In the mood for some cocktails or wine, but lockdown procedures have you stuck at home? Not to worry—there are plenty of places in Winnipeg where you can pick up cocktail and winemaking kits. Here are some of those places.
I. Cocktail Kits
Located in Winnipeg’s Historic Exchange District, Patent 5 is a bar and distillery. While you can purchase bottles of their gin and vodka on their own, you can also pick up a few of their cocktail kits. Try their prairie passion kit, or go for a classic with their gin and tonic kit. With so many options, you can’t go wrong! Details
Address: 108 Alexander Ave.
Contact: (204) 808-8614
De Luca Fine Wines
You might know this store for its wines, but did you know they also sell cocktail kits? Try their morning mimosa starter and wake up in the best way possible. Or give their Moscow mule starter a shot if you’re in the mood for something spicier. Details
Address: 942 Portage Ave.
Contact: (204) 783-9463
Kenaston Wine Market
Next time you go here to grab a bottle of wine, why not pick up one or two of their cocktail kits too? Their cocktail basket has everything you need to make a delicious cocktail in the comfort of your own home. And for those who prefer their cocktails to be alcohol-free, they sell a mocktail kit too! Details
Address: 1855A Grant Ave.
Contact: (204) 488-9463
LOCAL Public Eatery
This restaurant’s dine-in services might be closed right now, but you can still order their drink kits to recreate the experience in your own home. From Caesars to sangria to Aperol spritz, you can enjoy any kind of cocktail your heart desires. They also offer meal kits, so complete the experience by snagging one of these too! Details
Address: 275 Garry St.
Contact: (204) 557-1729
Amsterdam Tea Room
This quaint Dutch-inspired tea room doesn’t just sell tea. They sell unique, creative tea-based cocktails, and you can buy all the supplies you need to make your own. Grab their craft tea cocktail set for everything you need! Details
Address: 103-211 Bannatyne Ave.
Contact: (204) 946-1777
The Locals Wpg
Shop for all your Winnipeg-themed needs at this awesome shop. Browsing their food and drink section, you’ll find teas, coffee, and—you guessed it—cocktail kits! Make yourself a mai tai, a gin and tonic, or treat yourself to a champaign cocktail with one of their kits. Details
Address: 196 Osborne St.
Contact: (204) 202-3184
Interested in trying to make your own wine? Try grabbing one of the wine kits from Moonshiners Unlimited. They have a range of kits available, including international and fruit wines. They also have beer and cider kits, so you can try your hand at those too! Details
Address: 417 Turenne St.
Contact: (204) 237-3333
Grain to Glass
With all the free time lockdown has afforded us, it’s no wonder many people are picking up new hobbies. If you’re looking for something new to try, why not winemaking? Grain to Glass has wine kits for sale, along with every other tool you could need for making your own delicious wine at home. Details
Address: 579 St. Mary’s Rd.
Contact: (204) 615-2739
Whether you’re in the mood for wine or some beer or cider, Wine Baril has everything you need to make these treats at home. Grab one of their wine kits and feel pride knowing that you made everything yourself. They’re currently offering special chocolate-flavoured wine kits for the holidays, so pick one up before they sell out! Details
Address: 591 Archibald St.
Contact: (204) 237-3936
Pick up a wine kit of two from Grape & Grain and get to work with your winemaking! With 4 types of wine kits available and everything from a cabernet sauvignon to a pinot grigio, there are almost endless possibilities. Their storefront is currently closed, but their online store is always open! Details
Address: 726 Osborne St.
Contact: (204) 257-6770
This 100% Manitoba-owned company is the perfect place to pick up some winemaking supplies. With two locations in Winnipeg and a few more throughout the province, you’re never far from the things you need to make a few bottles of wine. Check out their wine kits and start brewing! Details
Address: 1400A Sargent Ave./2-1514 Sargent Ave.
This store has everything you could need to make your own wine at home. Plus, with so many locations throughout the city, it’s never hard to pick up what you need. Check out their available wine kits, and try your hand at a rose, a merlot, or a sauvignon blanc! Details
Address: 115 Vermillion Rd.