Cleaning and Sanitizing: Why both?

As a homebrewer, winemaker or meadmaker, you’ve been told since day one to clean AND sanitize your equipment. However, somewhere along the way someone may have failed to specify that these two things are not mutually exclusive. Both must be done every time you need to do something to your beer or wine. Cleaning breaks…

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Acid Testing Wine

Balancing Acid Levels in your Wine One important, and often overlooked, step to home winemaking is the balancing of acids in your juice. Kit wines do not need this done as it has been done at the manufacturer’s processing plants. This is only applicable if you are making wine from fresh fruits and juice. If…

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Father’s Day Sale

We are having a Father’s Day Sale Thursday, June 12- Sunday, June 15. Check out all the great deals: • Spiegelau Premium Glassware, two packs $19.95 (regular price $28.95) and tasting kit $36.95 (regular price $45.95). • Mosti Mondiale All-Juice Wine kits $149.95 (regular price $230) • Spend $25-50 receive 10% off* • Spend $50-100…

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More Ports!!

You’ve had your chance to pre-order the RJ Spagnols Port wines; now is your opportunity to pre-order this years Winexpert port varietals. You will have until July 3rd to pre-order. Orders can be placed on our website or in the shop with a $25 deposit per kit. The kits will arrive mid-September. Chocolate Raspberry Port…

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2014 Speciality Ports

A PORT FOR EVERY OCCASION   Cru Specialty brings you truly unique and distinctive wines to stock your cellar and are perfect for all your holiday entertaining and gift giving. Cru Specialty has a wine to please every palate! These wines are available exclusively for the holiday season.   We are taking pre-orders on all…

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National Homebrew Day

May 3rd is almost here which means it is time to get ready for National Homebrew Day. A day where homebrewers get together to brew, share and just plain celebrate BEER. Cap ‘N’ Cork will play host to this event and, as always, homebrewers will set up their equipment behind the shop.   This year,…

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