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  • FastFerment 7.9 Gallon Conical Fermenting Kit

    FastFerment 7.9 Gallon Conical Fermenting Kit

    FastFerment is your all in one fermentation solution. Eliminate 80% of sanitizing and cleaning with this affordable all in one conical fermentor. Conduct all stages of fermentation in this single vessel. Remove the trub from the bottom of the fermentor instead of transferring all your liquid to secondary. No siphons, no secondary fermenting vessel to sanitize, no extra bungs and airlocks. FastFerment produces dramatically better results. Start each batch by letting debris settle out into the collection ball before pitching your yeast! Remove the debris, and pitch into ultra clear wort. Plus, FastFerment minimizes the risk of oxidation and contamination by eliminating the need to transfer to a second vessel, preventing off flavors and infection. Keep your batch safe from external spoiling factors by keeping it in one place.
    Perfect for making beer, wine, or cider. Features: Easy Cleaning and Batch Stirring with a 6" (15cm) removable screw top lid, Total Capacity 7.9 US Gallons/ 30 Litres Made for 5 Gallon batches with blow offs, Easy Wall Mounting System Mounts to standard 16" (40cm) wall studs, 33% Bigger Valve for Increased Flow Rate 1" (2.5cm) Bottom valve compared vs. 3/4" (2cm), Collection Ball for Yeast Harvesting Save $100's & harvest your Yeast Strains!, Temperature Monitoring Capabilities ThermoWell included Thermometer Available.
    CA$129.99
     
  • FastFerment Extra Collection Ball 7.9gal

    FastFerment Extra Collection Ball 7.9gal

    Keep a lineup of your favorite yeast on hand with the extra collection balls for FastFerment Conical Fermenter. Yeast settles into the collection ball during fermentation. All you have to do is unscrew it, cap it, and set it in the refrigerator for later use. A single extra collection ball allows you to harvest one strain of yeast in the refrigerator while continuing to brew and collect trub in a second ball. Several collection balls allow for cost effective brewing and convenience with and endless supply of your favorite yeast. Features:Screws directly onto base of FastFerment. Collects yeast that settles out during fermentation. Allows you to save yeast for repeat brewing. Flat bottom and low profile stores easily in refrigerator. 700mL capacity. Includes ball, union, and stopper. Fits 7.9gal Fermentor.
    CA$25.99
     
  • FastFerment Replacement Gasket

    FastFerment Replacement Gasket

    FastFerment Replacement Gasket
    CA$3.49
     
  • FastFerment Replacement Lid

    FastFerment Replacement Lid

    FastFerment Replacement Lid. Gasket not included.
    CA$9.99
     
  • FastFerment Replacement O Ring

    FastFerment Replacement O Ring

    FastFerment Replacement O Ring
    CA$0.69
     
  • FastFerment Sampling Port

    FastFerment Sampling Port

    This spigot serves as a sampling port to pull off samples of your fermentation for tasting or checking gravity. Simply drill a hole in your FastFerment Conical Fermenter (using the included drill bit) and install the spigot. Kit Includes: Spigot, drill bit, & instructions for installation. Fits 7gal and 14gal FastFerment units.
    CA$15.99
     
  • FastFerment Stand

    FastFerment Stand

    This sturdy stand provides a great alternative to wall mounting, and allows for easier access to your batches on the floor or tabletop. Plus, it breaks down for easy storage when not in use. The stand itself is 21" high, and attaching it will bring the height of your FastFerment to 39". There will still be plenty of space underneath for your yeast collection ball, too.
    CA$37.99
     
  • FastFerment Temperature Jacket

    FastFerment Temperature Jacket

    The FastFerment Insulated Jacket allows you to create the ideal temperature for your Brewing & WineMaking in FastFerment.
    It works with the Wall Mounts*** & with the Stand. In hot climates, add 2L bottles of ice to cool it down, switching them out every 2 5 days. In cool climates, simply add a heating pad. Sturdy nylon exterior. Waterproof thermo plastic inside. Dimensions: 20.5" diameter, 34" tall. How Does The Insulated Jacket Work? The Insulated Jacket works great up to a 30 degrees F drop below room temperature! It is easy to control the desired temperature by using frozen 2 liter bottles as follows: One frozen 1 liter bottle will result in a 2.5 degree F drop below room temperature. One frozen 2 liter bottle will result in a 5 degree F drop over below temperature. Two frozen 2 liter bottles will result in a 10 degree F drop below room temperature. Three frozen 2 liter bottles will result in a 15 degree F drop below room temperature. This method is scalable all the way up to around a 30 degree F drop below room temperature! A frozen 2 liter bottle typically does not thaw completely in 24 hours so it is easy to maintain a constant temperature drop. ***FastFerments produced before August of 2015 contain brackets that are not strong enough to hold the additional weight of the insulated jacket and necessary ice. Please see photo and ensure your brackets are compatible with the FastFerment Insulated Jacket.
    CA$69.99
     
  • FastFerment Thermometer

    FastFerment Thermometer

    Precise control of your fermentation temperature is one of the most effective ways to improve your homebrew beer or homemade wine. This thermometer fits directly into the thermowell on the side of your FastFerment. Exceptionally useful during the start of fermentation, when the lag between ambient temperature and actual temperature in the fermentor can vary greatly. Keep a thumb on the pulse of your fermentation for perfect, predictable results. Fits 7gal and 14gal FastFerment units.
    CA$25.99
     

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6 BOTTLE PLASTIC WINE CARRYING CASE
$8.29 Reg. $9.99

WINE ONTAP DISPENSER
Holds up to nine (9) bottles of wine and keeps it fresh for six months or longer. Compact to store on a shelf or in the refrigerator.
$17.99 Reg. 20.99

HEATING BELTS
$17.99  Reg.$20.99

WINERY GRADE CORKS 
#9 –Pack of 100
$26.59 Reg. $32.99

VINOMETER
Alcohol tester for wine.
$3.99 Reg. $5.99

PBW
Powdered Brewery Wash  
500g & 1kg
$9.29-17.59 Reg. $10.99-20.99

GALVANIZED STEEL WINE RACKS
50, 80 or 100 bottle sizes.
$53.99-89.99 Reg. $62.99-104.99

19L ITALIAN GLASS CARBOYS
$19.99 Reg. $29.99

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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

COOPERS MICROBREWERY ONE STAGE EQUIPMENT KIT
The Coopers “All-in-One-Stage” Microbrewery Kit is designed to give you everything you need to brew 23L of your own high-quality, great tasting beer every time. The kit includes: Plastic fermentor, bottles and caps, Coopers Lager beer kit w/yeast and brewing sugar, hydrometer, tap, stick on thermometer, bottle filler, carbonation drops and instructions. Gift Boxed
$116.99 Reg. $129.99

BAYOU CLASSIC HOME BREWING STARTER KIT WITH BURNER
If you've wanted to dabble in some good 'ol home brewing, the Bayou Classic Home Brewing Starter Kit is a perfect home brew start.  Includes:   All Stainless Steel equipment…8 gal/30-qrt. Brew Pot/lid, Propane Burner, Thermometer, Paddle, Braided Hose and Adjustable Regulator
$185.99 Reg. $199.99

BEER KITS from
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Selected styles from each brand
$16.99-18.99 Reg. $20.59-22.99

BAYOU BREWING KETTLES
Available in 8, 10 or 16 gallon sizes.  All stainless steel construction.  Includes Brew Pot/lid, Weldless Ball Valve, Brew Thermometer and Heat Shield. 
$ 221.99-257.99 Reg. $245.99-285.99

BREWBUILT KETTLES
Available in 10, 15, 22 & 22gal sizes.  All stainless steel construction, with two welded-in place couplers that offer a lifetime of leak free use.  Notched lid with silicone plug.
$239.99-413.99 Reg. $259.99-449.99

20 QUART STAINLESS STEEL POT
$34.99 Reg. $44.99

20 PLATE COUNTER FLOW WORT CHILLER
The more length a heat exchanger has, the more efficiently it will perform.
$161.99 – Reg. $179.99

7lb BARLEY CRUSHER MALTMILL
A high quality grain mill constructed using materials that will last a lifetime.
$160.99 Reg $169.00    

SWINGTOP BEER BOTTLES         
Grolsch Style Glass, Amber.  Includes closure
500ml & 750ml sizes
$1.99-2.69 Reg. $2.19-2.99


DRAUGHT BEER DISPENSING EQUIPMENT
19L (5gal) DRAUGHT SYSTEM
Complete with NEW 19L (5gal) AEB tank (made in Italy), disconnects “in” & “out”, Co2 regulator, 3ft liquid & gas hose, thumb tap, hose clamps, sanitizer, detailed instructions.
$228.99 Reg. $240.99
(Co2 Cylinder not included)

EXTRA STAINLESS STEEL AEB DRAUGHT TANK 19L (5gal)
$123.99 Reg. $135.99

5LB Co2 CYLINDER TANKS
New Certified co2 cylinder tanks.  Made in the U.S.A.
$74.99 Reg $79.99

TOWER TAPS
Choose from Single, Double or Triple Tower Taps.  3” Stainless Steel columns with faucet and handle.
$107.99-214.99 Reg. $119.99-239.99


 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)

CALIFORNIA CONNOISSEUR 4WK KITS
Bergamais, Merlot, Valroza, Vieux Château du Roi, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Chardonnay/Semillon,  Sauvignon Blanc,
$4-5 OFF Reg. $56.99-64.99

CHEEKY MONKEY 4WK KITS
Australian Shiraz, Chilean Merlot, California Zinfandel Shiraz, Spanish Cabernet Merlot Garnacha
$5 off Reg. $83.99

EUROPEAN SELECT 4WK KITS
Cabernet Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio
$4-5 OFF Reg. $63.99-67.99

KENRIDGE CLASSIC 10L 4WK KITS
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Shiraz, Nebbiolo, Shiraz, Trilogy, Gewurztraminer, Riesling Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
$4-5 OFF Reg. $69.99-79.99

ATMOSPHERE 16L – 6WK KITS
Australian Shiraz, Italian Amarone & Nebbiolo, California Riesling, German Muller Thurgau
$8-10 OFF Reg. $109.99-114.99

LEGACY 16L – 6WK KITS
Cabernet Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Valroza, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Grigio
$7-8 OFF Reg. $92.99-103.99

CELLAR CRAFT SHOWCASE – 6WK KITS
Argentina Malbec*, Washington Merlot*, Rosso Fortissimo*, California Old Vine Zinfandel*, Yakima Valley Gewurztraminer Riesling & Pinot Gris
$10-12 OFF Reg. $137.99-148.99
* Crushed grape skins included

 

LIMITED RELEASE WINE STYLES 2017/18
Be sure to take notice of this year’s Cru Select Restricted Quantities and Passport Series   Stock your cellar with the best. Dates of Release subject to change
Cru Select 2017/18 Pre-Order Deadline October 19th
December 2017 - Australian Shiraz Viognier - $151.99 - This dry full-bodied red wine is stylish yet refined. It is lush with a tapestry of smooth tannins and succulent dried fruits, vanilla and black pepper.
January 2018 - Chilean Carménère  - $151.99 - Medium-bodied red, dry, opulent and rich, Carménère boasts the luscious flavours of red cherries and berries, with hints of spice and leather enhanced with robust tannins.
February 2018 - Spanish Tempranillo - $151.99  - Sourced from native Spain, Tempranillo adds panache to any cellar. It skillfully balances fresh berries with savory notes of pepper and smoke to create this medium-bodied dry red wine.
March 2018 - German Riesling - $135.99  - From renowned German vineyards, this medium-bodied off-dry Riesling is captivating and complex. Crisp flavours of honey, peach and lemon finish with a lingering minerality.

PASSPORT SERIES 2017/18  Pre-Order Deadline November 16th
December 2017 - French Grenache (Rhone Valley) - $122.99 - This red wine offers flavours of red fruit (raspberry and strawberry), anise and tobacco creating a smooth, dry, medium-bodied finish that is soft on the palate.
January 2018 - French Viognier (Rhone & Savoy Valley) - $114.99 - Touches of fruit with underlying floral notes make for a fresh and vibrant aroma.  Peach, pear and tangerine flavours fill the palate, accented by honeysuckle, rose petal and a touch of spice to round out this off-dry, medium-bodied white wine.
February 2018  - Italian Cabernet Merlot (Tuscany Region) - $122.99 - A bold charismatic blend of earthy notes, spicy pepper, leather, tobacco, ripe plum and black fruit bring together this dry, full-bodied red wine.
March 2018 - California Two Roads Zinfandel (Creek Valley Region) - $138.99 - A delicious blend of Cabernet Sauvignon with Petite Syrah grape skins loaded with dark ripe berry, smoke, spice, black cherry, vanilla and black pepper to finish off this dry, full-bodied red wine. 


MAKE YOUR WINE AT OUR PLACE
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
$ 72.99-85.99

EUROPEAN SELECT 4WK KITS
Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Soave, Verdicchio, Nebbiolo, Bergamais, Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Valroza, Vieux Château Du Roi
$ 90.99-93.99

ON-PREMISE WINEMAKING SUPER SPECIAL
$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
$ 94.99-102.99* Reg. $ 101.99-111.99
* Yield 28-30_750ml bottles per batch and includes, filtered water, degassing, filtering, shrink caps, corks


HISTORIC LANDMARKS OF OTTAWA..by Donna DeFalco
Donna is the daughter of our founding father, Dominic DeFalco, who started DeFalco’s Wine Cellars Inc. back in 1962. She was a commercial artist in her early years and she produced a magnificent series of prints which display the feeling of historical beauty of her hometown, Ottawa, Ontario. 
Donna’s artwork was just starting to get itself out there in the early 1980’s through local craft shows, business conferences, school billeting programs and a few gift shops around Ottawa when sadly, in 1984, Dominic passed away and she inherited the family business. With her time now being focused on this new adventure of running DeFalco’s, her artwork was put on hold.  Now that Donna is semi-retired, her team at DeFalco’s has decided it’s time to re-release these fabulous prints and make them more accessible for everyone to appreciate and enjoy. Her artwork is available at all three of our locations as well as at our online store. GREAT GIFT  IDEAS for office events, farwells, out of town guests, stocking stuffers, teachers, birthdays and anniversary gifts, company conventions.


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