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…