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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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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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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