A Little About Us
The Grape & Grain is an exciting and captivating beer and wine store located in the heart of Everett, Washington. We are the destination for customers looking to find artisanal craft beers and top wines from producers all around the world while offering a unique local experience featuring brewers and wine producers from the Pacific North West. Our beautifully designed store and its dedication to first-rate customer service will deliver an unmatched customer experience to our guests. Ultimately, we seek to become the ideal location for discerning beverage consumers living within Everett. Our long-term goal is to become the go-to place for local residents where quality beer, wine, educational events and helpful staff stand at the forefront.
As you enter you will be greeted by unique interiors, organized product displays, expansive craft beer choices and a beautiful selection of fine wines. Spread across 3,200 SF, The Grape & Grain will incorporate a flawless blend of design utilizing modern industrial influences such as concrete floors, edison light bulbs, steel and raw wood. Inspired by the speakeasies of the 1920s, the store will also include dark and earthy tones in the form of large rustic wine barrels, murals of famous Prohibition Era scenes and low ambient lighting.
Guests can always expect friendly, personable, and unpretentious staff at The Grape & Grain. Our knowledgeable staff will be able to help our guests locate the perfect beverage with the store’s extensive line of products, providing recommendations that perfectly match their preferences. This level of service will soon be complemented by weekly guest-centric events such as wine tastings, food pairings, educational seminars featuring industry aficionados and so much more. The goal of these fun-filled events is to cultivate a closer connection with our community.
In addition to its broad range of beers and wines, The Grape & Grain will offer customers the ability to purchase a wide variety of non-alcoholic products. These products will include a wide assortment of mixology tools, wine openers, premium bar glassware, and premium non-alcoholic beverages.
The Grape & Grain will be spearheaded by Eric Brown and his beautiful wife, Krista. Eric is an industry veteran that has been in the beverage industry for nearly 30 years. Starting off as a bartender, Eric’s exemplary track record includes stints as the Assistant Beverage Manager in the Bellagio Hotel and Casino, opening beverage team at the House of Blues in Mandalay Bay, and working for the Hard Rock Hotels chain. Eric also worked for Norwegian Cruise as their Beverages Operations Manager for over six years, training staff on different cruise ships to ensure proper operational standards. Most recently, he also led the beverage team at Holland America Line as Director of Beverage Operations and Development. Further, Eric was the Director of Beverage Operations and Innovation for an Atlanta based restaurant group with over 200 locations spanning over 22 states. Eric would launch beverage programs for over 65 new locations during his tenure with Home Grown Industries of Atlanta and his entrepreneurial drive and passion remain strong and is a proud member of the Guild of Sommeliers and a Certified Cicerone.