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Home Wine Making Supplies: Calgary

Ferment on Premise Winemaking at VCW

"Looking after the Winemaker in You"™

Ferment on Premise (also known as: UVin, UBrew, Brew on Premise, On-Site Winemaking, On-Site Winery and Urban Winery in other provinces) was legalized in Alberta on October 2018 and is now available to the Home Wine Making Market. Village Craft Winemaker is proud to offer customers the option to take their Craft Wine Kits home or to Ferment in our store. Simply sprinkle the yeast and come back in 30- 45 days to bottle your wine – VCW looks after the rest! We are proud to use the “UWinemaker™” – an Innovative Calgary Invention – in our fermentation process for better quality wine in less time without the hastle. We also offer a full array of Wine Making Supplies, RJ Spagnols Wine Kits, Vineco Wine Kits, Micro-Brew Premium Beer Kits and a convenient inner-city location to the local Calgary Market.

Congratulations to Village Craft for winning 5 Medals 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 3 Bronze in the Worldwide Wine Making Competition. Also 6 customers from Village Craft Winemaker submitted wines that they had made at Village Craft Winemaker and 3 have taken home Bronze medals.  

How is your Winemaking?

- at home or elsewhere -

Why Not try the Winemaker
that Won 8 Medals in the
2021 International Winemaker Competition?

2021 Winemaker Competition - Award Winning Wine at Village Craft Winemaker

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Curbside Pick up for Wine Kits and Supplies

Call 403-276-1967 for more information!
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* Standard AGLC Regulations and Policies have Resumed.  You need to drop into the store to start your wine. Thank you for your support!

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About
Village Craft Winemaker

Our love of Wine Making drives who we are & what we do.

Village Craft Winemaker is your inner-city Wine Making Store.

Be the Winemaker without Owning the Winery!​
Ferment on Premise, new in the province of Alberta, means that you will not have to clutter up your home, lift heavy carboys, or donate a lot of time to get good wine. We take the effort out and do the work for you. Simply come into the store and discuss what type of wine you will put in; red, white, rose, lighter or full bodied and our sommelier will assist you with the Wine kits that match your preferences. Sprinkle the yeast and come back in 30 to 45 days (depending on the kit) to bottle your wine. It’s that Easy! What started out as a hobby for the owner has lead to her achieving a WSET Level 3 Award and is now using this to help Calgarians get back into winemaking. It is her passion and she is delighted to share her knowledge with you. VCW is proud to offer Calgarians a great selection of RJ Spagnols Wine Kits – the Top producer of winemaking kits in Canada – and to give customers the option to Brew on Premise or to restart their winemaking at their home. Village Craft Winemaker looks forward to many years of happy customers. Our love of Wine Making drives who we are and what we do. Visit us Soon! Read more About Village Craft Winemaker here.

Our Products

Village Craft Winemakers has a great selection of wine kits and wine making supplies for personal use and as gifts.

RJ Spagnols Quality Winemaking Kits

Winemaking Kits

We offer a great selection of RJ Spagnols Craft Winemaking Kits – RQ limited edition wines, 21 varieties of En Primeur, 25 Cru International, 20 Cru Select, 16 Orchard Breezin’  Summer Sippers including White Sangria, Cru Specialty Ports, Micro Brew Beer Kits Stout, Pilsner , New Cider Kits coming soon… there is always something new at VCW.

Read More About: RJ Spagnols Wine Kits

Village Craft Winemakers - Wine Making Supplies - Calgary

Winemaking Supplies

VCW is a full-fledged Wine Making Supplies Store: offering great selection of bottles (Bordeaux, Port bottles, PET bottles and carboys, hard to find Burgundy bottles), labels, shrink tops, gift bags, accessories, additives (such as French and American oak, oak cubes, elderberries, pectinase, Bourgovin Yeast, Champagne Yeast , D47 yeast) and more…

There is also Glycerine, Oak Liquid, Kiesesol, Chitosan, Sparkaloid,Citric Acid, Tartaric Acid, Bentonite. 

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The Future Of

Wine Making

UWinemaker™ - Available In Store!

Village Craft Winemaker is proud to be the only Brew on Premise in Canada to use the innovative Calgary Invention, the UWinemaker™, in our fermentation process. Uwinemaker™ boasts a unique Rock ‘n’ Roll method that eliminates the heavy lifting, siphoning, filtering, and mess of traditional pail and carboy methods.

It produces Better Quality wine with the freshness of the bouquet and flavour right off in the glass. The wine is crystal clear without the oxidation of filtering. Make it at home or in the store in less time without the hassle – most batches can be bottled in 30 days, and if you ferment on premise – you simply toss the yeast and come back for bottling – we look after the rest.

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First Kits available Jan. 2022 Some of these were favourites of those who make wine at Village Craft Winemaker and have come back!

RJS Restricted Quantities 2022

VineCo Global Passport Series - 2022 - Pre-Order

VineCo - Global Passport Series - 2022

Limited Quantities Available!

$149.99 & $159.99 While Supplies Last!

Village Craft-Winemaker - Gold Medal Winner - 2020 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition
Village Craft-Winemaker - Gold Medal Winner - 2020 WineMaker International Amateur Wine Competition - Black Forest Port made with UWinemaker
Wine Maker Awards 2020 - Port Style - Gold - Lori Dahlberg
Wine Maker Awards 2020 - Sauvignon Blanc - Bronze - Darlene Novak
Wine Maker Awards 2020 - White Vinfera Blends - Bronze - DarleneNovak

Reviews

Jan Hale
Jan Hale
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The owner, Lori, really knows her stuff. Great wedding gift.
Susan Grey
Susan Grey
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Just bottle my first kit! Lori is awesome!
Nick Hayes
Nick Hayes
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Finally in Alberta! Excellent place to make wine. Lori knows her wine.
Anonymous
Anonymous
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Awesome experience
John Ackerman
John Ackerman
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Very knowledgeable, and excellent customer service.
Daniel S
Daniel S
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There is tremendous skill , passion, and product knowledge here. Lori is not only knowledgeable about wine making, but is also a certified Sommelier. What a combination! The store is well stocked with both conventional and innovative winemaking equipment,as well as a broad selection of wine kits. Also, Kudos to Lori for taking advantage of the opportunities opened by Bill 6, which allows her to offer hosted brewing to her customers.
Eric P
Eric P
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Great customer service and experience. Thanks Lori
Kim Steeves
Kim Steeves
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Lori is very knowledgeable and makes the entire wine making experience fun and accessible. And the wines are excellent!! We have made 4 kits so far and will be back for more. Varied selection to suit your preference.
Nick BH
Nick BH
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The UWinemaker system provides a completely different and better taste than the days of glass carboys and plastic buckets. The process of making the wine is far easier and the quality is much better. Lori provides an excellent establishment and her knowledge will ensure you get the best quality of wine.
Mehgan Pearson
Mehgan Pearson
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Lori is a wealthe of knowledge. Great customer service and friendly knowledgeable staff. Perfect place to go if you're interested in wine making. You go in and pick your wine kit from a wide variety of options. The kit is prepared and stored in the store until it is ready. All the equipment and accessories you need to bottle your wine is there for your use once your wine is ready. Or you can pick up a wine kit and everything you need to make wine at home. My husband and I always enjoy our wine bottling dates at Village Craft Wine. Highly recommend.
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