117 EAST BALTIMORE  STREET

FUNKSTOWN MD 21734

301-791-2882

 

 

WINTER HOURS

MONDAY  11-6

TUESDAY  CLOSED

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY    11-6

FRIDAY 11-8

SATURDAY 11-6

SUNDAY   12-5

 

SUPPLY STORE & BOUTIQUE WINERY

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MAKE YOUR OWN WINE HERE

  • YOU CAN MAKE YOUR OWN WINE ONE ON ONE WITH OUR STAFF AND ENJOY A FUN AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE WHILE SPENDING TIME WITH FAMILY, FRIENDS, OR CO-WORKERS.  MAKE AN APPOINTMENT DURING OUR REGULAR HOURS.

 

  • EACH WINE KIT WILL MAKE 1-6 GALLONS WITH A YIELD OF APPROXIMATELY

  • ONE GALLON- 9 (375 ML BOTTLES OR SIX GALLON- 28-30  (750 ML) BOTTLES OF WINE.

 

  • THE COST FOR ONE GALLON IS  $72.00.  SIX GALLON BATCHES ARE $180.00 AND UP PER BATCH (ABOUT $7.00 TO $10.00 PER BOTTLE)  DEPENDING ON THE WINE VARIETY CHOSEN.  HIGHER PRICED KITS WILL RAISE THE COST SLIGHTLY.

 

  • YOU PERSONALLY GET TO MAKE YOUR OWN WINE WITH OUR HANDS-ON INSTRUCTION.

 

  • YOU CAN CHOOSE FROM A VARIETY OF RED, WHITE, BLUSH OR FRUIT WINES WITH DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS - SWEETNESS, ACIDITY, TANNIN, FRUIT, AND BODY - TO HELP YOU DECIDE WHICH KIT TO MAKE.

 

  • YOU WILL START WITH PURE JUICE WITHOUT ALL THE WORK OF CRUSHING THE GRAPES.

 

  • WE WILL HELP YOU CREATE YOUR OWN CUSTOM LABELS.

  • YOU WILL BOTTLE, CORK AND LABEL YOUR WINE AND HAVE A BLAST DOING IT!

 

THE FINISHED PRODUCT IS GREAT FOR:

 

  • WEDDING FAVORS

  • WINE TO SERVE AT YOUR OWN WEDDING

  • CHRISTMAS GIFTS

  • BIRTHDAY PRESENTS

  • FAMILY REUNIONS

  • A GIFT FOR ANY WINE LOVER

  • OR EXPAND YOUR OWN PERSONAL COLLECTION

 

YOUR WINE WILL BE FINISHED IN JUST 4 TO 6 WEEKS WITH 3 - 4 SESSIONS.

 

STEP ONE- FERMENTATION (APPROX 30 MINUTES)

 

  • MIX WINE JUICE AND OTHER INGREDIENTS - BENTONITE, OAK CHIPS, GRAPE SKINS, ETC - IN PRIMARY FERMENTOR BUCKET

  • ADD YEAST WHICH CONVERTS THE SUGAR FROM THE JUICE  INTO ALCOHOL

 

STEP TWO-  STABILIZING AND CLEARING  (APPROX 30 MINUTES)

 

  • TWO WEEKS DAYS LATER . . . SOME KITS REQUIRE AN EXTRA STEP

  • TRANSFER THE WINE INTO SECONDARY CONTAINER - GLASS CARBOY

  • ADD STABILIZER TO STOP THE YEAST FROM FURTHER FERMENTATION

  • ADD CLARIFYING AGENT TO CLEAR THE WINE AND REMOVE SUSPENDED PARTICLES

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  •           STEP THREE- POLISH RACK (APPROX 15 MINUTES)

  • TRANSFER WINE OFF OF THE SEDIMENT AND GET IT READY TO BOTTLE

 

STEP FOUR- BOTTLING & CORKING  (APPROX 90 MINUTES)

 

  • ONE WEEK AFTER STEP THREE . . .

  • SAMPLE YOUR WINE

  • TRANSFER WINE INTO BOTTLES

  • CORK THE BOTTLES

  • ADD SHRINK WRAP TO NECK OF BOTTLE

  • ADD PERSONALIZED CUSTOM LABELS

  • TAKE HOME AND ENJOY THE FERMENTED FRUITS OF YOUR LABOR

 

 

MAKE YOUR OWN BEER HERE

CUSTOM CREATED  LABELS

BREW YOUR OWN BEER HERE AT OUR STORE WITH OUR BREW CONSULTANT TYLER- AVID BREWER, CONSULTANT

 

YOU WILL BREW ONE OF THE MANY 5 GALLON BREWERS BEST BEER KITS WE  HAVE AVAILABLE AT THE STORE.

 

TYLER WILL WORK WITH YOU AND SHOW YOU THE BASICS TO HOME BREWING AS YOU MAKE THIS BATCH WITH HIS PERSONAL INSTRUCTION.  HE WILL EXPLAIN THE STEPS IN DETAIL AND ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS SO THAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SUCCESSFULLY BREW TIME AND TIME AGAIN.

 

AFTER THE CLASS THE BEER WILL FERMENT AT THE STORE WITH 2  ADDITIONAL DATES TO FINISH THE PROCESS.

 

STEP 1  (APPROX 3 HOURS)

BREW BEER, ADD YEAST AND LET IT FERMENT

 

STEP 2  (APPROX 30 MIN )

TRANSFER BEER TO SECONDARY CONTAINER

 

STEP 3  (APPROX 1 HOUR)

BOTTLE , CAP AND LABEL YOUR BEER TO TAKE HOME

( BEER  MUST SIT FOR 2 WEEKS TO CARBONATE BEFORE  DRINKING IT)

 

COST INCLUDES PERSONAL INSTRUCTION AND GUIDANCE THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS, ALL BEER INGREDIENTS, BOTTLES, CAPS AND PERSONAL LABELS WE HELP YOU CREATE.

$160.00

*UPGRADING KIT MAY RAISE THE COST SLIGHTLY

 

CALL TODAY WITH ANY QUESTIONS AND TO SCHEDULE YOUR PERSONAL BREW TIME .

301-791-2882