May 12-13, 2021
Santa Rosa, CA
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Finding the right kind and quality of winemaking supplies can sometimes turn out to be an arduous task. If you’re a California-based winery or a hobby-ist interested in pursuing home winemaking, then you’ve arrived at the right place.
We’ve scoured and collected a list of - not top 10 - but of the top 20 winemaking equipment suppliers in California.
(Rankings in no particular order)
Kicking off our list of the top 20 winemaking equipment suppliers in California, we have the Napa-based Napa Fermentation Supplies store.
Established in 1983, selling only the bare essentials for fermentation, Napa Fermentation Supplies with its 7,000 sq.ft. campus sells everything needed by the wine industry. From supplies for home winemaking to home brewing along with monthly brewing classes. They also sell Karcher pressure washers and have dedicated Karcher technicians for customers in need of any assistance.
To view their website - http://www.napafermentation.com
For directions to Napa Fermentation Supplies, click here
At number 2 of our rundown of the top 20 winemaking equipment suppliers in California, we have The Vintner’s Vault.
Regardless of whether you’re looking for a turn-key winery, crush pad equipment, wine tanks, monoblock bottling lines, wine filters, or pumps, Temecula’s The Vintner Vault has you covered. According to their website, service is the store’s middle name. The Vintner Vault believes in forging long-lasting relationships with their customers, which coupled with their high-quality winemaking equipment makes them a store worth visiting at least once.
To view their website - http://www.thevintnervault.com
For directions to The Vintner Vault, click here
Situated in California’s Grass Valley, Sierra Moonshine Homebrew & Winemaking Supplies will fulfill all your equipment needs to make wine, beer, and moonshine. The store has been lauded by its visitors for their friendly staff and for their winemaking, beer brewing, and moonshine distilling classes. Definitely pay them a visit if you’re in the Grass Valley and looking to buy new equipment.
To view their website - https://sierramoonshine.com/
For directions to Sierra Moonshine Homebrew & Winemaking Supplies, click here
Located in Canyon Lake, California, Brewliterate takes the number four spot in our list of the top 20 winemaking equipment suppliers in California. Brewliterate sells all kinds of equipment needed for making wine or brewing beer. They also provide free beer brewing classes in which the participants are allowed to keep the beer they brew.
To view their website - https://brewliterate.com
For directions to Brewliterate, click here
Nestled within San Leandro’s 2088 Burrows Avenue, William’s Brewing is one of the leading suppliers of winemaking, home brewing, and coffee roasting equipment. The store, one of the top 20 winemaking equipment suppliers in California, is known for its excellent line of winemaking/beer brewing/coffee roasting products, reasonable prices, and top-notch customer service. Any San Leandro resident looking to start brewing their beers or making wines should visit William’s Brewing for getting the required equipment.
To view their website - https://www.williamsbrewing.com
For directions to William’s Brewing, click here
A family-run and operated joint, Windsor Homebrew Supply Co.’s first priority is to make sure that you have a great experience in their shop. The store has everything needed to serve a customer’s winemaking and beer brewing needs. Windsor Homebrew Supply Co. is highly focused on supporting the local community and hence doesn’t provide online sales or shipping. Like the stores mentioned above, Windsor Homebrew Supply Co. also provides basic beer brewing classes.
To view their website - http://windsorhomebrewsupply.com/
For directions to Windsor Homebrew Supply Co., click here
Conveniently located in the heart of Torrance, South Bay Brewing Supply Co.’s wide array of ingredients and equipment along with their upbeat and friendly service makes them the prime choice for winemakers, homebrewers, and pro-brewers. According to their website, South Bay Brewing Supply Co. prides itself on offering a level of personal service which as stated by them cannot be found via eCommerce. As usual, the store offers everything you might need for your winemaking or brewing needs.
To view their website - http://www.southbaybrewingsupply.com
For directions to the South Bay Brewing Supply Co., click here
Situated in the city of Monrovia, the shop carries all the brewing supplies one may need to make wine, beer, cider, and more.
To view their website - https://www.monroviahomebrewshop.com/
For directions to the Monrovia Homebrew Shop, click here
Pittsburg-based Brewmaster is a wholesale-only supplier of winemaking and beer brewing equipment. They manufacture their own line of products and import various other products from all over the world. Apart from manufacturing their own products, the company also sells products by Ss Brewing Technologies, EJ Tubing, Fermentap, Five Star, National Chemical, and many more.
To view their website - https://brewmasterwholesale.com
For directions to Brewmaster, click here
For any wine enthusiast who’s aching for a taste of old Italy, The Marabella Vineyard Company is the place to be. The company has been involved in the wine business since 1932. The company is popular for its Dago red wine and white vinegar. In addition, to their Dago red wines, the Marabella Vineyard Company is also known for wine and beer making equipment.
To view their website - http://www.marabellavineyard.com/
For directions to the Marabella Vineyard Company, click here
Moving along with our list of the top 20 winemaking equipment suppliers in California, we have HopTech Homebrewing Supplies.
Run by brewing duo, Roberto and Jade, the shop carries quality winemaking and beer brewing supplies. Their winemaking equipment is of top-notch quality and super easy to use. HopTech was one of the first homebrewing supplies company to have an online presence and provide online secure ordering.
To view their website - https://www.hoptech.com
For directions to HopTech Homebrewing Supplies, click here
This Sacramento-based homebrewing supplies company has been supplying beer brewing and winemaking equipment since 1991. Brewmeister sells high-quality winemaking equipment like barrels, aging additives, refractometers, wine & mead yeast, airlocks & stoppers, aeration pumps, etc.
To view their website - https://www.shopbrewmeister.com
For directions to Brewmeister, click here
Hailing from San Diego, this homebrew equipment supplying company is committed to treating every guest with respect and great hospitality. The company takes pride in providing quality winemaking products and equipment at fair and competitive pricing. The company also sells beer brewing and cheese making equipment.
To view their website - https://www.thehomebrewersd.com/
For directions to The HomeBrewer, click here
Quoted by a winemaker in California as “Great store, has everything you need to make wine.” MoreWine is an industrial store offering high-quality beer brewing and winemaking equipment, supplies, and brewing/winemaking classes. You can purchase their equipment by visiting either one of their Cali-based locations or you can order products online via their website.
To view their website - https://morewinemaking.com
For directions to MoreWine, click here
Auburn-based O’Hara Brew House Supply provides the same fare as every other store mentioned in this list. From winemaking to beer brewing supplies and brewing classes this store has it all.
Unlike the store mentioned in the list before, OakBarrel Winecraft takes things a notch above. Not only does the store sell wine, beer, and cheese making equipment, they also sell vinegar making equipment. The store sells its product from its retail store in Berkley’s San Pablo Avenue, and via their website.
Curds and Wine has everything you may need to make wine. From fermentors to cleaning tools to additives and bottling supplies.
To view their website - http://www.curdsandwine.com
For directions to Curds and Wine, click here
Renegade Brewing Supplies is more centered towards selling beer brewing equipment, but they also sell winemaking ingredients like yeast and chemicals.
To view their website - http://renegadebrewingsupplies.com
For directions to Renegade Brewing Supplies, click here
From destemmers to filtration, the Criveller Group can help you set-up your entire operation or provide you with individual pieces of equipment. The sell top-notch equipment at reasonable prices.
To view their website - http://www.criveller.com
For directions to the Criveller Group, click here
Founded in 2002 by a cluster of passionate winemakers, the ValleyVintner - located in the Livermore Valley of Northern California - sell everything you’ll need for winemaking.
To view their website - http://valleyvintner.com
For directions to the ValleyVintner, click here