Serving Ottawa & Online since 1962 Contact Us

Books

Books How to books on beer and winemaking. Recipes, techniques trends.

All products are In-Stock and ship within 1-2 business days unless stated otherwise. If you don't see an item you're looking for listed, check out our SALE ITEMS category.

Products


  • Wine For Everyday

    Wine For Everyday

    Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher of the popular Wall Street Journal Tastings column help you select the perfect wine for every special occasion.
    CA$34.95
     
  • Wine For Women

    Wine For Women

    The first wine book written exclusively for women the majority of wine consumers. Includes shopping guides with hundreds of recommended wines, quick ideas for wine friendly meals, and creative tips for sharing wine with family and friends. Winner of the Georges Duboeuf Book of the Year Award.
    CA$38.95
     
  • Wine Guide

    Wine Guide

    This practical handbook has wines arranged alphabetically by wine producing county from Argentina to the USA it provides helpful, jargon free information to guide the novice and the connoisseur alike to the perfect bottle of wine to complement a meal or celebration.
    CA$7.99
     
  • Wine Journal

    Wine Journal

    Wine lovers will find sections to record their cellaring and tasting notes, plus space to preserve wine label information for more than 60 wines. Also included are expert tips on establishing a cellar and storing, tasting, and serving wines, as well as a complete glossary of wine terminology.
    CA$23.95
     
  • Winemaking (Anderson)

    Winemaking (Anderson)

    From basic instruction for beginners to the most up to date discussion of equipment and techniques for the accomplished, Winemaking is the book for the home winemaker.
    CA$26.99
     

Categories

Bestsellers

Latest News

May

29

2017

SALE ITEMS

Sale Items

SALE ITEMS
While Supplies Last

BUSINESS HOURS
Mon, Tues, Wed 9-6
Thurs, Fri 9-8 Sat 9-5

Shop in person at any one of our stores!
2030 Lanthier Drive, Orleans ON K4A 3V5 613-590-9946
435 Moodie Drive, Nepean ON K2H 8A5 613-721-9945
957 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa ON K1Y 3E5 613-722-9945

Click here to view our Sale Items Online!

GET YOUR FREE DEFALCO VINTAGE CUSTOMER CARD
Earn points with every purchase to spend on your favourite HOME brewing and winemaking supplies.

NEW
MAKE YOUR OWN CRAFT BEER KIT or CIDER KIT
Beer Styles…Pale Ale, Stout, Brown Ale, Blonde Lager, Pilsner, Draught, Amber Ale
Cider Styles…Apple, Pear, Mixed Berry, Spiced Apple, Strawberry Lime, Blueberry
Produces 23L
$16.29-29.99 – Reg. $18.99-34.99

19L ITALIAN GLASS CARBOYS
$25.99 Reg. $29.99

MUNTONS CONNOISSEUR BEER KITS 1.8KG
Export Stout, IPA Bitter, Pilsner, Continental Lager, Nut Brown Ale, Traditional Bitter, Wheat Beer, Yorkshire Bitter
$17.59 Reg. $21.99

MOUNTMELLICK BEER KITS 1.8KG
Cream Ale, Stout
$18.99 Reg. $23.99

BREWMAKER BEER KITS 1.8KG
IPA, Lager, Northern Ale, Pilsner Lager, Strong Export, Victorian Bitter, Yorkshire Bitter, Premium Cider
$17.59 Reg. $21.99

MAKE YOUR BEER AND WINE AT HOME
with a …
Combination Beer/Winemaking
EQUIPMENT KIT
Only $78.00 Reg. $86.00
(Beer/Wine Style not included)
Kit includes:
29L Plastic pail and lid, 23L Glass Carboy, Siphoning Equipment, Sanitizer, Funnel, Airlock and Stopper, Stirring Paddle, Thermometer, Hydrometer & Test Jar, Detailed Instructions.

            THE GRAINFATHER ALL-IN-ONE BEER BREWING SYSTEM
The system allows you to mash at high extract efficiency by utilizing a pump for easy recirculating of the wort through the mashing process. The grain bed is then easily raised out of the kettle to provide for sparging and draining of the grains. Your mash tun then becomes an electric boil kettle. The mash temperature and boil are all controlled precisely with an electric heating element. The system comes with a digital temperature controller so you can adjust temperature of your mash with-in a degree. This allows for step mashing.  This whole 8 gallon system is extremely compact so it makes for easy indoor or outdoor brewing.  Another added feature is the brewing system can also double as a reflux or pot still. All you need to do is attach the appropriate reflux or pot still top which is also available.
$999.99 Reg. $1,159.99

YOU CAN MAKE ANY OF THE WINE STYLES FEATURED BELOW AT OUR PLACE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $32
(Includes: Filtered water, degassing, filtering, shrink caps, corks)

NIAGARA MIST - 4WK KITS         
Strawberry White Zinfandel, Raspberry Merlot, Peach Chardonnay, Pear Pinot Grigio, Tropical Riesling
$5 OFF Reg. $58.99

MAKE YOUR WINE AT OUR
3 Easy Steps
1. Choose your wine style
2. Mix the ingredients
3. Bottle and Enjoy
Take advantage of our on-premise EVERYDAY LOW PRICES.
(All on-premise promotions yield 28-30_750ml bottles per batch and includes $32 fee, filtered water, degassing, filtering, shrink caps, corks)

CALIFORNIA CONNOISSEUR 4WK KITS
California White, Chardonnay, Liebfraumilch, Sauvignon Blanc, Nebbiolo, Merlot, Shiraz, Vieux Château Du Roi, White Zinfandel
$65.99-81.99

EUROPEAN SELECT 4WK KITS
Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Soave, Verdicchio, Nebbiolo, Bergamais, Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Valpolicella, Vieux Château Du Roi
$84.99-90.99

ON-PREMISE WINEMAKING SUPER SPECIALS
$7-9 OFF

KENRIDGE CLASSIC 4WK KITS
KenRidge Classic contains 10 L of the highest quality varietal grape juices and premium concentrates producing outstanding wines with distinctive flavours, bouquet and character.
Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir
$90.99-98.99* Reg. $97.99-107.99
* Yield 28-30_750ml bottles per batch and includes, filtered water, degassing, filtering, shrink caps, corks

NIAGARA MIST 4WK KITS
A unique and refreshing alternative to traditional wine coolers and lighter table wines. Light, cool and crisp. Balanced with a bold refreshing bouquet and flavour of fresh fruits. Makes 23L of refreshing, low alcohol (7% target) wine beverage.
Strawberry White Zinfandel, Raspberry Merlot, Peach Chardonnay, Pear Pinot Grigio, Tropical Riesling
$82.99 Reg. $90.99
* Yield 28-30_750ml bottles per batch and includes, filtered water, degassing, filtering, shrink caps, corks

 

 


All News Subscribe