In the event of a Canada Post strike, we will not be able to ship parcels. Any parcels already in transit will not be delivered but will be secured by Canada Post and be delivered as quickly as possible once their operations resume. Any orders received during the Canada Post strike will be held and shipped once Canada Post resumes operations.
We have been involved in this wonderful hobby since 1962 and have three of Canada’s largest retail outlets offering a vast selection of equipment and accessories to make the brewing and wine making experience more enjoyable at home or if you make your wine on our premises. We have in-stock over 450 different beer and wine styles from around the world as well as a huge selection of equipment, supplies and accessories. With the quality of concentrates, juices and malt extracts being so much higher now, it’s easier than ever to create superb beer and wine consistently. Whether you’re stocking the summer cottage, preparing for a special event or simply celebrating life with friends, take a look at one of the country’s finest names in beer and winemaking.
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It all started back in 1962 when Dominic DeFalco “Ottawa’s Patron Saint” of home winemaking, began carrying a few brewing and winemaking supplies in a corner of his hardware store. As the hobby gained in popularity, the small section grew into DeFalco's Wine Cellar in the store's basement and in 1977, Dominic phased out hardware entirely, concentrating his efforts solely on home beer and winemaking. Sadly, Dominic passed away in 1984, but his spirit lives on through our mascot, affectionately known as Dominic, in honour of him, our founding father. In 1991, our second store was opened and was further expanded in 1993, along with our original store, to meet the ever increasing demand for home beer and winemaking. In 1997, we entered the “on-premise winemaking” market and over the years have grown to three of the largest outlets of our kind in Canada. Dedication to the customer along with quality products and service are two elements that haven’t changed over the years. That was our policy when we first opened and still is today.
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