About us

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Grapes & Grains was the first class A liquor retailer in Rhode Island who, as an essential business, took the greatest measures to change its business model to help our community procure more bottles in a safe and healthy way.


In November of 2011, after a lot of hard work, Barrington finally ended it's tenure as RI's last "dry town", lifelong resident (and wine enthusiast) Matthew Amaral, was issued a Class A liquor license. It didn’t take long for Matthew to realize his longtime dream and in March of last year he opened the beautiful wine shop Grapes & Grains

With a genuine focus on customer service and passion for quality products outside the mainstream, we aim to be the perfect shop to pour you a new favorite. Voted Rhode Island Monthly’s Magazine Best Wine Shop in the East Bay each year since opening the store in 2012, we strive to bring you the best products across all categories while delivering an unparalleled shopping experience.

Whether you're looking for the freshest craft brews; rare, imported wines; or difficult to find spirits, we have them all - all at a great price.