New Year – New Stuff!

It has been a busy season with all the chaos of a good old Christmas and New Years!  And of course we had inventory to do here at the stores, as well as fitting time in for family and friends.  So that left the website not getting updated as much as we’d like.  Regardless of my ability to make up excuses, I have lots to tell you about.  So here goes….   Super 2 for 1 deal in the On-Site Winery This month we have an awesome 2 for 1 special.  Brew 2 wines in our On-Site Winery for the price of 1 (regularly $50).  Our on site winery service charge covers the rental of all the equipment, storage, and labour (racking, stabilizing, filtering, degassing and general cleaning).  Having your wine made in our facility is a great way for you to make wine very conveniently – you save time, … Read more…

Welcome to Steel-Town! Stainless Steel Town that is!

Grape & Grain has just received more new brewing kettles! Our newly expanded selection now has some larger kettles that have some really dynamic new features.  Whether you need a basic 5 gallon kettle for making malt extract brews, or a larger 8 gallon, 8.5 gallon, 10 gallon, or even 20 gallon for all grain brewing – we have them in stock today!  Kettles now range from $25 to $369 – something for every level of brewer.   New to Grape & Grain are Ss Brewing Technologies kettles!  We now have in stock 10 gallon and 20 gallon kettles ($250 and $369).  Other sizes available to order include a 15 gallon, a 30 gallon, and even a 50 gallon. These kettles have the following features, including the integrated Trub Dam.  It is a weldless pickup tube / trub dam that fits into the back of the ball valve, allowing for … Read more…

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Pre-Christmas Wine Sale October 15th to November 15th

Yup….I said the “C” word.  It can’t be helped in our line of business when it takes 4-8 weeks to get a wine ready.  We know many of you want to stock up for the Christmas holidays so it is necessary to start planning your batches early.  So with that in mind here are some sales on wines in each our 4 main product lines. Pick your Line, Pick your Wine Sale. Grand Cru – Every day wines for casual enjoyment – 4 week kits: $10 off cash and carry sale price or $20 off if made in our On-Site Winery (regular prices are $70 whites and $75 reds) Pinot Noir Petit Syrah Chardonnay Gewurztraminer   Cru International – Silver Line – Explore the world of wine in your own way – 5 week kits: $12 off cash and carry sale price or $22 off if made in our On-Site … Read more…

RQ 2017 Announcement – Le Chateau Noblesse

  Each year our Restricted Quantities brand offers craft winemakers the opportunity to make truly outstanding wines from grapes grown in world-renowned winemaking regions. This year we bring you “Le Château Noblesse” —crafted from the original noble grapes of France—these are classic French wines worthy of the most discerning wine cellar.  Craft winemakers often seek out new wine experiences from regions around the world.  But no matter what other wines we fall in love with, like old friends, we always go back to the original noble varieties of France: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. Our  suppliers Winemaking R&D team has combined the best quality French grape musts with specialized varietal enhancing yeasts (new to these kits!), French oak and GenuWine Winery Dried grape skins, to create these four classic French wines especially for our 2017 RQ program.   The Wines!   L’age de l’Elegance  –  France Cabernet Sauvignon … Read more…

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September Specials!

Special of the Month: Grand Cru 4 Week Wine Kits – Wines of the Month Red Wines – Cabernet Sauvignon and Vieux Chateau du Roi White Wines – Riesling and Chamblaise $20 Off  –  On Site Winemaking Deal – Make it here and save money! $10 Off  – Cash and Carry Deal – Make it at home and still save money. Regular Prices vary from $70-$75. Make them here at the On-Site Winery and your prices will be as low as $3.65/bottle (for 30 bottles)  These kits can be ready in only 4 weeks.  It’s fast, convenient, and affordable.  Let us do all the hard work for you!   Super Special !!! Cru Select Carrusel  -Argentinian Chardonnay Viognier $50 Off  –  On Site Winemaking Deal – Make it here and save more! $20 Off  – Cash and Carry Deal – Make it at home and still save money. Supplies are … Read more…

August Sale Wines

Here is a list of Specials we have for August 1st to August 31st 2016   Super BIG BIG Special: Cru Select La Batalla Spanish Tempranillo Cabernet Grenach $50 Off  –  On Site Winemaking Deal – Make it here and save more! $20 Off  – Cash and Carry Deal – Make it at home and still save money. Supplies are limited – Act now.   Special of the Month: Grand Cru 4 Week Wine Kits All Wine Styles 15% Off Regular Prices vary from $70-$75 – you save $10.50-$11.15 per kit. Make them here at the On-Site Winery and your prices will be as low as $3.65/bottle (for 30 bottles)  These kits can be ready in only 4 weeks.  It’s fast, convenient, and affordable.  Try us for your wines today.   Fruit Wine Sale: Orchard Breezin’ Fruit Wines: Banana Pineapple Paradise Cranberry Craze Cranapple Celebration Green Apple Delight $40 each, … Read more…

On Site Winemaking is now here!

Grape & Grain has always been your friendly neighbourhood wine and beer supply shop. Now we are branching out into “On-site Winemaking”, sometimes known as B.O.P.’s (Brew On Premises), U-Vints, U-Brews or simply a “winemaking” shop. The basic concept is we can now provide you a place to brew your wine or beer. Our equipment is used for every step of the process, and we do all the heavy lifting and clean up. Making wine with us is as easy as 1 – 2 – 3! YOU START THE WINE OR BEER – Come see us anytime, pick out your wine, and start it up in our facility using our equipment. Mix the ingredients in our clean sterilized primaries, and add the yeast. WE DO ALL THE WORK – Transferring, stabilizing, degassing, clearing, and filtering. We do all of it. All you have to do is have patience for 4-6 … Read more…

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Scotty’s Beer Kit Competition 2015 Winners

Well, after many long hours, and countless glasses of beer, the winners of Grape & Grain’s first ever beer competition are in. There were forty-two entries in twelve different categories which ranged from witbiers to porters, browns to bocks, and even a few alternative grain beers. While all of the beers entered were judged for their merits, we had a desire to try to add something darker to our line of Scotty’s Beer Kits. Extra consideration was given to porters, browns, and stouts. Given that over half of all entries of among these three styles, you wanted some darker beers in the line as well! So without any further ado, let’s get to the results and see what is going to be the “Next Scotty’s Beer Kit”   Grand Prize – Winner receives one of each Scotty’s Beer Kit (including the new winning one) – 12 total Irish (I had … Read more…