapes and much more, Opimian News is your gateway to all things Opimian.

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Exclusive Recipes

Opimian Recipe's, bringing you personalized recipes's from around the world.

Nothing complements great wine like the right meal. Our collection of recipes are meant to pair with some of our favourite wines from the current Cellar Offering. You don't need to be a 4-star chef to prepare these dishes, but you will definitely feel like one when you enjoy them with the perfect wine.

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