Cannery Wine & Spirits
A special destination for people in the Madison area with discerning tastes for unique wines, more than 400 craft beers, cigars, gourmet chocolates and liquors–more than 160 whiskeys. We offer a warm and welcoming shopping experience. Let us know if you're looking for a hard-to-find item and we'll do what we can to locate it for you. For the home brewer, cider and winemaker, we are your source for supplies, ingredients and hands-on assistance. Plus, we offer home-brewing classes and beer swaps. Our gift baskets are perfect for special occasions. And, join us for complimentary wine, liquor and beer tastings hosted by experts nearly every weekend. We have fun around here in downtown Sun Prairie!

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Events & Promotions


Pucker Up!
Aug 4

Pucker Up!

​Sample the Original Apple Pie Liqueur made right in Waunakee! And now, Cherry Pie and Cow Pie Liqueurs are also featured. Travis Hasse celebrates the family tradition all started by Travis’ father at the famous Missouri Tavern! Free Thursday tasting event!

4-7pm

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International Wines to Sample
Aug 5

International Wines to Sample

Swiss, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese wines featured in the Swiss Cellars portfolio. Come sample at this free Friday event!

4-7pm

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Dane Buy Local Social Gathering
Aug 9

Dane Buy Local Social Gathering

Cannery Wine and Spirits hosts a Dane Buy Local Social Gathering at this Tuesday special event. Sassy Cow will partner with us to serve hard root beer floats! It’s free but please register at www.danebuylocal.com.

4:30-7pm

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Central Wisconsin's Great Northern Distilling Here
Aug 12

Central Wisconsin's Great Northern Distilling Here

Our friends from Great Northern Distilling are dedicated to making great, small batch liquor from the highest quality, local ingredients. Swing by for this free Friday tasting event and sample some exquisitely made craft cocktails! Take home recipes, too!

4-7pm

Home-Brewing Class by Brabyn
Aug 13

Home-Brewing Class by Brabyn

Bray will teach a Saturday home-brewing short-course in an interactive hands-on session. Email us at info@cannerywineandspirits.com to sign up. Course fee: $10.

10am-2pm

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Refreshing Summer Sippin'!
Aug 18

Refreshing Summer Sippin'!

​Try this refreshing summer spirit! Yes, it’s Summer Shine, lemon and mint-flavored whisky. Come down for the Corn Fest Parade and stop in for free quick sample during this Thursday event. Lip-smackin’!

4-7pm

Tried Mead? Madison's BOS Meadery Shares Samples
Aug 19

Tried Mead? Madison's BOS Meadery Shares Samples

Bos Meadery seeks to bring mead into the 21st century and introduce it to the thriving community of local foodies and craft beverage lovers in Wisconsin. Join us for a free Friday tasting event!

4-7pm

Discover Deschutes!
Aug 25

Discover Deschutes!

The popular Deschutes Brewery from Oregon joins us for this Thursday tasting event. Their beer is crafted with the simple purpose of helping people spend meaningful time with each other.

4-7pm

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Two Sides to Every Story?
Aug 26

Two Sides to Every Story?

3rd Sign is the house brew at Waunakee’s Octopi. They showcase the two interpretations of the same style beer in the spirit of their name, 3rd Sign or Gemini, the twins.Try their Jungle and Forest IPAs and Madagascar and Java Mild Ales at this free Friday tasting event!

4-7pm

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Unique Products


Beer & Wine Making


We are the area's home-brew, home-wine and home-cider headquarters and have everything you need from start to finish–all at prices at or lower than the online homebrew shops. Come on in and our staff experts will give you personalized assistance. We also regularly offer home-brew courses. Watch our event calendar.

Beer Making

Beer Making

  • Grains: Proudly offering 35 grain varieties in self-serve dispensers
  • Yeast by WYeast, Frementis, Crosby & Baker, Hopunion, Windsor, Briess, Muntons
  • Malt
  • Hops by Citra and Galaxy and more
  • Carboys
  • Mash/Lauter Tun
  • Brew kettles
  • Wort chillers
  • Bottles
  • Caps
  • Chemicals
  • Kegs and keg parts
  • Cleaning supplies
  • All-in-one beer making kits by Brewers Best and more
  • Recipe and how-to books

Cannery Grain Club Card: Get More Grains for Less Money. Purchase 50 pounds for just $75!

 

JUST ANNOUNCED BRAND-NEW HOMEBREW SERVICE Email your recipe to our internal home-brew expert Bray at bray@cannerywineandspirits.com and for a small eight dollar fee, he will package up your ingredients and supplies and have it all ready for you to pop in and pick it up! Please give us a 24-hour notice.

Wine Making

Wine Making

  • Bottles in many sizes, shapes and colors
  • Yeast
  • Corks
  • Chemicals and filters
  • Cleaning supplies
  • All-in-one wine making kits
  • Recipe and how-to books
  • Corker and crusher in-store for take-home rental

Sun Prairie WortHogs, American Homebrewers Association and Prairie Home Vintners: Members receive a discount, just ask.

 

Please ask about our Home Cider-Making Ingredients, Equipment and Supplies, too!

Specialty Food & Gifts


Customized gift baskets and locally made snacks, meats, honey, jams, cheeses, chips, gourmet chocolates and more.

Fun gifts for the wine, beer and cocktail connoisseur:

  • Wine openers
  • Beer Cap Maps by area wood craftsmen
  • Glassware
  • Handcrafted coasters
  • Wine preservers and chillers
  • Cocktail shakers and shot glasses
  • Can Koozies
  • Handmade gift bags and funny greeting cards

Gift baskets are made to order at a variety of price points and we always have some on hand for your gift-giving needs.

Check out this article on Cannery Wine and Spirits in nationally published Gift Shop Magazine!

Meet theLocal Owners


Owners Joe and Teri Van Tassel make their home in Sun Prairie and are proud to build on the legacy of the original owners and founders of Cannery Wine and Spirits, Pat and Kathy Petrie. Joe has been in purchasing and engineering for many years, served in city government and gained his expertise in craft beer from working for Tyranena Brewing Company in Lake Mills. Teri is a Sun Prairie native, a marketing professional and brings an appreciation for California wines, craft cocktails and a love for shopping to the store ambiance. Downtown Sun Prairie offers shoppers, diners and entertainment seekers a high-touch, locally unique experience, one that you will tell your friends and family about and you will return to time and again.

Our employees are loyal, local, knowledgeable and friendly and have one goal in mind: Offering you a level of custom service with unique in-demand products that will simply delight you. Sue and Bray are our store managers with a combined 12+- years of experience at the store and practice our philosophy of hands-on, one-customer-at-a-time, expert assistance and the rest of our staff follow their lead. Read this feature article from The Star.

Get in Touch


240 East Main Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

info@cannerywineandspirits.com

(608) 318-0595

Plenty of parking in backlot!

Our Hours


Mon. - Fri. 10am - 9pm
Sat. 9am - 9pm
Sun. 10am - 9pm

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