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Home Wine Making and Beer Brewing Supplies

Established in 1971, DeFalco's is Houston's oldest and most reliable home wine & beer supplier. We stock the widest selection of fresh, quality ingredients available in the area.
9223 Stella Link Houston,TX 77025  713-668-9440
Toll Free Order Line (800) 216-2739


It is with great reluctanceand sadness that we must announce that we have ceased operations entirely effective September 8th. This is obviously not a decisionthat we make lightly, but, given the tremendousdrop-off in the wine & (especially) beer making business over the past five years, we canno longer go on. It gives us little consolation that this trend is a national one, resulting in hundreds of shop closures acrossthe country.The irony, of course, is that we have reached this impasse so soon after we peaked in mid-2014. Thank you to everyone that has supported us over the past forty-eight years! We do sincerelyappreciate your patronage!


On Friday, September 20th, we will hold our last official event at DeFalco's. After our last day of business on the 8th, we want to have one last get-together. We'll open up the doors at 6 pm. We'll find some beer, some wine & mead, and maybe some munchies to offer, but bring what you want to our "Good Bye to 48 Great Years!" bash. We hope to see those of you who have supported us over these years for a final "Thank You for being our customers!" Please stop on by and swap some words and stories. Oh, you might want to bring some jugs or growlers. We have some mead that needs to find a home. See ya’ Friday!


Established in 1971, DeFalco's is Houston's oldest and most reliable home wine & beer supplier. We stock the widest selection of fresh, quality ingredients available in the area. We also stock a full line of brewing publications and paraphernalia for your every need. You can depend on us for a knowledgeable staff, and prompt, courteous service. Excellence is accomplished by providing extraordinary service to our customers. Check out our wide selection and competitive prices and give us a call for any of your brewing or winemaking needs.

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543 Months In Business
11,017 Wine Ingredient Kits Sold Since 2006
48,985 Basic Brew™ Recipe Kits Sold Since 2006
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Meet Our Team

Our company is built with experience, friendliness and proficiency
Scott Birdwell Proprietor Scott brewed his first batch of homebrew in January 1978. His first batch of beer was the first homebrew he had ever tasted (underwhelming, to say the least!). Nevertheless, he was hooked and within a couple of months was working at DeFalco’s part-time. A few months later, he was full-time. Within a year, Scott became manager of the store and by the end of 1980, he had taken ownership (What the hell was he thinking?! I suppose it beats finding real work. . .). Scott became the first Master Judge in the Beer Judge Certification Program in 1988 and is currently ranked as a Grand Master Judge. Note: That and a couple of bucks will buy you a cup of coffee at Denny’s. Almost forty years later, he’s still here - a lifetime sentence, you might say.
Jim Trippel Office Manager A retired United States Navy captain, Jim spent 25 years in the service. He had been homebrewing since 1999, so the move into the back of the house at DeFalco’s was natural move for Jim in early 2012. He soon discovered the joys of homemade wine and is now cranking out as much wine as beer! Call him “Captain Bligh!”

Team - Kehn Bacon

Kehn Bacon Mail Order Manager Kehn spent 30 years teaching high school history before finally hanging up his lecture notes. He began homebrewing in 1993 and joined the Foam Rangers Homebrew Club shortly thereafter. He entered the ranks of the DeFalkoids in 2009. Now he reigns over the vast Mail Order Kingdom. Ask him to show you his Foam Ranger tattoo!
Wine & Beer Making Clubs One way to maximize your enjoyment of winemaking, mead making, cider making, and homebrewing is to share the fun with others. Join a club and join the fun!.
Calendar Of Events A comprehensive list of Seminars, Beer and Wine Tasting and Demonstrations around the area for the home beer and wine making enthusiast.
Beer and Winemaking ClassesFor over twenty-five years we have offered classes and have found them to be a great way to get started in the hobby and make many friendships.


(in the shopping center next door to La Michoacana - O'Reilly Auto Parts at the other end)
 9223 Stella Link
Houston TX 77025
 Phone (713)-668-9440  Phone (800)-216-2739 


Monday - Wednesday 10 - 6
Thursday & Friday 10 - 7
Saturday 10 - 5
Sunday 12 - 4