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    Contract Winemaking for 2017?

    Welcome to The Craft & Co Farm – our 40 acre vineyard, winery, cellar door & cafe located only 40 mins from the Melbourne CBD. This facility boasts quality, new gravity-fed processing equipment, crossflow filtration capacity, and with space available for up to 70 tonnes this coming Vintage. It’s a…

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  • Three Golden Rules of Home Brewing

    by Heath McVeigh I can still recall when I first starting brewing. It was in my parents kitchen, during my first year of Uni. I was making beer with basically no more help than the advice from the friendly guys at my local home brew shop. In those days Facebook…

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  • How to start you own craft spirit brand in 10 easy steps.

    Welcome to our next instalment about the growing craft spirit industry in Australia. This is just a quick summary of what you need to do to take your idea from page to bottle! How to start your own spirit brand: Before you begin the hard work, there are two really easy…

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  • Did you know we grow grapes and make our own wines?

    Ask in-store for a glass, bottle or even a case next time you’re in! For trade/wholesale enquiries please email us at: winery@thecraftandco.com.au Check out our tasting notes from the current stock below… The Craft & Co Nero D`Avola Vintage: 2015 Region: Heathcote Description: The variety originally came from Sicily and is similar…

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  • How To Pair Charcuterie & Cheese With Drinks

    When it comes to pairing with cheese and cured meats, it is all about opposites. Unlike wine, beer, or spirits, cured meats and cheese are full of fats, proteins, and salt. A classic pairing of the two is Parmigiano Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma. These two begin their partnership at…

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  • How To Make Sausages

    The Craft & Co is all about sausages. All types and styles, and we aim to celebrate the lot! A sausage is a food usually made from minced meat, most often pork or beef along with salt and various spices. Typically, a sausage is formed in a casing traditionally made from intestine, but…

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  • Anther Gin

    Well, if there’s one thing we at The Craft & Co have always been striving for from day one, is to promote and nurture local artisan producers. This ideal can best be summarised and highlighted with the recent launch of a crowd-funded campaign for a new boutique Gin brand named…

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  • Old Wives Ales @ The Craft & Co

    Gypsy Brewer Profile: Old Wives Ales Founders: Justin Spicer, Mattias Isakssom, Shannon Brooks & Nathan Keatch. The founders of Old Wives Ales all share an appreciation and passion for good beer and brewing. Justin Spicer, co-founder of Old Wives Ales and also the Merri Mashers, discovered his interest in home brewing when a friend invited him to…

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  • Father’s Day 2016

    Father’s Day is coming! Share this special day with your loved ones at The Craft & Co in Collingwood, with this delicious set menu for only $45pp – this is available for lunch or dinner, so book now to secure your place!   Father’s Day Menu – $45 /pp Designed by…

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