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Hi everyone.

My name is Brian and I own a ferment on-premise winery in The Beach area of South East Toronto. The store is in it's 15th year. I've owned this location for almost 6 years.

I also just started working on an online directory of ferment on-premise wineries in Ontario.

I have celiac disease so I got hooked on wine as a gluten free beverage alternative to beer. I got so hooked, I dropped out of IT, and turned my hobby into my business.

I am looking to share knowledge with others on this forum.

I look forward to chatting with you all.

Cheers
Brian
 

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Greetings Brian! Welcome to the forum. I too am new here and very hooked in the hobby. My wife is from Sudbury, Ontario so I know she is always excited to hear of fellow Canadians sharing in our passion.
 

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Hello and welcome. This is a lovely, friendly site. Jump in, post often and get to know us all.
 

winemakingontario

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Thanks for the words of welcome. I've browsed around a bit checking things out.
Time to get back to filtering. I have 40 wines on my filter list today.
The Limited Edition Australian Petit Verdot look incredible.

Cheers
Brian
 

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Welcome to the board. We don't bite (well some of us do but we have all our shots... okay, most of us anyhow). Be sure to keep coming back!
 

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Greetings Brian! Welcome to the forum. I too am new here and very hooked in the hobby. My wife is from Sudbury, Ontario so I know she is always excited to hear of fellow Canadians sharing in our passion.
Its not very often you hear Sudbury, Ontario in here. Just a shout out to fellow displaced Sudburian (also a displaced Torontonian) now living out west.
 

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Welcome to the party we're happy to have you on board. We have another member here from Canada that also had a FOP. Tons of knowledge here.
 

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Welcome Brian, I checked out your site briefly, do you E-sell also? Glad to have you here and always good to have more knowledge on board.
 

winemakingontario

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I've considered e-sell, but not yet.
99% of our customers make wine at our location.

If it's cost effective for members to order from me with shipping and everything, I'd be happy to offer a deal to the members here.
Where are you located?
I would assume a US retailer would be better, although the Canadian dollar is a factor. Would there be customs?

Can you give me an idea of Winexpert kit prices in the states?

Cheers
Brian
 

winemakingontario

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Well, lacking a response here, I went to eBay, the fountain of all consumer demand.

Here is the only WX kit I could find.

http://cgi.ebay.ca/WINE-MAKING-KITS-MAKES-6-GAL-Vintners-Reserve-/280462562221?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&var=&hash=item870aca557a

It's a basic VR 10L kit for $78.95US
Currently about $80 CDN
Now I sell this in Toronto for take home @ $69 CDN

The kicker will be shipping. He shows $62US for International to me.
so I assume that would be the same from me to US.

Almost doubles the price of the kit.
Ya gotta be able to find a better deal locally.

If anyone has ordered US to CA or reverse, let me know, I am curious.

Cheers
Brian
 

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hello Brian and welcome to the forum,

we also have photo albums here, if you fancy adding any pics of your wine cellar etc.

Allie
 

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Welcome to the forum winemakingontario please consider taking a moment to put yourself on "the map".
 

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