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Looking for an innovative way to offer your friends,
clients or guests a special gift?

Making your own wine is the answer! Create your own vintage for personalized and affordable gifts. Your friends, family or business clients will love these unique and elegant keepsakes. Impress them with your own special wine - it's easy and enjoyable at Carafe.

Making wine at Carafe only takes 10 minutes! We'll help you select the style of wine that suits your occasion. We'll take care of the fermentation process. You come back to the store a few weeks later to fill and cork your wine bottles using our modern facilities.

Together, we'll create your personalized message on one of our many colourful custom label designs. You simply peel and stick your labels on the wine bottles. Then put shrink wrap caps on the bottle tops for that professional touch. It can all be done right in the store! allow an hour for each batch. Have your family or friends join you!

As with all special occasions you have to think ahead when making your own wine. Try a bottle every week or so and notice how nicely it improves with age. In a few weeks it will be ready to impress your friends or clients.

So many wines you can make...

Chardonnay, Valpolicella, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chablis, Barolo, Zinfandel, Merlot, Chablis, Bordeaux, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Noir, Chianti, Verdicchio, Fume Blanc, Riesling, Shiraz ..., and many more!

Drop into our clean and friendly workshop. We'll show you how easy and affordable it is to make great tasting wine that your family and friends will always remember.

All Wines are Unconditionally Guaranteed!

Wine Packages
All Carafe packages include your choice of wine style Personalized labels, Coordinated shrink caps, Corks, processing and all taxes

Vino del Vida
30 x 750ml Serving bottles $145.95
60 x 375ml Gift bottles $195.95

Varietal Wines
30 x 750ml Serving bottles $165.95
60 x 375ml Gift bottles $215.95

Wine And Dine

Selecting the right wine to accompany a diner is as important as the dinner itself.

The following recipes are brought to you courtesy the fine folks at R J Spagnols

  • Fish Baked with Vegetables en Papillote
  • Grilled Lamb Chops Dijon
  • Shrimp with Pasta and Greens
  • Herbed Lion of Pork with Roasted Potatoes

Right click to download the above 4 recipes

  • Pasta Layers with Spinach and Ricotta
  • Wine-Poached Salmon with Capers
  • Two-Pepper Beef Stew with Farfalle
  • Halibut Steak with Roasted Red Peppers

Right click to download the above 4 recipes

The Adobe Acrobat reader is required to view and print the recipes. The free Acrobat Reader can be downloaded from the adobe web site.