Welcome to Urban Island Winery, Inc., home of DeMetrio’s hand-crafted Tropical Wines and retailer of Winemaking supplies and equipment.

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Our story & founding values

We are not your traditional “wines & spirits” store, nor do we produce wines on a commercial scale.

We pride ourselves in hand crafting every single one of our wine products at our brewing site and tasting room in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig.

We selectively brew in limited batches, using our proprietary winemaking blends & techniques.

And most importantly, we strive to be unique each and every way!

Formerly known as Karden Global Flavours, we first opened doors in 2010 selling the “U-Brew” concept, the idea having the consumers brew their own choice of wine on premise. Though it’s conceptually new in the Philippines, the red and white wines are nothing spectacular to our customers.

Our “aha moment” sparked after our clients’ numerous requests for tropical fruit blends. Sure, that sounds more fun! And truth be told, that’s when the skill of our in-house master brewer(aka.’wine chef’) got tried and tested!

Our In-house brew

DeMetrio’s product label is named after their creative Master Brewer (aka “wine chef”), Demetrio Agtarap. A true chef by heart, Demetrio is the visionary and joint owner of Urban Island Winery, Inc. A long-time Canadian resident and an avid U-Brew wine enthusiast over the years, he made the leap and brought his craft to the Philippines. (Just a smart excuse to escape the Canadian freezing weather!)


Head-spinning Selection

DeMetrio’s wine selection is, let’s just say, crazy! It’s our little confession to admit that we’re beamed with adrenaline rush whenever brainstorming for new blends. Since 2011, we brewed close to 2 dozen unique and seasonal flavors. To this day, our master brewer is still relentless in discovering new blends!

We strive to use a variety of sustainably grown local fruits and coffee beans whenever possible, and brew with high quality winemaking ingredients to deliver unforgettable wine experience! Our wines come in slim bottles that are elegantly boxed- Fantastic for gift giving!

Tropical wines

You love our beaches. You love our tropics. Our wines are sure to WOW you. Easy to drink, our best-selling tropical fruit wines provide a refreshing alternative to coolers. It’s the perfect marriage of fruit and wine- not to sweet, nor too dry.

  • Mangosteen
  • Passion Fruit
  • Coconut
  • Marang (Bread Fruit)
  • Mango
  • Dragon Fruit
  • Bignay (Wild Berry)
  • Pomegranate
  • Kasoy (Cashew)
  • Strawberry
  • Blueberry
Dessert wines

Isn’t life too short for boring wines? DeMetrio’s brings you distinctive Dessert Wines that are perfect for entertaining, gift souvenirs and “pasulong” surprises.
These sweet and creamy coffee-based wines took inspiration from our timeless favorite indulgence!

  • Coffee
  • Choco Latte
  • Dulce de Leche (launching 2015)
Cocktail wines

Our wine repertoire isn’t complete without our pleasing Cocktail Wines.
DeMetrio’s does the perfect blend of these worldwide classic favorites, so all you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy. These wine-based cocktails will give you guilt-free indulgence!

  • Cosmopolitan
  • Pina Colada
  • Margarita
  • Mojito
Perfect your Craft Winemaking Skills

Our comprehensive offering of winemaking supplies and equipment allows anyone to create the perfect brew! We bring in quality winemaking ingredients and supplies predominantly made in Italy, Germany and Canada.

That is, whether you are to embark on a Winemaking hobby, or improve your Artisan Winemaking techniques to boost your product sales, please allow us to be your “One-stop shop” for your winemaking needs. From ingredient preparation to fermentation and bottling process, our friendly staffs can guide you through and answer your questions about the winemaking process.

Distributorship Opportunities

At Urban Island Winery, we love what we do! We welcome qualified establishments/or distributors that share DeMetrio’s passion to deliver unique winemaking experience.


We'd love to hear from you - or better yet, meet you!



Brewing Site:
67 Aguinaldo Avenue
AFPVAI Phase 2, Taguig City
Metro Manila, Philippines

Hours of operation:
8:30am to 5:00pm

Retail Showroom
Gift Section, Ground Floor Level
Market-Market Mall
Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City

Hours of operation:
8:30am to 5:00pm