July 20, 2022 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Celebrate a Classic Hero on Pinot Noir Day!

Pinot Noir, the world’s most popular light-bodied red wine, is adored for its red-berry fruit, freshness, and spicy aromas. It gets its name from the French for “pine” and “black,” and is a great entry point for those new to red wines.   Complex and earthy, Pinot Noir has a primary flavour profile consisting of cherry, raspberry, clove.. Read More
June 22, 2022 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

How To: Summer BBQ Pairing Menu

  Summer brings the heat! It’s a season loved for having sunny-filled weather days and delicious meals done entirely on the grill. The backyard patio is in full swing with friends frequently flocking over to sit outside and enjoy a glass of wine. Whether you’re busy hosting large family gatherings or prepping for an intimate weeknight bit.. Read More
May 20, 2022 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

France: Merlot’s Home Sweet Home

  Merlot. One of the world’s most popular red wines. Ever wonder why? Let’s discuss! Specifically, let’s dive into this noble grape's versatility, food-loving qualities, and the longstanding history that makes this varietal so great! Merlot was first cited in 1783 in Bordeaux, a city in France, where it was referred to as Merle or.. Read More
April 21, 2022 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Wines That Pair With Cinco De Mayo!

  Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates an important moment in history during the Franco-Mexican War. The date of May 5th, 1862, commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla and has since evolved into a yearly tradition of remembrance and pride. In Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is celebra.. Read More
March 24, 2022 | By RJS Craft Winemaking

Viva Argentina, Let’s Cheers To Malbec Month!

  Malbec, sometimes referred to as Côt, was just a minor grape when it first originated in the Southwest of France. A 2,000-year-old black grape with thick skin, the colour of a Malbec wine is so dark and inky, it’s almost opaque and has been coined with the nickname “Black Wine.” What may have started small, the popularity of Malbec h.. Read More

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