Splendid Grapes opened its doors in 2007, much to the delight of the residents of the Tantramar marsh region. Since then the business footprint has continued to grow with customers all over the maritimes and as far reaching as Europe. We are a full service on premise Wine & Beer making facility, with up to date equipment and quality product offerings. We are the only on premise facility in our area to offer on site reverse osmosis water, high temperature bottle sanitizing & custom labels. Our team will go above and beyond to help in any way they can. So if you are looking to start making wine or beer on premise or at home come and experience the difference that quality makes.
Ida started Splendid Grapes in 2007 with her husband Steve. The 2 of them had been making wine together since the 1970's. She has a wealth of knowledge on all things wine and is always eager to help her customers new & old. Ida has recently semi-retired, but is still in the store a couple mornings a week.
Steve comes to us from Vancouver island where he spent the past 25 years in customer service. He is very knowledgeable in all aspects of wine & beer making and oversees the production of everything made in house.
Drake comes to us from Saint John where he was working on a hop farm. A quick learner, Drake has become a valued member of the team. Drake's true passion is music and on weekends you can find him touring around playing different gigs.
Jen is the newest member of the Splendid Grapes team She is handling bottlings as well as manning the front desk. With almost 20 years in customer service we trust that Jen will deliver the same great service that our customers are used to.
I did my first batch of wine today and I have to say it's a pretty fun experience! So fun I put on another batch! I am definitely a returning customer. Makes a great gift for that hard to buy for person as well.